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.
- 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