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Friday, April 10, 2015

Aland Islands 2015 - My stamps, My Åland - Mimmi Widbom





ISSUE DATE: 8 May 2015
VALUE: Europe rate
STAMP DESIGN: Cecilia Mattsson
STAMP SIZE: 28.8 x 43.2 mm
SHEET LAYOUT: 1 x 8 stamps
PERFORATION: 13 per 2 cm
PRINTING PROCESS: 4-colour offset
PRINTER: The Lowe Martin Group
 POSTEN ÅLAND PRODUCT No.: 338






Former president of Finland Tarja Halonen's own stamp focuses on the Åland woman. Pictured in the stamp is Mimmi Widbom, a woman who sailed on Åland shipowner Gustav Eriksson's vessels and rounded the Cape Horn 8 times.




MINISHEET OF 8 STAMPS
ÅLAND POST PRICE: 9.60




SINGLE MINT STAMP






FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)
ÅLAND POST PRICE: 1.90