Thursday 6 February 2014

Stamps with Rock Dust - Update

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

Liechtenstein 2013 - XXII Winter Olympic Games, Sochi 2014 with rock dust as part of the paint

Issued date - 11 November 2013

To commemorate the XXII Winter Olympic Games being held in Sochi, Russia from 7th to 23rd February 2014 - Liechtenstein Post has commissioned a stamp 'Sochi 2014'  (face value CHF 2.60) on which a stone originating from Sochi was ground up, mixed with paint and applied to the stamp by thermography. The milled stone can be clearly felt if one passes a finger over the stamp.

Sochi, one of Russia’s most popular Black Sea bathing and health resorts with  the nearby snow-covered mountains slopes of the Caucasus.

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