Ireland 2012 Fauna small format self-adhesive booklet stamps

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 1st May, 2012
  • two values issued in booklets
  • Designed by: Zinc Design, after photographs
  • Printed by: Irish Security Stamp Printing, Dublin
  • Print Process: lithography
  • Stamp format: height 24mm x width 20mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 14 x 14.25
  • Phosphor frame around stamp design

Notes. 1st May 2012 is the issue date announced by An Post in a publicity release;
there are indications these stamp booklets not actually issued from postal outlets until July 2012 The 55c design was previously issued on June 22, 2011, also in self-adhesive booklets of ten stamps, but printed by Ashton-Potter USA, with phosphor forming a frame but also covering the stamp surround. The Ashton-Potter booklet cover had differing inscriptions and background colour in green instead of purple

55c pair ex booklet
82c pair ex booklet

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