1968-1970 Album

This album is also from Haile Selassie’s reign. The emperor is getting older, and the oposition againt Haile Selassie is getting stronger. Almost all stamps are now issued without a portrait of the emperor.

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1968-1970 INDEX with links to scans of front and back of the covers:
18 Apr 1968   – Death Centenary of Emperor Theodore II 1869-1968 (pages 2-3)
31 May 1968  – International Year for Human Rights (pages 4-5)
03 Jun 1968   – State Visit of His Imperial Majesty Emperor of Iran (pages 6-7)
22 Jul 1968    – “Ethiopia’s Struggle for Peace” (pages 8-9)
30 Aug 1968  – 20th anniv. of World Health Organization (WHO) (pages 10-11)
12 Oct 1968   – Olympic Games 1968 (Mexico) (pages 12-13)
10 Dec 1968  – Ethiopian National Costumes (series 1)  (w/silver background) (pages 14-15)
10 Mar 1969  – 75th anniv. of Ethiopian Postal Service (pages 16-17)
10 Apr 1969   – 50th anniv. of the International Labor Organization (ILO) (pages 18-19)
08 May 1969  – 50th anniv. of League of Red Cross Societies (pages 20-21)
19 Jun 1969   – Ancient Coins of Ethiopia (pages 22-23)
29 Aug 1969  – International Year of African Tourism (’13 Months of Sunshine’) (pages 24-25)
24 Oct 1969   – 25th anniv. of the United Nations (“Peace and Progress”) (pages 26-27)
10 Dec 1969  – Ancient Crosses of Ethiopia (pages 28-29)
06 Feb 1970   – Ancient Pottery of Ethiopia (series 1) (pages 30-31)
15 Apr 1970   – Rock Churches of Lalibela (pages 32-33)
19 Jun 1970   – Fish (series 1) (pages 34-35)
14 Aug 1970  – International Education Year (pages 36-37)
21 Sep 1970  – Organization of African Unity (pages 38-39)
30 Oct 1970   – 40th anniv. of His Imperial Majesty’s Coronation (pages 40-41)
30 Dec 1970  – Posts, Telecommunications and GPO Buildings (pages 42-43)

Varieties, errors, minor flaws, rareties, forgeries, etc.:
18 Apr 1968 – Death Centenary of Emperor Theodore II 1869-1968 (pages 2-3)
22 Jul 1968 – “Ethiopia’s Struggle for Peace” (pages 8-9)
10 Apr 1969 – 50th anniv. of the International Labor Organization (ILO) (pages 18-19)
08 May 1969 – 50th anniv. of League of Red Cross Societies (pages 20-21)
29 Aug 1969 – International Year of African Tourism (’13 Months of Sunshine’) (pages 24-25)
06 Feb 1970 – Ancient Pottery of Ethiopia (series 1) (pages 30-31)
06 Feb 1970 – Ancient Pottery of Ethiopia (series 1) (pages 30-31)
21 Sep 1970 – Organization of African Unity (pages 38-39)

Read the full text from the Ethiopian Post Office presentation folders/paphlets:
10 Apr 1969  – 50th Anniversary of ILO
08 May 1969 – 50th Anniversary of League of Red Cross Societies
29 Aug 1969  – International Year for African Tourism (13 Months of Sunshine)
30 Oct 1970  – 40th Anniversary of Haile Selassie’s Coronation

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