200 Years of the Gibraltar Chronicle

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200 Years of the Gibraltar Chronicle Set

200 Years of the Gibraltar Chronicle

The set commemorates 200 years of the Gibraltar Chronicle.

The Gibraltar Chronicle is a national newspaper published in Gibraltar since 1801. It became a daily in 1821. It is Gibraltar's oldest established daily newspaper and the world's second oldest English language newspaper to have been in print continuously.

The Gibraltar Chronicle archive is currently housed in the Garrison Library.

The stamps depict four of the main headlines feautred during the 200 years of the Chronicle such as the battle of Trafalgar, Invention of the telephone, WWII Victory and the Moon landings 

Technical Details

Issue Date: 21.05.2001
Designer: Stephen Perera
Printer: House of Questa
Process: offset Lithography
Colours: 4 Colours
Size: 30 x 40mm
Values: 30p, 42p, 54p, 66p