Wednesday, 20 March 2019

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight

Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps

Iran 2018 Flowers of Iran - Melissa Officinalis 




Issue date March 2018

Iran Post has issued a stamps featuring the Flowers of Iran - Melissa Officinalis with the stamp printed with Holographic Printing.

Special thanks to Rohit Jain (One of the leading philatelist specialising in Holographic Stamps) for helping in sourcing this sheet.


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3D - Holographic Stamps

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps / Odd Shaped Stamps

Vatican City 2019 - 90th Anniversary of the Lateran Pact (joint issue with Italy) and of the foundation of the Vatican City State 




Issue date 11 February 2019

On the occasion of  90th Anniversary of the Lateran Pact (joint issue with Italy) and of the foundation of the Vatican City State , the Vatican City Postal Authorities had issued a special embroidered stamp. The stamp made from embroidered cloth has a value of € 8.40 and features the coat of arms of Vatican City State. The stamps were made by the embroidery firm Hämmerle & Vogel in Lustenau, Austria.

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Cloth Stamps

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Saturday, 16 March 2019

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps 

South Korea 2018 Lunar New Year of the Pig 2019



Issue date 3 December 2018

To commemorate the celebration of the Lunar New Year of the Pig, South Korea Post has issued a special Souvenir sheet featuring 2 stamps featuring 2 pig design with one being holographic

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Friday, 15 March 2019

Stamps with Interactive Folds - Update

Category - Touch / Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive Folds

Taiwan 2013 Qing Dynasty Embroidery Stamps






Issue date 13 March 2013

To commemorate the Qing Dynasty-era embroidery, Chungwa Post (Taiwan Post) has issued a special sheet 70 cm (over 2 feet) in length that shows the entire Qing Dynasty embroidery.

The original embroidery, a 5m wide curtain used for ceremonial purposes, includes rich colors. Highlighted by a plush red, it depicts birds, flowers, and trees celebrating a spring-like flowering and abundance. It was in fact in connection with these special stamp sets that the National Museum put the original embroidery on display. 

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Stamps with Interactive Folds


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Thursday, 14 March 2019

Stamps with Holes/Design Perforations/Cut Outs - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Holes/Design Perforations

Singapore 2019 Chinese Zodiac Laser cut Souvenir Sheet

Issue date 4 January 2019

Singapore Post to commemorate the Chinese New Year has issued a special collector sheet featuring the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals with special laser cuts on the Collector sheet


Reverse of the Collectors Sheet


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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps / Odd Shaped Stamps

Liechtenstein 2019 300 Years of Liechtenstein Embroidered Stamp

Issue date 23 January 2019

The Principality of Liechtenstein marks its 300th anniversary on 23 January 2019. Through the special stamp “300 Years of Liechtenstein” (face value: CHF 6.30), Philately Liechtenstein will be issuing an embroidered stamp. The anniversary stamp is self-adhesive and is presented in the shape of a Princely hat. It was made by the embroidery firm Hämmerle & Vogel in Lustenau, Austria. Another stamp with crystal was featured earlier in this category.

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Cloth Stamps

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Gold Stamps

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Gold Stamps

Netherlands 2019 Royal PostNL Rembrandt van Rijn Gold Stamp


Issue date 13 February 2019

To commemorate the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 Royal PostNL has issued a limited edition (3500 copies) of a Gold Stamp featuring an etching of self portrait of Rembrandt van Rijn.

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