STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1984-1985)

 

Nigeria : 40th Anniversary of ICAO

 

Issue date: 07/12/1984

 

 

Boeing†747 taking off at airport; ICAO logo.

Watermarked paper.

 

Boeing†707 circling the globe; ICAO logo.

Watermarked paper.

 

Cylinder blocks of four stamps with hand-stamped control number.

 

 

Blocks of 4 stamps with left margin.

 

 

With selvage and sheet price.

Official First Day Cover. The Organizationís name is printed with s instead of z. The correct name is: International Civil Aviation Organization.

 

Background: For both stamps of this issue:

  1. Watermarked paper (#379, according to Scott catalogue): NIGERIA in continuous wavy lines.
  2. The Organizationís name is printed with s instead of z. The correct name is: International Civil Aviation Organization.