Compendium of postage stamp issuers (Br–Bz)

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Each "article" in this category is in fact a collection of entries about several stamp issuers, presented in alphabetical order. The entries themselves are formulated on the micro model and so provide summary information about all known issuers.

See the Category:Compendium of postage stamp issuers page for details of the project.

Brunei[edit]

Dates 
1895 –
Capital 
Bandar Seri Begawan
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Brunei

Brunei (Japanese Occupation)[edit]

Dates 
1942 – 1945
Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar
Refer 
Japanese Occupation Issues

Brunswick[edit]

Brunswick joined the North German Confederation in 1868.

Dates 
1852 – 1868
Capital 
Brunswick
Currency 
30 silbergroschen = 1 thaler
Refer 
German States

Buenos Aires[edit]

Dates 
1858 – 1862
Currency 
8 reales = 1 peso
Refer 
Argentine Territories

Bukovina[edit]

Refer 
West Ukraine

Bulgaria[edit]

Dates 
1879 –
Capital 
Sofia
Currency 
(1879) 100 centimes = 1 franc
(1881) 100 stotinki = 1 lev
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Occupation Issues[edit]

Refer 
Dobruja (Bulgarian Occupation)

Bulgarian Territories[edit]

Main Article Needed
Includes 
Dobruja (Bulgarian Occupation);
Eastern Rumelia;
South Bulgaria

Bundi[edit]

Indian state which became part of Rajasthan 1948–50.

Dates 
1894 – 1948
Currency 
12 pies = 1 anna; 16 annas = 1 rupee
Refer 
Indian Native States

Burkina Faso[edit]

Formerly Upper Volta.

Dates 
1984 –
Capital 
Ouagadougou
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Burkina Faso
See also 
Upper Volta

Burma[edit]

Dates 
1937 –
Capital 
Rangoon
Currency 
(1937) 12 pies = 1 anna; 16 annas = 1 rupee
(1953) 100 pyas = 1 kyat (rupee)
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Burma
Includes 
Myanmar

Burma (Japanese Occupation)[edit]

Dates 
1942 – 1945
Currency 
(1942) 12 pies = 1 anna; 16 annas = 1 rupee
(1942) 100 cents = 1 rupee
Refer 
Japanese Occupation Issues

Burundi[edit]

Dates 
1962 –
Capital 
Bujumbura
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article
Postage stamps and postal history of Burundi

Bushire (British Occupation)[edit]

Bushire (now Bushehr) is an Iranian port on the Persian Gulf. During World War I, it was occupied by British forces who issued separate stamps 15 August to 16 October 1915. There were 30 stamps in three issues. All were Iranian types overprinted BUSHIRE UNDER BRITISH OCCUPATION.

Dates 
1915 only
Currency 
20 shahis = 1 kran; 10 kran = 1 toman
Refer 
British Occupation Issues

Bussahir[edit]

Dates 
1895 – 1901
Currency 
16 annas = 1 rupee
Refer 
Indian Native States

Byelorussia[edit]

Refer 
Belarus

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, Europe and Colonies 1970, Stanley Gibbons Ltd, 1969
  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, various catalogues
  • Stuart Rossiter & John Flower, The Stamp Atlas, W H Smith, 1989
  • XLCR Stamp Finder and Collector's Dictionary, Thomas Cliffe Ltd, c.1960

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