Saturday, February 25, 2012

Titanic Shipwreck Featured on Postage Stamps

Guernsey Post has issued a set of 6 commemorative Alderney postage stamps honoring the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic in 1912. Designed by Nick Watton the stamps were issued in the following denominations: 36p, 47p, 48p, 52p, 61p, 65p.

No other ship has cast a bigger shadow than the Titanic, which remains the most iconic vessel of our time.

On her tragic maiden voyage, more than 1,500 people died when the "practically unsinkable" ship hit an iceberg and sank on 15 April 1912.

Much has been written about the ship, its passengers and those who survived the . . .

Read more at: Guernsey Post


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