Friday 10 August 2018

1276. 🇹🇿 New Surcharges From Tanzania.

  🇹🇿 The postal service of Tanzania has reissued 5 old stamps with surcharges applied to create values presumably to meet the needs caused by a local shortage of 1400/- and 1600/- values. I do not know the date of issue of these stamps. Rating:- *****.

  🇨🇦 Canada Post's upcoming Issues are as follows:-

  20 August 2018 - Birds of Canada, third issue - 5 self-adhesive stamps from booklets of 10 (2 x 5) and 1 gummed miniature sheet containing the 5 stamps - designed by Kosta Tsetsekas and Mike Savage from illustrations by Keith Martin and lithographed by Canadian Bank Note Company. The miniature sheet will also be released with an additional inscription to commemorate the holding of the 27th International Ornithological Congress in Vancouver. Rating:- *****.

  24 September 2018 - Canada Post Community Foundation - 1 self-adhesive stamp from booklets of 10 - designed by Matthew Warburton of Emdoubleyu Design from an illustration by Julie Morstad and lithograph printed. Rating:- **.

  10 October 2018 - The Mouflon, $4 definitive stamp, issued in sheetlets of four. Designed by Jorge Peral and David Craib of Parable Communications from an illustration by Rodrigo Peral and engraved by Jorge Peral and printed in intaglio by Canadian Bank Note Company. Rating:- *****.

  🇮🇳 India Post issued 5 stamps and 1 miniature sheet on 7 August 2018 to commemorate National Handloom Day. The issue was printed by the Security Printing Press in Hyderabad. A colourful and interesting issue. Rating:- ****.

  🇯🇪 In Blog 1256 I mentioned the issue released on 1 August 2018 which took the form of the 6 Jersey Arms Post and Go stamps additionally inscribed to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Holidays For Heroes Jersey scheme. These items, dispensed from kiosk JE02 situated in Broad Street post office in St Helier, are depicted below:-

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