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Ireland Postal Services 2012 Issue
Designed by David Rooney

Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker

The Ireland Postal Service has issued two new stamps that have a postage value of 55c named "Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker" on the 19th of April 2012. These new se-tenant stamps are being issued to commemorate the author Bram Stoker who wrote the popular novel Dracula. He was born in Dublin in 1847 and was educated at Trinity College. He work in a theater and in his spare time wrote many novels to supplement his income. His most popular was his fifth novel, Dracula, which was published in 1897. This novel tells the story of a blood sucking Transylvanian vampire named Count Dracula. The character was partly inspired by 15th century Romanian Prince Vlad III the Impaler, also known as Vlad Dracula. Bram Stoker wrote a total of eighteen books in his lifetime and died in London in 1912.

"Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker" stamps can be purchase as a se-tenant set of 2, Mini-sheet, Sheets of 16, and FDCs. The size of the each stamp is 29.79mm x 40.64mm with a perforation size of 14 x 15 using the 2cm reference. They were printed by Irish Security Stamp Printing Ltd. using the Lithography printing method.


Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker FDC


Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker Mini-sheet


Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker Mini-sheet FDC

Centenary of the Death of Bram Stoker Sheet


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

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