The transport of the post and persons in Persia

In “The Persian Post and Postage Stamps of Persia and Bukhara” Friedrich Schüller wrote in 1893: Prior to the establishment of the present postal system, the provincial governors sent their respective reports by their own mounted messengers, who were authorized wherever they needed horses, without further ado requisition. The embassies sent their own couriers, as […]

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“Furat chi de su mare venit” (Sardinian revenue stamps)

If you would take a closer look at the history of one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea then don’t blame the people for it. The past 2 millennia they were occupied and exploited by the Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Arabians and so on and now the tourists are coming to the island.

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