Oxen

2,00 EUR

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Mint stamp
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Mint gutter pair. A gutter pair is torn from the centre of a stamp sheet and consists of two stamps with two blank fields between them. A sheet of stamps usually holds 3-5 gutter pairs. Åland Post is one of a few postal administrations in the world that offers gutter pairs.
Cancelled gutter pair. A gutter pair is torn from the centre of a stamp sheet and consists of two stamps with two blank fields between them. A sheet of stamps usually holds 3-5 gutter pairs. Åland Post is one of a few postal administrations in the world that offers gutter pairs.
A gutter pair strip is a complete strip of all the gutter pairs from a sheet, normally holding 3-5 gutter pairs, totalling 6-10 stamps.
A full sheet is a complete sheet of stamps, usually between 24 and 40 stamps. All stamps that are not issued in the form of miniature sheets, booklets and self-adhesives may be ordered as full sheets.

Product description

  • Martin Mörck
  • 23.10.2020
  • 2 x €1.00
  • 52 x 40 mm
  • 170 x 95 mm
  • 13 per 2 cm
  • 4-colour offset
  • Cartor Security Printing
  • Miniature sheet of 2 stamps, 2 motifs. Issued for the 2021 Year of the Oxen, the miniature sheet is one in a series of postage stamp issues illustrating the Chinese zodiac signs with an Åland twist. Other stamps in the series are: Åland sheep (2014), Europa – Old toys (2015), Roosters (2016), China dogs (2017), Pigs (2018) and Mice (2019). In the miniature sheet, stamp artist Martin Mörck brings to life Åland agriculture of times past when oxen were commonly used as draft animals. Oxen were still working for Åland farmers in the 1930s. PLEASE NOTE! DELIVERY AFTER DATE OF ISSUE