2012 Commemorative Issue
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
by Artist Callum Innes
First Day of Issue 31 May 2012
To commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Edinburgh based artist Callum Innes has designed a beautiful set of six stamps. These are a personal reflection on the light, colour and mood of the area with which Callum is well acquainted following 20 years of holidaying in Achiltibuie.
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|Date of issue||31 May 2012|
Summer Isles P
|Research & Design||Original artowrk by Callum Innes in association with Herman Lelie and the Summer Isles Philatelic Bureau|
|Printer||Cartor Security, Meauce, France|
|Process||Offset Lithography - 6 designs, 4 colours plus offset silver|
|Material||102gm2 non-phosphorized, unwatermarked, security-coated paper with PVA gum|
|Stamp Size||27 X 40 mm|
|Separation||Pin perforation 13 x 13.25, 5% imperf|
|Sheet Size||186 x 104 mm (6x2) including margins|
|Sheet Format||2 x se-tenant strips of 6 values; controls in lower margins. Single values also printed in sheets of 12 (6x2) for counter use in the Post Office|
|Miniature Sheet Size||105 x 104mm including margins|
|Miniature Sheet Format||6 values (3x3)|
|Cover Designer||Herman Lelie in association with the Bureau|
|Cover Printer||Robert Parker Limited of Dundee|
15sg Eilean a Char - Gold Ochre / Reddish Blue
30sg Carn Deas - Gold Ochre / Red Violet
35sg Tanera Mor - Delft Blue / Transparent Orange
60sg Carn Iar - Neutral Tint / Titanium White
1PS Tanera Beg - Cadmium Red / Sap Green
2PS Eilean Fada Mor - Lamp Black, Mauve / Titanium White
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