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Gwen Prout stamp collection vol.60 1981 International Year of Disabled Persons

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The volume comprises a collection of stamps and first day covers produced to commemorate the United Nations' International Year of Disabled Persons. The stamps come from all over the world covering Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Africa and Asia. The volume includes a list of first day covers and other stamps, listed by country.

The following subjects are represented in the volume:

Disabled sport

Braille and sign language

Wheelchair use

Guide dogs


Hobbies being undertaken by people with varying disabilities



Physical description

1 volume

Biographical note

The United Nations proclaimed 1981 to be the International Year of Disabled Persons and the International Decade of Disabled Persons ran from 1983 to 1993.

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