Boy Scout Airmails

1964 Complete Mint Set of 5

The 11th World Boy Scout Jamboree, held in the city of Marathon north of Athens, Greece was attended by more than 13,000 Scouts from 88 countries. The Sheikdom of Dubai's first stamps were issued in 1963 and this set was the final issue to be printed locally in Dubai. One of the richest and fastest-growing cities in the world, the population of Dubai has skyrocketed from about 40,000 in 1964 to over 1.8 million today!