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Guernsey 2017 Issue
Designed: Chrissy Lau

Year of the Rooster 2017 Set of 6

Guernsey has issued six new stamps with postage values of 43p, 57p, 58p, 64p, 70p, and 78p named "Year of the Rooster 2017" on January 18th, 2017. The stamps feature assorted Rooster stamps for this year issue of Guernsey Lunar Chinese New Year. Lunar New Year for the Rooster ranks 10th on the Chinese zodiac; and begins on January 28, 2017 and end on February 15, 2018. Its origins can be traced back over 4000 years and was also known as Chinese Spring Festival. This year issue includes a special limited edition Gold Foil Souvenir Sheet that can be view on the Guernsey site.

Year of the Rooster 2017 stamps can be purchase as a set of 6, Souvenir sheet, Presentation pack, Sheets of 10, Special Limited Edition Gold Foil Souvenir Sheet, Uncut Press Sheet and FDCs. The size of each stamp is 30.5mm x 40mm with a stamp perforation size is 13.3 using the 2cm reference. They will be printed by Lowe Martin using the offset lithography printing process with 110gsm unwatermarked PVA adhesive paper.


Year of the Rooster 2017 FDC and FDC Stamp

Year of the Rooster 2017 Souvenir Sheet

Year of the Rooster 2017 Presentation Pack


Year of the Rooster 2017 Sheets of 10


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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