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IRAQ 2016 ISSUES

July 2016

Flowers

Flowers

£6.06


16 July 2016

Architects1

Iraqi Architects
[Some slight offset on back of 1000 ID ]

£2.65


22 April 2016

games1

Popular Games

£3.75


3 April 2016

UNESCO

UNESCO 70th Anniversay
"International Year of Light"

£15.00


22 March 2016

farm

Farm Pets

sold out


22 March 2016

farmMS

Farm Pets MS

£2.28

IRAQ 2015 ISSUES

23/11/2015

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities stamps

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities

£1.85


23/11/2015

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities MS

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities Miniature sheet
(65mm x 65mm - 2½ x 2½ ins)

£1.85


23/11/2015

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities FDC

Destruction of Iraqi Antiquities FDC

£5.00



26/10/2015



Iraq Victorious
(Confronting ISIS in Iraq)

£2.75




26/10/2015



Iraq Victorious FDC
(Confronting ISIS in Iraq)

sold out



26/10/2015




Iraq Victorious FDC

Back of cover

All the isues shown as issued during 2015 were released suddenly in January 2015 after it was discovered that middle-east stamps dealers had obtained sets prior to their official release.
The dates shown on the first day cancellations bear little relation to the actual release dates [which are shown above the stamps and miniature sheets offered for sale].
Obviously several issues should have been released during 2014.


Other 2015 Issues

17/9/2015 Iraq Disabled National Day
9/2/2015 Land of Prophets
8/2/2015 Iraqi Marshes
26/1/2015 Fruits
26/1/2016 Royal Chariots
25/1/2015 Popular Industries
21/1/2015 Birds
18/1/2015 2014 FIFA World Cup
15/1/2015 75th Anniversary of Japan/Iraqi Diplomatic Relations
14/1/2014 Army day
IRAQ 2014 ISSUES


30/04/2014




Iraq Votes

£3.60



16/04/2014




Environment Year in Iraq

£1.80



28/01/2014




70th Anniversary ICAO

Sold out

IRAQ 2013 ISSUES

18/12/2013




World Arab Language Day

Sold out


04/12/2013




Iraqi Womens Day

Sold out


09/09/2013




Clock Towers

£3.20


09/09/2013




Camels miniature sheets [2]
Only 2,000 pairs printed
[50,000 sets of stamps printed]

£3.50



09/09/2013




Camels set

£3.50


04/09/2013




Butterflies.- High value set

Sold out


01/09/2013




World Telecomms. Day
£1.50


25/04/2013




Baghdad - Capital of Arab Culture miniature sheet
Sold out

25/04/2013




Baghdad - Capital of Arab Culture
£3.05


Image showing layout of stamps in the 250 Dinar sheets
Unfortunately my scanner is not large enough to define the sheet edges. Iraqi Posts offered a service to customers to have their photographs printed on the blank 'stamps' beneath the rows.

28/01/2013




Iraqi Landmarks - Set of seven values.
3 high values in CORNER BLOCKS of FOUR +
the 4 X 250 Dinars in two sheets
The 4 X 250 Dinar stamps were printed in two separate sheets. Each sheet has seven x two different 250 Dinars values.Top row of seven with one design and lower row of different design. The two rows are separated by 'blank' stamps . The 500D, 750D, and 1000D stamps were printed in 'normal' sheets.
This offer is for two complete sheets of 250 Dinar values [7 of each value] + corner blocks of four of the 3 high values.
Sold - more sheets can be obtained. Please email for details if you require them

28/01/2013



1st Anniversary of
Iraqi Landmarks - Miniature sheet
sold out

IRAQ 2012 ISSUES

13/12/2012



1st Anniversary of
Evacuation of Coaltion Forces
Sold out

20/12//2012



Falcolns MS
£1.15

20/12//2012



Falcolns set
£2.85

4/12//2012
Mi 1892


Water wheel - Very high value stamp
£11.75

27/11/2012
Mi 1891


Arab Post Day
unavailable

22/11/2012
Mi 1890


Kirkuk Castle
£0.65p

2/10/2012
Mi Blk.138

Former Iraqi Kings
Miniature sheet
This is actually an ungummed card
Sold out

2/10/2012
Mi 1887-1889

Former Iraqi Kings

Sold out

9/9/2012
Mi Blk.137

London Olympic Games
Miniature sheet 1
Sold out

9/9/2012
Mi 1883-1886

London Olympic Games
Set of four
Sold out

9/9/2012
Mi Blk.136

London Olympic Games
Miniature sheet 2
Sold out

27/7/2012
Mi 1882

Education, Culture, & Science
High Value stamp
£6.00

19/6/2012
Mi 1880-1881

Kurdish Genocide Commemoration
£2.60

12/6/2012
Mi Blk.135

Al-Kadhimiya the Holy Threshold
The scan does not do these stamps justice. The minarets and roof of the shrine are in gold & the two largest of the decorative lozenges on the shrine stamp are in silver.The English word 'Threshold' was mistakenly printed - it should have read 'Shrine'.

£1.15

12/6/2012
Mi 1887-1889

Al-Kadhimiya the Holy Threshold
Miniature sheet.
The roof of the shrine is in gold & the doves are in silver.The English word 'Threshold' was mistakenly printed - it should have read 'Shrine'.

£1.00

6/5/2012
Mi Blk.134

Flowers - Miniature sheet
£1.50

6/5/2012
Mi 1869-1872

Flowers set - perforate.
sold out

6/5/2012
Mi 1873-1876

Flowers set - self adhesive on backing paper. Imperf.
£3.75

3/5/2012
Mi 1866-1868

Arab Summit Conference 2012 - Baghdad
Sold out

4/3/2012
Mi 1864-1865

Martyr Day
Sold out

11/1/2012
Mi Blk.133


The Revolution of Imam Hussain - miniature sheet
Sheet is dated 2011 but was issued in 2012

Sold out

11/1/2012
Mi 1860-1863



The Revolution of Imam Hussain
se-ten row of 4 stamps
Sold out

3/1/2012
Mi 1859



Stop AIDS - very high value stamp

Sold out
IRAQ 2011 ISSUES

3/11/2011
Mi 1856-1858


Wetlands Convention
Birds - set of 3
£3.00

3/11/2011
Mi 1854-1855


60th Anniversary of
Iraqi Philatelic Society
£1.15

3/11/2011
Mi Blk.132


Iraqi National Costumes
Miniature sheet
£1.00

3/11/2011
Mi 1849-1853


Iraqi National Costumes
Set of 5
Sold out

24/10/2011
Mi 1848


Halabja Commemoration
£1.50

2011
Mi Blk131


Arabian Horses
Miniature Sheet
Sold out

2011
Mi1844-1847


Arabian Horses
Set of four
£4.65


31st July 2011
Mi 1840-1843


Arabian Musical Instuments
Set of four
£3.25


7 July 2011
Mi 1837-1839


Famous Iraqi Poets
Set of three

£2.25

29 June 2011
Mi Blk.130


Archeological Sites Miniature sheet
sold out

29 June 2011
Mi 1833-1836


Archeological Sites
Set of four
£3.75

21 June 2011
Mi 1831-1832


Iraq Day to Control Tubercolosis
Set of two

£1.15

19 April 2011
Mi 1829-1830


Iraq Day to Control Desertification
Set of two

£2.65

13 February 2011
Mi Blk.129


Biodiversity of Shatt al Arab
& northern Gulf
Miniature sheet
£1.50

13 February 2011
Mi 1825-1828


Biodiversity of Shatt al Arab
& northern Gulf
Set of 4 values
£3.75

27th January 2011
Mi 1821-1824


Asia Football Cup, Qatar
Set of 4 values
£3.75

27th January 2011
Mi Blk128


Asia Football Cup, Qatar
Miniature sheet
2.5ins square.[6cm X 6cm]
£1.50

11th January 2011



2010 International Year of Biodiversity FDC

£4.25

11th January 2011
Mi 1817-1820


2010 International Year of Biodiversity
Set of 4 values

£3.75

11th January 2011



2010 International Year of Biodiversity
Miniature Sheet FDC

£2.00

11th January 2011
Mi Blk.127


2010 International Year of Biodiversity
Miniature Sheet

£1.50
IRAQ 2010 ISSUES

20th October 2010



Convention on Childrens Rights
FDC

Sold out

20th October 2010
Mi 1814-1816


Convention on Childrens Rights
Set of 3 values

Sold out

4 October 2010
Mi 1813


Kirkuk- Iraqi City of Culture

£1.50

14 September 2010





OPEC Golden Jubilee FDC
£2.00

14 September 2010
Mi 1811-1812


OPEC Golden Jubilee
Two stamps
£1.15

8 September 2010
Mi 1809-1810

International Youth Year
Two stamps
£0.75p

11 August 2010


The Holy Quran FDC

£2.25

11 August 2010
Mi Blk.126

The Holy Quran Miniature sheet

£0.75p

11 August 2010
Mi 1808


The Holy Quran

£0.40p

13 July 2010


FIFA World Cup
FDC

£4.75

13 July 2010
Mi 1804-1807

FIFA World Cup
Set of four values.

£3.75

13 July 2010


FIFA World Cup
Miniature sheet FDC.

Sold out

13 July 2010
Mi Blk.125

FIFA World Cup
Miniature sheet.

£1.50

28 June 2010


Prehistoric Animals
FDC - 1 of 2, sold in pairs

£7.50 pair
[FDC1 + FDC2]

28 June 2010


Prehistoric Animals
FDC - 2 of 2, sold in pairs

£7.50 pair
[FDC1 + FDC2]

28 June 2010
Mi 1796-1803

Prehistoric Animals
Set of eight different stamps
in block.

sold out

28 June 2010
Mi Blk.123/124

Prehistoric Animals
Two miniature sheets.

£1.50

27 April 2010
Mi 1794-1795

Iraqi Post Day
Set of two values.

Sold out

7 March 2010
Mi 1787-1789

Iraq Elections
Set of three values.

£2.25

23 March 2010
Mi 1790-1793

Arabian Brotherhood Scouts Day
Set of four

Sold out

23 March 2010
Mi Blk.122

Arabian Brotherhood Scouts Day
Miniature sheet.
£1.50
25 January 2010


Anniversary of Iraqi Republic Railways. F.D.C.
£2.75
25 January 2010
Mi 1784-1786

Anniversary of Iraqi Republic Railways. Set of 3 stamps on glossy paper
with Iraqi Posts logo hologram.
Beautifully produced stamps.
£2.25
25 January 2010




£1.95
25 January 2010
Mi Blk.121


Anniversary of Iraqi Republic Railways
Miniature Sheet
£1.50
IRAQ 2009 ISSUES

30 December 2009

Amo Baba
F.D.C.
£2.50

30 December 2009


Amo Baba
The most famous Iraq Football
Team Player & CoachCoach

£1.15
2nd August 2009


Jerusalem - Capital of Arabic Culture. F.D.C.

sold out
2nd August 2009


Jerusalem - Capital of Arabic Culture. Miniature sheet
sold out
2nd August 2009


Jerusalem - Capital of Arabic Culture
£sold out

14 July 2009

Iraqi Tourism Week
F.D.C.
sold out

14 July 2009

Iraqi Tourism Week
Miniature sheet
sold out

14 July 2009


Iraqi Tourism Week
Set of four stamps
Click on 'view' to see set
sold out

13 June 2009


FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup
Miniature sheet

Out of stock at present

13 June 2009


FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup
Set of three values
[Only the top value shown here]
Click on 'view' to see full set

Out of stock at present

1 June 2009


International Childrens Day
Miniature sheet.
out of stock
1 June 2009


International Childrens Day
Set of five stamps showing childrens' paintings.
out of stock
22 April 2009


International Campaign to Restore
the Marshes 10,000 ID value
£14.00
29 March 2009



Preserving the Environment

£1.45
28 Oct. 2008



International Campaign to Restore
Stolen Iraqi Antiques
sold out
IRAQ 2008 ISSUES
14 Dec. 2008


Iraqi Graves. 250 ID & 500 ID

Sold out
24 Nov. 2008


Wasit Poetry Festival
£7.50

28 Oct. 2008


50 Years Iraq-China Relations.
De-luxe miniature sheet
Issued only in China to Diplomats/Officials
£75.00
28 Oct. 2008


50 Years Iraq-China Relations. 500 ID
£0.75p
27 Oct. 2008

National Reconciliation.
£1.50
2008



Baghdad by Night Min.Sheet. UNISSUED
unavailable

2008



"Calligraphy" Min. Sheet
Withdrawn by Postal Autority
Unavailable
2008


"Calligraphy". Unissued stamps
VERY SCARCE

£27.50

IRAQ 2007 ISSUES
1 Oct. 2007



Famous Iraqi Theater Artistes.
Set of four on peelable backing
£4.75
1 Oct. 2007




Famous Iraqi Theater Artistes
Strip of four stamps

Unavailable
1 Oct. 2007




Famous Iraqi Theater Artistes
Sheetlet of 12 stamps
unavailable
September 2007





Iraqi Birds
Set of three
£2.25
September 2007


Iraqi Birds
miniature sheet
£3.75
10 July 2007



65th Anniversary Radifain Bank

£3.00
22 May 2007





Popular Industries sheetlet of 9

unavailable
22 May 2007





Popular Industries sheetlet of 3

unavailable
22 May 2007



Popular Industries
Set of 3 on peelable backing

£3.25
7 May 2007



Medicinal Plants
Sheetlet of 9 stamps
unavailable
7 May 2007



Medicinal Plants
Strip of 3 stamps

£9.00
11 April 2007



Medicinal Plants set of 3 stamps

£7.50
23 April 2007





Iraqi Butterflies set of 3 stamps

£2.50
23 April 2007



Iraqi Butterflies miniature sheet
£2.75
23 April 2007





Iraqi Folklore with high value 5000 Dinar

£6.75
23 April 2007



Iraqi Folklore miniature sheet

£3.00
IRAQ 2007-2008 Cairo printings

In 2007/2008 several Iraqi issues were originally printed in Cairo but the Iraqi Postal Authority decided that the quality was unsuitable and ordered them to be destroyed by burning. Amazingly some survived the flames and found their way on to the philatelic market, and some even smell of kerosene thus authenticating the claim that they were literally plucked from the flames. Stamps and miniature sheets printed in Cairo are on gummed paper and in roulletted sheets. Even the miniature sheets have roulletted edges. Items printed in Cairo and condemned and 'destroyed' in Baghdad which I have found so far are:
1] Iraqi Medicinal Plants. All 3 stamps.
2] Popular Industries. All 3 stamps
3] Iraqi Folklore. Miniature sheet only
4] Iraq Birds issue. So far I have found the 250D and 500D stamps only
5] Iraqi Theatre Artistes. 250D stamp only.
6] 'Baghdad' miniature sheet. Unknown issue [pic]
I have also a small number of the 250D from the Birds issue with multiple horizontal normal perforations which also escaped torching.
The above items will soon be offered for sale but are available in very small numbers.

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IRAQ 2006 ISSUES
Price - GBP
Shopping Cart
16/03/0622011723*First value of new set released during March 2006. The stamp is to celebrate the Nawrooz [Kurdish New Year] Anniversary. Printed in Iran in sheets of 50 [5 rows of 10]. Available in blocks/multiples pro rata. So far [May 2006] no further values of the set have been released to post offices.
£1.05
07/09/062202/31724/5*Day of Prevalence - independant government for Iraq. Printed by Oriental Press in Bahrain. No watermark, but if you tilt the stamps to the light you will see a hologram type image security mark on the face of the stamps.
£3.25
11/09/062204/61726/8*Iraq Civilisation. No watermark, but if you tilt the stamps to the light you will see a hologram type image security mark on the face of the stamps.
£2.35p
11/09/06MS2207Blk.110*Iraq Civilisation - miniature sheet.
£1.50
24/09/062208/91729/30*2004 Olympic Games, Athens.
£1.50p
24/09/06MS2210Blk.111*2004 Olympic Games, Athens - miniature sheet.
£1.50
9/10/062211/31731/3*Famous Iraqi Paintings.
£2.35
9/10/06MS2214Blk.112*Famous Iraqi Paintings - miniature sheet.
£1.55
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IRAQ 2004 ISSUES
UM/NH
29/01/042196/22001718/22*First issue since fall of Saddam regime. Five values each showing forms of transport in Iraq through the ages. Only the 100Dinar stamp issued as of 13 Jan. Others on 29th January.
sold out
To celebrate the freeing of Iraq from Saddam's regime a privately produced illustrated FDC with a cancellation date of 9th April became available. The picture shows the toppling of Saddam's statue in Baghdad on the cover which also has a 250 fils Saddam stamp affixed upside-down and 'cancelled' with a circular date stamp with date in Arabic and English, and text "Iraq Freedom" [enlarged picture]
Price £5.00




MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE IRAQ 2004 ISSUES
January 29th 2004 saw the release of first post Saddam stamp issues which show Iraqi methods of transport through the ages. [Picture]
The interesting story about these stamps can be read by clicking on this link. [Iraq 2004 issues.]

Pictures of ungummed imperforate proofs of this set and also from the unissued "Handicrafts" set, and imperf. ungummed stamps from either colour trials or from the setting up of print runs are shown in the following pictures. These items are obviously strictly limited and only twelve proof sets are thought to exist. Prices will be given subject to availability.
Imperf strip of proof pairs of Transport set.[Pic]
Imperf strip of proofs of both sets[Pic]
Imperf strip of proofs of unissued Handicrafts set[Pic]
The following are imperfs from either colour trials or setting up of print runs.
50D single imperf. [Pic]    50D pair imperf. [Pic]    50D block imperf. [Pic]
100D block imperf & missing colour[Pic]    500D imperf block blue [colours missing][Pic]
500D imperf block green [colours missing][Pic]   
Pairs and blocks of the 100 Dinar stamp are available with only partial perforations. These are from the first two columns of the sheets which were officially cut from the sheets after the perforation process failed to separate the first two columns. One stamp with margin and entirely imperf. and the second stamp is partially perforated.
Collectors should also be aware that overprints on stamps supposedly issued since the official end of hostilities in Iraq in 2003 and sometimes to be found on mail from Iraq are bogus.



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