Issue n° 16 - 1971
Number of countries : 21
Debuting countries : Malta
Returning countries : Finland
Withdrawing countries : none
Common design : chain, the O of Europa is one of the links of the chain.
Countries using their own design : France (one stamp (out of 2) depicts the Basilica of St Mary of Salvation in Venice).
Designer : Helgi Haflidason (Iceland)
Note : The CEPT logo is depicted only on the French stamp with own design. Most stamps issued in early May.