Wednesday, February 22

the Netherlands 2012

the Netherlands

Date of Issue: 26 March 2012

two stamps (2x Europa 1 value) out of a set of 4 stamps. Only those two stamps bear the official Europa logo

NOTE: if you scan the stamps with a smartphone, you'll hear a traditional Dutch song "Aan de Amsterdamse grachten" about the canals of Amsterdam. You can download the app here

those stamps are issued in a mini-sheet of 6 stamps (3 stamps of each) printed tête-bêche

NOTE: the lower part of the mini-sheet gives you a 10% discount in the Canal House Museum shop in Amsterdam

Tuesday, February 21

Azerbaijan 2012


Date of Issue: 15th March 2012

two stamps (0.20 & 0.60 AZN) & one souvenir-sheet (1.- AZN)

both stamps are issued mini-sheets of 10 stamps

both stamps are issued in a booklet of 8 stamps (4 of each). The stamps of the booklet are printed "tête-bêche" and are unperforated on one side.

Wednesday, February 15

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croat post) 2012

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croat post)

Date of Issue: 5th April 2012

two stamps (2x 3.00 BAM)

Both stamps are issued in a mini-sheet of 8 stamps (4 stamps of each) + 2 vignettes

Both stamps are also issued in a mini-sheet of 4 stamps (2 stamps of each)

Monday, February 13

Andorra (Spanish post) 2012

Andorra (Spanish post)

Date of Issue: 4th April 2012

one stamp (0.70 €)

Saturday, February 11

Spain 2012


Date of Issue: 4th April 2012

one stamp (0.70 €)

Spain also issued this year a postal stationery with this year's Europa stamp. Note that the value isn't the same as on the lose stamp (B value)

Thursday, February 9

Denmark 2012


Date of issue: 21st March 2012

one stamp (12.- DKK) and one souvenir-sheet (12.- DKK) - note the lose stamp is self-adhesive

Wednesday, February 8

Norden folder 2012

Europe - Norden

"Norden by the Sea - part 2/3", this special folder contains the 8 Norden souvenir-sheets issued this year.

This folder is on sale by any of the Norden countries philatelic offices !

NOTE: the set holds technical details and coupons from each Nordic postal administration. The coupons may be posted to the respective posts in exchange for philatelic presents!

Tuesday, February 7

Great Britain 2012

Great Britain

Date of Issue 10th April 2012

one stamp (1st class value GBP) out of a set of fourteen (!) stamps (only this stamp is bearing the official Europa logo)

NOTE: this stamp is issued in a 60 (M to Z) and a 30 se-tenant stamps sheet (A to Z)

Monday, February 6

Greenland 2012


Date of Issue: 7th May 2012

two stamps (9.50 & 10.50 DKK)

Both stamps are also issued in a booklet of 12 self-adhesive stamps (6x each stamp)

Both stamps are also issued in mini-sheets of 8 stamps + 1 vignette (those stamps are also issued in sheets of 50 stamps !)

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