Front side of the gift folder
Issue date: 06. November 2008
Official code of Icelandic Post: G 38
Mini sheet included in the booklet
Size (when closed): 165 x 95 mm
Size of the mini sheet: 165 x 95 mm
Design: Anna Þóra Árnadóttir
Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps, The Netherlands
Total quantity: 6000 gift folders
Price of the booklet: 800 ISK
Face value of the stamps: 515 ISK
Michel-Catalogue: MH 30 (1084C, 1155C, 1156 C, 1215)
Facit-Catalogue: GM 5 (BL 58; 1117, 1185, 1186, 1240)
The booklet has 14 pages (including cover) with photographs and bilingual (icelandic and english) text.
- The stamps are between pages 6 and 7.
The stamps as block were only issued in the booklet.
- The stamps with face value of 10 and 60 ISK were already isseud on
April 20, 2007, in sheets of 10 stamps, with different perforation.
- The stamp with face value of 400 isk was issued together with the
booklet on November 6, 2008, in sheets of 10 stamps, with the same
- A stamp with the same image and face value of 45 ISK was issued on
Januar 13, 2005, in sheets of 10 stamps, however the face value was
given as 45.00 instead of 45 (see images below), and the perforation was
|10||K 14||250000||K 13¼:14||6000|
|60||K 14||250000||K 13¼:14||6000|
|400||K 13¼:14 306000|
Notes: The 45 ISK-stamps from the booklet (quantity: 6000) and from the sheet (quantity: 300000, issued in 2005) show significant differences: different face value (45 ISK and 45.00 ISK, respectively), slightly different position of the text in the upper left corner. (Differences in colors result from a changed sensitivity of the scanner).
Stamp from the booklet (left) and from the sheet (right)