Postage Stamps of Italian Post Offices in the Levant

by Tony Clayton


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The Italian Post Office in Jerusalem opened on the 1st June 1908 and closed on 30th September 1914.

As for other post offices, in February 1909 seven denominations were created by overprinting Italian stamps along with the denomination in Turkish currency. An 8th value, 40 piastre on 10 lire, was issued January 1911. All stamps from this office are relatively scarce.

1 piastre

1 Piastre on 25c
Sassone 4.

4 piastre

4 Piastre on 1 lire
Sassone 6.

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