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ISSUES for MOSUL
CONDITION
PRICE GBP
1919 1/8 Mesopotamia
N42-N49
1/7 Issues for Mosul. Turkish stamps overprinted. Six stamps, one of each value. Mixture of mint & unused most with part gum.
unused
1/2Anna, no gum, 1Anna full gum, others part gum
sold
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ISSUES for IRAQ
CONDITION
PRICE GBP
1918-21 1/14 Mesopotamia
N28/41
1/7 Issues for Iraq. Turkish stamps overprinted. Unused, some with part gum. Top value has thin where stamp hinge removed.
unused
sold
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KINGDOM 1932 - 1938
PRICE GBP
15/1/48271/96110/29127/48King Faisal II. Set of original 20 values issuedin 1948. Total cat = £87.00 sold
15/1/48
OFFICIALS
O298/323O123/142+D144/69King Faisal II with overprint sold
15/1/48
OFFICIALS
O298/323
not including O301,O304,O309
O311,O314,O317
O123/142D144/69
not including
147,150,155,
157,160,163
King Faisal II. Original 20 values (issued 1948) of this set which only Scott lists as a complete set. Michel and SG add later values issued 1949 & 1951 to theirs. sold
1/2/49330/7C1/8 ss149/56Air stamps. Vickers Viking flying over Iraqi landmarks.
VERY LIGHTLY MOUNTED
sold
1/2/49MS338C1/8 ssBlk.2Perf. or Imperf. Price per 1 sheet [both available]. Very slight creases - see picture sold
1/11/49339/41130/2157/9UPU 75th Anniversary. £9.25
1955-58
OFFICIALS
O364/79141A/157215/30King Faisal II. IN PAIRS sold
1/06/57394172199Agricultural & Industrial Exhibition, Baghdad. £0.75p
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REPUBLIC 1958 - 1969
PRICE GBP
26/11/58506173261Arab Lawyers Conference, Baghdad. Red overprint . Also in block of 4 pro rata £1.25p
14/7/59512/3248/9284/5First Anniversary of the Revolution. £1.00
14/7/59514250267Agricultural Reform £0.45p
23/10/59531252286"Health & Hygene" overprint on 10f Republican Emblem stamp of July 1959£0.75p
1/2/60537/8258/9292/3General Kassims escape from assassination. £1.25
14/7/60540/5261/6295/3002nd Anniversary of Revolution. Gen. Kassem at tomb of unknown soldier £4.75
01/04/61O552/7O200/5D239/44OFFICIALS Official overprints on Republican Emblemsold
6/1/65MS669*Blk.6Army Day. Miniature sheet sold
6/3/65673/4367/8403/4Tree Week. sold
29/11/65701/3390/2429/31National Census £1.95
3/12/65704/6C12/4432/4Inauguration of Trident airliner by Iraqi Airways sold
22/3/66715/6401/2443/4Arab Publicity Week. Arab League emblem £0.75p
1/5/66721/2407/8448/9Labour Day sold
6/1/67744/5426472/3Army Day £0.95p
1/05/67753/4433/4482/3Labour Day £0.55p
10/11/67765/74443/9492/501Iraqi Traditional Costumes £9.50
19/1/68794/800463/9520/6Iraqi Birds. Set of 7.. Available in corner block of 4 pro rata.sold
14/02/68801**5th Anniversary of Ramadan Revolution£2.75
29/11/68810/3479/82535/820th Anniversary WHO. Available in corner block of 4 pro rata£1.40
31/12/68817/8485/6541/2UN Children's Fund£1.50
6/1/69820487543Army Day. Tanks. £2.75
9/5/69825/8491/4548/51 Fishes. Gibbons list these with Fauna set of 5 issued in September. Scott & Michel show as separate issues. £9.50
1/9/69829/33C27/31566/70 Fauna. Gibbons list these with Fishes set of 4 issued in May. Scott & Michel show as separate issues. Nice animal thematics, including horses. £9.00
20/06/69839/42****Mexico Olympics£2.25
8/10/69852/6512/6573/7 50th Anniversary of Port of Basra. Good ship thematics. sold
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1970 - 1979
PRICE GBP
7/4/71948/50594/6664/624th Ann. of Baath Political Party High value is a round stampsold
14/4/71951/3597/9667/9Mosul Spring Festivals. Costume stamps with overprint sold
1971-72
OFFICIALS
O969/72O225/7D264/6Officials 1967 Tourist issues overprinted£24.00
1971-72
OFFICIALS
O973/5O222/4D261/3Officials 1968 W.H.O issues overprintedsold
1971-72
OFFICIAL
ERROR
O975O224D263Officials Block of 4 of 25Fils W.H.O. overprint with misaligned overprint. Arabic script on perfs and barely on stamp - see illustration. To view correct alignment see illustration of complete set immediately above.£25.00
1971-72
OFFICIALS
O976/7O232/3D278/9Officials . 1968 Human Rights issues overprintedsold
15/10/71994/6613/5683/5Agricultural Census. 3 issues of Fruits [21/8/70] overprinted. sold
23/11/711003/5621/3691/3Students Day. SG892/3 & 895 [Flowers] surcharged or o’printed £9.50
1972
OBLIGATORY TAX STAMPS
T1071/2RA15/6Z19/20National Defence Obligatory Tax Overprinted & surcharged postage stamps.£11.50
14/4/721036/7638/9714/5Nawrooz - Kurdish New Year £4.75
1972
OFFICIALS
O1042/5??268/71Officials - 1963 Definitive stamps overprinted £16.00
24/8/721059/60666/7745/64th Conference & Camp of Arab Girl-Guides. sold
1972
OFFICIAL
O1099bO298?334First Anniversary of Oil Industry overprinted in sans-serif characters.sold
9/1/751172/3725/6808/9Surcharges on SG905 [fruit] and SG892 [flowers] sold
15/9/761253/7787/91879/83Birds. £17.50
17/07/771296/7****July Festivals£1.00
17/5/781316/8844/6937/9World Telecoms. Day & 1st Anniversary of Iraq Microwave Network£1.45
30/8/781342/3860/1959/60World Maritime Day £1.65
12/9/781344/6862/4961/3Tenth Anniversary of Peoples Work Groups £1.40
15/2/791371/3908/10988/90Anniversary of Compulsory Education Law £1.15
10/3/791377/9914/6991/3National Literacy Campaign £1.10
25/10/791403/4940/11020/1Haj sold
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1980 - 1989
PRICE GBP
17/7/801428/9965/61045/6July Festivals sold
17/7/80MS1430967Blk.32July Festivals sold out
15/8/801436/40973/71053/7Fruit sold
9/11/801453/5991/31070/21500th Anniversary of Hegira sold
9/11/80
VARIETY
1453/5991/31070/21500th Anniversary of Hegira with vertical red lines. Believed to be from trial print run.sold
17/4/81MS17411009Blk.34Saddams Battle of Qadisiya miniature sheet sold out
7/4/82MS15161042Blk.3535th Anniversary Baath Party miniature sheet sold out
15/6/83
BOOKLET
1572/71108a1186A-FBooklet containing pane of six stamps showing flowers. According to SG issued in 1982 but both Scott and Michel give issue date as shown. Pic shows open booklet cover. £5.00
4/9/85MS16671184Blk.43Saddams Battle of Qadisiya. Miniature sheet. sold
1/2/86MS17011202Blk.44Iraqi Prisoners of War Commemoratation . Scott & Michel show issue date as November '85.sold
24/11/86MS17521263Blk.51 International Year of Peace . sold
17/7/88MS18211346Blk.56Miniature Sheet - July Festivals + 9th Anniversary Saddam Hussein's State Leadership sold
12/8/88MS18351353Blk.57Navy Day.
sold out
19/9/88MS18441356Blk.60Olympic Games miniature sheet.
sold
8/8/89MS18861417Blk 64Victory Day Iraqi Airways airliner & cargo ship.sold out
15/10/891890/21421/31467/9Tourism Views, including Ur, Najaf,and Erbil. The Erbil stamp with Kurdish girls was overprinted and used as a local issue in Iraqi Kurdistan sold
15/11/89MS19091438a-dBlk65Flowers In sheetlet of 4 stamps [perf] which are slightly larger than issued stamps & with different size perfs.
£7.25
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