New Stamps on Christmas

Alderney

alderney-christmas-stampsStamps feature some of the images we commonly associate with Christmas, from the Christmas tree decorated with tinsel and lights, which grace many homes around the world, to the gifts sitting under it, delivered, as many children believe, by Father Christmas on a sleigh pulled by his reindeer from the North Pole.

Issue Date: 08.11.2016 Designer: Mark Totty Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Process: Offset Printing with Cold Foil Size: 36mm deep x 30mm wide Values: 38p, 43p, 57p, 58p, 64p, 70p, 78p

Iceland

christmas-stamps-icelandNowadays it is customary to knit sweaters for Christmas with various patterns associated with the festivities. Two such motifs can be seen on the stamps, the star of Bethlehem and a Christmas candle. Sometimes knitted covers are made for Christmas decorations. These covers are often delicate and make for beautiful Christmas tree decorations.

Issue Date: 03.11.2016 Designer: Hany Hadaya Printer: Cartor Security Printing Process: Offset Lithography Size: 37 x 27 mm

Monaco

monaco-christmas-stampIssue Date: 04.11.2016 Designer: Photo: © Chemin des Crèches de Monaco Process: Offset Size: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal Values: 0,80€

Guernsey

guernsey-christmas-stampsIssue Date: 08.11.2016 Designer: Mark Totty Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Process: Offset  with Gold Foil Size: 43mm deep x 37mm wide Values: 38p, 43p, 57p, 58p, 64p, 70p, 78p

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