Europa 2016 Spain Think Green Unusual FDC on Vellum – Real Leaf Effect
The theme for Europa Stamps 2016 was “Ecology in Europe – Think Green”.
The image selected for the EUROPA stamps 2016 was the design from Cyprus Post artist, Ms. Doxia Sergidou, chosen amongst 24 outstanding entries.
The stamp motif shows a hand on the top side actively replacing the grey colour (the environmental pollution) with the green colour which symbolizes environmental living and hope. The image explains that “it is in our hand to create a greener planet“.
Spain issued a stamp on Think Green theme on 22 Apr 2016. The design of stamps shows in gray a city covered by Pollution ,with dark clouds and cables on roof and on the other hand a city where green is predominant color with renewable energy symbolised in mills,trees ,plants & Birds . A Cyclist encouraged pollution free transport.
The First Day Cover for this issue is unusual as it is printed on Vellum paper giving it a green real leaf effect.