Postage stamps and postal history of Mongolia

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The 1917 "Ulankom" newspaper wrapper. The only known mail from the Russian post office in Ulankom, Mongolia. Formerly in the collection of Michel Liphschutz.[1]
A 1932 stamp of Mongolia.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Mongolia.

Mongolia is a landlocked country in East and Central Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south, east and west. Ulaanbaatar is the capital and largest city.

First posts[edit]

The first stamps used in Mongolia were those of Russia from 1858[2] who operated a number of post offices in the country.

First Mongolian stamps[edit]

The first stamps of Mongolia were issued in August 1924.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Liphschutz collection, Part III and IV. Lugano: Guido Craveri, 1994, Lot No. 2158.
  2. ^ a b http://www.sandafayre.com/atlas/mgolia.htm Retrieved 23 November 2010.

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