Sunday, 30 May 2021

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch          
Subcategory - Stamps made from different material - Wood 

Estonia 2021  100th Anniversary of Järvselja Nature Reserve Wooden Souvenir Sheet


Issue date 13 April 2021

Estonia Post has issued a special odd shaped wooden souvenir sheet to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Järvselja Nature Reserve.

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Sunday, 23 May 2021

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch                                                                                 
Subcategory - Stamps made from different material - Wood 

Djibouti 2021 Covid 19 Wood Stamp




Issue date 26 Oct 2021

A set of special Wood Souvenir sheets - Perf and Imperd (private issue - Source Stamperijia) was issued by the Djibouti Post Office featuring Covid 19. 



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Thursday, 20 May 2021

Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub-Category - Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps

UK 2015 Star Wars Character Stamp Set


Issue date 20 October 2015

Royal Mail had issued a set of special stamps depicting the characters of the Star Wars Movie - Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, StormTrooper, Han Solo, Rey, Princess Leia, Emperor Palpatine, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Finn, Kylo Ren. 5 of the stamps has glow in the dark under UV printing as seen below.








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Monday, 17 May 2021

Stamps with Crystals - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Materials affixed - Crystals

Liechtenstein 2021 Botswana Agate Personal Stamp with Crystal



Issue date 18 February 2021

A special issue Personal stamp created by the Philatelic company Hermann E Sieger GmbH as part of a subscription service, and issued by Liechtenstein Post, a Botswana Agate crystal stuck to the stamp featuring a background of Fantasy Desert Temple on the stamp.

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Saturday, 15 May 2021

Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets

Spain 2019 Charming Villages Series V



Issue date 11 Mar 2021

In the fifth series of "Charming Villages" of Spain, Correos Spain has issued stamps in the form of old-fashioned fold-out postcards with the reverse side of the stamp printed just like the backs of those cards used to be. The booklet has four self-sticking stamps and a vignette.

The towns chosen in this occasion are: Bárcena Mayor in Cantabria, Capileira in Granada, Miranda del Castañar in Salamanca And Torazu in Asturias.



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Postcard Fold Souvenir Sheets

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Friday, 14 May 2021

Stamps with Moving Parts - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with moving parts

Spain 2020 Leisure and Hobby - Card Games with a rivet



Issue Date 11 June 2020

Correos Spain has issued a special Stamp with 3 Vignettes with stamp featuring the iconic image of Heraclius Fournier Ace of Pentacles with the vignettes (the Jack of Spades, the Knight of Cups, the King of Wands) connected with a rivet on one end. The Stamp is designed as four main Cards of a Card Set.

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Thursday, 13 May 2021

3D - Motion stamps - Update

Category - Sight / Touch
Subcategory - 3D - Motion Stamps

Spain 2020 150 Anniversary of the Real Club De Regatas De Santander Motion Stamp




Issue date 30 June 2020

Correos Spain to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Sailing Regata Club "Real Club De Regatas De Santander" has issued a special motion lenticular 3D stamp





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Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Miniature Sheets with Materials Affixed - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Miniature Sheets with Materials Affixed / Odd Shaped Stamp / Extra Large Stamps

Spain 2020 Philatelic Collectors



Issue date 02 October 2020

Correos Spain to honour the hobby of Stamp Collection has issued a special odd shaped Cardstock Stamp with a plastic magnifying glass attached to the stamp. The magnifying glass being one of the important tools in stamp collecting. The stamp features the famous painting The Philatelist , the work of the Swiss painter François Barraud, from 1929.



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Miniature Sheets with Materials Affixed

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Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing - Update

Category -  Touch 
Subcategory - Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing

Spain 2020 Literature - New Words of 2019 Stamp with thermochromic ink printing



Issue date 20 Mar 2020

Correos Spain to commemorate the New Words spoken by the public and accepted by the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language (RAE) has issued a special stamp with thermochromic ink printing. By rubbing the stamp, this ink allows us to discover some of the new terms such as "brunch", "zasca" or "router" (in Spanish). The Stamp design stimulates the cover of the Royal Academy Dictionary, the reference text for Spanish.

 



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Stamps with Thermochromic Ink Printing

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Monday, 10 May 2021

Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub-Category - Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps

Canada 2014 Empress of Ireland Uncut Press Sheet 

Due to large size of the sheet, the above picture has been taken from Canada Post website

Issue date 29 May 2014

Canada Post to commemorate the centennial of the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, 1914, in the St. Lawrence River, near Rimouski, Quebec which recorded the highest death toll of 1,012 (1,477 recorded onboard) passengers and crews, when the Empress collided with a Norwegian collier - the SS Storstad.

Canada Post to pay respect to the 1,012 lives lost in the tragedy, has printed the list of the names of the passengers who lost their lives with hidden ink which becomes visible under black light . 

Due to large size of the sheet, the above picture has been taken from Canada Post website

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Sunday, 9 May 2021

Odd Shaped Stamps - Update

Category - Sight 
Subcategory - Odd Shaped Stamps 

Covid 19 - Update - don’t collect odd shaped stamps as unusual but since I have in my collection updating for those who collect 

France 2001 Valentine Day heart shaped stamps      




Issue date  29 January 2001 

La Poste France issues postage stamps by famous French Designers for the occasion of Valentine Day, and most of the stamps are heart shaped stamps. The heart shaped stamp for 2001 has been designed by Christian Lacroix.

The French text "Le coeur est le timbre du corps" means in English "The Heart is the Stamp of the Body". 

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Odd Shaped Stamps

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Saturday, 8 May 2021

Stamps with Rock Dust - Update

Category Touch/Sight
Subcategory - Stamps with Rock Dust / Glow in the Dark Stamp Under UV Stamps

Covid 19 activity - Rearranging earlier posts to reflect current categorisations ie. Country/Type

Thailand 2003 World Philatelic Exhibition – Stamp with clay dust particles and under UV glow in dark effect



Issue date 04 October 2003

Souvenir sheet issued by Thailand Post on the occasion of Bangkok 2003 World Philatelic Exhibition featuring stamp impregnated with clay dust particles used to make clay pottery and clay toys. The Souvenir sheet illustrates Thai handicrafts of 4 regions.

3.00 Baht - Central region Thai handicraft, Basketry from Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province.

3.00 Baht - Northeastern region Thai handicraft, Earthenware from Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

3.00 Baht - Southern region Thai handicraft, Nang Talung leather craft from Nakhon Si Thammarat Province.

15.00 Baht - Northern region Thai handicraft, Woodcraft from Chiang Mai province.

The stamps and miniature sheet glows in the dark under UV light.

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Friday, 7 May 2021

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Silver foil

Christmas Island 2019 China World Stamp Exhibition - Chinese Zodiac MS 










Issue Date - 11 - 17 june 2019

Australia Post for Christmas Island has issued a set of 6 Miniature sheets for each day of the China 2019 World Stamp Exhibition which features the 2019 Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig) Zodiac issue. The stamps features Red Foil printing.


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Thursday, 6 May 2021

Embossed Stamps - Update

Category- Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Stamps   

Canada 2004 Victoria Cross Embossed Stamps



Issue date 21 October 2004

Note - I do not collect only embossed stamps in my unusual category but since it is my collection thought it to update the same on the blog for those who collect it as an unusual stamp category 

Canada Post to commemorate 150th anniversary of the Victoria Cross, has issued 2 stamps to honour all 94 Canadians who have received the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth's highest military decoration for bravery. One of the stamps is embossed.



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Embossed Stamps

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Wednesday, 5 May 2021

3D - Holographic Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - 3D - Holographic Stamps 

Canada 1992 Space Hologram Stamps



Issue date 01 October 1992

Canada Post to honour Canadian Achievements in Space has issued a se-tenant pair stamps with one of the them having a picture of the Space Shuttle in space printed in #D Hologram. It was Canada's first 3D stamp in hologram.

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Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Silver foil

Australia 2019 50 Years of the Moon Landing MS on silver foil



Issue date 16 July 2019

Australia Post to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing has issued a special miniature sheet printed on Silver foil with 4 stamps of which 2 stamps feature printing on silver foil.


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Monday, 3 May 2021

Stamps with Micro text Printing - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Stamps Security with micro printing

Canada 1997 Grizzly Bear with Micro print



Issue date 15 October 1997

Canada Post has issued a special stamp on Grizzly Bears with unique elements. Reflecting the value of the stamp, the number 8 has been incorporated into the bear's rear right limb. In addition, the green grass below and the blue sky above have been crafted with tiny images of bears.





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Stamps with Micro text Printing

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Sunday, 2 May 2021

Embossed Stamps - Update

Category- Touch
Subcategory - Embossed Stamps   

Canada 2008 Royal Canadian Mint (1908 - 2008) Embossed Stamps




Issue date 4 June 2008

Note - I do not collect only embossed stamps but since it is my collection thought it to update the same on the blog for those who collect it as an unusual stamp category 

Canada Post to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mint. The commemorative stamp showcases one of the first coins minted at the RCM: a 50-cent piece featuring a crown and a border of maple leaves. The back of the coin-a portrait of Prince Albert Edward, Queen Victoria's son-appears on the pane, along with images of other coins from the series.

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