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Aerogramme with Islamic Revolution Overprint

Islamic Revolution Overprint
Aerogramme with "Islamic Revolution" Overprint

In 1979, after the Islamic Revolution sent Shah Riza Pahlavi into exile, nine stamps issued between 1975 and 1979 were overprinted "Islamic Revolution" with bars overprinting the Shah's portrait. This aerogramme was similarly overprinted.

Islamic Revolution Overprint
Front of Envelope

Islamic Revolution Overprint
Reverse of Envelope


Bibliography

"Iran." Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue. 2006.



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