Monday, 30 November 2015

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from different material - Wood

Gabon 1982 The 22nd Anniversary of Independence Wood Stamp sheet

Issue date 17 August 1982

On the occasion of the 22nd Anniversary of Independence, Gabon Post has issued a wooden souvenir sheet featuring Okoumé tree which represents the symbol of forest wealth in Gabon. It singly constitutes the bulk of the wealth of the Gabonese forest.

Okoumé, has always occupied a special place in the crafts and the life of the Gabonese people. It is used to make canoes, coal and its bark can also be used in traditional medicine.

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