Welcome to Muscat & Oman Stamps and Postal History

Introduction to Muscat & Oman

The post office in Muscat was opened on the 1stof May 1864 at a monthly cost of 48 Rupees. The duties of the postmaster were carried on, subject to the control of the Assistant Political Agent, by an officer of the Indian Medical Subordinate Department, who was then in medical charge of the Muscat Political Agency and the post office was held in a rented building in the town.

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Muscat & Oman Timeline

Total Number of Oman Items in the Database: 2871

  • 1800

    1900

    346
  • 1901

    1910

    59
  • 1911

    1920

    86
  • 1921

    1930

    108
  • 1931

    1940

    225
  • 1941

    1950

    261
  • 1951

    1960

    107
  • 1961

    1970

    261
  • 1971

    1980

    587
  • 1981

    1990

    520
  • 1991

    2000

    280
  • 2001

    2010

    9
  • 2010

    & Above

    0

Concept

The concept of this Website is to create a forum, an interactive cyber museum, where the postal history of the territory is compiled for the benefit of collectors globally. The Website focuses on stamps, covers, aerogrammes, philatelic items, registration labels, cancellation marks, postage due cachets and other postal markings presented in a user friendly manner accompanied by high quality images...
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