Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History


Website Cat.AD Type 12
Location:Abu Dhabi
Description:The “Remittance Branch” Canceller of Abu Dhabi
Dimensions:2.8 cm
Story Behind the Cancellation:In line with the continued progress of the postal service a Remittance Branch was opened in Abu Dhabi Post Office, which took up to render service like sending draft money through the mail.

During 1968, a new canceller for the Remittance Branch was assigned. It was a single-circle date-stamp with the inscription of “ABU DHABI REMITTANCE BRANCH” in English only.
Incoming/Outgoing:Outgoing Cancellation
Earliest Usage:17-Dec-1968
Latest Usage:29-Nov-1976
Donaldson (As per TE Jones):Type 19

C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 17-Dec-1968
Cover Type: First Day Cover
Destination: Unaddressed
Related Items: 1
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