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Miniature sheet with special version celebrates Åland centenary

On 9 June 2022, Åland Post issues its second stamp in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Åland autonomy. This year’s miniature sheet by Åland artist Jonas Wilén shows a cross-section of the Åland islands of today. To put a
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Åland Post’s 2022 stamp booklet presents contemporary art

 9 June sees Åland Post’s issue of the 2022 stamp booklet Åland Contemporary presenting art by seven present-day Åland artists. To find the best selection of artwork, Åland Post was assisted by Susanne Procopé-Ilmonen of the Åland Art Museum and
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Åland Post issues world’s first disc golf stamp

25 March sees Åland Post’s issue of the world’s first stamp featuring disc golf designed by Finnish illustrator Sanna Mander. The disc golf course in Mariehamn will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2022, and the stamp is a tribute
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Åland Post celebrates 100-year-old sailing pavilion with stamp

On 25 March, Åland Post pays tribute to the ÅSS pavilion, a popular and acclaimed architectural gem in Mariehamn. Artist Carolina Sundelin took on the challenge to capture the special design of the house. “I’d never really noticed the house
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2022 Åland ATM franking labels celebrate 100 years of willfulness

On 1 February, Åland Post issues the 2022 series of franking labels. The design of the four self-adhesive franking labels is inspired by the celebration of Åland’s 100th anniversary of autonomy and the powerful slogan of the anniversary year is
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Åland Post’s stamp series of veteran tractors continues

Two new stamps in Åland Post’s stamp series featuring Åland veteran tractors appear on 1 February. The 3-year series set off in February 2021 presenting two treasures from the early 20th century. The second part jumps forward a few decades,
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Beloved Åland cats celebrate Year of the Tiger

On 20 October, Åland Post issues this year’s miniature sheet in the stamp series featuring Chinese zodiac signs. Designed by artist Martin Mörck, house cats illustrate Åland Post’s interpretation of the Year of the Tiger. This is Martin’s sixth design
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Get in the mood with the 2021 Christmas stamps from Åland

On 20 October, Åland Post issues this year’s two Christmas stamps illustrating things that will put you in a Christmas mood, such as Christmas presents and carols. Stamp debuting illustrator Rebecca Elfast from Sweden has designed the charming stamps: “I
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Åland songbirds on franking labels arouse the joys of spring

On 2 February, Åland Post issues a new series of franking labels depicting four musically gifted small birds: European robin, common chaffinch, willow warbler and Eurasian blackcap. The songbirds were designed by Swedish illustrator Anna Handell who makes her debut
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Tractor nostalgia in new stamp series from Åland

On 2 February Åland Post starts a new 3-year stamp series featuring veteran tractors. For the first two stamps, Åland photographer David Lundberg has shot two treasures from the 1900s:  a Cletrac crawler tractor and a Fordson iron wheel tractor,
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