Arab Mother's Day, 1969
1969, 21 March
Printer: Format International Security Printers
Designer: Victor Whiteley
Sheet Size: 5 x 5
Perf.: 13 1/2 x 14
This is the second Arab Mother's Day set of stamps, with the previous one having been issued the previous year.
The set consists of four stamps of mothers with a child, or children, with the images being famous paintings by well known artists.
60dh - Madonna and Child by Murillo. Plate no. 1B
1R - Mother and Child - F. Mazzouli. Plate no. 1D
1.25 - Mother and Children - Rubens. Plate no. 1A
3R - Madonna and Child - Correggio - Plate no. unknown (Most likely C)
- A Canceled To Order block of four of the 1R value of the set, with the full plate numbers in each color used in the printing.
- A Canceled To Order copy of the 1.25R value by Rubens showing some of the plate numbers missing at the bottom. This design of the set was printed with only one plate - plate A.
- A rare error with the black design in the gray frame missing. The left stamp is normal, with the error on the right. To date, only CTO stamps have been seen with this error.