The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin

Editor: Tobias Zywietz

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin is a platform to publish research, reports, comments and enquiries on all aspects of Philately as well as related collecting areas:
  • Stamps
  • Stationery
  • Postal History
  • Social Philately
  • Topical/Thematic Philately
  • Deltiology (postcards)
  • Philography (autographs)
  • Numismatic/Notaphily (coins/banknotes)
  • Fiscal Philately (revenue and tax stamps)
  • Erinnophily (cinderellas and ephemera)
The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin is concerned with countries of the wider Middle East:
  • Arabian Peninsula and Gulf States
  • Ottoman Empire and Turkey, Foreign Posts
  • Syria and Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Palestine and Israel
  • Iraq
  • Egypt and Sudan
  • Iran

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin pursues a policy of political and religious impartiality and neutrality. We believe in tolerance and understanding amongst philatelists and collectors. We are open-minded and respect the views and convictions of our readers and contributors.

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin is distributed exclusively as a free PDF-download through this website. You can register to be notified of developments and future issues by sending me an e-mail. Registration entitles you to place an advert for free.


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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 15 (Summer 2020)
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  • The Austrian Post Office in Çeşme (Tscheschmé) (Leonhard Döderlein)
  • Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) (III) (David K. Smith, Folkert Bruining, Tobias Zywietz)
  • The Gülnihal: A Turkish Hospital Ship (Aram Daregobian, Richard B. Rose)
  • Jerusalem I Overprinting (II): The Visiting Card of Modestos Sapuntjoglou (Tobias Zywietz, Joel Weiner)
  • Jordanian Postmarks of Maʿān (II) (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Forgeries of the 1923/24 Transjordan Overprint on The Makka Arms Issue of Hedjaz (Martin Lovegrove)
  • Heliopolis Philatelists Club (Jos Strengholt)
  • The Red Crescent Aid Organisations in Islamic Countries (Jens Warnecke)
  • 1943 First Day Covers from Syria: Dr. Hoexter, Mr. Flouty and the Mystery of a Dead President (Tobias Zywietz, Bassam Hama)
  • The All-Arabic Jordanian West Bank Censor Markings (II) (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Book Review: The Egyptian Maritime Postal History (Salam) (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Reactions, Comments, Queries:
    • ʿAmmān–Darʿā T.P.O. Postmark Indexes (Bernd-Dieter Buscke, Folkert Bruining)
    • More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Phil Le Page)
    • Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms (Bernd-Dieter Buscke, Avo Kaplanian)
    • From Scotland to Sudan (Alexios Papadopoulos)
    • The International Reply Coupons of Syria and Lebanon (Wolfgang Leimenstoll)
    • Libyan Postal History and John N. Davies (Hakan Berkil)
    • The Postal History of Heliopolis 1909–1952 (Jos Strengholt)
    • Palestine Stamp Magazine (Joseph Aron)
    • Jordan’s Stampless Air Letter Sheets (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    • The Yemonophile (Khalid Omaira, Neil Williams)
    • Iran’s 1906 “Service Intérieur” Surcharges (Behruz Nassre)
    • Meter Marks used in Iran and Lebanon (Luc Guillard)
    • The French Consular Issues of 1948 (Tobias Zywietz)
    • Sudan Embossed Revenues & Sudan Social Insurance Stamps (David Sher)
  • Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 10: 1931 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 14 (Spring 2020)
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  • The İstanbul Provisionals: An Update (Willy Pijnenburg)
  • Reprints of Iran’s 1906 “Service Intérieur” Surcharges (Lee Coen)
  • From Scotland to Sudan: A Tale of a Great Britain Post Office Postal Stationery Wrapper (Dr. John A. Courtis)
  • The Postal History of Heliopolis 1909–1952 (Jos Strengholt)
  • Jordanian Postmarks of Maʿān (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Egypt Essays, Proofs and Varieties from the Joseph Chalhoub Collection (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Iraq Railway Post Stamps: The Booklet of the Fifth Issue (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Imperial Reply Coupons of Palestine – A New Discovery: Type II (Rolf Wernecke)
  • The All-Arabic Jordanian West Bank Censor Markings (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Registration Etiquettes used in the Aden Protectorate States (Mike Pettifor & Neil Williams)
  • RFI: 1983 Israeli Censorship on West Bank Mails (Marc Parren)
  • Jordan: New 2019 Commemorative Reply Coupon (Wolfgang Leimenstoll)
  • Book Review: The Werner Schindler Collection of Austrian Levant (Die Österreichische Post in der Levante) (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Book Review: The Postage Stamps of Aden 1937–1968 (P. Bond) (Neil Williams)
  • Book Review: Sultanate of Oman Postal System 1966-2016 (H. Al-Attar) (Cal Allen)
  • Book Review: The Revenue Stamps of the Palestinian Authority (A. Harris) (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Archive: The Postal Services in Palestine 1913 (Ernst J. Schmitz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 13 (Winter 2019)
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  • A Thessaly Cover with Surprises (Otto Graf)
  • Turkey 1897 Overprint Error “Cniq” on Cover (Hakan Berkil)
  • A Rare Ottoman Cover from Amman, 1918 (Robert Stuchell)
  • The Old General Post Office of Jerusalem (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Photographs from the Jerusalem I Overprinting Process at Greek Convent Press (Tobias Zywietz)
  • ʿAmmān–Darʿā T.P.O. Postmark Indexes (Folkert Bruining)
  • The Danish Missionary Society in Syria II (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Iraq Railway Post Stamps First Issue Booklet (Rainer Fuchs)
  • A Curious 1933 Cover from Heliopolis (Jos Strengholt)
  • The End of a Legend: The ‘lost’ First Jordanian Postmark of Nablus (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Jordan’s Stampless Air Letter Sheets (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Another Printing Variety of Jordan’s 35 Fils Air Letter (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms in the Israeli Occupied West Bank (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms in the Israeli Occupied West Bank: Numbered P.O. Cachets (Dr. Wolfgang Elsner)
  • Book Review: Der Orient-Express 1883–1914 (Dorr) (TZ)
  • Archive: The French Consular Issues of 1948 (Dr. Siegfried Ascher)
  • Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 9: 1930 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Archive: Friedrich Perlberg’s Palæstina-Album (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Obituary: Gary Brown (Malcolm Groom)
  • Obituary: Andreas Birken (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 13

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 12 (Summer 2019)
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  • New Ottoman T.P.O. Cancel Discovered: Smyrna–Dinar (İzmir–Geyikli) (Hakan Berkil)
  • The Turkish Occupation of Thessaly 1897/98: Some Covers and their Background (Otto Graf)
  • Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) Updated (Folkert Bruining and Tobias Zywietz)
  • The Old General Post Office of Jerusalem on Historical Photographs – Revisited (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Two or three lines under the Mosque: Varieties of Palestine’s First Registration Envelope (Rolf Wernecke)
  • Research Appeal: The International Reply Coupons of Syria and Lebanon
  • Levantine Discord: The Rejection of the First Stamps of Hatay by Syria and Lebanon (Wolfgang Elsner)
  • Covers from the Sanjak of Alexandretta during the Crisis of 1938/1939 (contr.: Chaker Areksoussi, ‘Liban Phil,’ ‘Ruud van Nistelrooy,’ et al.)
  • The Stamps of Alexandretta and Hatay amidst the Conflict (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Alexandretta: Non-Philatelic Appendices (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa (III): Transdesert Transport Companies (Rainer Fuchs (FRPSL, AIJP))
  • Research Appeal: Aden and Yemen Meter Marks
  • Printing Varieties of Jordan’s 35 Fils Air Letter (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Post-WWII Iraqi Censorship – Part I: Baghdad 1958–1972 (Marc Parren)
  • Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine: Index 1919–1929 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 11 (Spring 2019)
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  • When Did Turkey Introduce Postal Services for Occupied Thessaly? (Otto Graf)
  • More Bolthausen Picture Post Cards (Tobias Zywietz, David Pearlman)
  • The Danish Missionary Society (Østerlandsmissionen) in Syria (Tobias Zywietz, Luigi Martinoja)
  • A New Miss Newton Cover: Palestine to Iraq 1923 (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Palestine Mandate Postmark Record Sheets III (Joel Weiner)
  • The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa (II): The 1947 Contract with Haim Nathaniel (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Arab-Israeli War 1948: Malta to Cyprus Surface Mail Censored in Egypt (Marc Parren)
  • The Jordan Revenue and “Aid” Overprint Stamps (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Kathiri State of Seiyun (Aden) Air Letters (Gary Brown)
  • Aden Meter Marks (Neil Williams, Gary Brown)
  • The Reply Coupons of Jordan II (Hálfdan Helgason, Avo Kaplanian, Wolfgang Leimenstoll, Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Late Use of Arab Postal Forms and Cachets in the Israeli Occupied Territories (Wolfgang Elsner)
  • Sale of the Georg Roll Stock of Palestine (Tobias Zywietz)
  • International Philatelic Literature Exhibition “ITALIA 2018” (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 10 (Autumn 2018)
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  • Joss & Löwenstein Perfins Revisted (Vladimír Münzberger)
  • The Oriental Travels of Julius Bolthausen – Part 2: More Bolthausen Picture Post Cards (Tobias Zywietz)
  • A 1924 Share of Beyrouth-Baghdad-Téhéran-Autombile (Eastern Transport Company) (Rainer Fuchs)
  • A 1928 Dubai Paquebot Cover via Overland Mail to Antwerp? (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Missing Press Drop of the 1929 Zeppelin Orient Flight (Dieter Leder, Tobias Zywietz)
  • The Raid on the Bethlehem Post Office 1938: Where is the Disaster Mail (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad-Haifa (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Late Use of Mandate Postmarks in the West Bank 1948-50 (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • British Mandate Postmarks and Registration Labels used in the West Bank of Jordan (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Egypt in Palestine: Philatelic Souvenir Covers 1948/1954 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The Reply Coupons of Jordan: a Research Request
  • Suspension of Mail Service Israel–Gaza in 2009: An Internal Israel Post Notice (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Digitisation of Philatelic Knowledge: Holy Land Postal History (Mark Sommer)
  • Archive: The Postal Service in Palestine in 1922 including Postage Stamps of Palestine and Trans-Jordania, 1918–1922 (Harry Charles Luke, Edward Keith-Roach, Dr. C.R.B. Eyre, Tobias Zywietz)
  • Archive: Press Reports of the 1929 Zeppelin Orient Flight (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 10

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 9 (Summer 2018)
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  • How to Sell a Parable: The Ottoman Post Office Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) (Folkert Bruining, Tobias Zywietz)
  • Austrian Levant Perfins: O&M – Observatoire et Musée Scientifique de Jerusalem (Peter Keeda)
  • The Late Use of the Small Ottoman Date-Bridge Postmark of Kerek in Transjordan (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • The Palestine Mandate London II (Waterlow) Issue: The Mystery of the Missing Upper Panes of the 9, 10, and 20 Piastres (Perf. 14) (Avo Kaplanian, Jacques Kaufmann)
  • Embossed Egyptian Fiscals (Wolfgang Morscheck (Bad Säckingen))
  • Some Remarks about the Ay Yıldız Issue (Otto Graf)
  • A 1931 Rerouted Overland Mail Cover: London–Hit–Haifa–Jerusalem–Afule (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Raid on the Bethlehem Post Office in September 1938 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The “Wartime Economy Use” of a Palestine Meter Mark Cover (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Nablus AM/PM Postmarks Revisited (III) (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Egypt Stamps and Rates: What, no Stamp? (Edmund Hall)
  • Reply Coupons of The Arab Postal Union (Hálfdan Helgason, Tobias Zywietz)
  • More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Johann Baumgartner)
  • Jordan’s Touristic Post Cards (Avo Kaplanian)
  • New Books: The Transition from Palestine to Israel (van de Laar)
  • Book Review: Venice and the Levant (Venezia e il Levante) (Rigo)
  • Book Review: "Postkrieg" Catalogue (Burhop/Heijs)
  • New Books: Ein wahrhaft irdisches Jerusalem (Zahn)
  • World Stamp Championship “ISRAEL 2018” (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 9

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 8 (Spring 2018)
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  • Joss & Löwenstein Perfin on an Egyptian Postal Stationery Card (Vahe Varjabedian)
  • Request for Information: Levant Perfins (Georg Sand, Tobias Zywietz, Dick Scheper)
  • The Plate Varieties Of The London II (Waterlow) Issue of Mandate Palestine – Updated (Avo Kaplanian)
  • The Late Use of the Hejazi Postmark of Maʿān in Transjordan 1920–1927 (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • The Annexation of Maʿān District in 1925 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa: The Route Instruction Label of the British Post – Second Addendum (Rainer Fuchs)
  • A Unique Quadruple Rate Overland Mail Cover (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Palestine Mandate Postmark Record Sheets Revisited (Joel Weiner)
  • Domestic Cancel on Iraqi International Reply Coupon (Tobias Zywietz, Halfdan Helgason)
  • 1957 Egyptian Mail Rejected by France (Pierre Louis Grech)
  • 1957 Egyptian Mail Rejected by France – Additional Information (Jan Heijs)
  • Lebanon Cedar Definitives with Surcharge Revisited (Tobias Zywietz, Luigi Martinoja, Phil Le Page, Albert Massaad)
  • World Cultural Heritage in Jordan: Madaba and other Christian Sites (Dietrich Ecklebe)
  • New Books: Palestine Related Stamps (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 8: 1929 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine - Part 3: 1923/1924 – Addendum 2 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 8

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 7 (Autumn 2017)
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  • The Late Use of Postmarks of the Kingdom of Syria in Transjordan 1920–1928 (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Iraq Railway Post: A New Discovery? (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Postmark Record Sheets of the Palestine Mandate (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Jordan Palestine Aid Obligatory Tax Stamps: Revenue Overprint Varieties of 1947 and 1953 (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Nablus AM/PM Postmarks Revisited (II) (Avo Kaplanian)
  • 1957 Lebanon Cedar Definitives with Surcharge on the Reverse (Rainer Fuchs)
  • World Cultural Heritage in Jordan: The Decapolis (Dietrich Ecklebe)
  • Book Review: The Paper Money Collectors’ Guide - Ayman Dayekh (Mahdi Bseiso)
  • Book Review: Baghdad in British Occupation - Freddy Khalastchy (Tobias Zywietz
  • Book Review: Amsterdamse Postzegelsociëteit: APS Tachtig 1937 2017 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Where have all the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa Collectors gone? (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Royal Philatelic Society London Acquires Edward B. Proud’s Invaluable Archive
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 7: 1928 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 3: 1923/1924 – Addendum (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 7

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 6 (Summer 2017)
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  • Syrian Hejaz Railway Postmarks:Hamidiye Hicaz Demiryolu Deraʿa (Folkert Bruining, Dr. Atadan Tunaci)
  • Ounces or Grammes? Request for Information on Weight Units used by Iraqi Post in the 1920s (Rainer Fuchs
  • Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa: The Route Instruction Label of the British Post – An Addendum (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Pictorial Coil Stamps of Mandate Palestine: Paste-Up with Plate Number Discovered (Tobias Zywietz, Bassam Hama)
  • Restricted Use of British Postal Orders in Egypt and Palestine (Tobias Zywietz, John Gledhill, Jack Harwood)
  • The First Post Office in Sharjah (Khalid Omaira)
  • Cumulative Index to R. Howard Courtney’s The Arab World Philatelist 1978–1982 (Tobias Zywietz, R. Howard Courtney)
  • Request for Information: Small Tughra Bey’iye Stamps on Cover (Andreas Birken)
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 6: 1927 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 6

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 5 (Spring 2017)
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  • Baghdad Provisionals Revisited (Kemal Giray, Tobias Zywietz)
  • Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa: A Very Special Iranian Overland Mail Cover (Rainer Fuchs)
  • Syrian Hejaz Railway Postmarks: Request for Information (Folkert Bruining)
  • Syrian Hejaz Railway Postmarks: Alep–Damas and the Postmarks of the Palestine Branch Line after WWI (Tobias Zywietz)
  • A Kuwait Cover with 1948 Syrian Censorship (Thomas Johansen)
  • Iraqi Censorship Post-WWII (Marc Parren)
  • A New Variety of Transjordan Palestine 1948 2m? (Tobias Zywietz, Kamal Kawar, Avo Kaplanian & Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Nablus AM/PM Postmarks Revisited (Tobias Zywietz, Paul Phillips, Avo Kaplanian)
  • Ottoman Empire at Spring Stampex 2017 (Tobias Zywietz, Rainer Fuchs)
  • A Curious Palestine Slogan Meter Mark from Yemen (Lawrence Fisher)
  • The Postal Stationery of Israel (Sid Morginstin)
  • Israel Postal Rates 1983–1984 (Sid Morginstin)
  • Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 5: 1926 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 5

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 4 (Winter 2016)
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  • Two Rare Ottoman Holy Land Covers at Auction (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Post for Baron Krobatin (Andreas Birken)
  • Unknown Ottoman Censor Marks: Deurt-Yol and Damascus (Otto Graf)
  • Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa: The Route Instruction Label of the British Post Office (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The 'one & only' Postcard of Jordan (Avo Kaplanian)
  • Prisoners of War Censorhip Middle East: The Censor Labels (Giorgio Migliavacca)
  • World Cultural Heritage Destroyed – Part 3: Yemen (Dietrich Ecklebe)
  • Review: Guide To The Postal Stationery of Iraq - Rubec/Al-Manaseer (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Review: Holy Land: Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1852-1914 - The Itamar Karpovsky Collection (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Queries & Research Notes: Uprating of International Reply Cards (Eric Scherer)
  • Queries & Research Notes: Le Timbre Levantin (Tobias Zywietz with material from Edmund van Gilder)
  • Queries & Research Notes: Iraqi and Jordanian Occupation of Tulkarm 1948/49 (Lawrence Fisher)
  • The Archive Section: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 4: 1925 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 4

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 3 (Summer 2016)
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  • A Rare Ottoman Cover from Amman, 1918 with newly discovered Amman Censor Mark (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Could Indian Army F.P.O. 318 have come to Greece? How 318 turned out to be 313 (Robert Gray & Tobias Zywietz)
  • A 1948 Nahariya Emergency Mail Cover (Daryl Kibble)
  • Two Nablus Postmarks Discovered after 60 Years (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
  • Jordan’s Nablus Postmarks: More Discoveries (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The 1999 Christmas Block of the Palestinian National Authority: Addendum (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Egypt Barcode Registration Labels (Mike Murphy)
  • Research Notes: Request for Ottoman “Empire” Varieties (Andreas Birken)
  • Research Notes: Cilicia – An Update (Bob Bradford)
  • Book Review: The Sultanate of Nejd (Riachi) (Richard B. Rose)
  • Book Review: Airmails Across The Middle East 1918–1930 (Kimpton) (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 3: 1923/1924 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 2 (Spring 2016)
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  • Tantur Hospital and the 2 Heller ‘Jerusalempilgermarke’ (Edgar Karl Haberer)
  • The Mystery of the 'Habbaniya Provisionals' (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Registration Envelopes of Jordan (Avo Kaplanian)
  • The 1999 Christmas Block of the Palestinian National Authority (Tobias Zywietz)
  • World Cultural Heritage Destroyed: Assur, Niniveh, Hatra, and Bosra (Dietrich Ecklebe)
  • Book Review: Gli annulli postali libanesi 1918–1945 - Longo (Rainer von Scharpen)
  • Book Review: L'Italia in Africa Orientale Vol. 1 - Crevato-Selvaggi & Macrelli (Jürgen Glietsch)
  • Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 2: 1921/1922 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin 1 (Autumn 2015)
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  • The Oriental Travels of Julius Bolthausen: The Picture Postcards (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The Mail Robbery between Jaffa and Jerusalem in March 1912 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • An Introduction to Perfins of the Levant (Dick Scheper)
  • Air Mail Service in French Cilicia 1920 (Jean-Bernard Parenti)
  • The Provisional Postmark of the Italian Military Post Office in Smyrna in 1922 (Jürgen Glietsch)
  • The Kingdom of Kurdistan 1922-24 (Rainer Fuchs)
  • The Old General Post Office of Jerusalem on Historical Photographs (Tobias Zywietz)
  • The 2012 Christmas Stamps of the Palestinian National Authority (Tobias Zywietz)
  • World Cultural Heritage Destroyed: Palmyra (Dietrich Ecklebe)
  • Book Review: Introduction to French Postal History in Tripoli - Semaan Bassil (Rainer von Scharpen)
  • Book Review: Jérusalem et la Poste Française - Raphaël Livnat (Rainer von Scharpen)
  • Archive: Postal History & Related Notices from the Gazettes for Palestine - Part 1: 1919/1920 (Tobias Zywietz)
  • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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