New Stamps from Finland

Siberian Iris

finland irises stampThe 1st class stamp bears an oil painting of a lavender Siberian iris by Tiina Suikkanen. The artist was surprised to discover how beautiful the traditional perennial plant actually is.

Issue Date: 26.02.2016 Designer: Tiina Suikkanen Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours

Visiting Cards

finland visiting cardInternational Priority letters or postcards with a maximum weight of 20 grams can be sent from Finland with a EUR 1.3 stamp. The Visiting Card from Finland sheet has two different stamps. The stamp on the left depicts the green and intact wilderness of the Nuuksio National Park. The airy, light green birch leaves in the stamp on the right symbolize clean and fresh Finnish nature. Both stamps are designed by Susanna Rumpu and Ari Lakaniemi.

Issue Date: 26.02.2016 Designer: Susanna Rumpu, Ari Lakaniemi Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours

Wings of Thoughts

finland wings of thought stampPrinted condolences and other letter items weighing under 100 grams are delivered 1st class in Finland, with a EUR 1.80 stamp. The image on the stamp is spray painted, as are many of the artist’s beloved Christmas cards.

Issue Date: 26.02.2016 Designer: Jaana Aalto Process: Offet Colours: 4 Colours

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