UAE 2009 100 Years of Postal Services

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 19th August 2009
  • four values and one value in a miniature sheet
  • Printed by: Cartor SA, France
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 51mm. Miniature sheet (overall) height 80mm x width 140mm

Centenary of Postal Services. Postal History[edit]

Issue notes opening of the first postal agency in Dubai, August 19, 1909, managed by the Indian Postal Administration

Sheet stamps[edit]

  • sheets of 20

1D ~ two covers both bearing PAKISTAN overprints upon George VI stamps of India (one also has embossed indicium)
150fils ~ two covers. At left cover with 1961Trucial States stamps and To Pay markings; at right cover two stamps of British Postal Agencies in Arabia with 3 ANNAS on 3d George VI and 2½ ANNAS Coronation issue 1953
4D ~ registered cover bearing two Sharjah stamps and two UAE first issue overprints, 1969 airletter with two Dubai stamps bearing slogan cancel '60th ANNIVERSARY / POSTAL SERVICES, and UAE mint stamps
5D ~ cover with multiple franking of UAE Armed Forces issue, and unstamped card with UAE /Dubai postmark 0.01.01


Miniature sheet[edit]

10D ~ four covers: with Edward VII 1 Anna Indian stamp cancelled 'Dubai /Gulf', with Indian stamps of George VI and wax seals, airmail to Bombay with George VI Indian embossed stationery indicium and Express label, and with George VI definitives of India cancelled in Dubai in 1942

10.00dh miniature sheet