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A overprinted on stamps of South Australia //// South Australia – official stamps – Architect – 1868-1874


A overprinted on stamps of Colombia  //// Colombia – airmail stamp – 1950


A overprinted on stamps of Colombia ////  Colombia – airmail stamp – 1950-1951 – Avianca airlines


AALESUND ////  Norway – Aalesund – local post – 1880


AANGEBRAGT PER LAND-MAIL  //// Netherlands Indies – Postage Due – 1845-1846


A.B. overprinted on stamps of Russia  //// Far Eastern Republic


A. BOAKE, ROBERTS & CO. Ltd. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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A. Mc LAREN & Co. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ABASI ////  Afghanistan – monetary unit


A BETALE PORTOMAERKE ////  Norway – postage due stamp


ABLOSUNG NR 16 and FREI DURCH ////  Germany – local official stamp for Baden


ABLOSUNG NR 21 and FREI DURCH  ////Germany – local official stamp for Prussia


ABYSSINIA //// Ethiopia – Abyssinia is another name for Ethiopia


ACCISE and EXCISE and CANADA //// Canada – revenue stamp


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal  ////Azores – 1911, postage due stamps – 1904, 1911, 1918, 1922-1924


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal //// Azores – postal tax due stamps – 1925


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal  //// Azores – newspaper stamps – 1876-1888


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal //// Azores – parcel post stamps – 1921-1922


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal //// Azores – 1868-1885, 1887, 1894-1895, 1898, 1911-1931


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal //// Azores – postal tax stamps – 1915, 1925


ACORES overprinted on stamps of Portugal ////  Azores


ACORES and 15 CTS overprinted on stamps of Portugal ////  Azores – postal tax stamps – 1924


ACS & H CROWLEY overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ADAMS & CO’S EXPRESS ////  United States of America – carriers’s stamp 1840’s – operated in the states of California, Oregon, Washington


ADAMS CITY EXPRESS POST //// United States of America – carriers’s stamp 1850’s – New York City, New York


ADDRESSOGRAPH MULTIGRAPH Ltd. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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A.D. HALL ////  United States of America – Confederate States – Gainsville, Alabama


A.& D  C S overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL overprinted on stamps of Great Britain ////  Great Britain – official stamp – Admiralty Department – 1903


ΛEB ////  Bulgaria – monetary unit – Lev


ΛEBA  //// Bulgaria – monetary unit


A.E.F.  //// French Equatorial Africa – AEF is “Afrique Equatorial Francaise”


A.E.F. overprinted on stamps of France ////  Gabon – postage due stamp


A.E.I. HOTPOINT LTD . overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AEREA ////  Italy – air mail


AEREO //// Spanish speaking countries – air mail stamp


AEREO ////  Spain – air mail


AEREO and COLOMBIA ////  Colombia – airmail stamp


AEREO EXTERIOR overprinted on stamps of Guatemala //// Guatemala – air mail


AEREO INTERIOR overprinted on stamps of Honduras ////  Honduras – air mail


AEREO INTERIOR overprinted on stamps of Guatemala //// Guatemala – air mail


AEREO OFICIAL overprinted on stamps of Honduras  //// Honduras – Official air mail


AEREO SEDTA overprinted on stamps of Ecuador ////  Ecuador – air mail – SEDTA – Sociedad Ecuatoriano de Transportes Aereos


AERIANA  ////Romania – airmail stamp


AERIENNE  ////France – air mail – other French speaking countries??


AERO  //// Switzerland – airmail stamp


AFF EXCEP FAUTE TIMB overprinted on stamps of Ethiopia ////  Ethiopia – 1911 – Affranchissement Exceptionnel Faute Timbres


AFFRANCHTS overprinted on stamps of Monaco  //// Monaco – precancelled stamp


AFFRANCHTS overprinted on stamps of France  //// France – precancelled stamp


AFGAN  //// Afghanistan


AFGHANES  //// Afghanistan


AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE and OUBANGUI CHARI overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo ////  Ubangi-Shari – 1924-1937? Issues


AFRICA OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE and NIGER  //// Niger


AFRICA OCCIDENTAL ESPANOLA  //// Spanish West Africa


AFRICA ORIENTALE ITALIANA  //// Italian East Africa – 1938-1941


AFRICA ORIENTALE ITALIANA and ESPRESSO  //// Italian East Africa – special delivery stamp


AFRIQUE EQUALE FRCAISE  //// French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of Gabon ////  Gabon – 1924-1931 issues


AFRIQUE EQUATORIALE GABON //// Gabon – 1910-1931 issues


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE //// French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of Chad  ////Chad


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo //// French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE and GUINEE ////French Guinea


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE and TCHAD overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo //// French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE and TCHAD overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo ////  Chad


AFRIQUE EQUATORIAL FRANCAISE and TCHAD overprinted on stamps of Middle Congo //// Chad – 1924-1933 issues


AFRIQUE FRANCAISE COMBATTANTE overprinted on stamps of French Equatorial Africa //// French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE FRANCAIS LIBRE overprinted on stamps of French Equatorial Africa  ////French Equatorial Africa


AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE ////  French West Africa


AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE and DAHOMEY  //// Dahomey (Benin)


AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE MAURITANIE //// Mauritania – 1906-1940


AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE and SENEGAL  //// Senegal – 1903-1933


AFRIQUE OCCIDENTAL FRANCAISE and COTE D’IVOIRE //// Ivory Coast


A.G. overprinted on stamps of South Australia ////  South Australia – official stamps – Attorney General – 1868-1874


AGENCE INTERNATIONALE DE L’ENERGIE ATOMIQUE and REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE //// Gabon – ‘International Atomic Energy Agency’ commemorative issue – 1967


AHMNOE overprinted on stamps of Greece  //// Greece – Aegean Islands – Lemnos


A. & H. LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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A.H.LTD. (Alfred Herbert Ltd.) overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AIDE A L’ETUDIANT overprinted on stamps of Cambodia //// Cambodia – semipostal stamp – 1952 – student aid


AIDEZ LES TUBERCULEUX overprinted on stamps of Tunisia ////  Tunisia – 1948 anti-tuberculosis semi-postal


AIRLIFT FOR OUR SERVICEMEN  //// United States of America – 1968 – first used for regular postage – usage was restricted to special services on airmail in April 1969


AITKEN & WRIGHT overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AITUTAKI overprinted on stamps of Cook Islands //// Aitutaki


AITUTAKI overprinted on stamps of New Zealand  //// Aitutaki


AJANLAS overprinted on stamps of Hungary //// Hungary – registration stamp


AJL. L. overprinted on stamps of Hungary //// Hungary – registration stamp


AJRORE //// Albania – airmail stamp


ALAND  //// Aland Islands – Finland province


ALAOUITES overprinted on stamps of France  //// Alaouites – before 1925


ALAOUITES overprinted on stamps of Syria  //// Alaouites – 1925-1929


ALBANIA overprinted on stamps of Italy  //// Italy – offices in Turkey – Albania


ALBERTA LAW STAMP //// Canada – revenue stamp – Alberta, Canada


ALCOHOL PROD. TAX and IMPERIAL ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT //// Ethiopia – revenue stamp


ALCOHOL TAX and IMPERIAL ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT////  Ethiopia – revenue stamp


ALDERNEY Great Britain ////  Alderney – dependency of Guernsey (Guernsey is a dependency of Great Britain)


ALEXANDRIE overprinted on stamps of France //// France – offices in Egypt – Alexandria


ALEXANDRIE and POSTE FRANCAISE  //// France – offices in Egypt – Alexandria


ALFABETIZACION overprinted on stamps of Ecuador /// Ecuador – adult education publicity


ALFRED B. PEARCE (& Company) overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ALGERIE overprinted on stamps of France //// Algeria – 1924-1926


ALGERIE and 1/2 CENTIME overprinted on stamps of France //// Algeria – newspaper stamp


ALLEMAGNE DEUTSCHLAND overprinted on stamps of Belgium  ////  Germany – Belgium occupation – 1915-1920


ALLEN, SOLLY & CO. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ALLEN’S CITY DESPATCH //// United States of America – carriers’s stamp 1880’s – Chicago, Illinois


ALLIANCE ASSURANCE COMPANY. overprinted stamps Great Britain //// Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ALLIED INDUSTRIAL SERVICES LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ALLIED MILTARY POSTAGE and ITALY //// Italy – stamps issued for Italy by allied military government after World War 2 – run by Great Britain and United States


ALWAR //// India – Alwar


AMBASADA ST. ZJ. AMERYKI WARSZAWA WRZESIEN 1939 and POCZTA POLSKA //// Poland – government in exile in Great Britain – 1941


AMELIA EARHART VUELO DE BUENA VOLUNTAD MEXICO 1935 overprinted on stamps of Mexico //// Mexico – airmail stamp – 1935 – commemorating Amelia Earhart’s flight to Mexico


AMERICAN LETTER MAIL CO. /////  United States of America – carriers’s stamp 1840’s – Boston, Massachusetts, New York, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


AMERICA ON GUARD and US POSTAL SAVINGS //// United States of America – postal savings stamp – 1941


AMG stamps issued by allied military government after World War 2 – run by Great Britain and United States


AMG-FTT overprinted on stamps of Italy //// Trieste – Zone A


AMG FTT FIERA DI TRIESTE overprinted on stamps of Italy //// Trieste – Zone A


AMG-FTT TRIESTE overprinted on stamps of Italy //// Trieste – Zone A


AMG-VG overprinted on stamps of Italy //// Italy – Venezia Glulla – allied occupation


AM POST //// Germany – allied occupation


AMTLICHER VERKEHR //// Germany – Wurttemberg – official stamp for State Authorities – 1881-1919


ANCIENS COMBATTANTS overprinted on stamps of Tunisia  //// Tunisia – war veterans semi-postal


ANDORRA //// Andorra – Spanish administration


ANDORRA overprinted on stamps of Spain //// Andorra – Spanish administration – 1928


ANDORRE overprinted on stamps of France //// Andorra – French Administration – 1931


ANDORRE //// Andorra – French administration


ANGLO-SWISS COND.(-ensed) MILK CO. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ANGOLA and PORTEADO //// Angola – postage due stamp


ANGOLA and POVOAMENTO //// Angola – postal tax stamp


ANGRA BANK LIMITED. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ANNA //// Mesopotamia (Iraq)- monetary unit


ANNA //// Pakistan – monetary unit


ANNA //// Zanzibar – monetary unit


ANNA //// India – monetary unit


ANNEE DE LA COOPERATION INTERNATIONALE 1965 and REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE //// Gabon – 1965 – ‘Annee de la Cooperation Internationale 1965′ – ‘International Cooperation Year’


ANNEE INTERNATIONALE DE LA FEMME and REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE //// Gabon – International Women’s Year – 1975


ANNEE INTERNATIONALE DU TOURISME and REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE //// Gabon – 1967 – ‘Annee Internationale du Tourisme’ – ‘International Tourism Year’


ANNEE PREOLYMPIQUE and REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE //// Gabon – 1975 – ‘Annee Preolympique’ – ‘pre-Olympics Year’


ANNESSIONE ALL ITALIA overprinted on stamps of Fiume //// Fiume – 1924


ANOTACION and CORREOS NALES and EE UU DE COLOMBIA //// Colombia – registration stamp


ANTIGUA & BARBUDA //// Antigua – 1982 and later issues


ANTIGUA and STAMP DUTY  //// Antigua – revenue stamp


ANTILLA PACIFICO overprinted on stamps of Colombia //// Panama – circa 1887 issues


ANTILLEN //// Netherlands Antilles


ANTIOQUIA //// Colombia – Atioquia


ANTWERPEN ANVERS and BELGIQUE and BELGIE //// Belgium – 1930 – Antwerp Exposition


ANZAC COMMEMORATION overprinted on stamps of Australia //// Australia – 1935 – commemorative issue for the 20 year anniversary of the Australian New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landing at Gallipoli in World War I


A.O. overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo //// German East Africa – Belgium occupation – semi-postal stamp – 1918 – “Afrique Orientale” – “East Africa”


A.O. overprinted on stamps of South Australia //// South Australia – official stamps – Audit Office – 1868-1874


AOF //// French West Africa – Afrique Occidentale Francaise


AOF overprinted on stamps of France //// French West Africa – semipostal stamp – 1945


AOF COTE D’IVOIRE OBLIGATIONS //// Ivory Coast – revenue stamp – bonds and debentures


AOF and MAURITANIE //// Mauritania – 1938-1940 – “Afrique Occidentale Francaise”


AOF and SENEGAL  //// Senegal – 1935-1940


AOI overprinted on stamps of Italy //// Italian East Africa – postage due stamps – 1941


A PAYER TE BETALEN //// Belgium Colonies – postage due


A PAYER TE BETALEN //// Belgium – postage due stamp


A PERCEVOIR //// France – postage due stamp


APURIMAC //// Peru – Apurimac – 1885


AR //// Colombia – acknowledgement of receipt stamp


AR overprinted on stamps of Panama //// Panama – acknowledgement of receipt stamp


AR //// Colombia – acknowledgement of receipt stamp


AR //// Panama – acknowledgement of receipt stamp


ARABIE SAOUDITE //// Saudi Arabia


ARBE overprinted on stamps of Fiume //// Fiume – 1920 issues for occupation of the island Arbe / Rab


ARBITRIO MUNICIPAL and ISLA DE PUERTO RICO and MAYAGUEZ CONSUMOS //// Puerto Rico – revenue stamp


ARCHIPEL DES COMORES //// Comoro Islands – 1950-1975 issues


AR and CORREOS DE CHILE //// Chile – acknowledgement of receipt stamp


AR EGYPT //// Egypt


AREQUIPA //// Peru – provisional issue for Arequipa – 1881-1885


ARGENTINA and SERVICIO AERO ///// Argentina – airmail stamp


ARMENWET overprinted on stamps of Netherlands //// Netherlands – official stamp – 1913-1918


ARMY OFFICIAL overprinted on stamps of Sudan //// Sudan – official stamps – army – 1905


ARMY OFFICIAL overprinted on stamps of Great Britain ////  Great Britain – official stamps – army – 1896-1903


ARMY POST and EGYPT //// Egypt – military stamp


ARMY SERVICE overprinted on stamps of Sudan //// Sudan – official stamp – army – 1906


ARNOLDS LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ARNOTT & CO. DUBLIN LIMITED overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ARRIBA ESPANA 1936 overprinted on stamps of Spain //// Spain – San Sebastian – 1937


ARRIBA ESPANOA MALAGA LIBERADA overprinted on stamps of Spain //// Spain – revolutionary overprint for Malaga – 1937


ARRIBA ESPANOL 18 JULIO 1936 CANARIAS AVON overprinted on stamps of Spain //// Spain – revolutionary overprint for Canary Islands airmail service – 1937


ARTICLES D’ARGENT and VALEURS COTES and TRIMBRE IMPERIAL //// France – revenue stamp – money order


ARVIZKAROSULTAKNAK //// Hungary – semi-postal stamp – 1913 issues


A. SANDERSON & SONS LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ASCENSION overprinted on stamps of Saint Helena  //// Ascension


ASEAN and SINGAPORE //// Singapore – “Association of South East Asian Nations”


ASECNA and REPUBLIQUE FEDERIALE DU CAMEROUN //// Cameroun – 1969 – ‘Agence pour la Securite de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et a Madagascar’ – ‘Agency for Security of Aerial Navigation in Africa and Madagascar’


ASISTENTA SOCIALA //// Romania – postal tax stamp


ASISTENTA SOCIALA and TAXA DE PLATA //// Romania – postage due stamp


ASPRO Ltd. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ASSISTENCIA overprinted on stamps of Azores //// Azores – postal tax stamps – 1911-1913


ASSISTENCIA overprinted on stamps of Portugal //// Portugal – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA //// Portugal – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA //// Portuguese Colonies – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA ANGOLA //// Angola – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA D.L. overprinted on stamps of Portuguese India //// Timor – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA MACAU /// Macao – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA MACAV //// Macao – postal tax stamp – the ‘V’ is actually a ‘U’


ASSISTENCIA NACIONAL AOS TUBERCULOSOS //// Portugal – franchise stamp – national aid society


ASSISTENCIA PUBLICA overprinted on stamps of Mozambique Company ///// Mozambique Company – postal tax stamp


ASSISTENCIA PUBLICA and INDIA PORTUGUESA //// Portuguese India – postal tax stamp


ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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ASSURANCE LICENSE STAMP and QUEBEC //// Canada – revenue stamp – Quebec, Canada


A&T overprinted on stamps of French Colonies //// Annam and Tonkin – 1888

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AT BETALE PORTOMAERKE //// Norway – postage due stamp


ATT  or ATTS /// Siam

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AUNUS overprinted on stamps of Finland ///// Russia – Finnish occupation of Russia – 1919 – occupation of the town of Olonets (Russian name) / Aunus (Finnish name)

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AU PROFIT DE LA CROIX ROUGE overprinted on stamps of Ruanda-Urundi //// Ruanda-Urundi – semi-postal stamp – 1945


AUR or AURAR //// Iceland – monetary unit – Aur is short for Aurar – 100 Aurar = 1 Krona


A US POSTAGE //// United States of America – nondenomiated stamp/no value indicated – 1978 – 15 cent face value


AUSTRALIA and CUSTOMS DUTY and LONDON //// Australia – revenue stamp – customs


AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY //// Australia – Australian Antarctic Territory


AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AUSTRALIAN NATURE CONSERVATION AGENCY and WETLANDS CONSERVATION //// Australia – revenue stamp – wetlands conservation


AUSTRALIA and TAX INSTALMENT and NOT TRANSFERABLE //// Australia – revenue stamp


AUTOPAKETTI //// Finland – parcel post stamp


AUTORAHTI //// Finland – parcel post stamp


AVA PENE (HELF PENNY) overprinted on stamps of New Zealand //// Cook Islands


AVIAO overprinted on stamps of Macao////  Macao – airmail stamp

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AVION overprinted on stamps of Syria //// Syria – airmail stamp


AVION overprinted on stamps of Lebanon //// Lebanon – airmail stamp


AVION MESSRE TAFARI and ETHIOPIE //// Ethiopia – air mail stamp – 1931


AVIONSKA POŠTA overprinted on stamps of Yugoslavia //// Yugoslavia – air mail stamp – 1949

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AVISO DE RECEPCION //// El Salvador – acknowledgement of receipt


AVISPORTO //// Denmark – newspaper stamp


AVO or AVOS //// Macao – monetary unit


A.W. GAMAGE HOLBORN LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AYACUCHO //// Peru – provisional issues for Ayacucho – 1881


AYRTON, SAUNDERS & CO LTD. overprinted on stamps of Great Britain  ////   Great Britain- Commercial  Society overprints

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AZERBAIDJAN  //// Azerbaijan


AZERBAYEDJAN////  Azerbaijan


 

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