These stamps were issued because of the July festival. 14 July 1958 is the day the Hashemite monarchy (that had been established by King Faisal I in 1921 under the auspices of the British) was overthrown in Iraq by forces led by Abdul Karim Kassem, who became the nation’s new leader. The event was commemorated in Baghdad with a statue in 14 July Square. 14th, of july became nations holiday “Republic Day”.

Stamp Iraq July Festival 1983

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