The stamp was designed by Örn Smári Gíslason for 9th October 2008, John’s 68th birthday.
The stamp is printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Print in Haarlem Holland.
The size of the stamp is 48.00 x 30.00. 10 stamps in a sheet .
Printing process of stamp: 4 colour offset and UV ink (John Lennon image) and phosphorus (glow in the dark effect) on the light column (Imagine Peace Tower).
Additional printing colurs are Pantone silver on stamp selvages.
Stamps, stamp sheets & First Day Covers are available to buy from the Iceland Post Office here.
New technology has made it possible to include a “hidden” image of John Lennon on the stamp; printed with a combination of UV ink and phosphorus, the stamp will seem to glow in the dark, echoing the visual impact of the actual IMAGINE PEACE TOWER.