Monday, September 24, 2018

ISLE of MAN - 2018 (II)


Release Date: October 18, 2018
Postal Authority: Oik Postagh Ellan Vannin 
Title: Isle of Man Lighthouses 200
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 20 stamps same design
Design: Isle of Man Advertising
Images: Duke Aerial Productions
Printing Process: Offset Lithography 4 colours
Paper: 110 gm/s
Gum: PVA
Printed by: Cartor


Stamps 1 and 2
Point of Ayre group of Lighthouses

Currency: Pound
Facial and Service:
-52p (0.52 pounds) Std Letter to IOM and UK up to 100g
-1.53 (pounds) Std Letter to Europe up to 60g
Dimensions (mm): 60 x 30
Perf: 14

ALL: A-4720
Location: North of Isle of Man

Stamps 3 and 4
Calf of Man old group of Lighthouses

Currency: Pound
Facial and Service:
-2.60 (pounds) Large Letters to IOM, UK and Channel Islands up to 750g
-3.10 (pounds) Packets to IOM, UK and Channel Islands up to 500g
Dimensions (mm): 60 x 30
Perf: 14

Location: Calf of Man island, South of Isle of Man

A little disappointed with this release.  The images of Point of Ayre lighthouses are OK, but the pictures chosen for Calf of Man do not make justice to the beauty of the group of lighthouses. 

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