A Christmas Carol

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Sheets of 10



Charles Dickens’ famous Christmas story ‘A Christmas Carol’ is vividly depicted in Alderney’s festive set of stamps, designed by illustrator Andrew Robinson.

Dickens, widely considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era and a well-known philanthropist, wrote the story in 1843 after having seen the conditions of the manufacturing works in Manchester. At the time it was tradition to read ghost stories at Christmas.


Date of Issue 8 November 2018
Designer Andrew Robinson
Printer Lowe-Martin
Values 41p, 46p, 62p, 63p, 76p, 85p, 94p
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 30mm deep x 40mm wide
Paper 110gsm unwatermarked PVA adhesive
Sheet 10
Perforation 13
Cylinder A

A Christmas Carol