Welcome to Rainer's
Iraq Railway Stamps Pages
 

 

   

Iraq Railway stamps, not much is known about them and they are very rarely collected. Most likely reason being since they are almost unknown to collectors.

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. I

What's new:

  • 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 Baghdad West.

  • 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 Railway Stations / 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 Revision History Page has been created where older update entries will be transferred to.

  • A new Submenu "Miscellaneous" has been created with some content already added.

  • August 2, 2013, colored images of booklet covers from the RP-1 and RP-5 stamps were added.

  • August 2, 2013, a cover from Baghdad North to Khanaquin.

  • 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 pane of RP-1 with variety "upper stamp with No Periode" after label has been added.

  • April 5, 2012, finally I can show a complete booklet pane of RP-5 with red background, postmarked Baghdad East

  • March 17, 2012, Fragment with RP-2 and postmark of Sumaicha has been added.