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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Persian/Iranian Postage Stamps-A 5 Chahis-1891 Qajar Dynasty stamp-Illustrated

Below is an 1891 issue from Persia/Iran of the 1891 5 Chahis stamp. The stamps is part of a set issued during the Qajar Dynasty that consisted of a 1 Chahis (black), 2 Ch (brown), 5 Ch (blue), 7 Ch (grey), 10 Ch (rose), 14 Ch (orange), all these values shared the same design. The higher values of the set began with the 1 Kran (blue-green), 2 Kran (orange), 5 Kran (yellow-ochre) and featured the portrait of Mazaffar Din the reigning Shah.

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