Europa-2012:Netherlands Issued Stamps on Waterways

\"\"Under the Europa 2012 series Netherlands issued stamps on the waterways of Amsterdam on 26th March 2012.The stamps symbolising the position and attraction of the Netherlands as a land of water, is the theme that has been selected as the interpretation of the EUROPA Stamp Best Design Competition’s 2012 theme of ‘Visit…’. The stamps show how Amsterdam’s wealth and development as a city has been dominated by its historic concentric rings of canals and the River Amstel (featured on the Europa stamps), as well as by the River IJ and the Oosterdok docking basin (featured on the Netherlands stamps).

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