Iran 1881 Sun

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Description[edit]

  • Issue Date : 1881
  • Designed by :
  • Printed by : State print of Austria, Vienna
  • Print Process : see below
  • Perforations : 12-13
  • Watermark: none
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 37-42 (litho first), Yvert 29-34 (engraved first)

First bilingual label POSTE PERSANE (French) and use of the new currency 1 Kran = 1 Franc = 100 centimes. The figure is on a coloured background.

Litho Stamps[edit]


Engraved Stamps with coloured border[edit]

5 C grey-blue & purple used Mi40-Yv29.
10 C brick red & carmine used Mi41-Yv30.
25 C

1882-1884 issue[edit]

The figure is on a white background; 3 or 2 points after the Persian text.

5 C deep green & green, 3 points, used Mi47I-Yv41.