Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Metal Foil Stamps

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Aluminium foil

Spain 2016 School Civic Values - Against Bullying   





Issue date 02 February 2016

Intolerance to the school bullying or harassment is the theme chosen for the issuance of Civic Values ​​School series by Spain Postal Authorities. The stamp depicts a human, printed on silhouette mirror paper, with the motto: "You can prevent bullying, do not allow bullying " , it is inviting you to be participant in this struggle against bullying at school.

Bullying exists and is not a problem that can be ignored. Moral value ​​education is essential to avoid future aggressive behavior. Parents should set limits and rules and teach children to respect and value peers.

One of the most important tools between parents and children and teachers and students, is communication. Communication help detect facts and attitudes that lead to episodes of harassment and abuse. Many cases are resolved talking about it, showing that you should not tolerate any violence.

Communication is also essential in the case of the victim who normally silent after bullying/harassment at school. Therefore, we must talk with the children and observe changes in their attitude to understand what is happening.

But above all, it is essential to support those who suffer harassment of any kind and never minimize the problem. This is a scourge shaking classrooms worldwide. 

The new technologies provide numerous channels, such as the Internet and social networks, to prevent such incidence. 

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Metal Foil Stamps


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Monday, 25 July 2016

Stamps with Seeds - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamp with seeds / Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps  

San Marino 2016 Fertility Day Stamp Set with Petunia Seeds





Issue date 07 June 2016 

The Italian fertility day is celebrated on the 7th of May. The aim of the stamp set designed by Cristina Chiappini is to emphasize motherhood and fatherhood, health and wellness of the unborn child. 

The three illustrations depict a mother, a father and a baby with a seed-shaped body with a germ on the top of the head. On the mouth of the crying baby stamp there are real seeds of dwarf Petunia, that can be planted. The stamp set shows the metaphor of life as an embryo that develop into a plant. 



Under UV light, the yellow fluorescent invisible ink printing can be seen 

The stamps has been printed by Cartor Security Printing.

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Stamps with Seeds
Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps 

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Stamps with Scratch Off Printing - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Scratch off coatings

Austria 2008 50 years of Austrian Airlines with featuring Stamps with Scratch off coatings 



Issue date 28 February 2008

Austrian Airlines is the national carrier of Austria and the first flight took-off on 31 March 1958 from Vienna to London. Austrian Post to commemorate 50 years of Austrian airlines has issued a special scratch and win stamp.

When the stamp area was scratched,
- a four digit code would win one of 5000 Airbus 320 model planes
- a three digit code would win one free ticket from Vienna to one of the many destinations flown by Austrian airlines.

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Monday, 18 July 2016

Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets - Update

Category - Sight / Touch
Subcategory - Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets / 3D Motion Stamps / 3D Holographic Stamps / 3D Anaglyph Stamps / Thermochromic Stamps

Spain 2016 Dinosaurs Multi-sensory Stamps set


Issue date 30 June 2016

Correos Spain has issued another set of 4 stamps featuring Dinosaurs - The Europelta, The Pelecanimimus, The Proa and The Turiasaurus.


The Europelta dinosaur stamp is printed with the lenticular technique, the Pelecaniminus dinosaur stamp has images which has been printed with holographic ink, Proa dinosaur stamp has been printed with 3D Anaglyph technique which can be viewed with a special glass with Red and Blue lens and theTuriasaurus dinosaur stamp has a meteorite shower which has been printed with thermochromic ink that changes color when subjected to temperature changes.

Pelecanimimus whose image has been printed with holographic ink

video
Turiasaurus, meteor shower printed with thermochromic ink 
that changes color when subjected to temperature changes.
Cool Temperature

Warm Temperature


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Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets
3D Anaglyph Stamps
3D Holographic Stamps
Thermochromic Stamps
3D Motion Stamps



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Thursday, 14 July 2016

Stamps with Rock Dust - Update

Category - Touch 
Subcategory - Stamps with matter affixed - Rock dust

Austria 2007 50th Anniversary of the Haus des Meeres with concrete sand of flak tower  




Issue date 29 November 2007

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Haus des Meeres (House of the Sea) in Vienna, Austria Post has issued a special stamp depicting a clown fish on the stamp printed with original concrete sand of the flak tower which houses the Zoo. The concrete rock sand was collected during the renovation of the flak tower and printed on the stamps.



The rock dust is printed on the white stripe of the clown fish and also on the bottom of the stamp. This can be seen when viewed at an angle.

The Aqua Terra Zoo known as the Haus des Meeres (the House of the Sea) is housed in a former World War Two flak tower (huge multistoreyed block tower which housed antiaircraft guns during world war II) which is over 50 metres high and its roof terrace enjoys the best panorama over Vienna.




The six storeys concrete tower is home to a total of over 5,000 living animals, from tropical fish, Mediterranean animals, snakes, lizards and crocodiles to colourful birds and apes that are free to roam around the Tropical House. 

The Haus des Meeres also houses Austria’s largest aquarium, 300,000 litres of water in which sharks live side by side with a sea turtle. The Haus des Meeres has an excellent international reputation as a zoo that above all breeds a variety of sea creatures very successfully, such as the anemone clown fish, also known as Nemo, shown on the stamp, as well as pipefish, seahorses and turtles, snakes, birds, etc.

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Monday, 11 July 2016

Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps - Update

Category - Sight  
Subcategory - Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps 

Guinea 2016 15th Memorial Anniversary of September 11, 2001 Minisheet and Souvenir Sheet with glow in dark under UV printing 



The Parallel beams of light glows in the dark under UV light


Issue date 18 Mar 2016

Republique de Guinea Post to commemorate the 15th Memorial Anniversary of September 11, 2001 (Terrorist bombing of the Trade Center  Twin Towers of New York) issued a minisheet and a souvenir sheet, at the New York World Stamp Exhibition held between 28 May to 04 June 2016, depicting two parallel beams of light from Ground Zero where the Twin towers of the Trade centre stood, the New York skyline, the Trade Center Twin Towers, a Bald Eagle with the American flag and an image of the Statue of Liberty,

2000 sheets were issued.

The stamps has phosphorous printing which glows in dark under UV

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Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps 

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Thursday, 7 July 2016

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D Hologram 

Finland 2016 Ice Crystals Holographic Stamp






Issue date 22 January 2016 

Finland Post has issued a special holographic stamp featuring a winter ice crystal printed on a holographic foil which reflects all colors of the spectrum when light hits the foil in all angles and gives glimmer effect as in ice crystals.


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3D - Holographic Stamps

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Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Glass Stamps

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made of Glass material

Austria 2016 Pietà and Cross Glass Stamp



Glass stamp in a special packaging



Issue date 10 June 2016

Austria Post has issued the first self adhesive glass stamp of the world featuring the “Sandlbilder” - a reverse glass painted Pietà from the Upper Austrian municipality of Sandl. 

In reverse glass painting the design is painted on the back of the glass, enabling the front to be cleaned easily.

The traditional design of the Pietà shows the Virgin Mary weeping over the dead body of her crucified son, Jesus. She is usually depicted alone, cradling the body of her son in her arms. The seven swords in Mary’s heart symbolise the seven sorrows of the Mater Dolorosa, the Mother of Sorrows, Mary, whilst the tendrils of flowers below the cross represent the hope which Jesus’ sacrifice brings to all people.

The stamp has been produced by the Viennese porcelain manufacturer Augarten with each glass blank stamp handcrafted with the design screen printed on the back of each stamp and finally heat treated to allow the colours to bond with the glass.

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Saturday, 2 July 2016

Stamps with Dome Sticker affixed

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with materials affixed - dome sticker

France 2016 UEFA 2016 The Great Game in football feast stamp with special doming effect






Plastic Dome Sticker



Issue date 20 May 2016

La Poste France in association with Adidas to celebrate the great soccer game feast  UEFA cup running from May 20 to July 20, 2016, has issued a collectors stamp with an innovative printing technique called the "doming" effect on part of a visual effect of a moving ball. 

The stamp can be used for Priority letter (0 g) valid for postage from France to the European Union. 

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