NEU! The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin

  • Tobias Zywietz, ein bekannter Sammler der Briefmarken und Postgeschichte von Palästina, hat ein neues Bulletin in Englischer Sprache ins Leben gerufen, "The Middle East Philatelic Bulletin" und die erste Ausgabe wurde gerade fertig gestellt. Tobias ist auch der Editor des Magazins und es kann kostenlos von der Internetseite von Tobias heruntergeladen werden.


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  • Das mittlerweile 6. Heft des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) ist erschienen und kann wie immer hier kostenlos heruntergeladen werden:


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    Inhalt:
    Syrian Hejaz Railway Postmarks:Hamidiye Hicaz Demiryolu Deraʿa (Folkert Bruining, Dr. Atadan Tunaci)
    Ounces or Grammes? Request for Information on Weight Units used by Iraqi Post in the 1920s (Rainer Fuchs
    Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa: The Route Instruction Label of the British Post – An Addendum (Rainer Fuchs)
    The Pictorial Coil Stamps of Mandate Palestine: Paste-Up with Plate Number Discovered (Tobias Zywietz, Bassam Hama)
    Restricted Use of British Postal Orders in Egypt and Palestine (Tobias Zywietz, John Gledhill, Jack Harwood)
    The First Post Office in Sharjah (Khalid Omaira)
    Cumulative Index to R. Howard Courtney’s The Arab World Philatelist 1978–1982 (Tobias Zywietz, R. Howard Courtney)
    Request for Information: Small Tughra Bey’iye Stamps on Cover (Andreas Birken)
    Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 6: 1927 (Tobias Zywietz)
    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

  • Die mittlerweile 9. Ausgabe, Sommer 2018, des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    Inhalt:
    How to Sell a Parable: The Ottoman Post Office Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) (Folkert Bruining, Tobias Zywietz)
    Austrian Levant Perfins: O&M – Observatoire et Musée Scientifique de Jerusalem (Peter Keeda)
    The Late Use of the Small Ottoman Date-Bridge Postmark of Kerek in Transjordan (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    The Palestine Mandate London II (Waterlow) Issue: The Mystery of the Missing Upper Panes of the 9, 10, and 20 Piastres (Perf. 14) (Avo Kaplanian, Jacques Kaufmann)
    Embossed Egyptian Fiscals (Wolfgang Morscheck (Bad Säckingen))
    Some Remarks about the Ay Yıldız Issue (Otto Graf)
    A 1931 Rerouted Overland Mail Cover: London–Hit–Haifa–Jerusalem–Afule (Rainer Fuchs)
    The Raid on the Bethlehem Post Office in September 1938 (Tobias Zywietz)
    The “Wartime Economy Use” of a Palestine Meter Mark Cover (Rainer Fuchs)
    Nablus AM/PM Postmarks Revisited (III) (Avo Kaplanian)
    Egypt Stamps and Rates: What, no Stamp? (Edmund Hall)
    Reply Coupons of The Arab Postal Union (Hálfdan Helgason, Tobias Zywietz)
    More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Johann Baumgartner)
    Jordan’s Touristic Post Cards (Avo Kaplanian)
    New Books: The Transition from Palestine to Israel (van de Laar)
    Book Review: Venice and the Levant (Venezia e il Levante) (Rigo)
    Book Review: "Postkrieg" Catalogue (Burhop/Heijs)
    New Books: Ein wahrhaft irdisches Jerusalem (Zahn)
    World Stamp Championship “ISRAEL 2018” (Tobias Zywietz)
    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz


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  • Die 10. Ausgabe ( Herbst 2018 ) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    Joss & Löwenstein Perfins Revisted (Vladimír Münzberger)
    The Oriental Travels of Julius Bolthausen – Part 2: More Bolthausen Picture Post Cards (Tobias Zywietz)
    A 1924 Share of Beyrouth-Baghdad-Téhéran-Autombile (Eastern Transport Company) (Rainer Fuchs)
    A 1928 Dubai Paquebot Cover via Overland Mail to Antwerp? (Rainer Fuchs)
    The Missing Press Drop of the 1929 Zeppelin Orient Flight (Dieter Leder, Tobias Zywietz)
    The Raid on the Bethlehem Post Office 1938: Where is the Disaster Mail (Tobias Zywietz)
    The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad-Haifa (Rainer Fuchs)
    The Late Use of Mandate Postmarks in the West Bank 1948-50 (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    British Mandate Postmarks and Registration Labels used in the West Bank of Jordan (Avo Kaplanian)
    Egypt in Palestine: Philatelic Souvenir Covers 1948/1954 (Tobias Zywietz)
    The Reply Coupons of Jordan: a Research Request
    Suspension of Mail Service Israel–Gaza in 2009: An Internal Israel Post Notice (Tobias Zywietz)
    Digitisation of Philatelic Knowledge: Holy Land Postal History (Mark Sommer)
    Archive: The Postal Service in Palestine in 1922 including Postage Stamps of Palestine and Trans-Jordania, 1918–1922 (Harry Charles Luke, Edward Keith-Roach, Dr. C.R.B. Eyre, Tobias Zywietz)
    Archive: Press Reports of the 1929 Zeppelin Orient Flight (Tobias Zywietz)
    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)


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    Einmal editiert, zuletzt von Rainer ()

  • Die 11. Ausgabe (Frühling 2019) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    When Did Turkey Introduce Postal Services for Occupied Thessaly? (Otto Graf)
    More Bolthausen Picture Post Cards (Tobias Zywietz, David Pearlman)
    The Danish Missionary Society (Østerlandsmissionen) in Syria (Tobias Zywietz, Luigi Martinoja)
    A New Miss Newton Cover: Palestine to Iraq 1923 (Rainer Fuchs)
    Palestine Mandate Postmark Record Sheets III (Joel Weiner)
    The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa (II): The 1947 Contract with Haim Nathaniel (Rainer Fuchs)
    Arab-Israeli War 1948: Malta to Cyprus Surface Mail Censored in Egypt (Marc Parren)
    The Jordan Revenue and “Aid” Overprint Stamps (Avo Kaplanian)
    Kathiri State of Seiyun (Aden) Air Letters (Gary Brown)
    Aden Meter Marks (Neil Williams, Gary Brown)
    The Reply Coupons of Jordan II (Hálfdan Helgason, Avo Kaplanian, Wolfgang Leimenstoll, Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    Late Use of Arab Postal Forms and Cachets in the Israeli Occupied Territories (Wolfgang Elsner)
    Sale of the Georg Roll Stock of Palestine (Tobias Zywietz)
    International Philatelic Literature Exhibition “ITALIA 2018” (Tobias Zywietz)
    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)


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  • Die 12. Ausgabe (Sommer 2019) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    New Ottoman T P O Cancel Discovered: Smyrna–Dinar (İzmir–Geyikli) (Hakan Berkil)
    The Turkish Occupation of Thessaly 1897/98: Some Covers and their Background, Otto Graf
    Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) Updated (Folkert Bruining and Tobias Zywietz)
    The Old General Post Office of Jerusalem on Historical Photographs – Revisited (Tobias Zywietz)
    Two or three lines under the Mosque: Varieties of Palestine’s First Registration Envelope (Rolf Wernecke)
    Research Appeal: The International Reply Coupons of Syria and Lebanon
    Levantine Discord: The Rejection of the First Stamps of Hatay by Syria and Lebanon (Wolfgang Elsner)
    Covers from the Sanjak of Alexandretta during the Crisis of 1938/1939 (Chaker Areksoussi, Liban Phil, Ruud van Nistelrooy)
    The Stamps of Alexandretta and Hatay amidst the Conflict (Tobias Zywietz)
    Alexandretta: Non-Philatelic Appendices (Tobias Zywietz)
    The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa (III): Transdesert Transport Companies (Rainer Fuchs)
    Research Appeal: Aden and Yemen Meter Marks
    Printing Varieties of Jordan’s 35 Fils Air Letter (Avo Kaplanian)
    Post-WWII Iraqi Censorship – Part I: Baghdad 1958–1972 (Marc Parren)
    Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine: Index 1919–1929 (Tobias Zywietz)
    Recent Philatelic Journals


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  • Die 13. Ausgabe (Winter 2019) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    A Thessaly Cover with Surprises (Otto Graf)

    Turkey 1897 Overprint Error “Cniq” on Cover (Hakan Berkil)

    A Rare Ottoman Cover from Amman, 1918 (Robert Stuchell)

    The Old General Post Office of Jerusalem (Tobias Zywietz)

    Photographs from the Jerusalem I Overprinting Process at Greek Convent Press (Tobias Zywietz)

    ʿAmmān–Darʿā T.P.O. Postmark Indexes (Folkert Bruining)

    The Danish Missionary Society in Syria II (Tobias Zywietz)

    Iraq Railway Post Stamps First Issue Booklet (Rainer Fuchs)

    A Curious 1933 Cover from Heliopolis (Jos Strengholt)

    The End of a Legend: The ‘lost’ First Jordanian Postmark of Nablus (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)

    Jordan’s Stampless Air Letter Sheets (Avo Kaplanian)

    Another Printing Variety of Jordan’s 35 Fils Air Letter (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)

    Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms in the Israeli Occupied West Bank (Avo Kaplanian)

    Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms in the Israeli Occupied West Bank: Numbered P.O. Cachets (Dr. Wolfgang Elsner)

    Book Review: Der Orient-Express 1883–1914 (Dorr) (TZ)

    Archive: The French Consular Issues of 1948 (Dr. Siegfried Ascher)

    Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 9: 1930 (Tobias Zywietz)

    Archive: Friedrich Perlberg’s Palæstina-Album (Tobias Zywietz)

    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

    Obituary: Gary Brown (Malcolm Groom)

    Obituary: Andreas Birken (Tobias Zywietz)


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  • Die 14. Ausgabe (Frühjahr 2020) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:

    • The İstanbul Provisionals: An Update (Willy Pijnenburg)
    • Reprints of Iran’s 1906 “Service Intérieur” Surcharges (Lee Coen)
    • From Scotland to Sudan: A Tale of a Great Britain Post Office Postal Stationery Wrapper (Dr. John A. Courtis)
    • The Postal History of Heliopolis 1909–1952 (Jos Strengholt)
    • Jordanian Postmarks of Maʿān (Avo Kaplanian)
    • Egypt Essays, Proofs and Varieties from the Joseph Chalhoub Collection (Tobias Zywietz)
    • Iraq Railway Post Stamps: The Booklet of the Fifth Issue (Rainer Fuchs)
    • The Imperial Reply Coupons of Palestine – A New Discovery: Type II (Rolf Wernecke)
    • The All-Arabic Jordanian West Bank Censor Markings (Avo Kaplanian)
    • Registration Etiquettes used in the Aden Protectorate States (Mike Pettifor & Neil Williams)
    • RFI: 1983 Israeli Censorship on West Bank Mails (Marc Parren)
    • Jordan: New 2019 Commemorative Reply Coupon (Wolfgang Leimenstoll)
    • Book Review: The Werner Schindler Collection of Austrian Levant (Die Österreichische Post in der Levante) (Tobias Zywietz)
    • Book Review: The Postage Stamps of Aden 1937–1968 (P. Bond) (Neil Williams)
    • Book Review: Sultanate of Oman Postal System 1966-2016 (H. Al-Attar) (Cal Allen)
    • Book Review: The Revenue Stamps of the Palestinian Authority (A. Harris) (Tobias Zywietz)
    • Archive: The Postal Services in Palestine 1913 (Ernst J. Schmitz)
    • Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

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  • Die 15. Ausgabe (Sommer 2020) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde schon vor einiger Zeit ausgeben, hatte ganz vergessen das hier zu berichten, und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:

    • The Austrian Post Office in Çeşme (Tscheschmé) (Leonhard Döderlein)
    • Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) (III) (David K. Smith, Folkert Bruining, Tobias Zywietz)
    • The Gülnihal: A Turkish Hospital Ship (Aram Daregobian, Richard B. Rose)
    • Jerusalem I Overprinting (II): The Visiting Card of Modestos Sapuntjoglou (Tobias Zywietz, Joel Weiner)
    • Jordanian Postmarks of Maʿān (II) (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    • Forgeries of the 1923/24 Transjordan Overprint on The Makka Arms Issue of Hedjaz (Martin Lovegrove)
    • Heliopolis Philatelists Club (Jos Strengholt)
    • The Red Crescent Aid Organisations in Islamic Countries (Jens Warnecke)
    • 1943 First Day Covers from Syria: Dr. Hoexter, Mr. Flouty and the Mystery of a Dead President (Tobias Zywietz, Bassam Hama)
    • The All-Arabic Jordanian West Bank Censor Markings (II) (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    • Book Review: The Egyptian Maritime Postal History (Salam) (Tobias Zywietz)

    Reactions, Comments, Queries:

    ʿAmmān–Darʿā T.P.O. Postmark Indexes (Bernd-Dieter Buscke, Folkert Bruining)

    More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Phil Le Page)

    Late Use of Jordanian Postal Forms (Bernd-Dieter Buscke, Avo Kaplanian)

    From Scotland to Sudan (Alexios Papadopoulos)

    The International Reply Coupons of Syria and Lebanon (Wolfgang Leimenstoll)

    Libyan Postal History and John N. Davies (Hakan Berkil)

    The Postal History of Heliopolis 1909–1952 (Jos Strengholt)

    Palestine Stamp Magazine (Joseph Aron)

    Jordan’s Stampless Air Letter Sheets (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)

    The Yemonophile (Khalid Omaira, Neil Williams)

    Iran’s 1906 “Service Intérieur” Surcharges (Behruz Nassre

    Meter Marks used in Iran and Lebanon (Luc Guillard)

    The French Consular Issues of 1948 (Tobias Zywietz)

    Sudan Embossed Revenues & Sudan Social Insurance Stamps (David Sher)


    Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 10: 1931 (Tobias Zywietz)

    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)


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  • Die 16. Ausgabe (Winter 2020) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:

    • “Filthy beyond Belief” : A Postal Card from Djeddah 1893 (Tobias Zywietz/Ercan Oktay Richter)
    • Bon Samaritain (Khan al-Hathrur) (IV) (Folkert Bruining/Tobias/Rainer von Scharpen)
    • Proofs of Turkey’s 1916 Leander’s Tower Postcards (Jens Warnecke)
    • The Austro-Hungarian Medical Corps in Turkey (Horst Taitl)
    • Photographs of Austrian Troops in Palestine 1916/17 (Tobias Zywietz)
    • Forgeries of 1918/19 O.E.T.A. Revenues (EEF Overprints) (Richard B. Rose)
    • Varieties and Forgeries of the Quarter Qirsh Makka Arms Stamp of Hejaz and Transjordan (Martin Lovegrove)
    • Turkey’s Red Crescent Stamps: Regulations Governing their Usage (Otto Graf)
    • Ay Yıldız: About stumbling, tumbling and leaning numbers (Willy Pijnenburg)
    • Transdesert Transport Companies (IV): Compagnie Auto-Routière du Levant (Rainer Fuchs)
    • Revenues of Aden Crown Colony (Gary Brown/Neil Williams)
    • The Red Lion and Sun Society of Iran Philatelic and Semi-Philatelic Reflections (Werner Lade)
    • Nablus AM/PM Postmarks Revisited (IV) (Avo Kaplanian)
    • Book Review: Great Bitter Lake Association (Valdner) (Colin Fraser)

    Reactions, Comments, Queries


    Request for Information: Palestine " إيرادات" (ʾiradat) Overprint (Arthur Harris)

    Turkish Occupation of Thessaly 1897/98 (Hakan Yilmaz)

    New Study Group: Hejaz-Transjordan Study Group (Martin Lovegrove )

    Genuine or Forgery: Hejaz 1924 10p Varieties (Syed Imtiaz Hussain Rizvi/Martin Lovegrove )

    Request for Information: Ottoman Postal Route to Persia: via Trebizonde, Erzurum, Bayazid, and Tabriz (Björn Sohne)

    Request for Information: Libyan Postal History and John N. Davies (FRPSL) (Tobias Zywietz)

    Photograph of Gaza Post Office in Ottoman Times (Atadan Tunaci)

    Request for Information: Jordan Postage Rates 1920–1967 (Tobias Zywietz)

    E.E.F. Army Post Offices in Palestine: The Conumdrim of APOs SZ52 to SZ55 (Joel Weiner)

    More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Tobias Zywietz)

    Request for Information: Palestine Mandate Booklet Stamps (Max Michel Mann)

    The India Post Office in the Middle East (Geoffrey Rothe Clarke)


    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)


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  • Die 17. Ausgabe (Spring 2021) des Middle East Philatelic Bulletin (MEPB) wurde gerade herausgegeben und kann wie immer kostenlos herunter geladen werden. Link dazu am Ende:


    Inhalt:

    • The Αustrian Post in Thessaloniki (Alexandros Savopoulos )
    • The Turkish Post in Bulgaria: New Discoveries (Dr. Georgi Popov)
    • “Via Quetta” – The Earliest Incoming Mail to Persia (Björn Sohrne)
    • Emergency Measures of the Ottoman Post during the First World War (Jens Warnecke)
    • On the Use of Turkey’s 1916 Leander’s Tower Postal Card (Otto Graf)
    • Two Mysterious Baghdad–Haifa Overland Mail Route Instruction Hand-Stamps (Rainer Fuchs)
    • Three New Jordanian Censor Markings (Bernd-Dieter Buscke)
    • Mail from Perim Island (Yemen) (Folkert Bruining and Ot Louw)
    • The Yellow Fleet (Great Bitter Lake Association) (Peter Valdner)
    • The Palestine Post Tariff 2020 (Thomas Schubert)
    • Constantinople & Danube Line Of Steamers / T.B. Morton & Co. (Kamil Fatih Arli)


    Request for Information:

    Palestine " إيرادات" (ʾiradat) Overprint (Arthur Harris)

    Research Request: “Le Loi sur le Timbre” – Ottoman Fiscal Stamp Law 1893 (Tobias Zywietz)

    Request for Information: International Currency Relations for Postage Due Calculations (Martin Davies)

    Request for Information: The Yemenophile / Research Request: Royalist Yemen Stationery (Andreas Svrakov)

    Research Request: Israeli Postal War against Palestine 1995 (Jan Heijs)

    Request for Information: Mysterious Cover from Saudi Arabia to Cairo 1973 with Israeli Military Connection (Harris Wolman, Martin Lovegrove)

    Request for Information: Palestine Mandate Booklet Stamps (Rolf Wernecke)

    Request for Information: Egyptian Charity Label Giza Ambulance (ANPA) (Axel Brockmann)

    More Lebanon Gum-Side Surcharges (Phil Le Page)

    The End of the Overland Mail Baghdad–Haifa (III): Transdesert Transport Companies – Ani & Aboody Transport Company (Rainer Fuchs)

    Request for Information: Jordan Postage Rates 1920–1967 (Bob Stuchell, Bernd-Dieter Buscke, Avo Kaplanian)

    Archive: Postal History and Related Notices from the Official Gazettes for Palestine – Part 11: 1932 (Tobias Zywietz)

    Recent Philatelic Journals (Tobias Zywietz)

    Jerusalem Railway Station with Locomotive "Ramleh"


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