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Christmas 2010 – Island

Island post issued a Christmas 2010 stamps with the design based on the Advent wreath.

The stamps have been designed with a graphic technique called copper edging.The main theme is the circular form in the colours of winter, the circle also symbolizing the earth, its seasons and infinity.

On one stamp the circle is covered with snow crystals, on the other with snow flakes. Interwoven with the theme on both stamps are the Icelandic birds of winter, the snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis).

Title: Christmas 2010 – Island
Date of Issue: 4 November 2010
Country: Island
Denominations: 75, 165 ISK

Source: www.postur.is

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