Wednesday, January 30

San Marino 2019

San Marino

Date of Issue: 26th February 2019

two stamps (1.10 & 1.15 €)



Both stamps are issued in sheets of 12 stamps

Tuesday, January 22

Russia 2019

Russia

Date of Issue: 22nd January 2019

one stamp (45.- RUB)


This stamp is issued in a sheet of 12 stamps

NOTE - this stamp uses the augmented reality technology. When you hover your smartphone over the stamp using the "mARka" applicationn, the image “comes to life” and the Siberian Crane soars over the water landscape. The picture is accompanied by a brief information about the Siberian Crane and the sound of his singing.

Monday, January 21

Faroe Islands - Sepac 2019

Faroe Islands - Sepac

Date of Issue: 25th February 2019

one stamp (19.- DKK)

Friday, January 18

Faroe Islands 2019

Faroe Islands

Date of Issue: 29th April 2019

two stamps (19.- & 26.- DKK)


the 19.- DKK value is also issued in a booklet of 6 stamps - NOTE the stamps from the booklet are self-adhesive




NOTE - This set is taking part at "The Europa Stamps Bird Project 2019" which allows you to scan the stamps in order to hear the bird's song

Wednesday, January 16

Isle of Man 2019

Isle of Man

Date of Issue: 12th February 2019

one stamp (EU value (0.83 GBP)) out of a set of ten stamps (only this stamp is bearing the official Europa logo)



this stamp is issued in a mini-sheet of 10 stamps and in a sheet of 40 stamps (4 sets of 10 stamps)



NOTE - This set is taking part at "The Europa Stamps Bird Project 2019" which allows you to scan the stamps in order to hear the bird's song

Friday, January 4

The Europa Stamps Bird Project 2019

Europe

This year some postal administrations will add an Augmented reality (AR) experience to their Europa stamps !

The idea is not new, we already had such AR issues in 2014 when the common theme was "Musical instruments - national musical instruments" : for example Finland or Guernsey.

PostEurop launched "The Europa Stamps Bird Project 2019" proposing to the interested postal administrations to add this AR option to their 2019 Europa stamps issue.
"The idea behind “The Europa Bird Stamps Project 2019” is to connect sound files to the 2019 Europa stamps. This is a truly smart and fun addition to otherwise traditional stamp issues.

Download the free
CEE-App, scan the stamps and listen to the birds sing! This will most certainly add to your stamp viewing experience!

A select number of European countries participate in this optional project, so maybe not every bird depicted on the Europa stamps will start singing when scanned with the CEE-App."

PostEurop has put a short video online showing how the CEE-App works on a Dutch 2019 Europa stamp. You can also have a glimps of other 2019 Europa stamps issue in this very short video.

1. Download the CEE-App using Google Play Store for Android devices or App Store for Apple devices.
2. Scan the stamps and listen to the birds sing.



I'll try to keep on this page an updated list of the 2019 Europa issues you can scan in order to listen to the bird sounds :

Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croat post)
Croatia
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Guernsey
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Jersey
Luxemburg
the Netherlands
Norway
Slovenia
Spain
Switzerland

Other countries and territories confirmed by PostEurop (on the 4th of February) :

Azores
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Greenland
Madeira
Portugal

Russia use their own app.

Wednesday, January 2

Denmark 2019

Denmark

Date of issue: 16th May 2019

one souvenir-sheet of two stamps (2x 30.- DKK)

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