Urspungszeugnis der Siemens-Schuckertwerke für das Iranisches Kriegsministerium

Es wurden im Jahr 1940 vom Iran eine Kiste Elektomotoren geordert zu 140 ReichsMark und damit war ein Urspungszeugnis fällig welches den Urspung (die Herstellung) Deutsches Reich auf seinem Transit bescheinigte. Der Versand scheint wohl mit der Bahn über Moskau erledigt worden zu sein, was zeitlich auch hinkäme und das zu der Zeit, als die […]

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The leaf safety underprint on Persian tax stamps

While collecting Persian fiscal stamps for my Persia/Iran exhibit, I noticed the leaf underprints on some of the Persian tax stamps, and immediately I was able to establish a connection to the Austrian stamps, which from the beginning had exactly these leaf underprints. In 1854, stamps with underprints were introduced in Austria, continued in 1858 […]

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Persia/Iran exhibit sheet with information

The battle of Bazeilles takes place from August 31, 1870 to September 1, 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War. This heroic episode inspired Alphonse de Neuville’s most famous patriotic painting, entitled Les Dernière Cartouches. For the French naval infantry, the defense of the last house on the road to Sedan to the last cartridge is an […]

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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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