Ethiopia 2009 Addis Ababa City Monuments

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 17th September 2009
  • three values
  • Designed by: Bogale Belachew, from photographs
  • Printed by ÖSD (Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH), Vienna
  • Printing process: lithography in 4 colors
  • stamp format height 35mm x width 50mm, or height 50mm x width 35mm (3Birr)
  • perforations 13.5 x 13.5
  • Printing process: lithography in 4 colors
  • Quantity Issued: 180,000 sets

Addis Ababa City Monuments noting events of 1930s-1940s

5c ~ monument to the return of Emperor Haile Selassie to the city (liberation from Italian rule) Meyazia 27 Square (May 27 Square), and Ministry of Education and Science
55c ~ monument to the fallen (in massacre following assassination attempt upon Governor-General Grazziani, 1936) at Yekatit 12 Martyrs Square
3Birr ~ statue of Abune Petros, 1883-1936, Archbishop of Addis Ababa (Ethiopian Orthodox Church), executed by firing squad on July 29, 1936