Welcome to Abu Dhabi Stamps and Postal History

Introduction to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi first appeared in history during the 17th century, when the al-Nahyan family emerged as the rulers of the Liwa-based Bani Yas tribal confederation.

It was from the Liwa that Sheikh Dhiyab bin Isa sent out a hunting party in 1761 to the island territory on the Arabian Gulf. The hunting party followed the track of a gazelle and ultimately saw the animal drinking at a spring...
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Abu Dhabi Timeline

Total Number of Abu Dhabi Items in the Database: 612

  • 1800

    1962

    39
  • 1963

    1963

    39
  • 1964

    1964

    23
  • 1965

    1965

    24
  • 1966

    1966

    41
  • 1967

    1967

    83
  • 1968

    1968

    50
  • 1969

    1969

    53
  • 1970

    1970

    71
  • 1971

    1971

    81
  • 1972

    1972

    78
  • 1973

    2010

    24
  • 2010

    & Above

    0

Concept

The concept of this Website is to create a forum, an interactive cyber museum, where the postal history of the territory is compiled for the benefit of collectors globally. The Website focuses on stamps, covers, aerogrammes, philatelic items, registration labels, cancellation marks, postage due cachets and other postal markings presented in a user friendly manner accompanied by high quality images...
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