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Azerbaijan Republic stamps from 2002

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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 2001

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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

History of communication in Azerbaijan 1818-2016

History of communication in Azerbaijan 1818-2016Communication 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. 1818First post office was opened in Ganja 1860Baku main post office was established attached to Baku province 1864On January 21, first telegraph line connecting Nakhchivan and Julfa on the border of Iran was commissioned 1880In 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  p…