An Post issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. Including two first day covers, this collector’s piece features four stamps cancelled with a unique date stamp.
This first day cover highlights the artwork The Queen of Sheba, by George Barbier from the Chester Beatty collection.
First day cover stamps: Queen of Sheba measures 19 x 13 x 0.1 cm.
- Dimensions: 19 x 13 x 0.1 cm
- Weight: 17g
- Image details: The Queen of Sheba, George Barbier, 1914, Paris
- Material: Paper envelope with four stamps attached, inside an information card