Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

Frozen Treats -Stamps of USA 2018

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.

FROZEN TREATS
STAMPS ON FROZEN TREATS -USA 2018

Quince Scented Stamp of Switzerland – Miniature sheet 2017

Quince Scented Stamp of Switzerland – Miniature sheet 2017

The Quince was declared Switzerland’s Fruit of Year 2017.To mark this special honor a limited edition miniature sheet was issued on 31 AugĀ  2017 which gives off fragrance of Quince.

FRUCTUS has designated a fruit of every year since 2008. It is a charitable organisation established in 1985 as a nationwide association in Switzerland to promote a gene bank for all fruit varieties and standard orchards.

The name Quince derives from latin word “malium cydonium” or cydonian apple .

Quince is a stone fruit. A very few foreign varieties can be eaten raw. The Quince found in Switzerland are known for their heady fragrant scent and many delicacies that can be prepared from them .

The miniature sheet features the refreshing color and shape of this fruit as well as its sensuous aromas. the fruit on miniature sheet is treated with a special varnish which releases the aroma when touched.

A Postally used miniature is listed.

SWISS FRUIT
QUINCE SCENTED MINIATURE SHEET OF SWITZERLAND 2017.