400d obligatory tax stamp issued by Croatia in 1993, fundraising for the Save Croatian Children Fund and depicting a girl’s face in a heart.
Listed in Stanley Gibbons’ catalogue as SG 257.
U/M / Unmounted Mint / MNH / Mint Never Hinged.
Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991 and began issuing its own stamps, inscribed “Republika Hrvatska”, the same year.
Previously, during the Second World War, German and Italian occupying forces produced stamps for the “Independent State of Croatia” (inscribed “Nezavisna Država Hrvatska”, or “ND Hrvatska”) between 1941 and 1951.