New Commemorative Issue To Highlight Landship

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Landship

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The Landship in Barbados will be the focus when the Barbados Postal Service releases a new Commemorative Issue on Wednesday, August 17.

The issue features a set of four stamps, a Souvenir Sheet, a First Day Cover and a Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover.

The denominations for the four stamps are – A Landship Tuk Band 1970s, 10 cents; The Maypole, 65 cents; Landship Performance, Crop Over Heritage Gala 2009, $1.80; and Commander Leon Marshall Lord High Admiral of the Fleet 1906 to 1973, $2.20. The set of four stamps can be purchased for $4.75.

Meanwhile, the First Day Cover can be purchased at $5.50; the Souvenir Sheet for $5.00; and the Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover for $5.75.

Official First Day Covers may be bought or ordered from the Philatelic Bureau, General Post Office, Cheapside, Bridgetown, Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., or by visiting the Barbados Postal Service website at www.bps.gov.bb.

The issue will be on sale at all post offices until Thursday, November 17, and for one year at the Philatelic Bureau.

julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb

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