Category Archives: Sindbad

Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 19

The Pantomime has been a part of the British Christmas and New Year’s tradition for some time now.  It is a performance that remains very British.  Many English traditions have been transplanted around the world.  The Christmas pantomime is one … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 18

Guinea produces stamps for internal use and produces stamps intended for the international collectors market.  For many countries, sales of stamps to collectors is an important revenue stream. In 2008 Guinea produced a sheet of stamps celebrating methods of transportation … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 17

In 1980 Syria issued a series of five stamps with Arabian Nights theme illustrations. These include a depiction of Shanrayar and Shahrazad, the ubiquitous Sindbad, Ali Baba and Aladdin and, for the first time, Hassan. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 16

In 1967, the Mahra Sultanate issued a series of stamps featuring a number of miniature paintings. One of these stamps, a miniature painting from 1260, is captioned “The Miraculous Saving.” It features a man being carried by a bird. To … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 14

In 2001 the Palestinian Authority issued a series of 4 stamps depicting scenes from the Arabian Nights.  They included the usual suspects of Sindbad (2nd voyage), Ali Baba, Aladdin and the less common The Magic Horse (sometime also called The … Continue reading

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Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 9

Further to my previous post, I have found another Arabian Night’s theme stamp issued by Iraq, this one from 1971 celebrating International Tourist Week.  The theme is Sindbad’s return.  Which voyage he is returning from is not clear.  This particular … Continue reading

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Arabian Nights Ephemera, Part 1

Almost anything available has an Arabian Nights theme version.  As a result, I limit my collecting of Arabian Nights to items on paper. One of those items is Reward Cards. Reward cards were issued by the London County Council (LCC) … Continue reading

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