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From 1923 onwards the stamps of the Transcaucasian federation were used.

Republic (1919-1920)

1919 Stamp of Russia, overprinted

'k 60 k' on 1 k orange

  'k 60 k' on 1 k orange

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
60 k on 1 k** 

Russian stamps were overprinted with a 'Z' alike symbol to be used in the Armenian Republic. Many forgeries of these stamps exist.

5 R on 5 k lilac Genuine

Non issued stamps of this period?:

A 15.000 on 5 R on 15 k brown and blue was issued for Georgia.


Armenia as a Sowjet republic

Examples of stamps issued from 1921-1923

5 R brown (Ruine of Ani) 3 R red (Sowjet symbols) Blacksmith 50 R red "Soldier" '5' on 50 k red

25000 R blue 4000 R black and lilac 50 R green and red

Other stamps from Armenia (Reduced sizes):

25000 R brown

 


(overprinted with red '4', 1922)


Non issued stamps

1920 Eagle, non issued stamps, inscription 'ARMENIA' and Armenian text

10 R blue, Eagle with sword

  1 r brown
  3 r green
  5 r red
  10 r blue
  15 r violet

Even though these stamps were not issued, forgeries from the original plates were made. They are described in 'Focus on forgeries'.

1920 Mount Ararat and woman at a spinning wheel, non issued stamps, inscription 'ARMENIA' and Armenian text

Mount Ararat

25 R green and brown "Unissued"

  25 r green and brown
  50 r blue and brown
  100 r red and brown

Woman at a spinning wheel

40 R orange and brown "Unissued"

  40 r orange and brown
  70 r violet and brown


(Non issued imperforated stamp, reduced size)


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