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SCOTT NO 105 A16
DATE OF ISSUE 1977 Dez 13
FACE VALUE 1sh
COUNTRY Kenya
   
DESCRIPTION The stamp shows Amethyst gemstone found in Kenya. The color is due to traces of iron. Deeper colored specimens are cut as gems. Once highly prized, Amethyst lost much of its value after great Brazilian deposits were found.
   
GEMSTONE Amethyst
VARIATION Block, PC, Postal Stationery, Envelope