The first issue of the Bahraini stamp was crowned with the portrait of the late Amir Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on the 15th of February 1953 and marked a new era in postal services and postage stamps in particular. In addition to being means to collect fees on various postal services, the issuing of postage stamps also played an important role in depicting social and economic development as well as portraying surrounding environment, culture and heritage. It also served as an effective tool for recording and documenting regional and international historical events.
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|First Bahrain Stamp Maxicard|