Tuesday, July 18, 2017

IRELAND - 2016 (II)

Updated with new Images and Information

Code: IRE-2016-02
Release Date: October 06, 2016
Authority: An Post
Title: Commissioners of Irish Lights
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Sheets of 16 stamps (4 series)
Booklets of 4 panes with 1 set of stamp each pane (4 series total)
Design: Vermillion Design
Printing Process: Lithography Multicolour
Paper: Tullis Russell 102 gsm
Gum: PVA 
Security: Phosphor Tagging
Printer: Cartor Security Printing

 Stamp 2 of 4

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 72c - 0.72 EUR
Dimensions (mm): 45 x 28
Perf: 13,3 x 13,6
Lighthouse: Fanad Head
ALL: A-6168
Location: Arryhernabin, North of Ireland

Stamp 4 of 4

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 72c - 0.72 EUR
Dimensions (mm): 45 x 28
Perf: 13,3 x 13,6
Lighthouse: Cromwell Point
ALL: A-6416
Location: Valentia Island, Kerry County, South West of Ireland

Also, a stylized lighthouse is present in all the stamps, and 4 stylized lighthouse as a colour proof in border of sheet.


First Day Cover with Rathlin O´Birne (A-6216)

First Day Cancellation

Cover of Booklet with Rathlin O´Birne Lighthouse (A-6216)

Booklet Pane with Fastnet (A-5702)

Booklet Pane with Rockabill Lighthouse (A-5904)

*** Updated in  July 2017 ***

Copies of this last pane with Rockabill Lighthouse with the overprint in ocassion of the STAMPA 2017  (Irish National Stamp Exhibition) can be found.

Thanks Jaap for the image

Thanks Klaus for the images.
Thanks Michael for the info and additional photos

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