The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995
A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc
Finlandia88 was an International Philatelic Exhibition held in Helsinki from 01 to 12 JUN 1988. A Stamp Booklet was issued by Finland on this occasion.
The Booklet features a stamp on Agathon Karlovich Faberge (6 Feb 1876-20 Oct 1951) . He was a Russian Finnish renowned Philatelist born in St Petersburg and died in Helsinki. Rarities from his collection are featured on the stamp in the booklet. Buying the booklet also gave entrance to the exhibition (Price 30 Markka at that time).
The name Faberge is well known for skillfully made pieces of Jewellery some of which are featured on the cover of the booklet . Agathon’s grandfather Gustav Faberge opened a Jeweler’s shop in St Petersburg in 1842. The shop became renowned during the time of Carl Faberge, Agathon’s father, when the famous Easter eggs were created for the Czar’s Family (feature on Booklet) The Royal families of Europe and Asia also became clients of Faberge. Agathon was also the Gemmologist at the shop.
Latin American Cuisines on Stamps – USA Delicioso stamps 2017.
On 20 April 2017 USPS issued a set of six stamps under the theme Delicioso Forever stamps. These stamps celebrate the influence of Latin American , Mexican & Caribbean foods and flavors on American Cuisines.
The Delicioso stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of Tamales , Flan , Sancocho ,Empanadas ,Chile relleno & Ceviche.
Issued in a booklet of 20 stamps each booklet contains four stamps each of tamales and flan and three stamps each of balance. The stamps have been designed by John Parra.
These stamps are real feast for eyes. Happy collecting them.
The United States Postal Service issued a set of 10 stamps under the theme “Frozen Treats” on 20 Jun 2018. The stamps feature frosty, colorful icy pops on a stick. The tasty sweet confections come in a variety of shapes and flavours. A booklet of 20 scratch and sniff stamps show Margaret Berg’s watercolor illustrations. The stamps are printed with a coating that evokes a sweet summer scent.
Issued as First class forever mail stamps presently at 50 cents each.