Thursday 23 May 2024

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

Category -  Touch/Sight
Subcategory - Thermochromic Stamps

Qatar 2003 World No Tobacco Day Stamp with Thermochromic Ink Printing


Issue date 31 May 2003

Qatar Post on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day has issued a special Thermochromic Stamp with the picture of a human heart which when heat is applied the heart becomes pale and the picture of a runner becomes strong implying that to get a healthy heart one must do exercise (running - form of exercise)




Scott #963
Michel #1215





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Thursday 16 May 2024

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D Hologram / Odd Shaped Miniature Sheet

Switzerland 2017 Love Stamp with holographic foil printing




Issue date 16 November 2017

Swiss Post has issued a special heart shaped miniature sheet with 6 special stamps devoted to love. With its deep red color and hearts and roses embossed with silver holographic foil, it symbolizes love in all its facets and turns every letter into a declaration of love.




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Saturday 11 May 2024

Stamps printed on Special Paper - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from Special Traditional Paper

China 2024 - 3 Chinese Seal Engraving Stamps printed on Rice Paper


Issue date 20 March 2024

China Post has issued a set of special stamps printed on Xuan / rice Paper depicting ancient Engraving Seals featuring Seal of 'Qin Ba Yi Song Wan He' by Wen Peng, Seal of 'Xiao Tan Jian Qi Tu Ni Hong', Seal of 'Zi Song Fei Wo You, We Tui Er Yi Yi' by Wang Guan and Seal of 'Dan Kan Hua Xie, Bu Yan Ren Shi Fei' by Cheng Sui.

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Cloth Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Cloth Stamps

Rearranging my earlier posts to reflect correct country category.

Indonesia 2012 – World Stamp Championship Jakarta – Stamp with Batik Cloth


Issue date 18 June 2012

Indonesia Post issued a special Souvenir sheet on 18 June 2012 during the World Stamp Championship held at Jakarta from 18-24 June 2012 which features batik cloth prints on the stamps while the bigger stamp features a piece of the Batik Cloth.

The form of batik motifs is a reflection of social culture, philosophy of life, customs of people of Sunda, an ethnic group of West Java people. 

A limited edition of overprint was issued for the 2022 Indonesia World Stamp Championship with a limited run of 1000 pieces, My sheet number is 0756 / 1000





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Cloth Stamps

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Thursday 9 May 2024

Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes - Update

Category - Hearing/Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes 

Canada 2012 Franklin the Turtle Stamps Booklet with Augment Reality 






Issue date 11 May 2012

Canada Post to commemorate the works of author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Brenda Clark featuring Franklin the Turtle, a warm and wonderful little reptile who gently encourages children to come “out of their shells”.

The issue will include four stamps, featuring the characters, in a booklet that includes Canada Post first augmented reality maze game on the back cover and when scanned with the Stamps Alive App (No longer available for Download as of date) allows one to move the Franklin Turtle through the Maze on the Smartphone.








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Saturday 4 May 2024

Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes - Update

Category - Hearing/Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes 

Canada 2012 100 years of the Calgary Stampede Augment Reality Stamps





Issue date 17 May 2012

Canada Post to commemorate the centennial of the Calgary Stampede, has issued two commemorative stamps featuring a rodeo horse and a silver and gold belt buckle designed by designer Xerxes Irani.

The silver-and-gold anniversary belt-buckle featured on the U.S.-rate stamp which are being produced as much-prized event trophies this year. There will be limited to 100 pieces and will serve as trophies for the Centennial celebration of the Calgary Stampede.

The Stamps features Augment Reality built onto the stamp and when scanned with the Stamps Alive App (No longer available for Download) allows one to see a barrel race and interactive experience with a horse.

A Video featuring the launch of the Stamp and the related Augment Reality stamp features are seen from the following video from Calgary Herald (Copyright of video belongs to the owner of this video - only downloaded to show features of the stamps issued)




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Friday 3 May 2024

Scented Stamps - Update

Category - Smell 
Subcategory - Scented Stamps

Hungary 2018 Medicinal Plant of the Year - Lavender (Scented stamps)

Scented Sheets with lavender colored serial number
(Perf and Imperf)

Normal Sheet with Black Serial Number

Non Scented with Serial number in Green (Perf)
Non Scented with Serial Number in Red (Imperf)




Issue date 02 May 2018

Magyar Posta has issued a special set of stamps to commemorate the selection of Lavender as the Medicinal Plant of the Year by the Medicinal Plant Section of the Hungarian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences. 

A limited edition of a folder containing 5 miniature sheets was also issued which had - 2 lavender scented perforated and imperforated souvenir sheet with a lavender colored serial numbers, a standard edition souvenir sheet with serial numbers in black, an imperforated souvenir sheet numbered in red and a specially perforated edition numbered in green.

Only 1000 of these folders were issued and the serial numbers on souvenirs sheets on my folder is 783

COA with Number 783



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