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Postage stamps - philately

Books and articles about Arab stamps
Compiled by Andrew Gondocz

Abu Dhabi postal history 

Abu Dhabi postal history (Wikipedia)

Dubai postage stamps

Dubai postal history 

Egyptian stamps (Snap Dragon Portal)

Egypt: the French post offices 
Early 20th century postal system (Wikipedia)

Emirates Postal Museum 

Fujeirah postal history

Iraq: postage stamps and postal history (Wikipedia)

Kuwait: stamps and postal history (Wikipedia)

Lebanese stamps 
Items for sale (Magan Stamps)

Morocco: new issues (Moroccan Post Office)

Oman Philately Network
Postage stamps, revenue stamps, coins, banknotes and phonecards from the Sultanate of Oman.

Palestine Philatelic Society  
Stamps from the Ottoman period to the present day

Ras al-Khaima Postal History (Emirates Philatelic Association)

Saudi stamps and postal history 
(Paul Lunde and John A. Sabini)

Sharjah postal history

Sudanese stamps (Snap Dragon Portal)

United Arab Emirates stamps

Yemen postage stamps

The right "stamp of approval"
How Yemen turned its postage stamps into collectors' items. By Allen Kepchar, former US deputy chief of mission in Sanaa (May 1997)


Coins - numismatics

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Early Islamic coins
Detailed historical information by James N. Roberts

The gold coins of Muslim rulers
by Dr. A. Zahoor and Dr. Z. Haq

World Coins Image Gallery 
Historical collection, country by country

World Paper Money Image Gallery 
Historical collection, country by country

The Bank Notes of Yemen
Extracts from an illustrated book by Peter Symes, Murray Hanewich and Keith Street - the definitive work on this subject.

Coins and banknotes of the British Mandate of Palestine
by Howard M. Berlin, Numismatic Literary Guild

Islamic Coins Group 
A website for enthusiasts. Lots of information

Assikka 
Online journal of the Islamic Coins Group 

Egyptian currency 
Illustrations of current banknotes

Bibliography of Yemeni coinage  
by Michael L. Bates, Curator of Islamic Coins for the American Numismatic Society - Yemen Update 40 (1998: 14 -16)

The Bank Notes of Yemen
Extracts from an illustrated book by Peter Symes, Murray Hanewich and Keith Street - the definitive work on this subject.


Vehicle number plates

Plaque.free.fr 
A site for licence plate collectors worldwide, with more than 30,000 images and a large Middle East section.

PL8s.com
A useful site for vehicle registration/licence plates worldwide. It has special sections on the Middle East and Africa which include historical plates. Here are direct links to some of the places featured:

Abu Dhabi 
Ajman
 
Bahrain
 
Dubai
 
Fujairah
 
Iraq
 
Israel
 
Kuwait
 
Libya 
Morocco 
Oman
 
Palestine
 
Qatar 
Ras al-Khaimah
 
Saudi Arabia
 
Tunisia
 
Umm al-Qawain
 
Yemen
 
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Number plate used in Kuwait during the Iraqi occupation

  
 
     

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Last revised on 28 July, 2009