STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO
: 75th Anniversary of civil aviation
Issue date: 16/03/1979
auspices of the Bolivian Philatelic Federation, this souvenir sheet was
issued for the various philatelic exhibitions held in Bolivia to commemorate
the 75th anniversary of the first engine‑powered flight of
The text on the sheet reads: 75th anniversary of civil aviation.
(centenary of birth); ICAO emblem for the 30th anniversary of the
Organization. Reproduction of eight rare stamps issued by Bolivia, as
First Day Cover.
Details of the Bolivian stamps reproduced on this souvenir
sheet (from left to right):
- Top row: a)
stamp issued on 24 July 1974 for the 50th anniversary of the
Bolivian Air Force (Rafael Pabón and Potez 25 double-decker); b) stamp
issued on 13 June 1928 (Coat of arms of the Lloyd Aero Boliviano
a) stamp issued on 24 July 1974 for the 50th anniversary of
the Bolivian Air Force (Jet airliner and "50" figure); b)
stamp issued on 6 September 1962 commemorating the Armed Forces of
Bolivia (Curtiss P-40
Tomahawk, parachutes and emblem in red, yellow and green).
a) stamp issued on 6 May 1930 in commemoration of the flight of the
airship Graf Zeppelin from
Europe to Brazil and return via Lakehurst N.J. with overprint in blue:
(The original stamp was issued in December 1924 for the establishment of
the National Aviation School in La Paz; Morane Saulnier Type P
airplane); b) stamp issued on 6 May 1930 (Coat of arms of the Lloyd Aero Boliviano
airline, overprinted and surcharged: "Z/1930/Bs. 6.‑"; the
original stamp was issued on 13 June 1928 for the connection service to
the Graf Zeppelin); c)
stamp issued on 24 April 1976 commemorating the 50th
anniversary of Lufthansa (1926‑1976, DC-10 airliner of the
Lufthansa air company, Bolivian and German national colours); d) stamp
issued on 24 July 1974 for the 50th anniversary of the Bolivian
Air Force (Triplane trainer in the background and Morane Saulnier M.S.
760 Paris I airplane).