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Bushire

Sunday, August 15, 1915

British colony 69

Bushire N1
  Bushire Scott #N1 xxx

Perforated 11½, 11½ x 11, no watermark, typographed & engraved.

Description # issued Scott SG Mi Y&T
1 chahi green & orange
3,227 N1 1    
2 chahis red & sepia
3,680 N2 2    
3 chahis gray brown & green
? N3 3    
5 chahis brown & carmine
? N4 4    
6 chahis green & red brown
? N5 5    
9 chahis yellow brown & violet
2,955 N6 6    
10 chahis red & orange brown
2,522 N7 7    
12 chahis green & ultramarine
? N8 8    
1 kran ultramarine & carmine
? N9 9    
24 chahis violet & green
? N10 10    
2 kran green & red violet
? N11 11    
3 kran violet & black
? N12 12    
5 kran red & ultramarine
? N13 13    
10 kran olive bister & claret
? N14 14    

All issue quantities are approximate.
Forgeries are plentiful.

Persian port occupied by the British on August 8, 1915.

Persia resumed administration of Bushire post office on October 16, 1915.

Image from StampSelector.

FI ref: 457 Page credit: JA

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