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Ireland Postal Service 2016 Issue
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The Ireland Postal Service has issued four new stamps with a postage value of 70c each named "Dogs" on the 10th of March 2016. These stamps feature four different breeds of dogs found in Ireland. Included in the stamp picture above starting with Irish Wolfhound (top left), Irish Red Setter (top right), Sheepdog (bottom left) and Kerry Blue (bottom right). Dogs perform many roles for people that include hunting, herding, pulling loads, protection, assisting police and military, companionship and, disabled individuals. They have earn a nickname among humans as mans best friend. Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the world. They bond with their owners and become a great companion for any family or individual.

Dogs stamps can be purchased as a se-tenant block of 4, Minisheet, Sheet of 16, and assorted FDCs. The size of each stamp is 29.8mm x 40.6mm with a perforation size of 14.1 x 14.3mm using the 2cm reference. They were printed by Cartor Security Printing using the Lithography printing process with 102gsm paper with TR PVA Gum.

Dogs First Day Cover

Dogs Mini Sheet

Dogs Sheets of 16

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