Thursday, 10 August 2017

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

Category -  Touch / Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing 

Alderney 2017 Coastal Eclipses




Issue date 19 July 2017

To commemorate the Eclipse occurring on 21 August 2017, Alderney Post has issued 6 stamps featuring 6 coastal locations which will be treated with a partial eclipse.

The stamps feature heat sensitive ink which reveal full eclipses when warmed with the finger tips revealing the altitude and direction of the eclipse for each coastal location - 

44-penny stamp - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  (altitude is 38.76 degrees, and that the direction is 120.64 degrees, east-southeast 21 August 2017 time 10:21 )

59-penny stamp - Miami, Florida USA (altitude is 64.29 degrees, and that the direction is 242.44 degrees, west-southwest 21 August 2017 time 14:58 )

60-penny stamp - Hamilton, Bermuda (altitude is 46.49 degrees, and that the direction is 252.34 degrees, west-southwest 21 August 2017 time 16:12 ),

73-penny stamp - Dakar, Senegal (altitude is 1.19 degrees, and that the direction is 282.09 degrees, west-northwest 21 August 2017 time 19:22 ), 

80-penny stamp - Saint Anne, Alderney (altitude is 0.77 degrees, and that the direction is 288.27 degrees, west-northwest with time 21 August 2017 time 20:07 ),

90-penny stamp - Anadyr, Russia (altitude is 5.70 degrees, and that the direction is 72.92 degrees, east-northeast with time 22 August 2017 time 05:19 )





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Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing

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