Isle of Man News - POSTED Fri 03-09-2010

Isle of Man Post Office honours Pope with special cover

by Tessa Hawley

Isle of Man Post Office honours Pope with special cover

ISLE of Man Post Office has teamed up with the Vatican Post Office to produce a limited edition stamp cover and envelope.


The commemorative cover marks the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain and the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman.


2,500 copies of the cover have been produced which also contain an informative filler card in both English and Italian.


A commemorative envelope, including insert card, has also been produced with a special one-day postmark to celebrate the historic event.


The Pope will visit Britain from September 16 to 18 and will make a special visit to Crofton Park in Birmingham where the focus will be on the beatification of Cardinal Newman.


The commemorative envelope is priced at £8.50 and the commemorative cover is priced at £12.50.


Both covers can be purchased online here.





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