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Lebanon

1st January 1924

French Colony 42
Middle East 8

Leb1
  #1 xxx

perf 14x13½, no wmk

Description   Scott SG Mi Y&T  
10 centimes on 2 centimes claret   1 1      
other values to 2.50 piastres   2-9 2-9      

v
Leb95
Leb156
Republic under Frrench Mandate
Independent Republic
1926 Sc63 SG95 1942 Sc156 SG252

Floyd A. Walker (see Syria) writes, " LEBANON went from being a [French] Mandate (#1) in 1924 to [a Republic under French Mandate in 1926, to ] an independent republic (#156) in 1942." This is a similar initial trajectory to Syria.

Sources: ScS, SGP19.

Images from colnect, ebay.

FI ref: 543 Page credit: NB

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