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Turkmenistan

26th April 1992

Europe 60

Turk1
  Sc1  

perf 12x12½, no wmk, lithographed
Printed at the Russian State Printing Works, Moscow

Description   Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
50 kopeks multi   1 1      

Although Scott lists a run of nine stamps for the first issue, as with many of the immediately preceding countries exiting the USSR, Turkmenistan's first issue was a single stamp in April 1992, with the rest of the ‘set’ following in August.

Formerly a republic of the Soviet Union, Turkmenistan declared its independence in 1991.

Link: Breakup of the USSR

Sources: ScS, SGP10.

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 754 Page credit: NB

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