Dutch Stamps on Windmills

\"dutchThe stamp sheetlet contains ten different mill types from all over the Netherlands. The oldest one, the Grafelijke Torenmolen in Zeddam, dates back to around 1450 and the youngest one is the Hiemertermole in Burgwerd, which is a rebuilt windmill from 1975. The stamp sheetlet was created in close collaboration with De Hollandsche Molen. This national association is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.

Each stamp shows a drawing made by the artist Joost Veerkamp. Each specific windmill type has its own colour, against a clear sky and a horizon that continues from one stamp into the next. The top row contains windmills bordering water and the bottom one contains windmills in the countryside or in towns. From left to right, the sails of the different windmills on the stamps are turning, suggesting movement. The text on the stamps and the border around the sheetlet provides extra information about the windmill type and the mill itself. Scanning of the QR code on the stamp sheetlet will provide more background information about the depicted windmills.

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One Response to Dutch Stamps on Windmills

  1. P. S. Seshadri says:

    How cto procure this sheet on Dutch windsmills?

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