Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet - Update

Category - Sight / Touch
Subcategory - Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet / Odd shaped Stamp 

Indonesia 2016 Pekan Olahraga Nasional XIX Games



Issue Date 9 September 2016

2016 Pekan Olahraga Nasional is the nineteenth edition of the National Games to be held in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Scheduled to be held in September in Bandung, West Java, the 2016 PON will cover 64 sports.

The souvenir sheet issued by Post Indonesia is odd shaped with an round stamp and one embossed gold medal printed on the side of the stamp.

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Odd Shaped Stamp
Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet


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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Personalised Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Personalised Stamps

Canada 2012 Picture Postage Collector Set 




Issue date 5 November 2012

Canada Post had issued 2012 Picture Postage™ Collector’s Pack which included 12 thematic designs on which one could print stamps with their personalised pictures from their website.

These Permanent stamps (for domestic rate) were die cut 

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Personalised Stamps

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Odd Shaped Stamps - Update

Category - Sight 
Subcategory - Odd shaped stamps  
    
USA 2000 Exploring the Solar System Pentagon shaped stamps 




Issue date 11 July 2000 

First pentagonal postage stamps issued by USPS. The souvenir sheet shows Earth's moon, Saturn, and a multitude of stars. Each stamp features a different representation of the sun. 
  Clockwise, from the top, the stamps show: 

- the sun's corona at the peak of an eclipse; 
- an artist's representation of the cross-section of the sun's interior; 
- a computer-enhanced NASA photograph taken from space of a sunrise over Earth; 
- image recorded from the Skylab space station of a solar eruption; 
- and an Earth-based photograph of the sun shining through a cloud-dotted sky. 

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Odd Shaped Stamps

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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Stamps with Interactive Games - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive Games

Canada 2000 Christmas Themed Picture Postage Stamps





Issue date October 2000

Canada Post had issued the second Picture Postage stamps in October 2000 which one could paste a special greetings sticker on the stamp or order a personalised picture on Christmas-themed frame stamp. The stamp was of value 46 cents which was valid for domestic rate at that time

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Stamps with Interactive Games


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Thursday, 13 April 2017

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps

New Zealand 2016 Southern Lights with 3D - Holographic Silver Foil Printing 




Issue date 8 February 2017

The Southern Lights or Aurora Australis is a spellbinding natural light show that produces shimmering sheets of colourful light that appear to dance across the sky. 

The stamps in the miniature sheet have been produced using a special silver foil, which replicates the shimmering effect of the Southern Lights.

This stunning stamp issue features six stamps - each featuring a photograph of the Southern Lights at the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Each stamp shows a different view of the Southern Lights, with the various colours and patterns of shimmering light clearly evident in these stunning photographs.

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3D - Holographic Stamps

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Silver Stamps - Update

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

Australia 2012 – Golden Jubilee Queen Elizabeth 2 Silver Stamps 














Australia Post issued on 3 April 2012 a 999.0 Pure Silver stamp Commemorative FDC cover with a Silver-foiled postmark and supplied with clear protective wallet. The Stamp reproduced using 3D-MPI (Minted-Photo-Image) technology To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. LIMITED EDITION of 7,500 and Postmarked Elizabeth Adelaide S.A.

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Silver Stamps


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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Extra Wide Length Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub Category - Extra Wide Length Stamps  

French Southern and Antarctic Territories (TAAF) 2007 Summer Solstice at Dumont d'Urberville extra wide stamp



Issue date 21 June 2007

TAAF or French Southern and Antarctic Territories stamp featuring the Path of the Sun on the Shortest day of the Year.

Width 160mm  height  31mm


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Extra Wide Length Stamps


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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Stamps with Thermographic printing - Update

Category Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermographic printing

Argentina 2002  Men's World Volleyball Championship with thermographic printing (rubber effect) on the stamp








Issue date 28 September 2002

The FIVB World Championship is an international men's and women's indoor volleyball competition. It is the oldest and most important of all the international events organized by the FIVB.  Argentina was the host in 2002, where Brazil had won, beating Russia in the finals with 3-2. 

Argentina Post had issued a set of 4 stamps of 75 cents each where the net had a rubberised feel to it.

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Stamps with Thermographic printing

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