Saturday, February 13, 2010

New Stamps for 2010

The New Year 2010 brings with it many new stamps being issued by countries all over the world. Pakistan Post issued two stamps. Both stamps published on 11 January 2010 are about 7TH National Finance Commission Award 2009 signed at Gwadar and the Balochistan Package announced by the government for the uplift of the Balochistan province.

The USPS has chartered out an elaborate plan for the issuance of stamps throughout 2010. The portraits include that of Mother Teresa, Katharine Hepburn, cowboys, baseball players, distinguished sailors, flags besides celebrating the new Lunar Year and the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Likewise the British postal service has also published its list of the stamps. Some of the new stamps include Olympic / Paralympics Games, 350th Anniversary of the Royal Society, Centenary of the Girl Guides, Castles of Wales and many more. T

he British postal service has also issued ten new stamps on 7th January 2010.  Pink Floyd, Blur, The Clash and Led Zeppelin are among those to be featured. China and neighbouring countries are celebrating the Year of the Tiger and all their stamps bear the caricature, images and photos of tigers. 

The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) has also issued new stamps based on the human trafficking theme on 4 February 2010.

Related Sites:
Pakistan Post – Stamps 2010
Postal News - United States Postal Service
Pink Floyd and Other Royal Mail Stamps for 2010
New United Nations stamps feature human trafficking theme


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