Sweden :Europa 2015 Stamps

sweden europa stampsSweden will release a special philately sheet dedicated to old toys on 26th March 2015. Old toys is the theme of this years Europa stamps.Toys depicted on stamps were made in Sweden during the first half of the previous century. Many people will have memories of these toys. Swedish toys were popular on the domestic market. Internationally, competition was fierce with talented manufacturers in Germany, France, England and the USA, but Swedish toys were also bought and played with outside of our country’s borders. “Toys have always been an international phenomenon and Toy Museum Stockholm displays toys made in Sweden alongside toys made in other countries”, says Mike von Matuska, a member of the Board of Directors of Toy Museum Stockholm.

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