China dogs

2,00 EUR

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Mint stamp
Cancelled stamp
Mint gutter pair. A gutter pair is torn from the centre of a stamp sheet and consists of two stamps with two blank fields between them. A sheet of stamps usually holds 3-5 gutter pairs. Åland Post is one of a few postal administrations in the world that offers gutter pairs.
Cancelled gutter pair. A gutter pair is torn from the centre of a stamp sheet and consists of two stamps with two blank fields between them. A sheet of stamps usually holds 3-5 gutter pairs. Åland Post is one of a few postal administrations in the world that offers gutter pairs.
A gutter pair strip is a complete strip of all the gutter pairs from a sheet, normally holding 3-5 gutter pairs, totalling 6-10 stamps.
A full sheet is a complete sheet of stamps, usually between 24 and 40 stamps. All stamps that are not issued in the form of miniature sheets, booklets and self-adhesives may be ordered as full sheets.

Product description

  • Martin Mörck
  • 10 November 2017
  • 2 x 1,00
  • 40 x 52 mm
  • 170 x 95 mm
  • 13 per 2 cm
  • 4-colour offset
  • Cartor Security Printing
  •   Miniature sheet with 2 stamps and 2 motifs. The miniature sheet is issued in time for the 2017 Year of the Dog and is one in a series following the Chinese zodiac. Previous issues are the 2014 Åland sheep, the 2015 Europa stamp on the theme Old toys and the 2016 miniature sheet on a Rooster theme. This type of China dogs are also called Staffordshire dogs and always appear in pairs. Made in England, they used to be popular souvenirs brought home by Åland seamen, especially during the 1800s.