Four official repair seals are known from Iceland. The example shown below appears to be a security closure seal used on official mail and was probably not used for repair purposes.

Catalog: Drummond OSR1

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 2, 1974

Printing: Black, red, blue, gold, and gray tone on white circular within square border

Perforation: 14


Control Number: none

Description: Icelandic Post & Telegraph seal used to secure backflap of 1974 locally sent official cover from Reykjavik.

Printed by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd. Issued in panes of 50 (5 x 10).

This is believed to be the lone recorded use of this seal on cover.

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