ABKHAZIA

Stamps inscribed '[Ареспублика] Аҧсны́' mostly alongside '[Республика] Абха́зия'.

<- 1990 Part of Soviet Union
1991 - 1993 Unrecognised, de-facto independent breakaway republic from Georgia.
Soviet and Russian stamps used in breakaway areas.
1993 - 2008 Abkhazian stamps issued for rebel areas. Inland use and limited use
to several former Soviet republics known
2008 ->Partly recognised, de-facto independent breakaway republic from Georgia.
Abkhazian stamps are only valid for inland postage, and in direct postal exchange
with countries recognising its independence.

From 1990: 1 Ruble (SUR) = 100 Kopeks
From 1992: 1 Ruble (RUR) = 100 Kopeks (continuation of Soviet Ruble)
From 1998: 1 Ruble (RUB) = 100 Kopeks (= 1000 RUR)
From 2008: 1 Apsar (no subunit) (= 10 RUB) is the official currency. The RUB is still the de-
facto currency, and stamps are still denominated in RUB.
Checklists > Countries > Abkhazia Domestic Cats

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DOMESTIC CATS

Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1996 Cats GEAB19961125 ST 900 1 Stamp 900 Oriental Shorthair (wrongly marked "Colourpoint Shorthair")
FSU 128A
 
  GEAB19961125 ST 900 2 Stamp 900 Sacred Birman
FSU 129A
 
  GEAB19961125 ST 900 3 Stamp 900 Balinese
FSU 130A
 
  GEAB19961125 IMP 900 1 Imperforate stamp 900 Oriental Shorthair (wrongly marked "Colourpoint Shorthair")
FSU 128B
 
  GEAB19961125 IMP 900 2 Imperforate stamp 900 Sacred Birman
FSU 129B
 
  GEAB19961125 IMP 900 3 Imperforate stamp 900 Balinese
FSU 130B
 
  GEAB19961125 SH 10800 Sheetlet 10,800
(12 x
900)
Oriental Shorthair
Sacred Birman
Balinese
Sheetlet with 4 each of
GEAB19961125 ST 900 1
GEAB19961125 ST 900 2
GEAB19961125 ST 900 3
GEAB19961125 LB 1

FSU KB128-130A
 
  GEAB19961125 ISH 10800 Imperforate sheetlet 10,800
(12 x
900)
Oriental Shorthair
Sacred Birman
Balinese
Sheetlet with 4 each of
GEAB19961125 IMP 900 1
GEAB19961125 IMP 900 2
GEAB19961125 IMP 900 3
GEAB19961125 IMP 1

FSU KB128-130B
 
  GEAB19961125 LB 1 Undenominated label - Oriental Shorthair
Sacred Birman
Balinese
Stamå-sized, undenominated label from
GEAB19961125 SH 10800
FSU 130AZF
 
  GEAB19961125 ILB 1 Undenominated imperforate label - Oriental Shorthair
Sacred Birman
Balinese
Stamp-sized, undenominated label from
GEAB19961125 ISH 10800
FSU 130BZF
 

Compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from D.G.Naryshkin.
Latest update: 10 April, 2017