1925 Surface cover from Sharjah via Dubai to India.



The first post office in the area was opened in Dubai on August 19th, 1909. The Dubai post office was the only known post office in this region, and thus, mails from Sharjah were sent to Dubai post office and from there to its destination. The earliest recorded cover sent from Sharjah is a 1925 Surface cover sent from Sharjah via Dubai Branch Post Office to Bombay – India, franked in reverse with 1a Indian KGV tied by “DUBAI / B.O. / PERSIAN GULF” cancel, dated “2 AUG’ 25” and with Bombay arrival cancel dated “13 AUG’ 25” at right.



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