Sunday, 15 October 2017

Flock Stamps - Update

Category - Touch 
Subcategory - Flock Stamps 

Portugal 2017 Textile Industry




Issue date 17 June 2017

To commemorate the Portuguese Textile Industry CTT Portugal has issued a special Souvenir Sheet made with the Flock technique, which is achieved by spreading fibers on top of a gummed paper.

This provides a velvet appearance to the printing area that, when presented to the touch, resembles the smoothness and softness of the cotton.

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Flock Stamps

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Friday, 13 October 2017

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Aluminium Silver foil

Switzerland 2017 Letter vs E-mail Selfie Stamp sheet





Issue date 31 August 2017

Swiss Post in a competition with the students completing a consolidation course in visual communication at the Zurich University of the Arts, has designed a special sheet of 20 stamps which form a tablet that reflects the face of the observer giving the impression of taking a selfie.

The stamps have been printed on reflective Aluminium Silver foil.

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Metal Foil Stamps

  
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Thursday, 12 October 2017

Scented Stamps - Update

Category - Smell 
Subcategory - Scented Stamps

Switzerland 2017 Quince Scented Stamp



Issue date 31 August 2017

Quince or the Cydonian Apple has a similar appearance to a pear, and is bright golden-yellow when mature. The miniature sheet displays the color and the form of the fruit and captures the fragrance of the fruit when the special lacquer of the fruit is rubbed.

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Scented Stamps 


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Thursday, 5 October 2017

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

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


Isle of Man 2017 Bloodhound Car 



Issue date 22 September 2017 

To commemorate the BLOODHOUND project set to make a new land speed world record of 1000mph, IOM Post has issued a special miniature sheet. 

The sheet includes two stamps and two labels, with one featuring the legendary Richard Noble and current world record holder Andy Green, BLOODHOUND’s driver. Behind the images lie technical line drawings underlining that this miniature sheet is a showcase of engineering prowess as well as the ambition of setting new records.

To ensure the miniature sheet reflects technical innovation it includes three special print finishes; metallic ink, varnish and thermochromic ink, which disappears when heated to reveal the inside of the BLOODHOUND car.




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Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing

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Monday, 2 October 2017

Stamps with Crystals - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Materials affixed - Crystals

Liechtenstein 2017 Blue Sapphire Saturn Stamp

 

Issue date July 2017 A special issue Personal stamp created by the a Philatelic company Hermann E Sieger GmbH as part of a subscription service, and issued by Liechtenstein Post, a blue Sapphire stuck to the stamp featuring the Planet Saturn.

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Stamps with Crystals

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Sunday, 1 October 2017

Odd Shaped Stamps - Update

Category - Sight 
Subcategory - Odd Shaped Stamps    

Tonga 2017 Chinese Fashion Cheongsam 



Issue date 14 July 2017

Tonga has issued a set of self adhesive stamps designed by Sophia Zhang featuring the Chinese Cheongsam dress. The stamps are shape cut to follow the style of the Cheongsam dress.

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Odd Shaped Stamps

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Saturday, 30 September 2017

Stamps with Thermographic printing - Update

Category Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermographic printing

Belgium 2017 Europa Belgian Castles 




Issue date 12 June 2017

The Europa Annual theme 2017 was dedicated to Castles and BPost has issued a special miniature sheet featuring a fictional sand castle with 5 stamps.

The sheet and stamps has special sand-effect feel when touched with the help of thermographic printing. Red shiny particles are noticeable on the printing giving it a depth feel.


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Stamps with Thermographic printing

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