Postal Cancellations

Last updated January 12, 2018

Postal Cancellations:  A “Posta Şubesi”, or “mail point”, was located in Efkere from at least the early 1870s.  

This Efkere cancel dates from 1871, a 1/2 pi Postage Due “Bisect” on a piece of envelope with Armenian writing. Sc #J33a. It is perhaps the earliest known postal cancellation from Efkere.

This Efkere cancel dates from the 1890s.

The following cancellations all date from 1912-1915.