AFGHANISTAN 1870-1900 - A Specialised Catalogue

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iv + 110 pp. A4 full colour throughout.

Contents listing below. Includes a specialised listing of the  genuine issues for the period, plating guides, a cancellation guide for each post office and a section on forgeries.

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Now also available:
Published January 2014

AFGHANISTAN 1934-1973 - A Specialised Catalogue
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ii + 110 pp. A4 full colour throug
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Includes plate flaws and postal stationery.

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Published January 2014

AFGHANISTAN 1973-2014 - A Specialised Catalogue
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ii + 118 pp. A4 full colour throughout.
 
Includes postal stationery, Soviet military mail 1979-89, Mujahaddin issues etc.

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Also still available
Published October 2011

AFGHANISTAN 1901-1933 - A Specialised Catalogue

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vi + 98 pp A4, full colour throughout.

Contents listing below.
 

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Contents

Introduction, General Notes and Bibliography................................... ii

Amir Habibullah Khan 1901-19

Batila Covers................................................................................................... 2

1907-08 Definitives........................................................................................ 4

1909-19 Definitives....................................................................................... 10

1909-18 Parcel Post....................................................................................... 12

1909-22 Officials........................................................................................... 13

1909 Official Parcel Post................................................................................14

 

King Amanullah 1919-29

1920-21 First/Second Anniversary of Independence....................................16

1921 Parcel Post............................................................................................  17

1921 Definitives............................................................................................. 22

1923 Kabul Interurban Issue........................................................................ 24

1923 Fifth Independence Day....................................................................... 25

1924 Sixth Independence Day...................................................................... 26

1924-26 High Value Definitives...................................................................  27

1925 Seventh Independence Day................................................................. 28

1925 Postal Fiscals........................................................................................ 29

1926 Seventh Anniversary of Independence................................................30

1927 Eighth Anniversary of Independence.................................................. 31

1927 New Currency Definitives.................................................................... 32

1928 Ninth Anniversary of Independence.................................................. .33

1928 Parcel Post.........................................................................................    34

1928 Newspaper stamp................................................................................. 35

1928 Definitives............................................................................................ 36

1929 Tenth Anniversary of Independence (unissued)..................................37

 

Amir Habibullah Ghazi January-October 1929

1929 Bacche Saqqao Issues.......................................................................... 39

 

King Nadir Shah 1929-33

1929 Definitives............................................................................................ 42

1929 Newspaper stamp................................................................................ 44

1929 Parcel Post........................................................................................... 45

1929 Airmail Essays...................................................................................... 47

1931 Airmail Essays.......................................................................................49

1931 Thirteenth Independence Day..............................................................50

1931 Newspaper Stamp................................................................................ 50

1932 Inauguration of National Council.........................................................51

1932 Definitives.............................................................................................53

1932 Fourteenth Independence Day............................................................ 57

1932 National Liberation Monument...........................................................57

1933 Fifteenth Independence Day................................................................57

 

Postal Stationery...........................................................................................    58

Postcards......................................................................................................     69

Postmarks.....................................................................................................    78

Postal Rates...................................................................................................   95



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The Revenue Stamps and Printed Paper of Afghanistan



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Sher Ali Revenue Stamps

 

1289 Bills of Exchange................................................................................... 1

1289 Court Fees............................................................................................. 3

1292 Bills of Exchange................................................................................... 6

Abdur Rahman Revenue Stamps

 

1300 Hindu Jizya.......................................................................................... 15

1300 Bills of Exchange................................................................................. 19

1305-1313 Documentary Stamps................................................................. 23

1309 Series–

1. Hindu Protection Tax....................................................................... 27

2. Hindu Protection Tax...................................................................... 28

3. Unknown use................................................................................... 29

4. Receipt stamp.................................................................................. 31

1310 Series–small types

1. Bills of Exchange.............................................................................. 32

2. Octroi duty on Kullas (Hats)........................................................... 34

1310 Series–Large Rectangular Issue–

Stamps dated ۱۳۱۰ at top right

1. Gold coins (remittance)................................................................... 39

2. Silver bullion (receipt).................................................................... 39

3. Receipts............................................................................................40

4. Unknown tax................................................................................... 42

5. Octroi Duty for the town of Zurmat............................................... 43

6. Bills of Exchange............................................................................. 44

7. Tax on building wood/building works............................................ 45

8. Tax on timber for firewood............................................................. 46

9. Tax on deodar wood........................................................................ 47

10. Toll tax for sheep........................................................................... 48

11. Toll tax for cattle............................................................................ 49

12. Toll tax for horses.......................................................................... 49

13. Toll tax levied on animal loads...................................................... 50

14. Toll tax levied on animal loads (?)................................................ 51

15. Toll tax levied on ghee................................................................... 51

16. Royal Properties Tax/Treasury..................................................... 52

17. Tax on fur hats............................................................................... 53

18. Products that can be weighed or Miscellaneous receipts............. 54

19. Unknown tax................................................................................. 55

20. Tax on property............................................................................ 55

21. Unknown tax................................................................................. 56

22. Unknown tax, Jalalabad............................................................... 56

23. Unknown tax, Khost......................................................................57

24. Unknown tax, Kabul..................................................................... 57

25. Unknown tax................................................................................. 57

26. Unknown tax................................................................................. 57

Stamps dated ۱۳۱۰ at centre left

27. Wakf treasury receipt.................................................................... 58

28. Rent receipt................................................................................... 59

No date

29. Unknown tax................................................................................ 60

30. Unknown tax................................................................................ 60

Drafts

31. Drafts............................................................................................. 61

A. ۱۳۱۰ at centre left and with side ornaments

B. ۱۳۱۰ at centre left and with side ornaments (different)

C. ۱۳۱۰ at centre left, but no side ornaments

1310 Series–Narrow Rectangular Issue–

32. Treasury receipts for transmitting coin (silver)............................ 64

33. Gold bullion (receipt).................................................................... 66

1312 Series

۱۳۱۲ at top right

1. Province of Kandahar, unknown tax.............................................. 67

2. Province of Kandahar, unknown tax (different)............................ 68

3. Unknown tax................................................................................... 68

1313 Series

۱۳۱۳ at top left

1. House tax or Household tax............................................................ 69

۱۳۱۳ at top right

2. Marghe Toll...................................................................................... 71

1317 Series

۱۳۱٧ at top left

1. Arksheen (Kandahar caps).............................................................. 73

2. Tax on socks (juraab)...................................................................... 73

3. Tax for the Museum........................................................................ 74

۱۳۱٧ at top right

4. Postins (sheepskin cloaks).............................................................. 75

5. Silk kuttu (ladies’ head bands)........................................................ 75

6. Cotton head bands........................................................................... 76

7. Handkerchiefs.................................................................................. 76

8. Tax on leather.................................................................................. 77

9. Tax on jooti (a type of shoe)............................................................ 77

10. Tax on shoes................................................................................... 77

11. Tax on boots....................................................................................78

12. Octroi Duty for Goolaba Tun..........................................................78

13. Toll on Miscellaneous Goods–Products that can be weighed........79

No date

14. Traditional brokership/dealing..................................................... 79

1317 Octagonal Series

Large Size

1. Tax on woollen goods..................................................................... 80

2. Tax on hemp goods......................................................................... 81

3. Tax on articles with gold thread..................................................... 82

4. Octroi duty on silk goods................................................................ 82

Small size

5. Tax on woollen goods, undated...................................................... 83

6. Tax on cotton goods, undated........................................................ 84


Habibullah Revenue Stamps

 

1. Petitions to the King......................................................................... 85

2. 1908 Alms tax.................................................................................. 86

3. 1909 to 1919(?) Receipt tax............................................................. 87

4. Postal Fiscals................................................................................... 89

 

Amanullah and Later Revenue Stamps

 

1. Documentary stamps, early 1920s.................................................. 90

2. Turnover tax on things that can be weighed, 1920s....................... 92

3. Documentary, late 1920s................................................................. 92

4. Unknown usage, late 1920s............................................................ 92

5. General revenue stamps, late 1920s............................................... 93

6. General revenue stamps, late 1920s, 1930s.................................... 98

7. General revenue stamps, 1930s...................................................... 99

8. General revenue stamps, 1930s-40s (buildings)............................ 99

9. Petition and documentary stamped paper.................................... 100

 

Visa Stamps

 

1. Stamps dated 1301 (1922-23) at foot.............................................. 101

2. Later 1920s-30s............................................................................. 102

3. 1950s.............................................................................................. 102

4. Internal travel permits................................................................... 103

 



 
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