Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History

CANCELLATION DETAILS

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Website Cat.AD Type 3
Location:Abu Dhabi
Description:The Double Circle Abu Dhabi Trucial States Canceller
Story Behind the Cancellation:Type 3 was registered in the Proof Impression Book at the GPO in London on May 4th 1964. The canceller was not introduced in the post office immediately and no specific date is known as to when it actually started its service. Not much material carrying Type 3 is known prior to April 1965.

However, once in use, it continued to be so until the formation of the United Arab Emirates.
Incoming/Outgoing:Outgoing Cancellation
Earliest Usage:25-Apr-1965
Latest Usage:01-Aug-1972
Donaldson:Type 3
D I S T R I B U T I O N   G R A P H
1 Covers 3%
25-Apr-1965
15-Jan-19660 Covers 0%
15-Jan-1966
08-Oct-19669 Covers 31%
08-Oct-1966
30-Jun-19679 Covers 31%
30-Jun-1967
23-Mar-19680 Covers 0%
23-Mar-1968
13-Dec-19681 Covers 3%
13-Dec-1968
03-Sep-19695 Covers 17%
03-Sep-1969
27-May-19702 Covers 7%
27-May-1970
16-Feb-19710 Covers 0%
16-Feb-1971
09-Nov-19712 Covers 7%
09-Nov-1971
01-Aug-1972
Apr
1965
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1966
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1966
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1967
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1968
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1968
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1969
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1970
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1971
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1971
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1972

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C O M M E N T S
Author: omaira Title: Type 3 Date: 27-May-2004
The cancel is a difficult to find used during the year 1965, and common during the year 1967 and 1970. The earliest known for the third type is 25 April 1965.
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