File:GHA 1957 MiNr0006 pm B002.jpg

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Stamp of Ghana; 1957; commemorative stamp of the "Independence Issue"; stamp of the Gold Coast from ) with four-lines, red overprint "GHANA / INDEPENDENCE / 6TH. MARCH. / 1957."; stamp drawing with a view of the Fort Christiansborg (1921 addition) as the government seat in Accra (Osu) and a portait of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom without crown in oval with view to right; stamp postmarked
Stamp: Michel: No. 6 (= Gold Coast, Nr. 139 from 1954 with overprint); Yvert et Tellier GH 2 (= Gold Coast No. 147 from 1954 with overprint); Scott: No. 6 (= Gold Coast 149 from 1954 with overprint)
Color: dark blue with red overprint
Watermark: Gold Coast No. 4 (= Great Britain No. 4) (multiple Saint Edward's crown over convoluted charcters "CA")
Nominal value: 1 d. ((old) Penny)
Postage validity: from 6 March 1957 until ?
Stamp picture size (printed area): 31.0 x 21.5 mm

Date (first issue day of the stamp)
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Author "Department of Posts and Telecommunications, Gold Coast" as branch of the Royal Mail of the United Kingdom
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This is because it is one of the following:

  1. It is a photograph taken prior to 1 June 1957; or
  2. It was published prior to 1969; or
  3. It is an artistic work other than a photograph or engraving (e.g. a painting) which was created prior to 1969.

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