Christmas stamps, featuring a star and a heart. The denomination is valid as a more favourable postage for Christmas greetings to addressees in Åland, Finland and Sweden during a limited period in November and December every year.
Issue Date: 09.10.2018, Designer: Emelie Bang, Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Process: Offset + Hologram, Colours:4, Size:36 x 25,5 mm
Christmas Seals 2018
Christmas seals are decorative seals for cards and parcels that are sold in sheets of 20 self-adhesive seals. Funds from the sale of Åland Post’s Christmas seals are granted to charity alternatively in support of projects which benefit the Åland society.
This year’s beneficiary is the Åland Autism Spectrum Society, an organization for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
The Christmas seal contribution will help finance a seminar with lectures focusing on adults with a neuro-psychiatric developmental disorder.
Issue Date: 09.10.2018, Designer: Emelie Bang, Process: Offset, Colours: 4, Size of Stamp: 30,6 x 25,8 mm, Size of Sheet: 210 x 145 mm
This is one of two stamps focusing on the achievements of professional Åland pyro-technicians JoHo Pyro in the art of pyrotechnics. The motif was photographed at the 2016 International Fireworks Festival in Cannes where the team won the Silver Vestal as well as the Public Prize. The team now compete for the 2018 Golden Vestal at the same festival.
Issue Date: 18.08.2018, Designer: Didier Brunel, Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Process: Offset, Colours: 4, Size:40 x 26 mm, Values: €4.00