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Irish Stamps & Philately

Irish Stamps & Philately

Everything for the Irish stamp collector including Irish stamps, first day covers, sheetlets and everything philatelic with an Irish theme. We sell a full range of Irish stamps, first day covers, booklets and philatelic items suitable for both stamp and thematic collectors.

We are a registered stamp dealer and member of IPTA (Irish Philatelic Traders Association)

We sell a full range of Irish stamps, first day covers, booklets and philatelic items suitable for both stamp and thematic collectors.

Prior to independence in 1922 Ireland used British stamps. After independence British stamps were 'overprinted' for a short time before the Irish government issue the first definitive stamps in December 1922. The first commemorative stamps were issued in 1929,

Irish stamps showcase Ireland's rich history and culture including such varied topics as historical events, sport, music, literature, fauna & flora to name but a few.

Irish stamps have won many awards worldwide and attract interest from collectors all over the world.

Irish Stamps & Philately Subsections

Commemoratives 1929-59
# Items in this Subsection: 70

Commem. 1929-59

The first Irish commemorative was the Daniel O'Connell set of 1929. We sell the full range of Irish commemorative stamps in mint and used form

Commemoratives 1960-69
# Items in this Subsection: 106

Commem. 1960-69

We have everything for the collector of Irish stamps. This section features commemorative stamps from 1960 to 1969, Ireland's first Europa stamp set appeared in 1960.

Commemoratives 1970-79
# Items in this Subsection: 136

Commem. 1970-79

Full catalog of Irish commemorative stamps sets available from Emerald Isle Gifts. Sets available in mint or used form.

Commemoratives 1980-89
# Items in this Subsection: 189

Commem. 1980-89

We are members of the IPTA and offer a fulll catalog of Irish stamps. This section features commemorative stamps from Ireland for the years 1980 to 1989

Commemoratives 1990-99
# Items in this Subsection: 198

Commem. 1990-99

Modern Irish commemorative stamp issues for the years 1990 to 1999 available to buy online from Emerald Isle Gifts

Commemoratives 2000-07
# Items in this Subsection: 130

Commem. 2000-08

We sell Irish stamps from early issues right up to the very latest issue. Irish stamps are universally popular due to their design and interesting subject matter.

Definitive Stamps
# Items in this Subsection: 1

Irish Definitives

Since 1922 there have been nine Irish Definitive stamps including the famous Gerls, each series features a particular Irish theme

Miniature Sheets & Sheetlets
# Items in this Subsection: 60

Miniature Sheets

Since 1971 An Post have produced a range of Irish miniature sheets, these beautifully designed works are available in our online Irish stamps shop

Airmails & Postage Dues
# Items in this Subsection: 0

Airmail/Postage Dues

Irish airmail and postage dues stamps available from our online Irish stamps shops.

Commemorative First Day Covers 1929-59
# Items in this Subsection: 115

FDC 1929-59

Selection of early scarce Irish First Day Covers for early Irish stamp issues starting from the O'Connell issue of 1929

Commemorative First Day Covers 1960-69
# Items in this Subsection: 270

FDC 1960-69

We stock a comprehensive selection of Irish FDC's first day covers for the collector or Irish stamps and philatelic items.

Commemorative First Day Covers 1970-79
# Items in this Subsection: 179

FDC 1970-79

Emerald Isle Gifts is a registered member of IPTA (Irish Philatelic Traders Association) and we stock a comprehensive selection of Irish stamps and Irish philatelic products.

Commemorative First Day Covers 1980-99
# Items in this Subsection: 175

FDC 1980-89

Illustrated First Day covers from the 1980's. Emerald Isle Gifts is an Irish stamp dealer specialising in all Irish philatelic areas

Commemorative First Day Covers 1990-99
# Items in this Subsection: 123

FDC 1990-99

Ireland first day covers onsale online in our Irish stamp shop. Huge selection of Irish philately for the Irish and thematic stamp collector

Commemorative First Day Covers 2000-08
# Items in this Subsection: 160

FDC 2000-08

We stock a huge range of Irish First Day covers right up to the very latest stamps issued by An Post

Definitive First Day Covers
# Items in this Subsection: 78

FDC Definitives

First day covers for Irish definive stamps are issued by An Post. We stock a wide range of Irish FDC's

Booklets: Definitives
# Items in this Subsection: 54

Booklets Defin.

We stock a range of Irish definitive booklets for the collector of Irish stamps and philately.

Booklets: Commemoratives
# Items in this Subsection: 72

Booklets: Commem

Commemorative booklets issued by An Post have become a popular theme for Irish stamp collectors and they are beautifully produced for a range of Irish thematic subjects.

Overprints / Provisionals
# Items in this Subsection: 9

Overprints

Irish overprints, also called provisionals were overprinted British stamps, issued temporarily in late 1922 and 1923 after Irish independence.

Forerunners / Propaganda
# Items in this Subsection: 0

Forerunners / Propaganda

Forerunners / Propaganda

First Flight Covers
# Items in this Subsection: 248

First Flight Covers

First Flight Covers

Presentation Packs
# Items in this Subsection: 0

Presentation Packs

An Post occasionally produces special presentation packs to accompany stamps issues and here offer a selection of these colorful packs to add to your Irish stamps collection.

Exhibition Souvenirs
# Items in this Subsection: 151

Exhibition Souvenirs

Exhibition Souvenirs

Philatelic Literature
# Items in this Subsection: 0

Philatelic Literature

Philatelic Literature

Framed Stamp Sets
# Items in this Subsection: 3

Framed Stamp Sets

Framed Stamp Sets

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