Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History


Stamp SetThe “Dome of the Rock” issue was the first set of stamps issued by Abu Dhabi following the formation of the United Arab Emirates. The stamps bear the inscription “Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates” in Arabic and as such it clearly denotes that these are the first stamps of the U.A.E. The values issued were 35 Fils, 60 Fils and 125 Fils.
Type of StampCommemorative
Web Cat.84
Stanley Cat.83
Scotts Cat.83
Michel Cat.83
CountryAbu Dhabi
Issue Date03-Jun-1972
Denomination125 Fils
Perforation13 ˝
Sheet SizeSheets of 50 in 2 panes of 25 (horizontally)
DescriptionThe Dome of the Rock Jerusalem Issue - 1972
PrinterPrinted in lithography by De La Rue & Company
C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 03-Jun-1972
Cover Type: First Day Cover
Related Items: 3
C O V E R 
Cancellation Date: 05-Jul-1972
Cover Type: Airmail
Destination: UK
Related Items: 3
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