Panama 883

     In 2001 Panama issued a stamp featuring two earlier stamps showing the isthmus of Panama. On the left is the 50¢ map stamp issued by the United States of Colombia for the Department of Panama in 1878. On the right is the 1¢ stamp first issued in 1892. The stamp show is overprinted vertically on the left in black with the words "Republica de Panama."
     The stamp is dated 2000, and was issued to mark the 18th Congress of the Union Postal de las Américas. España y Portugal.