2 May 2008

1866 -1966, Centenary of the First Egyptian Stamp

In 1966, Egypt celebrated the centenary of its first stamps. The souvenir sheet above (SG MS873) was issued, depicting the two highest values of the set, #6 and #7.

Fujeira also issued a commemorative set for the Stamp Centenary Exhibition in Cairo. This souvenir sheet (SG MS66) depicts both Egypt and Britain's number 1 (the Penny Black) as well as the two highest values from Fujeira.

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