New Europa 2017 Stamps:Hungary

hungary europa stampsThe Andrássy Castle in Tiszadob appears on the first stamp. The village surrounded by backwaters, floodplain forests and grassland is situated on the border of three counties in north-eastern Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hajdú-Bihar and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg. The castle was built between 1886 and 1890 in an area of extraordinary natural beauty, which is still breathtaking today.The second stamp features the Nádasdy Castle in Nádasdladány, a village in Fejér county in central Hungary. The castle, built in the spirit of 16th-century English and Scottish architectural traditions, together with the surrounding park, is the symbol of the past, strength and power of the Nádasdy family over several centuries, and is a unique building in Hungarian castle architecture. A masterpiece of the age of revivalism, the castle was built for Count Ferenc Nádasdy between 1873 and 1880. It was designed by István Linzbauer, and Alajos Hauszmann was responsible for the interior from 1880 onwards.

Issue Date: 05.05.2017 Designer: Eszter Domé Printer: Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. Process: 4-colour offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: miniature sheet: 70 x 120 mm Values: 4 x HUF 335

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