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Iceland Postal Services 2005 Issue
Designed by Örn Smári Gíslason

Occasional Stamps

Iceland Postal Service will issue four new stamps with postage values of 45 & 70 ISK named "Occasional Stamps" on the 10th of March 2005. Occasional stamps are stamps that can be used for various festive occasions, such as birthdays, weddings etc. This is the first time that Iceland has ever issued these type of stamps. Each stamp depicts a flower and are described as follows (from left to right):

  • Rose (rosa "Red Berlin")
  • African Daisy (gerbera jamesonii)
  • Red Calla (zantedeschia rehmannii)
  • Tulip (tulipa gesneriana)
Each one of these flowers listed above is a very popular gift flower.

"Occasional Stamps" can be purchased as a booklet of 8 stamps, Sheets of 10, or FDC. The size of each stamp is 24mm x 60mm and the size of each booklet is 60mm x 164mm. The stamps will be printed by Cartor Security Printing using the Offset 5 color printing process.


Occasional Stamps Booklet Cover


Occasional Stamps FDC Stamp


To order these stamps or to learn more go to www.stamps.is Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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