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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3D - Motion Stamps

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Stamps with Rock Dust - Update

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

South Korea 2017 Nature in DMZ Stamps with Rock dust



Issue date 5 June 2017

A Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) divides the Korean Peninsula in two since 1953 with a buffer zone that maintains a distance between the troops of the two countries - Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the North and the Republic of Korea in the South.

South Korean Post has issued 2 stamps featuring the fauna in the demilitarized zone - one stamp with a squirrel next to a soldier's helmet with a bullet hole and and the second stamp with a kingfisher sitting on a barbed wire.

Both stamps feature UV lacquer printing with the stamp featuring the helmet having an iron powder printing effect.

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Stamps with Rock Dust


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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

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

USA 2017 Total Eclipse of the Sun Stamps Thermochromic printing







Issue date 20 June 2017

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has issued the first U.S. postage stamps commemorating the 2017 total solar eclipse with thermochromic, or color-changing, ink. The stamp features an image of totality, with the moon completely blocking out the sun and appearing as a black disk surrounded by the sun's corona. But if you place your finger — or rub it — on the blacked-out portion of the stamp, the moon will appear.

The Great American total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S. in a line from Oregon to South Carolina on Aug. 21 as seen on the back of the sheet. 
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Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps

San Marino 2017 140th Anniversary of the First Postal Issue Embroidery Stamp



Issue date 13 June 2017

To commemorate the first issuance of San Marino Stamps on 1 August 1877, San Marino Post has issued a special self adhesive stamp by Arnaldo Caprai Gruppo Tessile Srl, embroidered with white thread on a blue canvas representing the coat of arms of San Marino Municipality with its 3 towers, the 3 feathers and the wording "Libertas".

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Sunday, 16 July 2017

Trading Card Size Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Trading Card Size Stamps

Guyana 1995 Ryan Nolan Farewell Collection Trading Card Stamps Set







Issue date 6 February 1995

Guyana Post to commemorate the 2nd Anniversary of the End of the Active Career of Nolan Ryan has issued a set of 12 baseball card size postage stamps with a foil signature on each card.

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Trading Card Size Stamps
Stamps Featuring Autographs

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Friday, 14 July 2017

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Tin foil

Bolivia 1986  Construction of Railway between Uncia & Antofagasta on Tin Foil Miniature Sheet      





Issue date 25 September 1986

Correos Bolivia has issued 2 sheets to commemorate the Construction of Railway line between Uncia & Antofagasta in the 1920s which helped to bring the tin ore mined in the high plain city of Uncia, Bolivia to the Port City of Antofagasta in Chile to be sent to the Tin Refining factories in Europe by sea .

The 2 sheets has been printed on a tin foil depicting the old locomotive and sailing ship on one sheet and the new locomotive being currently used and the modern ship being used to transport the tin ore.

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Metal Foil Stamps

 
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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Silver Stamps - Update

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

Netherlands 2017 25 years of Janneke Brinkman Salentijn







Issue date 10 February 2017

Janneke Brinkman-Salentijn is famous for her Botanical paintings on various products. To commemorate 25 year of the brand, PostNL has issued a silver stamp featuring a watercolor painting of a peony.

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Silver Stamps


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Sunday, 9 July 2017

Scented Stamps - Update

Category - Smell 
Subcategory - Scented Stamps

India 2017 Coffee Stamp




Issue date 23 April 2017

India Post has issued a coffee-scented INR100 stamp featuring  coffee beans, a cup of the brew and the word COFFEE.

The Stamp has a faint smell of coffee.

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Scented Stamps 


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Saturday, 8 July 2017

Stamps with Interactive Folds - Update

Category - Touch / Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive Folds

Spain 2017 Reopening of the Royal Theatre






Issue date 10 February 2017

Correos Spain to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the reopening of the Royal Theatre issued a special fold-out block sheet in which we can see the stage and the auditorium with the impressive building that houses the Opera House in Madrid is placed in the centre of the stage.

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Stamps with Interactive Folds


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Friday, 7 July 2017

Stamps with Crystals - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Materials affixed - Crystals

Liechtenstein 2017 Amethyst Stamp





Issue date 01 June 2017

A special issue Personal stamp created by the a Philatelic company Hermann E Sieger GmbH, and issued by Liechtenstein Post, a dark Violet Amethyst Stamp with a Violet Amethyst stuck to the stamp featuring Butterflies.

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Stamps with Crystals

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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets

Spain 2016 Charming Villages Series II





Issue date 10 March 2017

In the second series of "Charming Villages" of Spain, Correos Spain has issued stamps in the form of an accordion scroll, simulating the strips of old postcards, folded in bellows format, where the back of the stamp is also printed as if it were the back of a card. This fold-out consists of four self-adhesive stamps plus a vignette.

The towns chosen in this occasion are: Aínsa, Calatayud, Lastres and Ureña.

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Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets


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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

3D - Stamps with Laminated Prismatic Ribbed Plastic Surface - Update

Category - Touch
Sub category -  3D - Stamps with Laminated Prismatic Ribbed Plastic Surface

Spain 2017 Star Wars Plastic Stamp




Issue date 23 May 2017

Star Wars was first released in 1977 by film maker George Lucas and many more films of the same cast was released later on. 

Correos Spain, to honor these films that have a universal character, presents the particularity of being printed with Lenticular technology without movement, which provides a greater depth of the image. 

The design consists of a series of cartoons starring some of the characters in the films: Stormtroopers (Imperial Soldiers), Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2, Yoda and C-3PO. 

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 3D - Stamps with Laminated Prismatic Ribbed Plastic Surface


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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps

Hong Kong 2017 Chinese Lunar New Year Rooster Zodiac Silk Stamp   




Issue date 7 January 2017

To usher in the Year of the Rooster in 2017, Hongkong Post presents the sixth issue in its fourth Lunar New Year special stamp series with a special silk stamp with value of HKD50 issued.

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Cloth Stamps


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Saturday, 1 July 2017

Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets - Update

Category - Sight/ Touch
Subcategory - Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets 

Happy Canada Day 150..

Australia 2017 Melbourne Stamp Show - Rare Beauties Minisheet stamp set


Day 1 Transparent Stamp

Day 2 Rhodonite affixed Stamp



Day 3 - Varnish printing on stamp


Day 4 - 3D Holographic foil printing

 


Issue date 30 March /31 March/01 April / 02 April 2017

The Melbourne 2017 International Exhibition was held at Caulfield Racecourse, Victoria from 30 March till 02 April 2017.

The Rare Beauties featuring the Gemstones found in Australia are 

Day 1 - Pink Diamond (Minisheet featuring a Transparent Stamp was released on 30 March 2017), 

Day 2 - Rhodonite Stone (Minisheet featuring a Rhodonite stone affixed on the Stamp was released on 31 March 2017), 

Day 3 - Fluorite Stone (Minisheet featuring a varnish printing on Stamp was released on 01 April 2017), 

Day 4 - Golden Sapphire Stone (Minisheet featuring a Holographic foil Stamp was released on 02 April 2017), 

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Multi-Sensory Stamps Sets
Transparent Stamps
Stamps with Crystals
3D - Holographic Stamps




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