Alexandretta and Hatay
14th April 1938 - 16th April 1938
|1938 Sc1 SG1||1938 Sc1 SG32||xxx|
|Alexandretta, Syrian stamps overprinted and surcharged|
|10 centimes violet brown||1||1|
|other values 20c to 12.50 piasters||2-12||2-12|
|Hatay, Turkish stamps surcharged|
|10 santims on 20pa deep orange||1||32 †|
|other values 25s to 20 kurush||2-11||33-42|
† Gibbons  numbers contiguoiusly from Alexandretta to Hatay.
Scott  states, "Included in the Syrian territory mandated to France under the Versailles
Treaty, the name was changed to Hatay
in 1938. The following year France returned the territory to Turkey in exchange for certain concessions".