Ghana 1984 UPU Congress

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 26th June 1984
  • two values, and a further value in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Joel Iskowitz
  • Printed by: Format International, London
  • Print process: Lithography
  • stamp format height 28mm x width 42mm. Miniature sheet (overall) height 77mm x width 106mm. Stamp in MS height 28½mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations: 14.75 x 14.75

19th Universal Postal Union Congress, Hamburg, Germany. Dolphins

  • issue of 1983 overprinted and revalued, in red
  • layout of the overprint is different upon each value (see illustrations)

Sheet stamps

  • stamps have white frames

10c on 3c Spinner Dolphin, Stenella longirostris
50c on 5c Atlantic Humpback Dolphin, Sousa teuszii

10c on 3c
50c on 5c

Miniature Sheet

C60 on C6 ~ Atlantic Humpback Dolphin, Sousa teuszii

  • stamp design is composite with border. In the overprint the inscription is at the top, above the UPU emblem