First day cover stamps: Snuff bottle

5.00

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 Porcelain snuff bottle in shape of court official, by an unknown artist made between 1790-1830 in Jingdezhen, China.

First day cover stamps: Snuff bottle measures 19 x 13 x 0.1 cm.

Details

  • Dimensions: 19 x 13 x 0.1 cm
  • Weight: 17g
  • Image details: Snuff bottle in shape of court official, 1790-1830, Jingdezhen, CBL C 0379
  • Material: Paper envelope with four stamps attached, inside an information card