Monday, 1 December 2014

Scented Stamps - Update

Category - Smell
Subcategory - Scented Stamps

Brazil 1999 Forest Fire Prevention - burnt wood scented Miniature Sheet

Issue date 01 August 1999 

Brazil's first scented stamps was issued to bring awareness to the damages of forest fires.

Brazilian post issued a set of 4 stamps smelling of burnt wood. The stamps feature an anteater, a flower, leaf, and a burnt tree trunk, each of which indicates what is at risk when a forest burns.

The odor was meant to make people keenly aware of the dangers of careless fires and their impact on the environment. The stamp set was part of Brazil's forest fire prevention efforts.

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