Sunday, May 22, 2016

NETHERLANDS - 2016

Update

A new Minisheet with all the 5 stamps of 2016 Fishing Places together (February and May releases) were issued in May.  See the info at the bottom of the post

Fishing Places:   URK

Fishing Places: Volendam
Fishing Places: Zoutkamp
GENERAL INFO:

Release Date: February 01, 2016
Authority: Post NL
Title: Beautiful Netherland: Fishing Places
Format: Serie of 3 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 5 stamps with same design
Design:
Printing Process: Offset 4 colours
Paper: Normal
Gum: Synthetic
Security: Phosphor Tagging
Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Printings (Haarlem)
Quantity: 60.000 minisheets for each design


 
ITEMS with LIGHTHOUSES
Urk Stamp
STAMP INFO:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 20.8 x 25.3
Perf: 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Urk
ALL:
Location: Town of Urk in Flevoland Province - Netherlands
 
 
Zoutkamp Stamp
 
STAMP INFO:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 20.8 x 25.3
Perf: 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Replica of the ancient Zoutkamp lighthouse closed in 1945
ALL:
Location: Town of Zoutkamp in Groningen Province - Netherlands
 
 

Also in the Zoutkamp minisheet a waterway mark in the form of  this red tower.
 
 
 
 
Volendam Minisheet
Outside the stamp
 
Lighthouse: Volendam. White with red roof,  located over the old fish auction house. Helps with the entry to the Volendam harbour.
ALL:
Location: Town of Volendam. North Holland Province - Netherlands

 
 Info Added
 
 A new Minisheet with all the 5 stamps of 2016 about the topic Fishing Places, were issued in May 23 
 
 
Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue and great job with the Volendam find.

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