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Bushire

Sunday, August 15, 1915.

Bushire Scott #N1
Bushire Scott #N1

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

Description # issued Scott # S.G. #
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.

FI ref: 457 Page credit: JA

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