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Guernsey Postal Service 2014 Issue
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Europa National Music Instruments

The Guernsey Postal Service has issued 6 new stamps that have postage values of 40p, 53p, 55p, 63p, 71p and 79p named "Europa National Music Instruments" on the 8th of May 2014. This year Europa stamp theme is National Music Instruments. Guernsey post has selected the chifournie musical instrument as its Europa issue. The chifournie musical instruments dates back to the 10th century and was a very popular instrument at that time. But since then it has disappear from the music industry, and is not heard in mid 19th century songs or music. Guernsey post has set up an app for those of you who are curious and would like to know how the chifournie sounds.

"Europa National Music Instruments" stamps can be purchase as singles, Sheets of 10, Souvenir sheet, Presentation pack, and assorted FDCs. The size of each stamp is 45mm x 34mm with a perforation size of 13. The stamps were printed by Lowe Martin using the offset Lithography printing process with 100gms unwatermarked PVA adhesive paper.


Europa National Music Instruments FDC


Europa National Music Instruments Souvenir Sheet


Europa National Music Instruments Sheets of 10


Europa National Music Instruments Presentation Pack


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

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