Aland, Two Christmas stamps this year

Aland_christmas_2009 In 2009, thè Àland Post will be issuing two Christmas stamps for the first time, one with the denomination Julpost, the other with the  denomination Vàrlden.

Together, the two stamps will cover most postage requirements for sending Christmas greetings.

The artist Linn Dahiblom has designed the two Christmas stamps, which have different denominations to fit as postage on greetings to friends both in Aland and abroad.

In 2009, the denomination Julpost (Christmas postage) equals €0.60 in 2009, which is the appropriate postage on Christmas greetings within Aland and to Finland and Sweden during a limited period in November and December, When the future postage for Christmas greetings increases, so does the value of stamps with the Julpost denomination.

The denomination Vàrlden (the world) of thè other stamp may be used on mail up to 20 grams to any destination in the world.

Date of issue: 9 October 2009
Artist: Linn Dahiblom
Editions: 350 000 (Santa's little helpers)
200 000 (girl brownie)
Denominations: Julpost (€0.60)
Vàrlden (€0.90)
Price FDC (not signed): €2.05
Size of stamps: 36 x 26.1 mm
Size of sheets: 2 x 20 stamps
Perforation: 13 per 2 cm
Paper: 102 g/m2
frinting method: 5-colour offset
Printing ho use: Joh. Enschedè Stamps

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