Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History

CANCELLATION DETAILS

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Website Cat.AD Type 2 (Abu Dhabi)
Location:Abu Dhabi
Description:The Single Circle Canceller – Abu Dhabi 2
Dimensions:2.4 cm
Story Behind the Cancellation:With the opening of the Abu Dhabi Post Office a total of four cancellers were introduced – two for Abu Dhabi and two for Das Island. They were all impressed in black colour.

Abu Dhabi 2 and Abu Dhabi 1 differ from each other by the space between “Dhabi.” and “Trucial” in the Abu Dhabi 2 canceller. The letters of Abu Dhabi 2 are also vertically longer.

The canceller remained in use until the formation of the United Arab Emirates.
Incoming/Outgoing:Outgoing Cancellation
Earliest Usage:30-Mar-1963
Latest Usage:22-Nov-1972
Donaldson:Type 2
D I S T R I B U T I O N   G R A P H
7 Covers 12%
30-Mar-1963
17-Mar-196412 Covers 20%
17-Mar-1964
05-Mar-19653 Covers 5%
05-Mar-1965
20-Feb-19667 Covers 12%
20-Feb-1966
08-Feb-19672 Covers 3%
08-Feb-1967
25-Jan-19682 Covers 3%
25-Jan-1968
12-Jan-19694 Covers 7%
12-Jan-1969
31-Dec-19691 Covers 2%
31-Dec-1969
18-Dec-19705 Covers 8%
18-Dec-1970
05-Dec-197117 Covers 28%
05-Dec-1971
22-Nov-1972
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 15-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 19-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 3
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 19-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 2
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 20-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Local Mail
Destination: Abu Dhabi
Related Items: 1
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Cancellation Date: 20-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Local Mail
Destination: Abu Dhabi
Related Items: 1
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Cancellation Date: 23-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Local Mail
Destination: Abu Dhabi
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 26-Dec-1971
Cover Type: Local Mail
Destination: Abu Dhabi
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 12-Jan-1972
Cover Type: Local Mail
Destination: Abu Dhabi
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 01-Feb-1972
Cover Type: Local Mail
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 19-Feb-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 2
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Cancellation Date: 02-Apr-1972
Cover Type: Local Mail
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 04-May-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 03-Jun-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 05-Jul-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 3
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 18-Jul-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
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P H I L A T E L I C   I T E M S 
Cancellation Date: 16-Sep-1972
Related Items: 1
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C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 24-Sep-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
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