Åland

24 October 2019

Åland: Christmas 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.
Åland: Christmas 2019 (full sheet), 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.

DESIGN:  Anette Gustafsson
DATE OF ISSUE:  24.10.2019
DENOMINATION/PRICE:  Julpost (€0.90)
SIZE OF STAMPS:  36 x 25.5 mm
SIZE OF SHEET:  2x 20 stamps
PERFORATION:  13 per 2 cm
PRINTING METHOD:  4-colour offset + UV
PRINTING HOUSE:  Cartor Security Printing
DESCRIPTION:  One of two 2019 Christmas stamps. The motif is an aquarelle illustrating snow crystals. ‘Julpost’ translates into Christmas mail. 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. The value of Julpost stamps varies according to the current postage tariffs. Stamps with a Julpost denomination may be used as postage all year round.

Åland: Christmas 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.
Åland: Christmas 2019 (full sheet), 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.

DESIGN:  Anette Gustafsson
DATE OF ISSUE:  24.10.2019
DENOMINATION/PRICE:  Världen (€1.80)
SIZE OF STAMPS:  36 x 25.5 mm
SIZE OF SHEET:  2 x 20 stamps
PERFORATION:  13 per 2 cm
PRINTING METHOD:  4-colour offset + UV
PRINTING HOUSE:  Cartor Security Printing
DESCRIPTION:  One of two 2019 Christmas stamps. The motif is an aquarelle illustrating snow crystals.

Åland: Christmas 2019 (first day cover – front), 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.
Åland: Christmas 2019 (first day cover – back), 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.

Christmas Seals, 2019

Åland: Christmas Seals 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.

DESIGN:  Anette Gustafsson
DATE OF ISSUE:  24.10.2019
PRICE:  €5.00 per sheet
SIZE OF STAMPS:  30.6 x 25.8 mm
SIZE OF SHEET:  210 x 145 mm
PRINTING METHOD:  4-colour offset
PRINTING HOUSE:  Grano
DESCRIPTION:  Christmas seals are decorative seals for cards and parcels. They are sold in sheets of 20 self-adhesive seals. Every year, funds from the sale of Åland Post’s Christmas seals are granted to charity. This year’s beneficiaries are the Cat Care Association and the Åland Foodbank Association. The Cat Care Association will use the Christmas seal grant to help finance a castration project aiming at reducing the population of feral and homeless cats in Åland. The Foodbank Association will spend the Christmas seal grant on purchasing groceries for distribution to and in support of families with children and other persons in current financial crisis.

Red Cross Cards, 2019

Åland: Red Cross Cards 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.
Åland: Red Cross Cards 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.
Åland: Red Cross Cards 2019, 24 October 2019. Image courtesy of Åland Post.

DATE OF ISSUE:  24.10.2019
PRICE:  €13.50
DESCRIPTION:  The pack contains 3 postcards and 2 folded cards with envelopes. The specially designed Åland Post franking symbol on the Christmas cards and envelopes indicates that postage is included in the price of the cards, which may be posted to any destination in the world without additional postage.

These stamps and other products can be ordered from the Åland Post Webshop.

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