Friday 9 May 2014

Joint Stamp Issue - Siamese issue

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Subcategory -  Joint Stamp Issues Siamese issue

Siamese Joint Issue - Two stamps from different countries, issued setenant or part of the same souvenir sheet Stamps with a different design Although setenant, stamps can be used for postage only in their originating countries

Gibraltar / Isle of Man 2005 200th anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar Siamese Issue

Issue Date - 21 October 2005
Gibraltar - Isle of Man
200th anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar.  

Two different stamps, one from each country, part of one single souvenir sheet. Each country issued its own mixed souvenir sheet in which the stamps are the same but there is a slight difference in the text. Stamps, paintings: A, the death of Horatio Nelson (1758-1805); B, the funeral of Nelson. Gibraltar issued also a souvenir sheet containing only stamp A. On January 9, 2005, Isle of Man issued already stamp B, as part of a series of 2x4 different se-tenant stamps, in the frame of the first series related to the Trafalgar battle anniversary. Multicolored.

The two mixed souvenir sheets can be identified by the name of the issuing country and the logo of the respective post offices printed on it. Jersey issued on the same day five stamps and one miniature sheet with a different design.

Each of the souvenir sheet can also be classified as an Omnibus Joint Stamp Issue.

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Joint Stamp Issues - Omnibus issue

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