list questions and information's I am looking for, related to the Iraq
railway stamps and it's postal service.
If you can help me to solve some
mysteries, I would be more then happy if you could contact me.
Who can provide me with an image of the logo / monogram of the old
Iraq Railway (not the logo of the new Iraq Republican Railway)?
Who can provide me with old photographs showing railway stations in
Who can provide me with old Iraq railway maps?
Who can confirm to me the location of
Who can solve the mystery about the railway stations
Juwadain. They are
obviously in Baghdad, listed as 2 different railway stations, but
apparently identical locations.
(Iraq Petroleum Company at the end of a short branch railway line to
Kirkuk. This station / halt puzzles me. After World War II the Iraq
Petroleum Company opened their branch at Kirkuk in January 1947.
Now, how can this be a railway station with a post office as being
announced in the Iraq Post Office Guide 55 from 1930 when the
railway branch line opened only in 1947? I assume that the I.P.C.
Camp had a post Office and was using railway stamps. The letters
were canceled at the post office and forwarded to the nearest
railway station which was Kirkuk.
Who can identify
this railway station from
Baghdad? Baghdad had 4 Railway Stations but unfortunately
on the card it is only mentioned Baghdad Station.(SOLVED)
Shuaiba Junction is the railway
junction of the branch line to Shuaiba. I have a cover in my
collection with a railway postmark from Shuaiba Junction dated ay
1929, but, Shuaiba Junction is not even listed in the 1930th.Post
Office Guide issued by the Iraqi Post. Any feedback/help is
Several recipients of I
Covers are known on a number of such covers. Who can provide
information on these recipients as follows:
Albert D. Shohet,
Post Box 26, Basrah
J. Donaldson, 30 / 175 Church Street,
Baghdad or also H. V. Donaldson, 30 / 175 Church Street,
Baghdad and c/o K . O. C., Khanaqin
Rothamsted Exp. Station, Harpender, England / UK
Agent Consulaire de France, Basrah
Had these Persons contact to
philatelists which had used their address to send letters?