Sunday 1 December 2013

Hyvää joulua!

My first Christmas card of the season turned out to be a stamp card from Finland showing the 1987 issue while on the reverse were the latest irregular shaped ones.  They are of a very traditional style apart from being cut to shape.

Also from Finland came a shaped Moomin stamp accompanied by a shaped Moomin air mail sticker

Then three larger-than-normal issues, one goes without saying - the Postcrossing issue, and the other two are paintings by the Finnish artist Eero Järnefelt: Burning the Brushwood and Forest Landscape.

This is a post for Sunday Stamps, now hosted by Violet Sky at "See it on a Postcard!"


  1. Finland consistently produces fascinating stamps. These are no exception.

  2. Oh, I love that stamp that is cut to shape - very cute! I wonder if it confused any machines?

  3. I think whatever design Finland chooses for stamps, they look great, traditional or modern.

  4. How large are the three larger-than-usual stamps? The Forest landscape painting - I first thought it to be a photo - is beautiful!
    And the Moomin and postcrossing stamp, great, too! Thank you for sharing!

  5. A nice double Christmas message with the stamps and postcard. Always great to see Finnish stamps.

  6. anytime you cards and stamps from Malaysia let me know


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