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Charles Dickens

1970, 23 July

Printer: Format International Security Printers
Designer: Victor Whiteley
Sheet Size: 10 x 5 and 5 x 10
Perf.: 13 1/2

To commemorate the 100 anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens, Dubai issued a set of four stamps. Following Shakespear, Dickens is the most widely read English author in most of the world.

60 dirhams - Portrait of Dickens. Plate number 1A
1 Riyal - Pen, paper, lamp, Dickens and skyline. Plate number 1A
1.25 Riyals - Dickens and Victorian street scene. Plate numbers 1A and 1B
3 Riyals - Dickens and books. Plate number 1A

1 October - Children's Day - 1970

20 May - U.P.U. Headquarters

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