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Falkland Islands referendum stamp issue released

  • Created
    Friday, 15 February 2013
  • Last modified
    Friday, 15 February 2013

referendum_stampsA COLLECTION of stamps to commemorate the Falkland Islands Referendum, due to take place on March 10 - 11, was released today.

The four stamps have values of 3p, 40p, 75p and £1.76p. The colourful stamps show an image of a hand inserting a vote into a ballot box which carries a design displaying an outline of the Falkland Islands.

The accompanying souvenir sheet with a value of £3 consists of the same design but also shows the actual question in the border together with the statement 'A peoples' right of self-determination is a fundamental modern democratic right'.

Technical details:
Designer Andrew Robinson
Printer Cartor Security Printing
Process Lithography
Stamp Size 30.6 x 38mm
Perforation 13 x 13 ¼ per 2cms
S/S Size 80 x 80mm
S/S Stamp 45 x 56mm
S/S Perforation 13 ¼ x 13 ½ per 2cms
Sheet Layout 50 (2 x 25)
Release date 15 February, 2013
Production Co-ordination Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd

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