British Post Office

Beirut (British Post Office)

The office was open 1873–1914 and normally used stamps of British Levant. One issue on 2 July 1906 was particular to Beirut. This consisted of one stamp with an overprint of 1 Piastre, the stamp used being the twopence Edward VII definitive (green and carmine) that was first issued in Britain during September 1905.

1906 only
40 paras = 1 piastre
British Post Offices in the Turkish Empire




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