Zambia : Surcharged Stamps


Issue date: 05/07/1991




de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (circa 1954) of Central African Airways registered VP‑YHH, part of the British Colonial Civil Aircraft. The value of 28n was surcharged by K2 in black and the prior value was overprinted with 2 horizontal lines.

The original stamp was issued on 26/01/1984 for the 40th anniversary of ICAO. Click on the following link for information on the prior issue: Zambia : 40th Anniversary of ICAO.


Background: The value of a set of 23 stamps (Michel catalogue refers to a total of 27 stamps) issued by Zambia between 1981 and 1989 was surcharged in black, blue or gold by the new value of K2 (new denomination). The above stamp is part of this set.