Explore the history of some of the Island's oldest continually trading companies
The Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first company registration with a set of six stamps which portrays the history and primary activities of the oldest continually trading companies limited by liability on the Island.
|Text||John Wilkinson, Companies Registrar|
|Stamp size||51.45 x 39.56mm|
|Colours||Four colour process, stochastic screen|
|Paper||Tullis Russell 120gsm PVA gummed|
|Format||Sheets of 15|
|Issue Date||28th September 2015|
Product Code: TM31
To mark the 150th anniversary of the Isle of Man's first Companies Act, on the 5th September 2015, the top six oldest continually trading companies limited by liability primary activities and historial records are pictorially portrayed in this set of six stamps that tell the story of the Island's good governance and flourishing business environment.
Product Code: TM91
The full set of six stamps celebrating 150 years of the Companies Act and continuous business for the Island's six oldest companies limited by liability - The Isle of Man Bank, The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Finch Hill Bowling Club, Heron Brearley, Farmers Combine and Peel Golf Club - are the centrepiece of this highly-collectable corporate Isle of Man First Day Cover, cancelled with the first day of issue postmark and accompanied by an illustrated information card authored by Companies Registrar, John Wilkinson.
Product Code: TM41
Six mint stamps, which depict a collage of original black and white photographs representative of the activities for each company along with certificates of incorporation and seals, are mounted inside a four-sided mini-folder that features text by John Wilkinson, Companies Registrar, exploring how the Companies Act first came about and its evolution over the 150 years business trading.