Alexandretta - Sandjak d'Alexandrette Aug 16, 2019 8:05:28 GMT classicalstamps, Mick, and 4 more like this Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostBack to Top Post by outremer01 on Aug 16, 2019 8:05:28 GMT On 4th March 1923, France as occupying force, gave autonomy to the area, using stamps of Syria suitably over-printed. These remained in use until 1938. The area is now part of Hatay province in Turkey. "Sandjak" was an administrative division of the Ottoman empire.SG 1-3, 7 issued 16 April 1938. (See in SG under "French Colonies).