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Iceland Postal Services 2009 Issue
Designed by Hlynur Olafsson

Legendary Creatures in Icelandic Folktales

Iceland Postal Service will issue 9 new stamps with a postage value of 80 ISK each named "Legendary Creatures in Icelandic Folktales" on the 19th of March 2009. These stamps depict creatures on land, in air and sea that are surrounded by legends with strange tales. A recently published book, "Meeting with Monsters" covers the best known of these legendary creatures. The book is available in Icelandic and English and can be ordered from Iceland Post Internet site.

"Legendary Creatures in Iceland Folktales" can be purchased as a Mini-sheet of 10 or FDC. The size of each stamp is 31.50mm x 39.00mm. It will be printed by Joh. Enschede using the Offset printing method.

Legendary Creatures in Icelandic Folktales FDC and FDC Stamp

Legendary Creatures in Icelandic Folktales Mini-sheet of 10

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