Sep 26, 2011

FDC Name:SEPAC-Snaefellsnes National Park
Issue date:15th SEP'2011
The theme of the joint issue of 11 small nations in Europe (SEPAC) is landscape. The motif of the Icelandic stamps in this third and last issue is Snæfellsjökull (Snæfell Glacier) National Park. Former motifs for the Icelandic SEPAC stamps were Jökulsárgljúfur and Skaftafell. SEPAC stands for Small European Postal Administration Cooperation. This cooperation is primarily concerned with issuing postage stamps but also includes sales and marketing. Snæfellsjökull National Park was founded by a legislation on nature conservation in June 2001 and is the fourth national park in Iceland. The area is characterized by its extremely diverse geology. Formerly it was the site of hectic activity with up to 60 fishing boats and 300-400 seamen during the fishing season. Among the the books that have carried the name of Snæfellsjökull around the world is the novel by French author Jules Verne „Journey to the Centre of the World
Printing process : Offset Litho
Number in Sheet : 10
Printer : Joh. Enschedé
Size : 45 x 29 mm, 30 x 29 mm
Designer : Borgar Hjörleifur Árnason / Kristján Maak
Value : 165, 165 ISK
Remark:Thanks Benedilef for sending this beautiful FDC from Iceland.This is my 1st FDC from Iceland.I have sent the Bridge FDC to you.Happy collecting.

1 comment:

Benedikt said...

Hi, glad you liked it. Look forward to receiving your cover. I also see that I have to work at my handwriting :-)


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