Railway stamps, not much is known about them and they are very rarely
collected. Most likely reason being since they are almost unknown to
With these pages I try to make
other stamps collectors aware of them, maybe some collector are having
such items in their duplicates, unaware of what the have.
I am thankful for any information
you might have regarding these stamps and their usage.
December 13, 2014, some formatting errors, caused by the layout change,
have been corrected.
Furthermore, a new sub-menu item under
"Miscellaneous" for Images and Photos showing Railway Stations has been
added. While photos and images of smaller station with very limited
picture material available, larger stations may justify a separate page.
The first page created is for
June 16, 2014. Added a
question on addresses used on Iraq Railway Covers.
May 26, 2014, Started to implement modified layout.
January 4, 2014 List of
/ Halts has been modified and redesigned.
January 3, 2014, a complete booklet pane of
railway stamps RP-1 with Postmark from
Tel-El-Lahum has been added
October 24, 2013, a
Page has been created where older update entries will be transferred to.
A new Submenu "Miscellaneous" has been created with some content already
2, 2013, colored images of booklet covers from the
RP-5 stamps were added.
August 2, 2013, a cover from
August 2, 2013, a stamp with postmark of
Qaraghan has been
added. The first copy of the Qaraghan postmark known.
November 6, 2012, a complete booklet
RP-1 with variety
"upper stamp with No Periode" after label has been added.
April 5, 2012, finally I can show
booklet pane of RP-5 with
red background, postmarked Baghdad East
March 17, 2012, Fragment with RP-2 and
has been added.