Ireland Postal Service 2013 Issue
Designed by Steve Simpson

The Port of Cork

The Ireland Postal Service has issued three new stamps that have postage values of 60c and 90c named "The Port of Cork" on the 17th of July 2013. The three stamps depict the ports three major activities: freight, leisure and cruise. Cork Harbor is one of the largest natural deepwater harbors in the world and is the second busiest seaport in Ireland. The harbor operates 24/7, 365 days a year and can service every freight shipping mode that include: Lift-off, Roll-on Roll off, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise. It also features an excellent road network that provides an excellent hub for freight. Cork harbor natural leisure resort include sailing, rowing, fishing, walking, running and cycling. A great place for business and pleasure.

"The Port of Cork" stamps can be purchase as a single and se-tenant pair, Sheets of 16: single or se-tenant pair, Souvenir Sheet, or FDCs. The size of each stamp is 40.64mm x 29.79mm with a Stamp perforation of 15 x 14 using the 2cm reference. The size of the Souvenir sheet is 150mm x 90mm. They were printed by Irish security Stamp Printing Ltd. using the Lithography printing process. Quantity of each:

  • 60c se-tenant pair is 176,000
  • 90c single is 116,000
  • Miniature sheet is 20,000


The Port of Cork FDC


The Port of Cork Miniature sheet


The Port of Cork Sheets


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

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