Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History

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Location:Abu Dhabi
Cover Type:First Day Cover
Comments:The introduction of the Postal Service in Abu Dhabi took place on the 30th of March 1963. On this occasion the postal authorities issued an official First Day Cover. The FDC was impressed with violet cachet (5.0 x 1.5 cm), which read “Introduction of Postal Services – Abu Dhabi, Trucial Coast – March 30th 1963”. The Postal Authorities only produced 200 official First Day Covers. The covers were pre-printed with the inscription “POST OFFICE” underneath the serial number of the Post Office “No. 184”. The cover carries no address and has the inscription “On Her Britannic Majesty’s Service” and has the measurements of 21.8 x 10.9 cm.
Cancellation Date:30-Mar-1963
Recipient Country:Unaddressed

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Classification: AD Type 2 (Abu Dhabi) Earliest Usage: 30-Mar-1963  
Donaldson: Type 2 Latest Usage: 22-Nov-1972  
Related Items: 60
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Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Web Cat: Oman - 89
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Web Cat: Oman - 86
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Web Cat: Oman - 90
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Web Cat: Oman - 91
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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Web Cat: Oman - 92
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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S T A M P 
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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S T A M P 
Issue Date: 30-Mar-1963
The Official B.P.A. of E.A. Definitive Stamps of Abu Dhabi – 1963
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