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A Christmas Carol

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First Day Cover The Philatelic Bureau offers a first day cover service in respect of all stamp issues. A set of stamps is affixed to an unaddressed, specially designed envelope and it is cancelled with a special pict..

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Presentation Pack A convenient and attractive method of displaying and storing Guernsey Post commemorative and definitive stamp issues is the presentation pack folder. Housed in a proprietary stock card, to which is at..

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Sheets of 10 Some of our stamp issues are produced in sheets of ten. This enables collectors to obtain cost-effective sheets of each value with the name of the designer, printer and printer’s information and ‘traf..

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Set of 7 Stamps 41p Stamp: Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.46p Stamp: Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge.62p Stamp: The Visit of Marley's Ghost.63p Stamp: The Ghost of Christmas Past.76p Stamp: The Ghost of Christmas Presen..

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Description

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.

Specification

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