Stamps of Armenia Worldwide

Worldwide Stamps of ARMENIA

This page contains information on Armenia(n) related stamps issued around the world. The information was provided by Stepan, whose Armenian stamp collections often win prizes around the world.

ARGENTINA
  • October 1986 -Special postal cancellation on 5 covers (envelopes) for "Associacion Cultural Armenia "Hamazkain", Buenos Aires
  • 1994 - Postcards - Exposicion Filatelica Internacional Armenia-Argentina. ARAFEX.
  • 1994 - Cachet of Catedral de S. Etchmiadzin Armenia, Basilica de Lourdes, Argentina. $1 RA. Air Mail postcard, ARAFEX.
  • Exposicon Filatelica Binacional Armenio-Argentina, 30D.
AUSTRIA
  • 11 Nov 1990 - Franz Werfel.
BAHAMAS
  • Church of the Nativity, Bethleham, 10c
  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher $1
CHINA
  • 25 JULY 1955 - Painting of Stalin & Mao by Nalbandian.
COLOMBIA
  • 14 Oct 1980 - Monument to the first pioneers of Armenia, Colombia, in 1819.
  • 30 Aug 1989 - City of Armenia Centennial. Armenia City was colonized by Antioquian colonists in 1899, by Jesus Maria Ocampo, gave this name in the homage to the Christian Armenians killed by the Turks in Turkish Armenia. Its the capitol of Quindio Department. Its located West of Bogota.
CUBA
  • 6 Nov 1967 - Painting of Lenin with revolutionaries by Nalbandian.
  • 24 April 1968 - Painting of the Philatelist by Gregorio Scilitian.
CYPRUS
  • 1 Aug 1955 - QEII and crests of former rulers of the country, Byzantine, Ottoman, Venetian and Lusignan family of Cyprus and Cilicia. (Issued by British Cyprus)
  • 3 May 1982 - Emperor Nicephorus II, liberatgor of Cyprus in 965AD, Byzantin Emperor, from a leading Armenian family of the 10th c.
  • 13 Nov 1989 - Earthquake stamp. Armenia 7 Dec 88
ENGLAND
  • Receipt for Armenian Relief Fund, made out in September 26, 1897, by Lady H. Somerset, for 3 pounds, 13 hillings and 6 pence. It has 2 revenue stamps.
FRANCE
  • 20 Nov 1944 - Commemorating the 800th anniversary of the Church of St Denis, where the last King of Cilicia is buried. (2 picture postcards).
  • 18 Sep 1976 - Painting on stamp by Jean Carzou (Carnig Zoulounian) of Woman's Head.
  • Cover: Mailed by N.A. Tashjian, Legion dOrient, 6m Coie, to Mr. K. Gonoian, Roxbury, Mass, dated 10 Dec 1917, through French Military P.0.
  • Postcard: Written in Armenian in the French Army, dated 27 Oct 39.
  • Receipt: French revenue stamp, 25c. For dues payable to a (French) Armenian Veterans organization, Paris, France, dated 19 Aug 1929.
GERMANY
  • 10 Aug 1995 - Franz Werfel.
  • 29 Dec 1959 - Bronze figure. (Its the one in front of Erebouni steps. (East Germany)
  • 1 Mar 1962 - 6th anniversary of Peoples Army & Air Defense. Pilot in a MiG-15 aircraft.
  • 10 Dec 1969 - Painting from Dresden Gallery of Modern Masters. Still Life, by Yeranouhi Alslamasian (b.1910).
GREECE
  • 22 Sep 1961 - Byzantin (Armenian) Emperor Nicephorus II, 1,000 anniversary of the liberation of Crete from the Arabs.
GRENADA
  • 2 August 1979 - Oscar H. Banker (Asadoor Sarafian)Inventor of the automatic transmission, and the inoculation gun, called Med-E Jet. It can administer 2,000 shots an hours. It was used in Grenada to inoculate the entire populaton against dreaded diseases.
  • Date Unknown - Cats, souvenir sheet of 9 cats. Van (Historic Armenia).
  • 19 Nov 1992 - Gold Record Awards. Cher.
HUNGARY
  • 25 June 1954 - MiG-15 aircraft, designed by Artem Mikoyan.
  • ll Sep 1954 - Apricots (Prunus Armeniaca, the Armenian prune)
  • March 1956 - Geza Abraham Pattantyus, was of Armenian descent. Hungary's greatest Expert in hydro-=dynamics and eclectrical technology.
IRAN
  • ll March 82. Glorification of Christ's Birth. Message on stamp in Farsi, Armenian, and Arabic. "I am the Servant of God, said Jesus, and he has given to me the Book, and has declared me his Prophet. The Koran
  • ll June 83. The Week of Ecology. MiG jetplane bombing the Now Rooz Oil Field.
ISRAEL
  • l3 Aug 1960 - 5 stamps depicting Noah Ark story.
  • Christmas 1988 - Souvenir Page shows the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem.
JAPAN
  • Postcard mailed from the Armenian community in Yokohama, to a Dr. Dietz, Frankfurt, Germany. Printed message: The Armenians of Japan have forwarded an Appeal to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague protesting against Turkish artrocities in Armenia and demanding that their nationals in Armenia should be allowed the right to obtain arms in order to defend themselves from extermination in their own country. T he appeal asserts that all Turkish atrocities in Armenia are perpetrated through the support that the Turkish Government receives from the Powers of Europe. (1912 Postcard: 1912. To: Dr. Dietz, Frankfort, Germany. (This one is a long printed message, I'll send it later)
JORDAN
  • 5 Mar 1963 - 5 stamps showing, Church of St Virgins Tomb, Basilicia, Holy Sepulcher, and Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem.
NACHICHEVAN/Azerbaijan
  • Stamp and souvenir sheet showing the Historical Armenian province.
POLAND
  • 12 Oct 68. Formation of MiG-15 jet planes.
  • 27 Aug 70. Jan Rustem. (1762-1835) Painter of Armenian descent. Real name was Hovhannes Rustemian.
  • 13 Oct 73. Rev. Father Gregory Piramowicz (1762-1835) First secretary of ministry of Education in Poland and Europe. (FN Piramian)
PORTUGAL
  • 20 Jul 1965 - 2 stamps on Calouste Gulbenkian, Baron 5%. He said that he'd rather have 5% of the big pie, than 50% of the small pie.
  • 7 Aug 1996 - Azerdo Perdigao (1896-1993) Lawyer, Chairman of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
SINGAPORE
  • 10 Mar 1963 - The National Flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim. Ashgehen Joaquim, eldest daughter of Parsegh & Urelia Joaquim, a diamond merchant and prominent Armenian family. In 1893, he came across this flower and eventually became the national flower of Singapore.
  • 9 Aug 1978 - National Monuments. 4 stamp set. 1. Thian Hock Keng Temple. 2. Hajjah Fatimah Mosque. 3. St. Gregory Armenian Church. 4. Sre Mariamman Temple.
URUGUAY
  • 19 May 1986 - 71st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Soviet Armenian flag and Monument in Yerevan.
  • 7 July 1989 - 100th anniversary of the Hunchakian organization.
VATICAN CITY
  • 6 Jun 1972 - Map of Venice, Italy. Its a 4 stamp set, and shows the island of San Lazzaro, location of the Armenian Catholic order of the Mekhitarist.
  • 4 Jan 1964 - Church of the Nativity. Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
  • 23 April 1974 - Noah's Ark.
  • 27 November 1973 - 3 stamp set. St. Hripsime, Armenian Khatchkar, and 800th anniversary of the death of Patriarch St. Nerses Shnorali.
  • 9 May 1967 - Special cachet honoring the historical meeting between Pope Paul VI and Catholicos Khoren I.
KILLIS
  • 1921 - Issued by the city post office when they ran out of regular stamps, due to the influx of Armenian refugees from Turkey. The area was given back to Turkey in 1923.
UNITED NATIONS
  • 12 Feb 1997 - Flag series, Armenia.
APRICOT - PRUNUS ARMENICA
  • The following countries have issued stamps on the apricot (prunus armenica).
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Hungary
  • Lebanon
  • Monaco
  • North Korea
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Yemen
LORD BYRON
  • The following countries have issued stamps on Lord Byron.
  • Bulgaria
  • Greece (4 stamps)
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Russia
FRANZ WERFEL
  • Austria
  • Armenia
  • Republic of Maldives
FRIDTJOF NANSEN
  • Congo
  • Germany
  • Monaco
  • Norway (11 Stamps)
  • Russia

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