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Azerbaijan, Turkey issue joint postage stamp dedicated to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad

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Azerbaijan, Turkey issue joint postage stamp dedicated to Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad
The signing ceremony of the postage stamp issued jointly by Azerbaijan and Turkey and dedicated to the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway was held at Azerpost LLC. The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Turkey’s National  Post and Telegraph Directorate.

Greeting the guests, Tahir Mammadov, the representative of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies  said  the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars  railway line will also be of great importance in postal  transportation. He expressed gratitude to the to the Turkey’s National  Post and Telegraph Directorate  for the initiative  to issue a postage stamp dedicated to the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.



Deputy Director of Turkey’s National Post and Telegraph Directorate Gurbuz Akbulut spoke about the economic advantages of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars ra…

Buy Azerbaijan Stamps online

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Buy Azerbaijan Stamps online at Delcampe and Ebay.Introducing our online store. Today we are intent to update information about our online shops at Delcampe and Ebay to streamline and simplify the payment experience. You now have more choices with regards to billing and we've simplified the process of purchasing products like Azerbaijan Stamps and Azerbaijan modern postcards which are linked to a www.stamps.az

Furthermore, the new store provides us with a lot more flexibility and paves the way for new products later in 2017 and 2018. This is just the beginning and we will be adding new features to the store as the progresses.

New Azerbaijan Postage Stamp 2017

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New Azerbaijan Postage Stamp 2017
The 25th Anniversary  of the "Azermarka" LLC. There is pictured special logo devoted to 25th anniversary of “Azermarka” on the stamp. On the field of the souvenir sheet pictured stamps issued the “Azermarka” at different times.

source of image and information: Azermarka

New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017

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New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017Scout movement.20 qapik. – The stamp is devoted to the 13th world scout youth forum in Gabala, Azerbaijan on 7-10 august, 2017. 20 qapik. – The stamp is devoted to the 41th world scout conference in Baku, Azerbaijan on 14-18 august, 2017.
Source:Azermarka

New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017

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New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017State emblem. Definitive issue. Face Value
10 qapikFace Value
20 qapikFace Value
30 qapikFace Value
50 qapikWhite colorGreen colorRed colorBlue color
Source:Azermarka

New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017

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New Azerbaijan Republic Postage Stamps 2017 Union of Architects of Azerbaijan Gasimbey Hajibababayov (1811-1874) – an architect of the nineteenth century, played a major role in shaping the city centre. The first Caucasian worked at the governmental and public institutions in the field of architecture and urban planning in the Russian Empire. In 1860-1868 he worked as the architect of the city of Baku. Participated in the planning and construction of the city, was awarded the ''St Anna'' - Order. Works - design of the first town square. "Parapet" (1868), and the city's seaside (1860-1861), the master plan of Shamakhi ( 1858-1859),  the theatre building in Shamakha (1858 ), hospital in Salyan city (1858-1859), a number of residential houses in Baku and other cities were built based on his design. In the last year of his life, he lived and worked in ShamakhiAdolf Vasilyevich Eichler (1869-1911). In 1892-1911, a district architect in the Baku office (uprava). …

Stamps with an error - Space and Astronomy. Europe 2009.

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Stamps with an error - Space and Astronomy. Europe 2009. Nasreddin Tusi (1201-1274). Observatory in Shamakhi. Azerbaijan.
full article http://www.stamps.az/p/stamps-with-error-space-and-astronomy_17.html

1140 postage stamps on various topics have been issued in Azerbaijan over 25 years

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1140 postage stamps on various topics have been issued in Azerbaijan over 25 years
25 years have elapsed since the establishment of Azermarka LLC of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, which issues and distributes postage stamps in our country. Azermarka was established on July 14, 1992.  Yet, the history of creation of postage stamps in Azerbaijan is much older. The first postage stamp was issued in our country in 1919.  It was devoted to the Azerbaijani soldier.
From 1992, the philatelic sphere has been developing more successfully in our country. Thus, 1140 postage stamps on various topics, 14 types of stamped envelopes and hundreds of various types of unstamped envelopes have been released and put on sale in Azerbaijan in this period.     Postage stamps dedicated to the independence, state attributes, economic development,  fauna and flora, national holidays, architectural monuments,  prominent political and public figures of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a…

2017.Kyrgyzstan, IVth Islamic Solidarity Sport Games, Azerbaijan, Baku 2017

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Kyrgyz Express Post - the official postal operator of Kyrgyzstan Newsletter no. 23. The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games On May 26th 2017 the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps: “The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games”. 
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games were held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, from 12 to 22 May 2017. Athletes from 57 countries took part in these games which were held under the auspices of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF). The competitive program included 21 different sports; about 3,500 athletes from the Islamic world competed for 262 award sets. 
The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games were held under the motto: "Solidarity is our strength!". 
Kyrgyzstan was represented at the Islamic Games by about 70 athletes who participated in 11 sports and showed excellent results. The athletes of our country won 17 medals, of which 4 gold, 5 silver an…

First 2018 Scott Standard catalog out: What has changed?

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From the Scott Editors — By Donna HousemanExcerpt of the article on the postage stamps of Azerbaijan
2018 Scott Standard Vol. 1BThe majority of the more than 800 value changes in Azerbaijan point downward and are concentrated in the issues of 1996-2014. A good deal of the market uncertainty surrounding modern Azerbaijan issues has dissipated. As a result, values for these stamps are no longer italicized. Vol. 1B Editorial EnhancementsIn addition to the many updated notes of clarification throughout the listings in this volume, new varieties and other editorial enhancements have been made.
The National Republic first issue of Azerbaijan has been expanded to include varieties printed on grayish paper. These new listings are Scott 1A-10A. The heading above Nos. 1-10 now indicates that these stamps were printed on white paper.
source: http://www.linns.com/news/world-stamps-postal-history/2017/april/2018-scott-standard-stamp-catalog-season-begins.html#

Cancellation 1997

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Special Cancellation of Azerbaijan Stamps 1997Gobustan. Date of issue. 30/11/1997The 125th Anniversary of Azerbaijani Oil Drilling. Date of issue.18/08/1997 Azerbaijan mosques. Date of issue. 04/02/1997

Cancellation 1996

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Special Cancellation of Azerbaijan Stamps 1996.Azerbaijan people's artist H. Aliyev - 85.

Old Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 1922. 5000 ruble

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1922 Soviet issue, three-color instead of two-color printing of 5000r in olive green, dark green (added color) and black.

Old Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 1922

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1922  Soviet issue, 500 ruble  gray violet and black, block of 6 (3x2), stamp is in the middle of bottom row with "50" instead of "500" in denomination.

New Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 2017. 4th Islamic Games

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New Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 2017. 4th Islamic GamesThe booklet of these gorgeous stamps featuring different sports was issued to commemorate the 4th Islamic Games held in Baku in May 2017.

The graphic design of stamps consists of different geometrical elements and has references to one of the traditional Islamic art – rug weaving. The icons of 4 sport disciplines stand for Tennis, Karate, Boxing and Football. 


The icons repeat cave painting style originating from Gobustan cave, Azerbaijan (See Gobustan National Park article). The 2017 Islamic Games in Azerbaijan hosted 56 countries and 20 sports were presented during the Games featuring 2 non-Olympics sport such as: Zurkhaneh and Wushu. The hosting country - Azerbaijan won the first place with 75 golden medals leaving Turkey at the second place (71 golden medals) and Iran at the third place (39 golden medals).
The stamps are available as gift booklets and blocks of 4 stamps. The number of printed booklets was limited to 1000. Stamp bl…

Fake Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 2017

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Fake postage stamps 2017New batch of fake Azerbaijan postage stamps found in the philatelic markets. No official information is available on the issue of these stamps by the relevant organizations.




Justice for Khojaly. Azerbaijan Republic New Postage Stamps 2017

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Postage stamp dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the tragedy in Khojaly
Also Appropriate First Day Cover Issued 



Khojaly MassacreFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Khojaly Massacre, also known as the Khojaly tragedy, was the killing of at least 161 ethnic Azerbaijani civilians from the town of Khojaly on 25–26 February 1992 by the Armenian and, partially, by CIS armed forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War. According to the Azerbaijani side, as well as Memorial Human Rights Center, Human Rights Watch and other international observers, the massacre was committed by the ethnic Armenian armed forces, reportedly with help of some military personnel of the 366th CIS regiment, apparently not acting on orders from the command. The death toll claimed by Azerbaijani authorities is 613 civilians, including 106 women and 63 children. The event became the largest massacre in the course of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Western governments and the western media refer to it as the "Khojaly…

Azerbaijan Republic New Postage Stamps 2017 Novruz

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Azerbaijan Republic New Postage Stamps 2017 NovruzFour stamps symbolize four natural elements such as water, fire, wind and earth. Nominal price of each stamps 0.3 AZN

Also Appropriate First Day Cover Issued  


Azerbaijan Republic New Postage Stamps 2017

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Azerbaijan Republic New Postage Stamps 2017Year of the RoosterSheetlet includes 4 stamps with nominal price 0.3 AZN each

Also Appropriate First Day Cover Issued  


Old Azerbaijan cover, 1923

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Azerbaijan cover from 1923. Six stamps with metal handstamped surcharges, including rubber surcharge 1,500,000 (ruble) on 5000 ruble black and green in vertical strip of 3 and a single used on registered cover from Baku to Berlin via Moscow, arrival and transit markings.

Old Azerbaijan cover, 1922

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Azerbaijan cover from 1922.Metal handstamped surcharge 500,000 (ruble) on 2000 ruble in a pair, and violet rubber handstamped surcharge 200,000 (ruble) on 10 ruble in block of 5, block of 4 and a single, the total is 12 stamps used on registered cover from Baku Train Station to NYC, all appropriate markings.

Old Azerbaijan cover, 1922

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Cover 1922 with two stamps metal handstamped surcharges used on registered cover from Baku / Azerbaijan to Rostov-on-Don, undelivered and returned to sender including all appropriate markings.

Old Azerbaijan cover, violet overprint. 1922

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1922, violet overprint (30x3.5mm) "Bakinskoy G.P.T.O.N 1" over black surcharge 66,000 on 2000r blue and black, used on piece, VF and rare.

Old mail cover Azerbaijan 1922, three surcharged stamps.

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1922, three surcharged stamps, including horizontal pair, used on reverse of registered cover from Surakhany to Poltava Govt, arrival dates and all appropriate markings.