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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001851
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
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Accession Number
996001851
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Malaria -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Jordan
Site Made (City)
Amman
Site Made (Country)
Jordan
Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Date Remarks
First date issued
Material
paper: blue; pink; black; white
Inscriptions
"JORDAN // FIGHTS MALARIA // First Day of Issue // AMMAN // JERICHO // JERUSALEM // DEAD SEA // KARAR [?] // PETRA // AQABA // THE WORLD UNITED AGAINST MALARIA // 1962 // THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; adhesive on bottom "flap" is staining and some black marks on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1988 Enclyclopedia Americana
Research Facts
See 996.001.850, .852; malaria is a parasitic disease; left untreated, ; 10% infected would die; infected by Anopheles mosquitos, of which 60 species can carry the disease
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