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you can buy Iraqi artistamps on Ebay, I have a list here

 

iraq stamps twitter page

I have created a twitter page for this site, there you will find links to any updates that I post here.

The address for the twitter page is http://twitter.com/iraqstamps  or @iraqstamps

We are also on facebook, search for Iraq stamps or http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=826498895

A nice article outlining an exhibition piece by Freddy Khalastchy and presented on The Royal Philatelic Society London website.

click here to view

I came across this blog which deals with “all kinds of Philatelic matters ( stamps fields), Coins, Banknotes & Militaria ( Orders or medalas )” for Iraq, I am impressed by the content of the site and I tried to contact the person to invite him to write on this website or I showcase his work here but I did not get a reply.

Anyway here is the site, enjoy it

(Mesopotamia World-Phila) http://mesopotamiastamps.blogspot.com/

A new book has been published by the Stuart Rossiter Trust titled IRAQ POSTAL HISTORY 1920s to 1940s. It contains 328 pages and costs the equivalent of £38 plus postage. The main purpose of this book is to make sense of the airmail fees charged on airmail sent from Iraq to all other countries of the world in the period 1933 to 1946.

For a detailed look at the sections of the book, click here

For a way to order, click here

I will be purchasing one soon.

 

The London internation stamp exhibition has an exhibit of Iraq stamps, well old Baghdad and Iraq under british occupation stamps and covers.

Title : British Occupation Issues of Iraq

Description: This exhibit shows the four separate issues made in Iraq during the period of the British occupation (1917-1923). All the stamps plus proofs, specimens, usage on cover, large multiples and most of the known errors and covers are displayed.

 

Photo of stamp auction in Iraq

This is a photo I found of a stamp auction in Iraq in 2009.

AFP PHOTO / KHALIL AL-MURSHIDI

stamp design – Abu Ghraib

I found this design on Flickr by chance, I like it

I am back

I have been busy during the last year or so, moving houses twice but now I should be back, hopefully more active over the next months as I settle down in my new house.

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