Lebanon

Four different official seals have been recorded from Lebanon to date. All are relatively scarce on cover.



Catalog: Drummond OS3

Date issued: Unknown, EKU February 22, 1960

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual French/Arabic "Republic of Lebanon / Ministry of Posts, Telegraph & Telecommunications / General Directorate of Posts / Object Received Torn and Repaired Officially" (Arabic translation)

Control Number: None

Description: Multiple Lebanese official seal pieces used on a registered 1961 censored cover from Ibrahimia Ramleh, United Arab Emirates (Egypt) to Beyrouth, Lebanon. Partially readable boxed handstamp on reverse states that the registered document has been resealed.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.



Catalog: Drummond OS5

Date issued: Unknown

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual French/Arabic "Republic of Lebanon / Ministry of Communication / Wireless Telecommunications / Main Postal Administration / Object Arrived Torn and Officially Repaired" (Arabic translation)

Control Number: None

Description: Circa 1982 air mail cover from India to Jounie, Lebanon repaired with a later design Lebanese seal. Violet circular handstamps tying the seal are from the "Temporary Center for Exchange and Distribution." Letter was apparently missent to Libya.

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