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Signature in a circle (inland postage)
5 pa violet 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi orange 5 Pi lilac 25 Pi brown 50 Pi brown
Similar stamps in colour black on red are postage due stamps.
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  
10 pa  c  c  
20 pa  c  c  
1 Pi  c  c  
2 Pi  *  c  
5 Pi  *  c  
25 Pi  ***  **  
50 Pi  ***  ** 
Overprinted with turkish text at the top of the stamp (Newspapers, inland postage)
5 pa violet 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi orange 5 Pi lilac
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  c  
10 pa  *  c  
20 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  **  c  
2 Pi  ***  **  
5 Pi  ***  *** 
Signature in an ellipse (postage abroad)
5 pa yellow 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi blue 5 Pi yellow 25 Pi green 50 Pi yellow
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  *  c  
20 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  *  c  
2 Pi  *  *  
5 Pi  ***  ***  
25 Pi  ***  ***  
50 Pi  RR  R 
I have seen a postcard in a similar design in the value 20 pa red, the inscription reads 'UNION POSTAL UNIVERSELLE TURQUIE CARTE POSTALE'.
Overprinted with turkish text at the top of the stamp (Newspapers, postage abroad)
(Sorry, no picture available yet)
5 pa yellow 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi blue 5 Pi yellow
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  **  **  
20 pa  ***  ***  
1 Pi  ***  **  
2 Pi  ***  ***  
5 Pi  R  *** 
Postage due stamps (as inland postage design)
10 pa black on red 20 pa black on red 1 Pi black on red 2 Pi black on red
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
10 pa  *  *  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  **  **  
2 Pi  **  ** 
Internal postage stamp, overprinted with Turkish text (national celebration 1916)
(Sorry, no picture available yet)
5 pa violet
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c 
Special overprints for Monastir, Pristina, Salonique and Uskub exist, but they were never placed in use (120 different stamps):
(Reduced sizes)
1915 Overprinted with 6pointed star and crescent (Stamps for inland postage)
(With inverted overprint, forgery?)
5 pa violet 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi orange 5 Pi lilac 25 Pi brown (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  
10 pa  *  c  
20 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  *  c  
2 Pi  *  *  
5 Pi  *  c  
25 Pi  ***  *** 
1915 Overprinted with 6pointed star and crescent (Newspaper stamps for inland postage)
5 pa violet 20 pa red 5 Pi lilac
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  c  
20 pa  *  *  
5 Pi  R  *** 
1915 Overprinted with 6pointed star and crescent (Stamps for postage abroad)
5 pa yellow 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi blue (red overprint) 5 Pi yellow 25 Pi green (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  *  *  
5 Pi  ***  **  
25 Pi  RR  *** 
1915 Overprinted with 6pointed star and crescent (Newspaper stamps for postage abroad)
10 pa green (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
10 pa  *  * 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date between star and crescent, inland postage)
1 Pi blue 5 Pi lilac
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
1 Pi  *  c  
5 Pi  ***  * 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date between star and crescent, inland postage), on journal stamp (with arabic overprint)
5 Pi yellow
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 Pi  ***  *** 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent, stamps for postage abroad)
(Reduces size, cancelled to order)
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi blue (red overprint) 25 Pi green (red overprint) Further surcharged 5 g on 25 Pi green (red overprint) 10 g on 25 Pi green (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  **  **  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  **  *  
25 Pi  RR  RR  
5 g on 25 Pi  RR  RR  
10 g on 25 Pi  RR  RR 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent, stamps for postage abroad) on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
(Reduces size, cancelled to order)
5 pa yellow 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  *  *  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  * 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent, inland postage)
(With inverted overprint, forgery?)
5 pa violet 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi orange 25 Pi brown (red overprint) 50 Pi brown Further surcharged 10 g on 25 Pi brown (red overprint) 10 g on 50 Pi brown
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  R  R  
10 pa  **  **  
20 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  *  c  
2 Pi  **  *  
25 Pi  ***  **  
50 Pi  R  ***  
10 g on 25 Pi  ***  ***  
10 g on 50 Pi  ***  *** 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent, inland postage) on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
5 pa violet 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi orange
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  R  R  
10 pa  R  R  
20 pa  **  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  **  * 
1917 With beetle like overprint (stamps for postage abroad)
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi blue (red overprint) 5 Pi yellow (red overprint) 25 Pi green (red overprint) Further surcharged 10 Pi on 50 Pi yellow (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  ***  ***  
20 pa  **  *  
1 Pi  **  **  
2 Pi  ***  ***  
5 Pi  R  R  
25 Pi  RR  RR  
10 Pi on 25 Pi  RR  RR 
1917 With beetle like overprint (stamps for postage abroad) on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
5 pa yellow 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 2 Pi blue (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  ***  ***  
10 pa  ***  ***  
20 pa  ***  ***  
2 Pi  RR  RR 
1917 With beetle like overprint (inland postage)
5 pa violet 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi orange 5 Pi lilac (red overprint) 25 Pi brown (red overprint) Surcharged 10 Pi on 50 Pi yellow (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  RR  RR  
10 pa  ***  ***  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  ***  ***  
5 Pi  RR  RR  
25 Pi  ***  ***  
10 Pi on 25 Pi  RR  RR 
1917 With beetle like overprint (inland postage) on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
(error of the 5 pa with double 'beetle' overprint)
5 pa violet 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi orange 5 Pi lilac (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  **  **  
10 pa  R  R  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  ***  ***  
5 Pi  RR  RR 
5 pa yellow 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi grey 2 1/2 Pi lilac 5 Pi brown 10 Pi orange 25 Pi olive 50 Pi lilac
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  
10 pa  c  c  
20 pa  c  c  
1 Pi  c  c  
2 Pi  *  c  
2 1/2 Pi  *  c  
5 Pi  **  *  
10 Pi  **  *  
25 Pi  ***  **  
50 Pi  R  *** 
I have seen a postcard in a similar design in the value 10 pa green, the inscription reads 'UNION POSTAL UNIVERSELLE TURQUIE CARTE POSTALE'.
Newspaper stamps, overprinted with turkish text
(Reduced sizes)
5 pa yellow 10 pa green 20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi grey 5 Pi brown
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  
10 pa  *  c  
20 pa  **  c  
1 Pi  **  *  
2 Pi  ***  *  
5 Pi  ***  *** 
Stamps for letters abroad, overprinted with arabic letter
(Reduced sizes)
10 pa green (overprint red) 20 pa red (overprint blue) 1 Pi blue (overprint red) 2 Pi grey (overprint red)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
10 pa  *  *  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  **  * 
Postage due stamps
1 Pi black on red 2 Pi black on red
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
1 Pi  **  **  
2 Pi  ***  *** 
In 1906 some the postage stamps 5 pa, 10 pa and 20 pa were overprinted with a large 'T' in a circle to serve as postage due stamps. Sorry, no picture available yet, if anybody possesses a picture, please contact me!
Overprinted with Turkish text (national celebration 1916)
20 pa red 1 Pi blue 2 Pi grey 2 1/2 Pi lilac
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
20 pa  **  *  
1 Pi  **  *  
2 Pi  **  *  
2 1/2 Pi  ***  ** 
1915 Overprinted with large 6pointed star and crescent (date in crescent)
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi grey 2 1/2 Pi lilac 5 Pi brown (red overprint) 10 Pi orange 25 Pi olive (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  *  c  Inverted overprint: R 
20 pa  *  c  
1 Pi  *  c  Inverted overprint: *** 
2 Pi  **  *  Inverted overprint: R 
2 1/2 Pi  **  *  
5 Pi  *  *  Inverted overprint: *** 
10 Pi  **  **  
25 Pi  R  *** 
1915 Overprinted with large 6pointed star and crescent (date in crescent) on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
5 pa brown (red overprint) 2 Pi grey 5 Pi brown (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  Inverted overprint: R 
10 pa  ***  ***  
20 pa  ***  ** 
1915 Overprinted with small 6pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent)
10 pa green (red overprint) 10 Pi orange
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
10 pa  *  c  
10 Pi  ***  * 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent, date between star and crescent
10 pa on 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 5 Pi brown (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
10 pa on 20 pa  c  c  
1 Pi  *  c  Inverted overprint: R 
5 Pi  ***  ** 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent, date inside crescent
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi grey (red overprint) 2 1/2 Pi lilac 25 Pi olive (red overprint) 50 Pi lilac Further surcharged 10 g on 25 Pi (red overprint) 10 g on 50 Pi
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  ***  **  
2 1/2 Pi  ***  **  
25 Pi  ***  ***  
50 Pi  ***  **  
10 g on 25 Pi  ***  ***  
10 g on 50 Pi  ***  ** 
1916 Overprinted with 5pointed star and crescent, date inside crescent, on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  R  R  
20 pa  R  R  
1 Pi  **  * 
1917 With beetle like overprint
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi grey (red overprint) 2 1/2 Pi lilac 5 Pi brown (red overprint) 10 Pi orange (red overprint) 25 Pi olive Further surcharged 10 Pi on 50 Pi lilac (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  *  *  
10 pa  R  R  
20 pa  c  c  
1 Pi  *  c  
2 Pi  ***  **  
2 1/2 Pi  ***  ***  
5 Pi  R  R  
10 Pi  R  R  
25 Pi  R  R  
10 Pi on 50 Pi  RR  RR 
1917 With beetle like overprint, on newspaper stamps (with arabic overprint)
(20 pa with double beetle overprint)
5 pa yellow (red overprint) 10 pa green (red overprint) 20 pa red 1 Pi blue (red overprint) 2 Pi grey (red overprint) 5 Pi brown (red overprint)
Value of the stamps  
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon  *** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare  
Value  Unused  Used  Remarks 
5 pa  c  c  
10 pa  **  **  
20 pa  *  *  
1 Pi  *  *  
2 Pi  RR  RR  
5 Pi  RR  RR 
(Unlisted overprint? Beetle like overprint and arabic letter on 10 pa green)
For stamps issued from 1908 to 1912, click here.


Preview of Stamps Catalogue CD : VOLUME 2 