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02 May 2020

Ludwig van Beethoven 250th Death Anniversary (Part 2)

Guernsey: Ludwig van Beethoven 250th Birth Anniversary, 2 May 2020. Images from Guernsey Stamps.

Technical Specifications:

Date of Issue: 2 May 2020
Designer: The Potting Shed
Printer: Southern Colour Print
Values: £1
Process: Offset Lithography
Stamp Size: 40mm deep X 30mm wide
Paper: 103gsm Gummed Stamp Paper
Sheet: 20
Perforation: 13.33 x 13.60
Cylinder: A

We are delighted to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the highly acclaimed composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770. He is believed to be the most frequently performed classical music composer in the world – and certainly one of the most influential.

Over the course of the year we will release four stamps culminating in October with the release of a souvenir sheet and prestige booklet.

Stamp one: Issue date – 21 January 2020

Stamp two: issue date 2 May 2020

Stamp three: issue date 21 July 2020

Stamp four: issue date 28 October 2020

First Day Cover:

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