2012 Commemorative Issue

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

by Artist Callum Innes

First Day of Issue 31 May 2012


2012 Stamp Issue; The Queen's Diamond Jubilee by Callum Innes

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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Supporting Information
Date of issue 31 May 2012
Issuing Authority

Summer Isles P

ost Office

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

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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