STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1984-1985)

 

Indonesia : 40th Anniversary of ICAO

 

Issue date: 07/12/1984

 

 

Boeing†747‑200 of Garuda Indonesian Airways and ICAO 40th anniversary emblem.

 

Garuda Indonesian Airways began in 1949 as a state airline of the newly formed State of Indonesia, with the help of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines using Catalina flying boats and DC-3 Dakotas. Garuda was nationalized in 1954.

 

First Day Cover with gold cachet - Errors:

1.     The wings on the right-side are longer than the ones on the left-side (difference of approximately 2mm.).

2.    The diagonals at the lower part of the emblem must stop before the last outer circle.

3.    Gold spot beyond the lower part of the outer circle.