Friday, 8 December 2017

Flock Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Flock Stamps

Russia 2003 Happy New Year




Issue date 1 December 2003

The stamp issued by Russian Post features Father Frost with the ancient town of Veliky Ustyug which is the home of Father Frost.


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Thursday, 7 December 2017

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps 

Switzerland 2002 REGA Hologram stamp 






Issue date 12 March 2002

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Swiss Air Ambulance Rega, Swiss Post has issued a special stamp with holographic printing. The portion above the helicopter is the holographic printing part.

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

3D Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight / Touch
Subcategory - 3 D Holographic Stamp/ Cloth Stamp ( Silk)

Australia 2017 Dragon Flies Folder with Silk Ms




Issue date November 2017

Australia Post has issued a special set of miniature sheets under the impression Series - Dragonflies with 5 miniature sheets printed on silk gummed paper and one miniature sheet featuring all five Dragonflies with an Holographic imprint on the miniature sheet. The Dragonflies were issued earlier in 2017. 

150 sheets were issued and my number on the sheets is 132





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3D Holographic Stamps
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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Stamps made of Rock Paper

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made of Rock Paper

Australia 2017 Caves with Rock Paper Miniature Sheet










Issue date November 2017

Australia Post has issued a special folder under the Impression Series - Caves featuring 8 miniature sheets (2 sets of four)  - One set of four miniature sheets featuring Caves from 2017 Issue and one set of four miniature sheets printed On imperforate miniature Sheet made of Rock, Marble and stones (Rock Paper)

250 folders were issued and my number on the sheets is 179




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Monday, 4 December 2017

Transparent Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub Category - Transparent Stamps

Australia Antarctic Territory 2017 Deep Sea Creatures with Transparent stamps





Issue date November 2017

Australia Post has issued a special miniature sheet under the Impression series East Antarctic Deep Sea Creatures which is printed on a self adhesive substrate with transparent backing and to be viewed from front and back. The folder also contains a miniature sheet from the stamp Issue and also 4 metallic finish medallions.

The stamp features 4 Deep Sea Creatures from the East Antarctic Territory Sea- Sea Star, Neosquid, Pink Anemone and Deep Sea Bryozoan.

Only 120 folders were issued and mine was the last one ordered. Following picture shows transparency of the miniature sheet with the Apple logo seen behind the Sheet.





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Transparent Stamps 

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Sunday, 3 December 2017

Stamps with Glitter - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps printed with Glitter

Philippines 2016 Miss Universe Stamp with Glitter




Issue date 17 April 2016

PHLPost to commemorate Miss Philippine Pia Alonzo Wirtzbach winning the Miss Universe pageant in 2015 has issued a special miniature sheet of the Miss Universe wearing her crown. Special glitter printing has been made on the crown of the souvenir sheet.





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Stamps with Glitter

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Saturday, 2 December 2017

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps

Philippines  2017 Sunsets 



Issue date 8 May 2017

The PHLPost has issued a special miniature sheet featuring 4 beautiful sunsets set in Philippines for the heritage month. The stamps feature 3D holographic foil printing.







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Friday, 1 December 2017

Stamps with Interactive Folds - Update

Category - Touch / Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive Folds

UAE 2017 Year of Giving MS with interactive folds






Issue date 5 September 2017


Emirates Post has issued a set of stamps to mark the Year of Giving. The stamps come in two different designs - the first carrying the logo for the Year of Giving 2017, while the second comes in the form of a donation box to encourage people to contribute.
2017 was announced as the Year of Giving by the President, Sheikh Khalifa, last December. It aims to build a spirit of volunteering, strengthen social responsibility in the private sector and boost the ideals of serving the nation among Emiratis and expatriates.

The sheet also contains a pop out cutting of a box which forms a donation box when folded into one.

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Stamps with Interactive Folds


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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Stamps with Textured Rough Surface - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Textured Rough Surface

Philippines 2014 Heritage month - Filipino textiles


Issue date 30 May 2014

PHPL Post to commemorate the Heritage Month of Taditional Filipino textiles has issued a special stamp on an odd shaped miniature sheet. The stamp features a tactile printing giving a rough feel to the stamp




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Stamps with Textured Rough Surface

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Embossed Gold Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Gold Stamps

Australia 2017 1916 WWI Centenary Gold minisheet



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Australia Post has issued 2 special gold minisheet commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War . The 2 gold minisheet have been placed is a special folder as part of the Impression series and has a limited print of 250 prints. The print on my collection is No.21.


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Embossed Gold Stamps

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Saturday, 25 November 2017

Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet - Update

Category - Sight 
Subcategory - Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet/Odd shaped stamps           
 
France 2007 Le Parc de la Tête d'Or Lyon - French Gardens  



Issue date 30 April 2007

La Poste France has been issuing odd shaped souvenir sheet featuring the various Gardens of France. The 2007 souvenir sheet features "Le Parc de la Tête d'Or" in Lyon.

Two odd shaped stamps are also featured on the Souvenir Sheet

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Odd Shaped Stamps - Update

Category - Sight 
Subcategory - Odd Shaped Stamps

United Kingdom 2017 David Bowie Stamp Set 



Issue date 14 March 2017

The Stamps features the six iconic album covers from throughout Bowie’s career with each self adhesive stamps having a ‘vinyl’ breakout detail.

The stamps comprise: 

1st Class: Hunky Dory, 1971

1st Class: Aladdin Sane, 1973

1st Class: “Heroes”, 1977

£1.52: Let’s Dance, 1983

£1.52: Earthling, 1997

£1.52: Blackstar, 2016

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Odd Shaped Stamps

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Thursday, 23 November 2017

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps / Pearlescent Stamps

Australia 1996 Pearls and Diamond Stamps 




Issue date 5 September 1996

Australia is a producer of both Diamonds and Pearls. Australia Post has issued a set of 2 stamps featuring a Diamond stamp with holographic printing and a Pearl stamp featuring Pearlescent printing.


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Pearlescent Stamps


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Monday, 20 November 2017

Personalised Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Personalised Stamps

Canada 2003 Alaska Cruise Personalised Stamps 




Issued 19 July 2003

Canada Post has printed 50,000 Picture Postage Stamps sheets specifically for the Alaska cruise ship season. The only place you could buy them was on board a cruise ship, where the staff would also produce your photo on the spot.

The sheet includes 10 self-adhesive frames of official postage for international, plus 3 non-postage labels.

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Personalised Stamps

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Friday, 17 November 2017

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps

Morocco 2013 50th Anniversary of S.M.Le Roi Mohammed VI 




Issue date 21 August 2013

Moroccan Post has this time issued a special "silk" souvenir sheet devoted to the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Moroccan sovereign S.M.Le Roi Mohammed VI 


King Mohamed VI is indeed born on August 21, 1963 in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, and became King on July 23, 1999 after the death of his father, King Hassan II. Mohamed VI is the third King of Morocco and the 22nd monarch of the Alawite dynasty that ruled the country since the second half of the 17th century.

The silk miniature sheet printed by Cartor Security Printers has 2 Stamps of 8.40 Dirhams each. 

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

Plastic Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory -  Plastic stamps

Russia 2010 Polar Year Plastic Stamp sheet
 

Issue date  2017

On the occasion of the International Polar Year 2007-2008, Russian Post had issued a special souvenir sheet on 21 March 2007 depicting the floating polar stations "The North Pole", the researches of the ice surfaces, the cultural and the natural heritage of the Arctic are depicted on the stamps.

A special commemorative plastic stamp sheet was issued in 2017.


Normal Sheet

The plastic sheet looked like a plexi glass of 1mm thick





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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Embossed Silver Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Silver Stamps


Canada 2017 Canadian Hockey Legends Embossed Silver Stamps




Issue date 28 September 2017

Canada Post to honour the Canadian Hockey Legends has issued a souvenir sheet featuring an embossed silver foil printing of the Stanley Cup with permanent stamps featuring Hockey Legends Greats who have been instrumental in winning the Stanley Cup for their teams - Jean Béliveau, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Lemieux, Orr, and Maurice Richard.



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Sunday, 12 November 2017

Extra Wide Length Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub Category - Extra Wide Length Stamps 

China 1994 Romance of the Three Kingdoms - Chibi Battle    




Issue date 24 November 1994

The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, is a famous classical novel reflecting the contradictions and struggles among China's feudal ruling cliques in the last of the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD25-220) and during the whole period of the Three Kingdoms (AD220-280).

China Post has issued a souvenir sheet featuring a painting depicting "Fierce battle at Chibi"  

Size of S/S: 182*65 mm 
Size of S/S stamp: 162*40 mm

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Extra Wide Length Stamps


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Saturday, 11 November 2017

Stamps with Interactive Games - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive Games / Odd shaped Stamps

Finland 2014 Sign of the Sky





Issue date 08 September 2014

Posti Finland has issued a playful booklet of stamps depicting different signs of the sky like planets, a shooting star, the sun, clouds and a rainbow in different sizes and shapes containing eight 1st class self-adhesive stamps. In addition to stamps, the booklet contains many tiny stickers which allows one to modify the postal stamp to your liking.


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Stamps with Interactive Games
Odd Shaped Stamps

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Friday, 10 November 2017

Stamps with Braille - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Braille 

UAE 2015 International White Cane Day




Issue date 15 October 2015

On the occasion of the International White Cane Day, Emirates Post in association with Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired has issued two Dh3 commemorative stamps on a miniature sheet which carry the slogan "UAE with You" in different languages like Arabic, English, French, Hindi as well as in Braille. The Braille printing consists of raised dots which the visually impaired can read by touch.

The stamps were issued to raise awareness of the visually impaired people and services offered to ensure the safety of the visually impaired in public places. The stamp depicts an image of a person walking with a cane. 

The Braille printing has raised dots on the sheet which a visually impaired person can read by touching the raised dots.




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Stamps with Braille

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Thursday, 9 November 2017

Tête-Bêche Stamps - Update

Category - Stamps
Sub-category - Tête-Bêche Stamps



USA 2017 History of Hockey Tête-Bêche Stamps


Issue date 20 October 2017

USPS and Canada Post has issued a Tête-Bêche pair of Stamps celebrating the history of hockey shared by both countries. This is the sixth joint issue for Canada Post and the USPS.

The earlier post featured the Canadian version of the Joint issue

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Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Stamps

Finland 2017 Coat of Arms



Issue date 24 May 2017

Finland Post Posti has issued  a special stamp featuring printing of the Country Name and Mailing amount of 10 Euro on the mini sheet with golden foil and there is embossing of the Finland Coat of arms on the stamp (embossing visible on the back of the sheet). In UV light, the map of Finland and a graph depicting the genetic background of Finns appear on the miniature sheet and the stamp. 

Embossing is seen on the back of the sheet



Stamp under UV light



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Embossed Stamps
Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps

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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Photomosiac Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Photomosaic Stamp

Netherlands 2017 Dirk Kuijt Photomosiac Stamp Sheet




Issue date 06 October 2017

Post NL to honour retired Dutch Footballer Dirk Kuijt with a special stamp sheet featuring 24 stamps which together makes a whole picture of the footballer. 

Dirk Kuijt retired from football on 17 May 2017 spanning an exciting football career with Feyenoord, Liverpool and has represented Netherlands. Google his name name you will see an exciting football career.

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Photomosiac Stamps


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Monday, 6 November 2017

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps

China 2017 China International Collection Expo (Nanjing 2017) Silk sheet



Issue date 8 September 2017

China Post has held the first China International Collection Expo (CICE) on 8 and 11 September 2017 at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, PRC. To commemorate this event, China Post has issued a special silk sheet featuring 2 stamps one with a magpie and the other with a rooster (the design of which was seen in last years stamp for year of the Rooster). 


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Sunday, 5 November 2017

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps

USA 2006 X plane Express Mail and Priority Mail Stamp




Issue date 17 March 2006

USPS has issued a special Express Mail Stamp USD 14.40 which features a side view of the X-15 plane and a Priority Mail stamp USD 4.05  featuring the X-15 rocket . The X on the stamp features holographic printing.

The X-planes were experimental U.S. aircraft created to test the technology of supersonic and space flight. The X-1 was the first plane to break the sound barrier (1947). There were only 3 X planes made and they flew 199 flights from 1959 to 1968 with only 13 flights exceeded 50 miles in altitude, the U.S. criterion for spaceflight. The pilots on those flights qualified as astronauts.


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Saturday, 4 November 2017

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

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

Russia 2010 Cultural Heritage of Russia and Serbia Iconography Wood Stamp sheet


Wooden sheet is on the right


Issue date 2017

A Joint Issue by Russia and Serbia featuring the icon paintings of both countries on 28 June 2010 was reproduced with a wooden sheet.The stamps depict the famous icons of both countries: "Archangel Michael" which belongs to the brush of Andrei Rublev from the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and "Mother of God Odigitrija" from the collection of the National Museum in Belgrade.


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Friday, 3 November 2017

Stamps with Crystals - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Materials affixed - Crystals

Liechtenstein 2017 Green Jade Forest Stamp





Issue date August 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 Green Jade stuck to the stamp featuring a Forest.

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Stamps with Crystals

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Thursday, 2 November 2017

Silver Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from different materials - Silver

Netherlands 2017 Dirk Kuijt Silver Stamp




Issue date 20 September 2017

Post NL to honour retired Dutch Footballer Dirk Kuijt with a special silver stamp commissioned through the Royal Dutch Mint to manufacture the postage stamp, which is made from pure silver. The stamp, in a deluxe storage box, is available for €25The postage stamp has the ‘Registered Mail’ designation, and may therefore be used to send letters as registered mail. The stamps are valid for an unlimited period. Only 2500 stamps has been produced.

Dirk Kuijt retired from football on 17 May 2017 spanning an exciting football career with Feyenoord, Liverpool and has represented Netherlands. Google his name name you will see an exciting football career.

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Silver Stamps


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