Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History

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Stamp SetThe trial print of the 100 Fils provisional stamp here done on the 2-Rupee stamp- Waste from the Printers trial. The stamp was eventually issued as 100 Fils on 1 Rupee. This particular stamp was part of the Neil Donaldson collection and is mentioned on page 252 in his book. The stamp was lot 35 at the 1988 Neil Donaldson auction at Harmers.
Type of StampDefinitive
Web Cat.23t
Stanley Cat.Not Listed
Scotts Cat.Not Listed
Michel Cat.Not Listed
CountryAbu Dhabi
Issue Date01-Oct-1966
Denomination100 Fils on 2 Rupees
ColourBlack
Perforation13 x 12
Quantity0
DesignC.T. Kavanagh
DescriptionThe Second Definitive Issue Trial Print 1966
PrinterTrial print by Bradbury Wilkinson (printers waste)
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Author: Rufus Barnes Title: Printer for trial print Date: 15-Feb-2004
The overprinting was carried out by Arabian Printing and Publishing House, Bahrain.
If this was printers waste, then it was their printers waste, not Bradbury Wilkinson's
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