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San Marino Postal Service 2002 Issue
Design by M. Medas

Ancient Crafts

San Marino Postal Service has issued six new Ancient Crafts stamps on the 19th of September, 2002. These new stamps depict six ancient crafts that existed years ago. The stamp postage value and the ancient craft the stamp depicts is as follows:

  • 0,26 Euro - Blacksmith making shoes for donkeys and horses.
  • 0,36 Euro - Broom-maker ties together a bundle of rough marsh grass onto a wooden stick.
  • 0,41 Euro - Chair mender shillfully wove the seats of chairs by hand using straw that was dried and seasoned.
  • 0,77 Euro - Scribe with his table, paper, pen and ink pot, writes public demands or correspondence for illiterate customers.
  • 1,24 Euro - Knife grinder sharpened the blades of tools and knives by working the pedal of the wheel.
  • 1,55 Euro - Coalman who burnt wood for whole days thereby producing coal.
These San Marino ancient crafts stamps can be purchase as a mint set, sheets of 20, or FDC. Each stamp size is 40 mm x 28.5 mm with a perforation size of 13 x 13. A total of 140,000 of the 0.26, 0.77, 1.24 and 1.55 Euro will be printed. And 160,000 of the 0.36 and 0.41 Euro will be printed. Printing process used is Offset.

Ancient Crafts

FDC Stamp

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

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