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Aland:Christmas 2017 Stamp

The denomination Julpost implies that the stamp may be used to addressees in Åland, Finland and Sweden as a more favourable postage for Christmas greetings during a limited period in November and December every year. The value of Julpost stamps … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamps on Forest Mammals

Three species of forest mammals prevalent in the Åland forests featured on stamps issued on 15 September. Painted by Bo Lundwall, a leading Swedish animal and nature artist, the stamps illustrating mountain hare, least weasel and raccoon dog are inserted … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Aland

Finland 100 Years The Åland stamp is designed by experienced stamp artist Juha Pykäläinen, who was born in Tampere but lives in Åland since 1989. Finding a suitable motif was a challenge, Juha confesses: To intensify their tête-à-tête, the two … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps

Aland The Åland stamp for the 2017 Europa theme shows the Kastelholm castle. Dating back to the late 1300s, the well-preserved ruins of the only medieval castle in Åland are located in Sund. Issue Date: 09.05.2017 Designer: Niclas Nordlund Printer: Cartor Security Printing … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamp on Cultural Diversity

Date of Issue:14th March 2017

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New Stamps from Aland

Beach Finds : Floats The stamps shows cork floats. Issue Date: 02.02.2017 Designer: Tiina Tahvanainen Printer: Cartor Security Printing Sailing Ships The stamp depicting the barque Mariehamn is part of the sailing ship series that includes the stamps featuring the schooner Leo, the … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Year of Rooster

2017 is the Chinese Year of the rooster and begins on January 28th. The rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac. Korea Issue Date:1 December 2016 Aland Issue Date:11 November 2016 Taiwan NT$3.5 stamp: “The Golden Cock Proclaiming Joy” is … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamps on Roosters

Miniature sheet with 2 stamps and 2 motifs. The miniature sheet is issued in time for the 2017 Year of the Rooster and is one in a series following the Chinese zodiac. Issue Date: 11.11.2016 Designer: Martin Mörck Printer: Cartor Security Printing Process: Offset … Continue reading

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Sepac 2016 Stamps:Aland

An apple illustrates the change of the seasons in Åland. Issue Date: 12.08.2016 Designer: Annika Zetterqvist Printer: Bpost Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 35 x 35 mm

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Aland : Björn Ulvaeus Stamp Issue

In the My Åland series, Swedish musician and ABBA superstar Björn Ulvaeus presents his twin of Åland. The photo was taken at the inlet of Karlby on the island of Kökar. Issue Date: 08.07.2016 Designer: Kjell Söderlund Printer: Bpost Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 38,4 x … Continue reading

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