Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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 Rockabill Lighthouse (A-5904)

Booklet Pane with Fastnet (A-5702)

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

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