New Stamps from The Netherlands

Mozart in The Netherlands 

netherland mozart stampsIn 1765 and 1766 the child prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart visited the Dutch Republic. During his stay, he performed among others at the inauguration of Governor William V in The Hague. Before that the young composer wrote a special song. PostNL commemorates the visit of Mozart to our country 250 years ago with a stamp sheetlet with ten stamps with the denomination 1 for destinations in the Netherlands. The stamps are portraits of the young Mozart, the score of the music he composed for the governor and the Müller organ in the Grote Kerk in Haarlem, where he played. The stamp Mozart in Netherlands is designed by graphic designer and typographer Robbert Zweegman from Malden.

Issue Date: 23.05.2016 Designer: Robbert Zweegman Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 36 x 25 mm

Europe

netherland europe france stampEuropa stamps were first issued in 1956, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the common-themed annual stamps the Dutch post have issued these sheets, which are also available in an album. Issue Date: 23.05.2016 Colours: 4 Colours

The Gnome

netherland gnome stampsWho doesn’t know the beautifully drawn gnomes by Rien Poortvliet. In 2016 it is 40 years since the gnome was born! Each stamp sheetlet of five stamps of this series focuses on a month of the year. Issue Date: 01.01.2016 Designer: Rien Poortvliet

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