Oman

Paleontology  related stamps (dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals)

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 Oman
, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz (which it shares with Iran) and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries. 
From the late 17th century, the Omani Sultanate was a powerful empire, vying with Portugal and Britain for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. At its peak in the 19th century, Omani influence or control extended across the Strait of Hormuz to modern-day Iran and Pakistan, and as far south as Zanzibar (today part of Tanzania, also former capital). Over time, Oman's dependence on British political and military advisors increased, although the Sultanate never became a British colony. In 1970, QABOOS bin Said Al-Said overthrew his father, and has since ruled as sultan, but he has not designated a successor. His extensive modernization program has opened the country to the outside world, while preserving the longstanding close ties with the UK and US. Oman's moderate, independent foreign policy has sought to maintain good relations with its neighbors and to avoid external entanglements.
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Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on illegal stamps of Oman" The first – and until 1970 only – post office in Oman is opened in 1864 in the city of Muscat. It is part of the British Indian postal system and uses the stamps of British India. In 1944 a set of stamps is issued specifically to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ruling Al Busaid dynasty.  These being overprinted British Indian stamps. When India gains independence in 1947, the post office, for a short time, is run as part of the Pakistani postal service using stamps of Pakistan.  In 1948, the British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia take over the postal service in Oman. The Agencies are set up to service several countries in the region. The basic issues of the Agencies are stamps of Great Britain overprinted in the regional currency, the ‘value only’ issues. The Agencies function until the postal services are taken over by local postal authorities – in Oman in 1966.  Oman issues stamps from 1966 in the name of Muscat & Oman and from 1970 as Oman." (Stamp World History)

So far there are no Paleontology or Paleoanthropology stamps issued in Oman.

 "Stamps" of Oman, shown on the left side are the first illegal stamps ever, issued  in September 1980 . These stamps considered illegal as it was issued by some rebel groups and used to raise a funds , these stamps were issued under the names 'State of Oman' and ' Dhufar'. Since than many companies and inviduals print out stamps with various prehistoric animals, mostly dinosaurs, by name of  exist and one exist countries to make easy money from inexperience collectors.

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