Syria 1925 Pictorials

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Description[edit]

Stamps[edit]

Original Issue[edit]

See Alaouites 1925 Stamps of Syria - Pictorials Overprinted ALAOUITES for stamps overprinted ALAOUITES.

10c dark violet
Mosque at Hama
Quantity printed: 20,000,000
25c olive black
View of Merkab
Quantity printed: 10,000,000
50c yellow green
View of Alexandretta
Quantity printed: 5,000,000
75c brown orange
View of Hama
Quantity printed: 1,500,000
1p magenta
Omayyad Mosque, Damascus
Quantity printed: 5,000,000
1.25p deep green
Latakia Harbor
Quantity printed: 10,000,000
1.50p rose red
View of Damascus
Quantity printed: 1,000,000
2p dark brown
View of Palmyra
Quantity printed: 3,000,000
2.50p peacock blue
View of Kalat Yamoun
Quantity printed: 10,000,000
3p orange brown
Bridge of Daphne
Quantity printed: 4,000,000
5p violet
View of Aleppo
Quantity printed: 1,000,000
10p violet brown
View of Aleppo
Quantity printed: 800,000
25p ultramarine
Columns at Palmyra
Quantity printed: 500,000

Surcharged in Black or Red[edit]

See Alaouites 1926 Definitives - Pictorials - Surcharged in Black or Red for stamps with additional ALAOUITES overprint.

  • Issue date: 1926-30
  • Surcharge: double bars and new value, single line and new value (5c)
1p on 3p orange brown (black)
Issued: 1930
2p on 1.25p deep green (red)
Issued: 1928
3.50p on 75c orange brown (black)
4p on 25c olive black (black)
slanting foot on 4
4p on 25c olive black (black)
straight foot on 4
Issued: 1927
4p on 25c olive black (red)
Issued: 1928
4.50p on 75c orange brown (black)
6p on 2.50p peacock blue (black)
7.50p on 2.50p peacock blue (black)
7.50p on 2.50p peacock blue (red)
Issued: 1928
12p on 1.25p deep green (black)
15p on 25p ultramarine (black)
20p on 1.25p deep green (black)
5c on 10c dark violet (red)
Issued: 1928

Overprinted in Red or Blue[edit]

Industrial Exposition, Damascus, September 1929

  • Issue date: 1929
  • Overprint: in French and Arabic, EXPOSITION INDUSTRIELLE; DAMAS 1929
50c yellow green (red)
1p magenta (blue)
1.50p rose red (blue)
3p orange brown (blue)
5p violet (red)
10p violet brown (blue)
25p ultramarine (red)

Semi-postal Stamps[edit]

Surcharged in Red or Black. Surcharge was a contribution to the relief of refugees from the Djebel Druze War.

  • Issue date: 1926
  • Surcharge: in French and Arabic, Secours aux Réfugiés; Afft; value
25c+25c olive black (red)
50c+25c yellow green (black)
75c+25c brown orange (black)
1p+50c magenta (black)
1.25p+50c deep green (red)
1.50p+50c rose red (black)
2p+75c dark brown (red)
2.50p+75c peacock blue (red)
3p+1p orange brown (red)
5p+1p violet (black)
10p+2p violet brown (black)
25p+5p ultramarine (red)


Airmail Stamps[edit]

Overprinted in Green[edit]

  • Issue date: 1 March 1925
  • Overprint: in French and Arabic, AVION
2p dark brown
3p orange brown
5p violet
10p violet brown

Overprinted in Red or Black[edit]

See Alaouites 1929 Airmails - Pictorial stamps of Syria Overprinted ALAOUITES and Airplane for stamps with additional ALAOUITES overprint.

  • Issue dates: 1926 and 1929
  • Overprint: image of airplane
1926[edit]
2p dark brown (red)
3p orange brown (red)
5p violet (red)
10p violet brown (red)
1929[edit]
50c yellow green (red)
1p magenta (black)
25p ultramarine (red)


Overprinted in Red on Previously Surcharged[edit]

See Alaouites 1929-1930 Airmail - Stamps of 1926 Overprinted with Airplane and Surcharged for stamps with additional ALAOUITES overprint.

  • Issue dates: 9 July 1929 (15p), 30 January 1930 (2p)
  • Overprint: image of airplane
15p on 25p ultramarine
2p on 1.25p deep green


Overprinted on Previously Overprinted[edit]

Industrial Exposition, Damascus, 1929

  • Issue date: 5 September 1929
  • First overprint: image of airplane
  • Second overprint: in French and Arabic, EXPOSITION INDUSTRIELLE; DAMAS 1929
  • Color of overprint: red, blue or violet
50c yellow green (red)
1p magenta (blue)
2p dark brown (violet)
3p orange brown (blue)
5p violet (red)
10p violet brown (blue)
25p ultramarine (red)


Air Post Semi-postal Stamps[edit]

Overprinted and surcharged in Red and/or Black. Surcharge was a contribution to the relief of refugees from the Djebel Druze War.

  • Issue date: 1 April 1926
  • Overprint in red: image of airplane
  • Surcharge: in French and Arabic, Secours aux Réfugiés; Afft; value
  • Color of Surcharge: red and black, all black (10p+5p)
2p+1p dark brown
3p+2p orange brown
5p+3p violet
10p+5P violet brown


Covers[edit]

Original Issue[edit]

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Surchaged[edit]

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Airmail Issue[edit]

Syria 1925 Views airmail cover a.jpg
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Syria 1925 Views airmail cover c.jpg