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Trees

Aspen/Willow
Appraisal Value CHF 1.70
Motif Aspen/Willow
Weeping Willow
Appraisal Value CHF 1.00
Motif Weeping Willow
Birch
Appraisal Value CHF 2.00
Motif Birch
Walnut Tree
Appraisal Value CHF 1.50
Motif Walnut Tree
Oak Tree
Appraisal Value CHF 0.85
Motif Oak Tree

A definitive stamp series with trees ushers in something new: Small-format stamps measuring 24.75 x 27.2 millimetres on a 40-stamp sheet are available for the first time in Liechtenstein. These stamps are to be used especially whenever a large number of postal items need to be franked.
Free-standing trees found in Liechtenstein were selected as designs for the self-adhesive stamps. The oak can grow up to 50 metres high (face value: CHF 0.85). Its hard wood has always been used in a whole host of different ways. The weeping willow (face value: CHF 1.00) loves sunny spots. It often adorns the banks of waters with its long, slender drooping branches. The fruits of the walnut tree (face value: CHF 1.50) have been an important food for humans for thousands of years as they are a good source of energy on account of their high fat content. The aspen (value: CHF 1.70), also called willow, is one of the most important food plants for butterflies indigenous to Central Europe. The larvae of the most beautiful species live in this tree. The birch (face value: CHF 2.00) is easy to recognise by its black and white bark. As it is only pollinated by wind, it releases a large amount of pollen compared with other trees.

Items available in the shop

Date Of Issue
07. March 2016
Designers
Stefan Erne, Triesen
Stamp format
24.75 x 27.2 mm
Perforation
13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Sheet format
208 x 146 mm
Print
4-colour offset, FM screening
Gutenberg AG, Schaan
Paper
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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