Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire 1900

From Stamps of the World

Description[edit]

  • Issue Dates: 3 August 1900 - 1904
  • Printed by: State Printing Works, St Petersburg
  • Print Process: Overprint on Empire stamps
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 19-28 - Yvert 26-35

Currency in Turkish currency (Para, Piastre).

Stamps[edit]

1900 issue[edit]

Horizontally laid paper only.

1 para on 1 K
10 para on 2 K violet used Mi20x.
1 Piastre on 10 K

1903-1904 issue[edit]

Vertically laid paper. The blue R.O.P.i.T. overprint was made in 1919 (private, Yvert N°s 190-197).

10 para on 2 K
20 para on 4 K
1 Piastre on 10 K
2 Piastres on 20 K, R.O.P.I.T.
5 Piastres on 50 K
7 Piastres on 70 K, R.O.P.i.T.
10 Piastres on 1 R

Horizontally laid paper

35 Piastres on 3²R
70 Piastres on 7 R