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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

Stamp issues for Dubai printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. and items found in the Archive

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DUBAI

Dubai stamps printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd.
Links to pages with information on items found in the archive

Dubai was originally a member of the Trucial States and began producing their own stamps in 1963.
Dubai became a member of the United Arab Emirates on December 2, 1971. Dubai continued to use their own stamps until January 1, 1973.

1968 BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS Scott UNLISTED, SG #277-84
Issued in se-tenant blocks of 8.

1968 Butterflies and Moths Stamps
Se-tenant block of 8
1968 Butterflies and Moths Se-tenant Block of 8
Full sheet with two se-tenant blocks of 8
1968 Butterflies and Moths Stamp Sheet

1968 ARAB MOTHER'S DAY Scott UNLISTED, SG #285-8
Issued in sheetlets of 10.

1968 Arab Mother's Day Stamps

1968 FLOWERS Scott UNLISTED, SG #289-96
Issued in se-tenant blocks of 8.

1968 Flowers Stamps
Se-tenant block of 8
1968 Flowers Se-tenant Block of 8

1968 CHILDREN'S DAY Scott UNLISTED, SG #306-9

1968 Children's Day Stamps

1968 ARABIAN GULF BIRDS Scott UNLISTED, SG #310-17
Issued in se-tenant blocks of 8.

1968 Arabian Gulf Birds Stamps
Se-tenant block of 8
1968 Arabian Gulf Birds Se-tenant Block of 8

1969 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF DUBAI POSTAL SERVICES Scott #90-6, SG #318-23,MS324

1969 Dubai Postal Services Stamps
1969 Dubai Postal Services Souvenir Sheet

1969 ARAB MOTHER'S DAY Scott #97-100, SG #325-8
The 1R is wrongly inscribed "Mazzuoli".

1969 Arab Mother's Day Stamps

1969 FISH Scott #101-8, SG #329-36
Issued in se-tenant blocks of 8.

1969 Fish Stamps
Se-tenant block of 8
1969 Fish Se-tenant Block of 8

1969 OIL INDUSTRY Scott #113-17, SG #341-5

1969 Oil Industry Stamps

1969 FIRST MAN ON THE MOON Scott #118, SG #346-8
Issued in se-tenant strips.

1969 First Man on the Moon Stamps

1970 10TH WORLD METEOROLOGICAL DAY Scott #121-4, SG #349-52

1970 10th World Meteorological Day Stamps

1970 UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION HEADQUARTERS OPENING Scott #125-6, SG #353-4

1970 U.P.U. Headquarters Opening Stamps

1970 DEATH CENTENARY OF CHARLES DICKENS Scott #127-30, SG #355-8

1970 Death Centenary of Charles Dickens Stamps

1970 CHILDREN'S DAY Scott #131-3, SG #359-61
Printed in panes of 15.

1970 Children's Day Stamps

1970-71 DEFINITIVES Scott #134-43, SG #362-71

1970-71 Definitive Stamps

1971 OPENING OF DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Scott #144-5, SG #372-3

1971 Opening of Dubai International Airport Stamps

1971 OUTER SPACE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONGRESS, PARIS Scott #146,C55-6, SG #374-6

1971 Outer Space Telecommunications Congress, Paris Stamps

1971 13TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE, ASAGIRI, JAPAN Scott #147-50, SG #377-80

1971 13th World Scout Jamboree, Asagiri, Japan Stamps

1971 FAMOUS PEOPLE (1st series) Scott #151,C57-9, SG #381-4

1971 Famous People (1st series) Stamps

1971 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND Scott #152-3,C60, SG #385-7

1971 25th Anniversary of the United Nations Children's Fund Stamps

1972 FAMOUS PEOPLE (2nd series) Scott #154-5,C61-2, SG #388-91

1971 Famous People (2nd series) Stamps

1972 WORLD HEALTH DAY Scott #C63-4, SG #392-3

1972 World Health Day Stamps

1972 POSTAGE DUES Scott #J10-14, SG #D394-8

1972 Postage Due Stamps

1972 OLYMPIC GAMES, MUNICH Scott #156-8,C65-7, SG #399-404
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Dubai.

1972 Olympic Games, Munich Stamps

References taken from:
Stanley Gibbons Middle East
Scott Catalog
Inventory list for the Format Archive by Robson Lowe

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