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Isle of Man Festivals

Collection Issue Date: 6th April 2017

Celebrating the Isle of Man's rich cultural heritage.

Isle of Man Post Office is proud to present this miniature sheet featuring popular Manx festivals which celebrate the Island's rich artistic and cultural heritage.

Issue Information

This colourful collection uses colour blocks on each stamp to represent the stage of the festival while words related to each of the festivals is displayed in microtext
On the bottom edge of the miniature sheets the logos for each of the stamps can be found as labels beneath their respective festivals. Above the stamps is the title of the stamp collection, with the Manx Translation, Feaillaghyn Ayns Mannin, along with some decorative Celtic knots and some Manx dancers.
The festivals features on the miniatures sheet are (in the order they appear from left to right):
Mananan International Festival
Manx Lit Fest
The Manx Music, Speech and Dance Festival (a.k.a The Guild)
• Shennaghys Jiu
• CeltFest (formerly Yr Chrunnaght)

Available in the collection are:
• Miniature Sheet (Mint and CTO)
• First Day Cover
• Presentation Pack

Technical Information

Design

Isle of Man Advertising and PR

Text

John Quirk

Printer

Lowe Martin Group

Format

Miniature Sheet

Process

Offset Lithography

Colours

Four

Paper

110gsm

Perforations

13.3 per 2cm

Stamp Size

40mm x 30mm

Sheet Size

75mm x 170mm

No of Stamps

Five

Issue date

6th April 2017

Collection Products

Isle of Man Festivals Miniature Sheet
Isle of Man Festivals Miniature Sheet

Product Code: VF75
Product Issue Date: 6th April 2017

This colourful miniature sheet is a celebration of the Isle of Man’s rich cultural heritage, with each stamp dedicated to festival which inspires and entertains.
The release of this miniature sheet is to coincide with the 125th Anniversary of the Manx Music, Speech and Dance Festival.
This colourful collection uses colour blocks on each stamp to represent the stage of the festival while words related to each of the festivals is displayed in microtext.
This miniature sheet is available in Mint condition or cancelled to order. Alternatively, you can purchase it in a presentation pack or on cancelled a first day cover.

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Isle of Man Festivals First Day Cover
Isle of Man Festivals First Day Cover

Product Code: VF92
Product Issue Date: 6th April 2017

This delightful miniature sheet is elegantly displayed on this envelope complete with a cancellation for the first day of issue. Inside the envelope is a filler card with engaging issue text about each of the featured festivals.
Whether a fan of the arts or not, this charming cover is a wonderful addition to your philatelic collection.

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Isle of Man Festivals Presentation Pack
Isle of Man Festivals Presentation Pack

Product Code: VF42
Product Issue Date: 6th April 2017

A glossy four page full colour album beautifully houses a mint condition Isle of Man Festivals miniature sheet. As well as insightful issue text, this presentation pack also features additional imagery and photography from the featured festivals.
• Mananan International Festival
• Manx Lit Fest
• The Manx Music, Speech and Dance Festival
• Shennaghys Jiu
• CeltFest (formerly Yr Chrunnaght)

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