United Arab Emirates

Located on the southeastern end of the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates is a confederation of the seven emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubayy, Al Fujayrah, Ra's al Khaymah, Shariqah and Umm al Qaywayn. Three seals designs are known, all being tapes.



Catalog: Drummond OS1t

Date issued: Unknown, EKU July 6, 1989

Printing: Black on brown 2" wide kraft tape

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual Arabic/English "(FOUN)D OPEN & OFFICIALLY SECURED"

Control Number: None

Description: 1989 contest entry envelope from Ajman, United Arab Emirates to television station at Sharjah with UAE official seal on reverse. Tape postmarked Sharjah July 6, 1989.



Catalog: Drummond OS3t

Date issued: Unknown, EKU March 11, 2004

Printing: Blue on white 2" wide tape

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual Arabic/English "FOUND OPEN AND OFFICIALLY SECURED"

Control Number: None

Description: Large 2004 cover from Lahore, Pakistan to Sharjah, UAE reclosed along left edge and backflap with semi-transparent bilingual Arabic/English "FOUND OPEN AND OFFICIALLY SECURED" UAE tape.

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