New Stamps from the Netherlands

Birds

netherlands birds stampsThe stamps depicts ten bird species on the Pilot Whale island in the Wadden Sea. Painted bird portraits, oil on wood panels, created by artist Erik van Ommen from Vries, located in Drenthe. The sandwich tern, oystercatcher, shelduck, bar-tailed godwit, dunlin, gray plover, ringed plover, common tern, knot and Griend.

Issue Date: 25.04.2016 Designer: Erik van Ommen Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Frankrijk Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36 x 25 mm

Europa 2016 – Think Green

netherland europa stampsIssue Date: 25.04.2016 Designer: Bureau Beukers Scholma/Doxia SergidouPrinter: Joh. Enschedé Security Print, Haarlem Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours : 36 x 25 mm

Postcrossing

netherland postcrossing stampsThe new stamp Postcrossing.com has ten stamps with the denomination 1st International Priority and International logo. On each stamp is a colorful impression of a famous tourist destination in the Netherlands, the Delta Works to the Hoge Veluwe and the bulb of the Night Watch. With these stamps TNT focuses on Postcrossing.com, the website for senders and recipients of cards worldwide. Post Crossers not only show something of themselves, but also often send a card with pictures of their country or place where they live. They are made by graphic designer Reinier Hamel from The Hague by editing exhisting photographs with colour patches. “I created my own reality, my collage of our country. Highly abstracted, because I want them to appeal to everybody’s imagination”.

Issue Date: 29.03.2016 Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Frankrijk Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36 x 25 mm

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