Since the launch of the Iona Stamps Sale nearly £700 has been raised for the Iona Abbey Capital Appeal, bringing us closer to the final target of £3.7 million. We are so grateful to everyone who has been a part of the Stamps success so far, and look forward to confirming the full total they raise when all items have been sold!
Community Member John Smith has been hard at work organising the collections and posting out stamps bearing Iona postmarks across the world, he’s enjoying hearing back from the those delighted that the stamps have arrived at their destinations and hearing the stories of why the purchases are being made.
Many beautiful and unique stamps are still available, including our Christmas collections, you can browse the collections HERE
Why not celebrate fond memories of Nativity plays, and children at Christmas with this lovely cover included in Collection XMAS1?
Stamps are each tiny works of art, and there are stamps available for sale from some of the most well respected British artists of the last century including Quentin Blake, Elizabeth Blackader and Andy Goldsworthy.
Unique to this collection are the high numbers of stamps featuring special postmarks! You can read more about the 1997 St Columba postmark HERE