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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

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

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Zambia stamps printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd.
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1973 DEATH CENTENARY OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE Scott #99-104, SG #190-5

1973 Death Centenary of David Livingstone Stamps

1974 CENTENARY OF THE UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Scott #127-30, SG #218-21

1974 Centenary of the Universal Postal Union Stamps

1979 DEATH CENTENARY OF SIR ROWLAND HILL
Scott #204-7,207a, SG #296-9,MS300

1979 Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill Stamps
1979 Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill Souvenir Sheet

1980 DEATH CENTENARY OF SIR ROWLAND HILL OVERPRINTED FOR THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION
Scott #208-11,211a, SG #301-4,MS305

1980 Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill Overprinted for Stamp Expo Stamps
1980 Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill Overprinted for Stamp Expo Souvenir Sheet

1980 26TH COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE, LUSAKA
Scott #224-7, SG #321-4
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1980 26th Commonwealth Parliamentary Assoc. Conference Stamps

1981 WORLD TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND HEALTH DAY Scott #236-9, SG #333-6
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1981 World Telecommunications and Health Day Stamps

1981 TRADITIONAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Scott #254-7, SG #356-9
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1981 Traditional Musical Instruments Stamps

1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS, LOS ANGELES Scott #304-7, SG #408-11
A number of these issues as perforated proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Stamps

1984 OLYMPICS GOLDFOIL STAMP SET Scott #unlisted, SG #listed with no numbers
A number of these issues as imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Olympics Goldfoil Stamps

1986 60TH BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II Scott #343-7, SG #453-7

1986 60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II Stamps

1987 WORLD FOOD DAY Scott #418-21, SG #528-31
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1987 World Food Day Stamps

1987 ZAMBIAN PEOPLE Scott #422-6, SG #532-6
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1987 Zambian People Stamps

1987 CLASSIC CARS GOLDFOIL STAMP SET Scott #unlisted, SG #listed with no numbers

1987 Classic Cars Goldfoil Stamps

1988 BIRDS (1987) SURCHARGED Scott #388-9, SG #486,492
The stamps were printed by Questa. The surcharge is SG type I and was printed by Format
Errors of the surcharge missing exist.

1988 Birds (1987) 20n and 75n surcharged Stamps

1988 UNICEF CHILD SURVIVAL CAMPAIGN Scott #440-3, SG #546-9
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs and errors came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1988 UNICEF Child Survival Campaign Stamps

1988 PREFERENTIAL TRADE AREA FAIR Scott #444-7, SG #550-3
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1988 Preferential Trade Area Fair Stamps

1989 FROGS AND TOADS Scott #462-5, SG #567-70
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs and errors came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1989 Frogs and Toads Stamps

1989 BATS Scott #466-9, SG #571-4
A number of these issues as perforated, imperforate proofs including progressive color proofs and errors came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Zambia. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1989 Bats Stamps

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

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