New Stamps from Denmark

Nordic Food Culture

The two well-known classics from the Danish lunch table are now being honoured with two stamps as part of the joint Nordic issue Nordic Food Culture.denmark nordic food stamps

The Stjerneskud is one of Denmark’s best- known lunch dishes. In all its simplicity, it consists of one poached and one fried plaice fillet arranged on a piece of white bread and topped with prawns, mayonnaise, caviar, asparagus and a slice of lemon.

The fish speciality Sol over Gudhjem, or Sunshine on Gudhjem, was developed as the island of Bornholm’s contribution to the open sandwich culture which emerged in Denmark during the second half of the nineteenth century. Freshly smoked herring is served on grainy rye bread garnished

Issue Date: 04.01.2016 Designer: Postnord Stamps/Jakob Monefeldt Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36.5 X 26.5 mm Values: 8.00

Charity Stamp 2016 – World Wide Fund For Nature

denmark charity stampBy buying this five-stamp strip with the two charity stamps, you are automatically supporting the WWF with a DKK 5.00 donation.

Issue Date: 04.01.2016 Designer: Postnord/Gustav Martensson and Ditte Ronenorn Holm
Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36.6 x 26.5mm Values: 8KR + 1.00

Maribo Cathedral 600 Years

denmark maribo cathedral stampLocated on the shores of Søndersø, the largest of the Maribo lakes, and with its crenellated gables and lofty interior, Maribo Cathedral is one of the finest Gothic buildings in Denmark. The oldest parts of the building are the chancel and the first western section of the nave, but as early as the fifteenth century the church was elongated eastwards and finished with the large easterly gable topped with three arched windows. The tall, narrow west-facing tower, which is depicted on the stamp, was originally built in the sixteenth century, but later demolished and rebuilt in 1891 in conjunction with comprehensive restoration works.

Issue Date: 04.01.2016 Designer: Postnord Stamps/Ella Clausen Illustrator: Bertil Skov Jørgensen (Engraver) Process: Intaglio Colours: 2 Colour Size: 36.5 x 26.5 mm Values: 19.00

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