Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from different material - Wood

Jersey 2017 Durrell and Darwin Wood stamp miniature sheet



Issue date 14 June 2017

Jersey Post to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust with support from the Darwin Initiative, has issued a special miniature sheet.

The Miniature Sheet, which has been printed on FSC certified sycamore, features a portrait of Charles Darwin and is the first Jersey stamp to be printed on wood.

The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust was established as an international charity by naturalist and author, Gerald Durrell OBE in 1959. It has partnered with the Darwin Initiative on many occasions during the course of its conservation programme.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

Category -  Touch / Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing 

Alderney 2017 Coastal Eclipses




Issue date 19 July 2017

To commemorate the Eclipse occurring on 21 August 2017, Alderney Post has issued 6 stamps featuring 6 coastal locations which will be treated with a partial eclipse.

The stamps feature heat sensitive ink which reveal full eclipses when warmed with the finger tips revealing the altitude and direction of the eclipse for each coastal location - 

44-penny stamp - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  (altitude is 38.76 degrees, and that the direction is 120.64 degrees, east-southeast 21 August 2017 time 10:21 )

59-penny stamp - Miami, Florida USA (altitude is 64.29 degrees, and that the direction is 242.44 degrees, west-southwest 21 August 2017 time 14:58 )

60-penny stamp - Hamilton, Bermuda (altitude is 46.49 degrees, and that the direction is 252.34 degrees, west-southwest 21 August 2017 time 16:12 ),

73-penny stamp - Dakar, Senegal (altitude is 1.19 degrees, and that the direction is 282.09 degrees, west-northwest 21 August 2017 time 19:22 ), 

80-penny stamp - Saint Anne, Alderney (altitude is 0.77 degrees, and that the direction is 288.27 degrees, west-northwest with time 21 August 2017 time 20:07 ),

90-penny stamp - Anadyr, Russia (altitude is 5.70 degrees, and that the direction is 72.92 degrees, east-northeast with time 22 August 2017 time 05:19 )





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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Stamps with Scratch Off Printing - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Scratch off coatings

New Caledonia 2017 New Born - Its a Boy/Girl Stamps with Scratch off coatings




Issue date 27 March 2017

To celebrate the New Born Baby, New Caledonia Post has issued a special set of scratch-off  stamps showing a Stork carrying a newborn baby wrapped in a bundle in its beak, with a scratch off opaque area with a question mark covering the bundle, to reveal the baby’s gender ( whether it’s a girl or a boy) to the recipient of the letter. 

Spoiler Alert - A good guess looking at the difference in the 2 stamps is the the HEART on the top right hand corner and the STAR on the top right hand corner of the stamp - heart (girl) Star (Boy).

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Sunday, 30 July 2017

Embossed Gold Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Gold Stamps

Russia 2003 300th Anniversary of St.Petersburg with 24K foil embossing







Issue date 15 May 2003

On the occasion of the 300th Anniversary of the founding of the St. Petersburg city in Russia, Russia Post has issued 3 Souvenir sheet with embossed printing featuring a 24K gold embossed printing on the emblem on the souvenir sheet mentioning the 300th Anniversary of St.Petersburg.

The souvenir sheet bear the graphic sketch of the St.Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace embankment, the Rostral Column and the EU-CIS summit emblem. The stamp of the souvenir sheet features the monument of Peter I "The Bronze Horseman" by E. Falkonet. 


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Saturday, 29 July 2017

Stamps with Thermographic printing - Update

Category Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermographic printing

USA 2017 Have a Ball Forever Stamps Sheet



Issue date 14 June 2017

To celebrates the nation’s passion for athletics, United States Postal Service has issued 8 self-adhesive circular stamps showcasing illustrations of eight sports balls: baseball, basketball, football, golf, kickball, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.

A special coating applied to selected areas of the stamps during the printing process gives them a textured feel. 

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Friday, 28 July 2017

Extra Wide Length Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub Category - Extra Wide Length Stamps 

Thailand 2017  70th anniversary of late King Rama IX’s accession to the throne



Issue Date 01 April 2017 

Thailand Post has issued a sheet of five stamps featuring the longest stamp at 170 mm in length—to commemorate the 70th anniversary of late King Rama IX’s accession to the throne.

Each of the stamp features a series photographs of the king set against a background of luscious green fields. 

Width 170 mm Height 30 mm

The length of 170 mm beats the previous singapore stamp of 162mm 

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Thursday, 27 July 2017

3D - Motion Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Motion Stamps   

North Korea 2017 Year of the Rooster Stamp






Issue date 20 January 2017

For the Lunar Chinese New Year, North Korean Post has issued 2 sets of 3D Motion stamps - one a stamp and the other a miniature sheet form.

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