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28 October 2020

Ludwig van Beethoven 250th Birth Anniversary (Part 4)

Guernsey: Ludwig van Beethoven 250th Birth Anniversary, 28 October 2020. Images from Guernsey Stamps and Collectibles.

Technical Specifications:

Date of Issue: 28 October 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.

Stamp 1: Beethoven Monument in Munsterplatz, Bonn
Stamp 2: Painting by German artist Josef Karl Stieler
Stamp 3: Beethoven Monument (sideview) with Bonn Minister
Stamp 4: Bust by German sculptor Hugo Hagen based on a life mask by Franz Klein

Sheets of 20 Stamps Each:

Miniature Sheet of 4 Stamps:

Presentation Pack:

Prestige Booklet:

First Day Covers:

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