September 29, 2020
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An Post gives historical Waterford a stamp of approval

Waterford has been given a stamp of approval by An Post after it launched a new collection.

An Post this week issued eight new stamps as part of Phase IV of its Ninth Definitive Stamp Series based on Fintan O’Toole’s book, ‘A History of Ireland in 100 Objects’.

Each object depicts an important moment-in-time in Ireland’s history and the latest one features Waterford Charter Roll.

The four-metre long Waterford Charter Roll, dating from 1215 to 1373, contains documents or transcripts relating to Waterford during that time and is on display at the Medieval Museum, Waterford Museum of in Waterford City.

Other items to be depicted are: The Ballinderry Sword; Gallowglass Gravestone; Robert Emmet’s Ring; Cooking Pot; Titanic Launch Ticket; Washing Machine and Intel Microprocessor.

The new stamps will be sold at every post office.

 

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