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Iceland: Day of the Stamp

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Multicoloured rooftops in Reykjavík serve as a motif for the Day of the Stamp minisheet this year. The minisheet will be issued on October 7th 2005. Many postal administrations introduced special cancellations for the Day of the Stamp early in the 20th century. At first only a few European nations celebrated Stamp Day but in due time it became a day of special celebration among stamp collectors in many countries. Stamp Day was first celebrated in Iceland in 1960.

Day of issue : 07-10-2005
Printing process : Offset
Number in Sheet : 1
Printer : Cartor
Size : 24 x 30 mm (105 x 55 mm)
Designer : Hlynur Olafsson
Value : 200 ISK

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