Guernsey 1998 Maritime Heritage Definitive Issue

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  • Issue dates: 11th August 1998 (£5); 27th July 1999 (1p - 10p & 40p-£1 QE2); 4th August 2000 (20p,30p & £3); & 9th May 2005 (£4).
  • sixteen values spread over four release dates
  • Design: Mark Wilkinson
  • Printed by: House of Questa (£5), BDT (Dublin) (£4) or Walsall (1p-£3)
  • Printed Process: Offset lithography, litho with crimson foil embossing (£1, £3), litho with silver foil embossing ((£4),or lithography with gold foil embossing (£5 value)
  • Sheet Sizes: (1p - £3). 50 (2 Panes 5 x 5); £4. 10 (2 x 5); £5. 10 (5 x 2).
  • Stamp sizes 26 x 32mm (1p-9p), 30½ x 30mm (10p-75p), 38 x 29½mm (£1 & £3) or 51½ x 39½mm (£4 & £5)
  • Perforations: 14 (1p-9p); 14½ x 14 (10p-75p); 14.15 x 14.25 (£1 & £3); 13.15 x 13.25 (£4) or 14.65 x 14½ (£5)
  • Withdrawn: the £5 was sold out by November 2002. Replaced with New £5 Value. Guernsey 2003 High Value £5 Definitive

Maritime Heritage Definitive Issue

SHEET STAMPS[edit]

Outboard Motorboat
Inshore Rescue Dinghy
Pilot Boat
St. John's Ambulance
Crab Fishing Boat
Herm Island Ferry
Sarnia - Workboat
Patrol Boat - Leopardess
Fishing Trawler
Powerboat
Racing Catamaran
Bermuda Rigged Sloop
Motor Cruiser
Ocean Going Yacht
Motor Yacht
Queen Elizabeth II - Ocean Liner
Oriana - Ocean Liner
Queen Mary II - Ocean Liner
HMY Britannia

FIRST DAY COVERS[edit]

£5 FDC Part 1 Issued 11th August 1998
(1p-9p) FDC Part 2 Issued 27th July 1999
(10p-£1) FDC Part 2 Issued 27th July 1999
(20p,30p & £3) FDC Part 3 Issued 4th August 2000
£4 FDC Part 4 Issued 9th May 2005

PRESENTATION PACKS[edit]

£5 Pack Part 1 Issued 11th August 1998
1p-£1 Pack Part 2 27th July 1999
(20p,30p & £3) Pack Part 3 Issued 4th August 2000
£4 Pack Part 4 Issued 9th May 2005