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TURKEY, issues 1908-1912

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Turkey 1901-1907

 

1908 Circle in the middle of the stamp

Type 1: Large text at the bottom of the central circle

  5 pa yellow
  10 pa green
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue
  2 Pi black
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  5 Pi lilac
  10 Pi red
  25 Pi green
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pacvc 
10 pacvc 
20 pacvc 
1 Pi*vc 
2 Pi*vc 
2 1/2 Pi *c 
5 Pi **c 
10 Pi**** 
25 Pi****** 
50 Pi****** 

I have seen a postcard in a similar design in the value 20 pa red, the inscription reads 'UNION POSTAL UNIVERSELLE TURQUIE CARTE POSTALE'.

Newspaper stamps, overprinted with arabic text

  5 pa yellow (overprint blue)
  10 pa green (overprint red)
  20 pa red (overprint blue)
  1 Pi blue (oveprint red)
  2 Pi black (overprint red)
  5 Pi brown (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa**c 
10 pa***c 
20 pa*c 
1 Pi*** 
2 Pi*** 
5 Pi **** 
Stamps for letters abroad, overprinted with arabic sign

  10 pa green (overprint red)
  20 pa red (overprint blue)
  1 Pi blue (overprint red)
  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pa** 
20 pa** 
1 Pi*c 
2 Pi**** 
Overprinted with three lines of arabic text

(Sorry, no pictures available yet, if anybody possesses a picture, please contact me!)

  5 pa yellow
  10 pa green
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue
  2 Pi black
  2 1/2 Pi brown 

Forged overprints are known!

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 paRR 
10 paRR 
20 paRR 
1 PiRR 
2 PiRRRRR 
2 1/2 Pi RRRRR 

Stamps in type 1, but with label attached to the stamp at the top 

Image obtained thanks to Christer Bergstrom

  5 pa yellow
  10 pa green
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue
  2 Pi black

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pacc 
10 pacc 
20 pacc 
1 Pi** 
2 Pi****** 

Type 2: As before but design in circle changed (1909/1910): text smaller (signature of new Sultan)

  2 pa olive (1911)
  5 pa yellow
  10 pa green
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue
  2 Pi black
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  5 Pi lilac
  10 Pi red
  25 Pi green
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 pacc 
5 pacc 
10 pacc 
20 pacvc 
1 Picvc 
2 Pi**c 
2 1/2 Pi ****** 
5 Pi **** 
10 Pi**** 
25 PiRRR 
50 PiRRRR 
Surcharged (1910, type 2)

Image obtained thanks to Christer Bergstrom

  '2' and arabic text on 5 pa yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 on 5 pacc 
Newspaper stamps, overprinted with arabic text

  5 pa yellow (overprint blue)
  10 pa green (overprint red)
  20 pa red (overprint blue)
  1 Pi blue (oveprint red)
  2 Pi black (overprint red)
  5 Pi brown (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pacc 
10 pa**c 
20 pa***** 
1 Pi****** 
2 PiR*** 
5 PiR*** 
Stamps for letters abroad, overprinted with arabic sign

  10 pa green (overprint red)
  20 pa red (overprint blue)
  1 Pi blue (overprint red)
  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pa** 
20 pa*** 
1 Pi**c 
2 Pi***** 

Type 2, overprinted with one line of arabic text (1916, mount Sinai issue)

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 pa** 
1 Pi*** 

Postage due stamps

Type 2 Type 1

  1 Pi black on red (type 1)
  1 Pi black on red (type 2, design in circle changed, 1909/10)
  2 Pi black on red (type 1)
  2 Pi black on red (type 2, design in circle changed, 1909/10)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 Pi*****Type 1
1 Pi******Type 2
2 Pi******Type 1
2 PiRRRRType 2

1915 Stamps in type 1, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent)

  2 Pi black (red overprint)
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  5 Pi lilac (red overprint)
  10 Pi red
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 PiRRRR 
2 1/2 Pi** 
5 PiRRRR 
10 PiRR 
25 PiR*** 

1915 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent) on stamp for letters abroad

  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 PiR*** 

1915 Stamps in type 1, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent) on newspaper stamps

  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 PiRRRR 
5 Pi****** 

1915 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent)

  5 pa yellow (red overprint)
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (red overprint)
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  5 Pi brown (red overprint)
  10 Pi red
  25 Pi green

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pacc 
20 pacc 
1 Pi*c 
2 Pi** 
2 1/2 Pi RRRR 
5 Pi *** 
10 Pi**** 
25 PiRRRRRR 

1915 Stamp in type 2, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent), on stamps for letters abroad

  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 pa*c 
1 Pi** 
2 Pi** 

1915 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with large 6-pointed star and crescent (date inside crescent), on newspaper stamps

  5 pa yellow (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pacc 
5 PiRRRR 

1915 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent)

  10 pa green (red overprint)
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pa** 
5 PiR*** 

1915 Stamps in type 1, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on stamp for letters abroad

Image obtained thanks to Christer Bergstrom

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 paRR 

1915 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on newspaper stamp

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 paRRRR 

1915 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent)

  10 pa green (red overprint)
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pa*c 
20 pa*c 
1 Pi*c 
5 Pi*** 

1915 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on stamps for letters abroad

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pacc 
20 pa** 
1 Pi**** 

1915 Stamp in type 2, overprinted with small 6-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on newspaper stamp

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 pa*c 

1916 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent)

  10 Pi red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 PiRRRR 

1916 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on stamp for letters abroad

  20 pa red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 pa**** 

1916 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent)


(Reduced size)

  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  10 Pi red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 pa*c 
1 Pi *c 
10 PiRRRR 

1916 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (date between star and crescent), on stamps for letters abroad

  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 pa*c 
1 Pi *c 

1916 Stamps in type 1, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent)


(25 Pi and 25 g on 50 Pi)

  2 1/2 Pi brown (red overprint)
  25 Pi green (red overprint)
  50 Pi brown

Further surcharged
  10 g on 25 Pi green (red overprint)
  10 g on 50 Pi brown
  25 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 1/2 Pi RR 
25 Pi R*** 
50 PiRRRR 
10 g on 25 Pi ****** 
10 g on 50 Pi RRRR 
25 g on 50 Pi RRRR 

1916 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent), on stamp for letters abroad, (overprinted with arabic sign)

  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 Pi RR 

1916 Stamp in type 1, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent), on newspaper stamp (overprinted with arabic text)

  5 pa 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa****** 

1916 Stamp with label, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent)


(Reduced size)

  5 pa 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa****** 

1916 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent)

  5 pa yellow (red overprint)
  10 pa green (red overprint)
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (red overprint)
  2 1/2 Pi brown (red overprint)
  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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa*c 
10 pa****** 
20 pa****** 
1 Pi*** 
2 Pi***** 
2 1/2 PiRR 
5 PiRRRR 

1916 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent), on stamps for letters abroad, (overprinted with arabic sign)

 
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 PiRR 
2 PiRR 

1916 Stamps in type 2, overprinted with 5-pointed star and crescent (arabic date in crescent), on newspaper stamp, (overprinted with arabic text)

  5 pa yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 paRR 

1917 Stamps in type 1, with beetle overprint

  5 pa yellow (red overprint)
  10 pa green (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (red overprint)
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  25 Pi green (red overprint)

Surcharged
  10 Pi on 50 Pi (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa****** 
10 pa** 
2 PiRRRR 
2 1/2 Pi****** 
25 PiRRRR 
10 Pi on 50 Pi RRRR 

1917 Stamps in type 1, with beetle overprint, on stamps for letters abroad (overprinted with arabic sign)

  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (red or black overprint)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 PiRRRR 
2 Pi******Black overprint: R

1917 Stamp in type 1, with beetle overprint, on newspaper stamp (overprinted with arabic text)

  5 pa yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 paRRRR 

1917 Stamp with label, with beetle overprint

  5 pa yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa**** 

1917 Stamp in type 2, with beetle overprint

  5 pa yellow (red overprint)
  10 pa green (red overprint)
  20 pa red
  1 Pi blue (red overprint)
  2 Pi black (red overprint)
  2 1/2 Pi brown
  5 Pi lilac (red overprint)
  10 Pi red (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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa**** 
10 pa** 
20 pa** 
1 Pi** 
2 Pi****** 
2 1/2 PiRRRR 
5 PiRRRR 
10 PiRR 

1917 Stamp in type 2, with beetle overprint, on stamps for letters abroad (overprinted with arabic sign)

  1 Pi blue (red or black overprint)
  2 Pi black 

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 Pi**Black overprint: ***
2 PiRR 

1919 Surcharged with blue '5 and arabic text' and red 'toughra'


(Left; normal stamp; Right; with double blue '5 and arabic text' overprint)

  5 pa on 2 pa olive 

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa on 2 paccExists with double blue overprint,
see picture above

Overprinted with black circle (with signature), arabic text and value (1920)

Image obtained thanks to Christer Bergstrom

  5 Pa on 2 pa olive

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 pa on 2 pacc 

Other overprints:


(Postage due stamps? 'T' in an ellipse overprint, reduced sizes)

For stamps in this design surcharged with a double headed eagle see under Albania.

Genuine overprint
(Albania stamp)

 

For stamps issued from 1913 to 1920, click here.


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