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Europe – Think Green

Rethinking Green
Appraisal Value CHF 1.50
Motif Rethinking Green
From Grey to Green
Appraisal Value CHF 1.50
Motif From Grey to Green

“Think Green” is this year’s motto for the Europa stamps issued by the member states of the trade association that represents European public postal operators, PostEurop. In a competition between all the participating postal companies, the stamp “From Grey to Green” (face value: CHF 1.50) of the Cypriot Doxia Sergidou emerged as the winner. It shows a grey city full of emissions changing into a green oasis. This design will be published as the joint Europa stamp 2016 by every country.
In addition, Philately Liechtenstein is issuing a national Europa stamp on the same topic. To this end, it held its own competition among trainee graphic artists and polygraphers in Liechtenstein. Aurora Corrado won over the jury with her design “Rethinking Green” (face value: CHF 1.50). She divided the Earth depicted on her stamp into two parts: One half of the Earth shows skyscrapers and industrial buildings in unfriendly colours while on the other half, you can see a green landscape with mountains and a rainbow. The self-adhesive special stamp can also be affixed upside down. On the 16-stamp sheet, the stamps have been arranged alternately in each direction.

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Date Of Issue
07. March 2016
Designers
Doxia Sergidou, Zypern
Aurora Corrado, Balzers
Stamp format
30 x 40.5 mm
38 x 32 mm
Perforation
14 x 13 1/4
12 x 12 3/4
Sheet format
146 x 208 mm
208 x 146 mm
Print
4-colour offset CMYK,
FM screening,
Gutenberg AG, Schaan
Cartor Security Printing
Meaucé la Loupe
Paper
Special stamp paper PVA,
102 g/m2, gummed

Special stamp paper
UPM Raflatac, 110 g/m2, white
Unik OBA free/perm/K80W,
self-adhesive (water-soluble)
Consultation and Contact
Nadine Nipp

Nadine Nipp

Sammlerservice

Tamara Lüthi

Tamara Lüthi

Sammlerservice

Liechtensteinischen Post AG
Philatelie Liechtenstein
Alte Zollstrasse 11
9494 Schaan
Liechtenstein

Telefon +423 399 44 66
E-Mail: philatelie@post.li

 

 

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