The exhibition of Sharjah Passports in Zayed City has contributed to the success of this edition after presenting an ancient and rare stamp collection that highlights the achievements of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The exhibition, organized by the Emirates Stamp Collector Association from November 13 to 17 at Mega Mega Mall in Sharjah, witnessed dozens of each-side transactions for the sale and purchase of important coins and postage collections, some of which reached tens of thousands of dirhams. In the UAE, many educational lectures are held to educate new and professional amateurs on other aspects of the history of stamps and coins.
The exhibition included organizing several auctions, especially the auction held by the UAE Stamp Collection Association on the second day, and was attended by more than 55 participants from GCC, and included 120 pieces and a set of stamps and coins, and other ownership, including a complete set of stamps the first rare Emirati Coin was taken from trade in 1973, rare characters from Umm Al Quwain and other residents and other rare coin collections. The total value of auction sales was more than AED 100,000 and about 70 percent of the items sold.
The exhibition attracted significant growth in visitor numbers and sales after attracting 51 exhibitors who presented their valuable stamp collections on 144 display panels, along with 32 sales platforms for traders from 17 countries, which provided stamps, envelopes, paper and metal coins and albums Hobby.
Abdullah Khoury, Chair of the Emirates Stamp Collection Association, said: "We are very pleased with the success of the Sharjah Postage Exhibition edition, which is not only marked by the development of extraordinary exhibitions and exhibitions, but also by the accompanying events.