Columbia Straight 3

Columbia (U.S.A. ethnic: Turkish) / c. 1914

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Design: The standard post-1914 Columbia label but showing Arabic script. Following WWI (1914-1918) and the defeat of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey would be turned into a secular state by its leader, Kemal Ataturk.

History: As previous. Label scan courtesy of collector Ken Hagelthorn of the U.S.A.

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