Thursday, 27 October 2016

Kyrgyz Express Post - the official postal operator of Kyrgyzstan.42-nd Chess Olympiad

Kyrgyz Express Post - the official postal operator of Kyrgyzstan

Newsletter no. 18

Newsletter no. 18
25 August 2016

42nd Chess Olympiad 
On September 1st the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a new series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps, dedicated to the 42nd Chess Olympiad.
Chess is an ancient intellectual game, which is considered to be one of the most popular sports on the planet. While originated in the East, the game has eventually devoured all the continents and prompted the organisation of the World Olympiads.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 2002

New section added with the full list including images of the stamps of Azerbaijan Republic from 2002.Information includes image/description/nominal price and SCOTT number for the reference.

Full article could be found HERE

 Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 2002

Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 2001

New section added with the full list including images of the stamps of Azerbaijan Republic from 2001.Information includes image/description/nominal price and SCOTT number for the reference.

Full article could be found HERE

Monday, 10 October 2016

History of communication in Azerbaijan 1818-2016

History of communication in Azerbaijan 1818-2016

Communication has very ancient history in Azerbaijan, mail was delivered via messengers since ancient times.Communication in Azerbaijan was implemented by messengers, camel caravans and etc. Mail in Azerbaijan was officially founded in 1501 by head of Azerbaijan Safavid State Shah Ismayil Khatai. Creation of post in modern form dates back to the first half of  XIX century.

1818

First post office was opened in Ganja

1860

Baku main post office was established attached to Baku province

1864

On January 21, first telegraph line connecting Nakhchivan and Julfa on the border of Iran was commissioned

1880

In December, first telephone line was built  in Azerbaijan by “Caucasus and Mercury”  steamship company. The line connected  the office of “Caspian” oil company in Baku port with  the society’s main office located  in Naberejnaya street. In  January, 1881 ‘Noble Brothers’ society applied to  Baku governor, general-lieutenant Pozen in order to obtain  permission for  construction of telegraph line and such a  permission was given on February 18. On November 23 of  the same year,  6-km long  first telephone line, connecting the chairman and senior engineer’s houses with the main office of Nobel Brothers’ society, was commissioned.Officially, this line is considered the first telephone line in Azerbaijan, and the date coincides with the establishment of telephone communication. 

1886

On May 26,  an agreement was signed  between Main Post and Telegraph Department  and Moscow first degree merchant Qustav Ivanovich List for creation of first centralized switched telephone network in Baku and commissioning it for 20 years. Centralized switched telephone network in Baku had 40 users.

Saturday, 8 October 2016

New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016.World Wildlife Fund. Manul.


World Wildlife Fund. Manul.
N 1276 – 1279 - 50 qapik of each. Manul. (Otocolobus (Felis) manul)


source: www.azermarka.az

New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016.The 42th World Chess Olympiad. Baku 2016.


The 42th World Chess Olympiad. Baku 2016.
N 1271 – 1275 - 50 qapik of each. There are pictured stylistic chessmen on a chessboard on stamps and the townscape of Baku from the seaside boulevard at a background. Also there are pictured the special logo and a talisman devoted to the Olympiad on the stamps.
The stamps are devoted to the 42th World Chess Olympiad in Baku from September 1 to September 14, 2016.


source: www.azermarka.az

New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016. XXXI Summer Olympic Games. Rio-2016.


XXXI Summer Olympic Games. Rio-2016.
N 1267 - 50 qapik. Boxing 
N 1268 - 50 qapik. Weightlifting
N 1269 - 50 qapik. Greco-Roman wrestling
N 1270 - 50 qapik. Free-style wrestling


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New Azerbaijan Card maximums. 2016. Formula 1.Grand prix of Europe. Baku 2016.


Formula 1. Grand prix of Europe. Baku 2016.
Card maximums.





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New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016. Formula 1. Grand prix of Europe. Baku 2016.


Formula 1. Grand prix of Europe. Baku 2016.
NN 1262 – 1265 - 50 qapik of each. There are pictured a different Formula 1 cars on the stamps. 


Souvenir sheet:
N 1266 - 1 manat. There are pictured a Formula 1 car on the stamp. There are pictured track map of the grand prix of Europe in the Baku, Azerbaijan on the field of sheet.


source: www.azermarka.az

New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016.Rare birds. Eagles. Joint issue of Azerbaijan and Belarus.


Rare birds. Eagles. Joint issue of Azerbaijan and Belarus.
N 1260 - 60 qapik. Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
N 1261 - 60 qapik. Steppe eagle (Aquila nipalensis)



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New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016.The 80th Anniversary of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan.

The 80th Anniversary of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan.

N 1247 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Ajami ibn Abubakr and mausoleum of Momina Khatun in Nakhichevan on the stamps.
N 1248 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Mahmoud ibn Saad and mosque “Bibi Heybat” in Baku on the stamps.
N 1249 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Karbalayi Safikhan Qarabaghi and mosque “Upper Gheferagha” in Shusha on the stamps.
N 1250 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Ziver Bey Akhmedbayov and mosque “Taza Pir” in Baku on the stamps.


N 1251 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Joseph Goslavski and building of the City Council in Baku on the stamps.
N 1252 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Joseph Ploshko and Mukhtarov’s Palace in Baku on the stamps.
N 1253 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Mamed-Hasan Hadjinsky and seaside boulevard in Baku on the stamps.
N 1254 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Nikolai von der Nonne and Debuer’s House in Baku on the stamps.

N 1255 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Sadiq Dadashov and cinema theatre named after “Nizami” in Baku on the stamps.
N 1256 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Mikael Useynov and House of scientists in Baku on the stamps.
N 1257 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Enver Gasimzada and residential complex on Inshaatchilar avenue in Baku on the stamps.
N 1258 - 50 qapik. There are pictured Hasan Mejidov and Museum center in Baku on the stamps.


The souvenir sheet:
N 1259 - 1 manat. There are pictured the special logo devoted to the 80th anniversary of the Union of architects of Azerbaijan on the stamps.


source: www.azermarka.az

New Azerbaijan postage stamps 2016.150th anniversary of the famous Azerbaijan writer Eyneli Sultanov.

N 1246 - 20 qapik. The stamps is devoted to the 150th anniversary of the famous Azerbaijan writer Eyneli Sultanov.


source: www.azermarka.az

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 2000

New section added with the full list including images of the stamps of Azerbaijan Republic from 2000.Information includes image/description/nominal price and SCOTT number for the reference.

Full article could be found HERE


Monday, 3 October 2016

Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 1999

New section added with the full list including images of the stamps of Azerbaijan Republic from 1999.Information includes image/description/nominal price and SCOTT number for the reference.

Full article could be found HERE

Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 1998

New section added with the full list including images of the stamps of Azerbaijan Republic from 1998.Information includes image/description/nominal price and SCOTT number for the reference.

Full article could be found HERE