J: Type IV Old Stamp

This J symbol is found in the Hartrick Old Stamp Type IV (aka OS4). These stamps were in use from 1957-1959 according to Bill Hartrick.

There are two subtypes of the Type IV: a and b.

In the Moon and Star section does the text saying MADE IN TURKEY spread out from the crescent moon?

Image: Hartrick Old Stamp Type IVa


This is the A version of the stamp. It was in use in 1957 and 1958 according to Bill Hartrick.

Does the MADE IN TURKEY follow the edge of the crescent moon more closely?

Image: Hartrick Old Stamp Type IVb


This is the B version of the stamp. It was in use in 1959 according to Bill Hartrick.

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