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General Philatelic/Gen. Discussion : First Issues and Numbers Ones (part 2)

 

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Barbuda Sc/SG 1-11 issued July 13, 1922. Barbuda is part of the Leeward Islands and a dependency of Antigua. After the 1922 issue, Barbuda used the stamps of Antigua.

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(Change of Government): Barbuda Sc12 SG12 issued 1968. Antigua became independent in 1967 and since 1968 Antigua and Barbuda have issued stamps both individually and jointly.

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Chad Sc/SG #1 issued November 28, 1922. Part of French Congo, it was integrated with Ubangi-Shari in 1906. Chad became independent in 1920 and had its own stamps from 1922 until 1936 then used French Equatorial Africa stamps until 1959.

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03 Sep 2022
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Chad Republic Sc64 SG62 issued 1959. The Chad Republic became an autonomous state in November 1958 and became independent within the French Community in August 1960. Chad used stamps of French Equatorial Africa stamps until 1936-1959.

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Ascension Sc/SG 1-9 issued November 2, 1922. An island in the South Atlantic, Ascension is governed as part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Printed and overprinted by De La Rue, London.

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Saseno Sc/SG 1-8. issued April 1923. Italy occupied it in 1914, issued Italian overprints before using Italian stamps. Occupation continued until

1943 and Italy renounced its claims under the Treaty of Paris, 1947. Returned to Albania as Sazan.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Kuwait Sc/SG 1-15 issued April 1, 1923. Kuwait, an independent Arab shaikhdom since 1756 placed itself under British protection in 1899 to counter the spread of Ottoman influence in the Arabian Gulf.

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07 Sep 2022
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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Iraq Sc #1 /SG #41 issued June 1, 1923. Scott begins Iraq in 1923 with the stamps issued under the League of Nations mandate of 1920. While SG begins the listing with Mesopotamia (Scott lists these separately).

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Mesopotamia Sc-N1 (Iraq SG #1) issued 1917. The first issue of this set for both Scott and Gibbons is the ¼ anna on 2 piastres claret, a vertical stamp, not the horizontal ¼ anna on 5p violet-brown that seems to be much more readily available.

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09 Sep 2022
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Iraq - Kingdom Sc28 / SG106 issued 1932. The British Mandate was given up on October 3, 1932, and Iraq became an independent Kingdom. The Kingdom lasted until 1958 when a republic was declared.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Iraq-Republic Sc188 SG418 issued 1958. In 1958, the monarchy was overthrown and the Iraqi Republic created. Iraq was controlled by the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party from 1968 until the 2003 invasion by the United States and its allies in 2003.


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12 Sep 2022
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FIRST ISSUE of the Day (again): Transcaucasian Federated Republics SG #1 (Scott #14). Scott begins TFR with Russian overprints (as does Y&T) and Gibbons once did the same, but Gibbons has moved the overprints back into the Azerbaijan section.

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13 Sep 2022
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FIRST ISSUE of the Day:Corfu Sc N1-14/SG 1-14 issued September 20, 1923. Following the murder of an Italian official on the Greek island of Corfu, Italian troops occupied the island from 31st August 1923 until 27th September. The League of Nations settled the incident.

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14 Sep 2022
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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Ruanda-Urundi Sc #6/SG #37 issued 1924. Ruanda (which eventually became Rwanda) and Urundi (which eventually became Burundi) were part of German East Africa but were seized by Belgium during WW1.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Burundi Sc1 SG1 issued 1962. Burundi became an independent kingdom on 1st July 1962 and a Republic on 28th November 1966. Burundi is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge.

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16 Sep 2022
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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Rwanda Sc/SG #1 issued in 1962. In 1961, the suddenly pro-Hutu Belgians held a referendum in which the Ruanda-Urundi voted to abolish the monarchy. Rwanda was separated from Burundi and gained independence on 1 July 1962.

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17 Sep 2022
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Lebanon Sc/SG #1 issued 1st January 1924. Lebanon went from being a French Mandate in 1924 (Sc63 SG95) to a Republic under a French Mandate in 1926 (Sc156 SG252) to an independent republic in 1942.

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18 Sep 2022
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Southern Rhodesia Sc/SG #1 issued 1st April 1924. The British South Africa Company administered the territory which eventually became Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. In 1954 it joined Rhodesia and Nyasaland until that broke up in 1963.

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19 Sep 2022
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Zimbabwe Sc414 SG576 issued 1980. In 1965, the Rhodesian prime declared independence, but this was not recognized by the UK. After a period of unrest, free elections were held. In April 1980 it became the independent nation of Zimbabwe.

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Algeria Sc #1/SG #2 issued 8th May 1924. Algeria became a French Department in July 1830, although internal hostilities continued until 1847. French stamps were used until 1924 and again between July 1958 and independence in 1962.

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21 Sep 2022
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Mongolia Sc/SG #1 issued October 1924. The peaceful Democratic Revolution in 1990 and the introduction of a multi-party system and market economy. A new constitution was introduced in 1992, and the "People's Republic" was dropped from the country's name.

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Northern Rhodesia Sc/SG #1 issued April 1, 1925. British Central Africa 1889 to 1924, the area was divided into Northern and a separate Southern Rhodesia until 1954 when they both joined Rhodesia and Nyasaland until 1963.

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23 Sep 2022
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Zambia Sc1 SG91 issued October 24, 1964. Northern Rhodesia became an independent republic within the British Commonwealth as Zambia. While Scott lists Zambia from #1, Gibbons continues sequentially from Northern Rhodesia SG1-SG88.

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24 Sep 2022
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Yemen Sc/SG 1-3 issued 1926. The sheets consist of 4 rows of 5 stamps each, making for a full sheet of 20 stamps. The print quality was poor. Numerous missing details in the design can be attributed to over and under-inking of the clichés.

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Yemen Arab Republic Sc144 SG176 issued 1962. The northern portion of Yemen gained independence from Turkish rule in 1918 as an aftermath of WW1. This area then became the Yemen Arab Republic on 27 Oct 1962.

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Here is a summary of Yemen issues from the First Issues Collectors Club www.firstissues.org

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† The List column shows where the entity is listed in the catalogues, Scott (and Gibbons in brackets where it differs). The abbreviations are A(den), SA (South Arabia), Y(emen), PDRY (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen).
‡ Gibbons begins a little earlier than Scott with unified Yemen, SG1 is Sc512.

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People's Republic of South Yemen Sc1 SG1A issued 1967. Aden and several sheikdoms, emirates & protectorates in the southern portion combined to form the Federation of South Arabia becoming the People's Republic of Southern Yemen on Nov 1967.

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Spanish Andorra Sc/SG 1-12 issued March 28, 1928. Andorra is a parliamentary co-principality with the President of France and the Bishop of Urgell (Catalonia, Spain) as co-princes. Andorra is located in the Pyrenees between Spain and France.

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29 Sep 2022
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French Andorra Sc #1/SG F2 issued June 16, 1931. Andorra is the sixth-smallest nation in Europe, having an area of 468 km2 (181 sq mi) and a population of approximately 85,000.

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Barbuda Sc/SG 1-11 issued July 13, 1922. Barbuda is part of the Leeward Islands and a dependency of Antigua. After the 1922 issue, Barbuda used the stamps of Antigua.

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(Change of Government): Barbuda Sc12 SG12 issued 1968. Antigua became independent in 1967 and since 1968 Antigua and Barbuda have issued stamps both individually and jointly.

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Chad Sc/SG #1 issued November 28, 1922. Part of French Congo, it was integrated with Ubangi-Shari in 1906. Chad became independent in 1920 and had its own stamps from 1922 until 1936 then used French Equatorial Africa stamps until 1959.

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Chad Republic Sc64 SG62 issued 1959. The Chad Republic became an autonomous state in November 1958 and became independent within the French Community in August 1960. Chad used stamps of French Equatorial Africa stamps until 1936-1959.

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Ascension Sc/SG 1-9 issued November 2, 1922. An island in the South Atlantic, Ascension is governed as part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Printed and overprinted by De La Rue, London.

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Saseno Sc/SG 1-8. issued April 1923. Italy occupied it in 1914, issued Italian overprints before using Italian stamps. Occupation continued until

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Kuwait Sc/SG 1-15 issued April 1, 1923. Kuwait, an independent Arab shaikhdom since 1756 placed itself under British protection in 1899 to counter the spread of Ottoman influence in the Arabian Gulf.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Iraq Sc #1 /SG #41 issued June 1, 1923. Scott begins Iraq in 1923 with the stamps issued under the League of Nations mandate of 1920. While SG begins the listing with Mesopotamia (Scott lists these separately).

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Mesopotamia Sc-N1 (Iraq SG #1) issued 1917. The first issue of this set for both Scott and Gibbons is the ¼ anna on 2 piastres claret, a vertical stamp, not the horizontal ¼ anna on 5p violet-brown that seems to be much more readily available.

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Iraq - Kingdom Sc28 / SG106 issued 1932. The British Mandate was given up on October 3, 1932, and Iraq became an independent Kingdom. The Kingdom lasted until 1958 when a republic was declared.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Iraq-Republic Sc188 SG418 issued 1958. In 1958, the monarchy was overthrown and the Iraqi Republic created. Iraq was controlled by the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party from 1968 until the 2003 invasion by the United States and its allies in 2003.


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FIRST ISSUE of the Day (again): Transcaucasian Federated Republics SG #1 (Scott #14). Scott begins TFR with Russian overprints (as does Y&T) and Gibbons once did the same, but Gibbons has moved the overprints back into the Azerbaijan section.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day:Corfu Sc N1-14/SG 1-14 issued September 20, 1923. Following the murder of an Italian official on the Greek island of Corfu, Italian troops occupied the island from 31st August 1923 until 27th September. The League of Nations settled the incident.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Ruanda-Urundi Sc #6/SG #37 issued 1924. Ruanda (which eventually became Rwanda) and Urundi (which eventually became Burundi) were part of German East Africa but were seized by Belgium during WW1.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Burundi Sc1 SG1 issued 1962. Burundi became an independent kingdom on 1st July 1962 and a Republic on 28th November 1966. Burundi is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge.

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FIRST ISSUE of the Day: Rwanda Sc/SG #1 issued in 1962. In 1961, the suddenly pro-Hutu Belgians held a referendum in which the Ruanda-Urundi voted to abolish the monarchy. Rwanda was separated from Burundi and gained independence on 1 July 1962.

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Lebanon Sc/SG #1 issued 1st January 1924. Lebanon went from being a French Mandate in 1924 (Sc63 SG95) to a Republic under a French Mandate in 1926 (Sc156 SG252) to an independent republic in 1942.

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Southern Rhodesia Sc/SG #1 issued 1st April 1924. The British South Africa Company administered the territory which eventually became Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. In 1954 it joined Rhodesia and Nyasaland until that broke up in 1963.

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Zimbabwe Sc414 SG576 issued 1980. In 1965, the Rhodesian prime declared independence, but this was not recognized by the UK. After a period of unrest, free elections were held. In April 1980 it became the independent nation of Zimbabwe.

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Algeria Sc #1/SG #2 issued 8th May 1924. Algeria became a French Department in July 1830, although internal hostilities continued until 1847. French stamps were used until 1924 and again between July 1958 and independence in 1962.

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Mongolia Sc/SG #1 issued October 1924. The peaceful Democratic Revolution in 1990 and the introduction of a multi-party system and market economy. A new constitution was introduced in 1992, and the "People's Republic" was dropped from the country's name.

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Northern Rhodesia Sc/SG #1 issued April 1, 1925. British Central Africa 1889 to 1924, the area was divided into Northern and a separate Southern Rhodesia until 1954 when they both joined Rhodesia and Nyasaland until 1963.

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Zambia Sc1 SG91 issued October 24, 1964. Northern Rhodesia became an independent republic within the British Commonwealth as Zambia. While Scott lists Zambia from #1, Gibbons continues sequentially from Northern Rhodesia SG1-SG88.

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Yemen Sc/SG 1-3 issued 1926. The sheets consist of 4 rows of 5 stamps each, making for a full sheet of 20 stamps. The print quality was poor. Numerous missing details in the design can be attributed to over and under-inking of the clichés.

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Yemen Arab Republic Sc144 SG176 issued 1962. The northern portion of Yemen gained independence from Turkish rule in 1918 as an aftermath of WW1. This area then became the Yemen Arab Republic on 27 Oct 1962.

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Here is a summary of Yemen issues from the First Issues Collectors Club www.firstissues.org

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† The List column shows where the entity is listed in the catalogues, Scott (and Gibbons in brackets where it differs). The abbreviations are A(den), SA (South Arabia), Y(emen), PDRY (People's Democratic Republic of Yemen).
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People's Republic of South Yemen Sc1 SG1A issued 1967. Aden and several sheikdoms, emirates & protectorates in the southern portion combined to form the Federation of South Arabia becoming the People's Republic of Southern Yemen on Nov 1967.

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Spanish Andorra Sc/SG 1-12 issued March 28, 1928. Andorra is a parliamentary co-principality with the President of France and the Bishop of Urgell (Catalonia, Spain) as co-princes. Andorra is located in the Pyrenees between Spain and France.

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29 Sep 2022
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re: First Issues and Numbers Ones (part 2)

French Andorra Sc #1/SG F2 issued June 16, 1931. Andorra is the sixth-smallest nation in Europe, having an area of 468 km2 (181 sq mi) and a population of approximately 85,000.

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