September 2021 – FFP2-Mask as Stamp

After launching a stamp on toilet paper as a symbol of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, Austrian Post is again issuing a special feature on this topic today: an embroidered stamp in the shape of an FFP2 mask. The stamp on this souvenir sheet has the value of 2,75€ and appears in an edition of Read More …

July 2021 – Tall Ships Race

This beautiful souvenir sheet designed by Juha Pykäläinen appeared on the occasion of the national maritime folk festival Sail Åland on July 22-25, 2021, showing the Western Harbour with sailing ships visiting Mariehamn (the capital of the Åland Islands). The sailing ship Pomerania recalls Åland’s own shipping traditions. This souvenir sheet is accompanied by a Read More …

August 2021 – Czeslaw Slania

Why this time such a simple stamp on a joint issue of Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands (designer M. Mörck). Simply because I am – after some research – impressed by the engraver Czeslaw Slania. Slania is known around the world for his artistic achievements and craftsmanship. He has engraved more than 1,000 (!) Read More …