Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History


Stamp SetWith the launch of the Abu Dhabi Postal Service on the 1st of January 1967 a new set of definitive stamps was order issued. In all 12 values were issued ranging from 5 Fils to 1 Dinar depicting the Abu Dhabi Cat of Arms and Portraits of Sheikh Zayed. The denominations were 5 Fils, 15 Fils, 20 Fils, 35 Fils, 40 Fils, 50 Fils, 60 Fils, 100 Fils, 125 Fils, 200 Fils, 500 Fils and 1 Dinar.
Type of StampDefinitive
Web Cat.32
Stanley Cat.32
Scotts Cat.32
Michel Cat.32
CountryAbu Dhabi
Issue Date01-Apr-1967
Denomination60 Fils
ColourMedium Blue
Dimensions25 x 30 mm
Perforation13 x 13
Sheet Size100
DescriptionThe Third Definitive Issue 1967
PrinterRecess printed by De La Rue & Co.
CommentsThe 40 Fils, 50 Fils, 60 Fils and 100 Fils stamps were eventually withdrawn and re-issued in a re-designed format on the 6th of August 1967 marking the first anniversary of the accession of Sheikh Zayed.
C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 01-Apr-1967
Cover Type: First Day Cover
Destination: Unaddressed
Related Items: 12
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