First adhesive stamps with irregular stans

20140412 First adhesive stamps with irregular stans

The Netherlands has two new unique new stamps. This is due to both the image and the shape of these stamps. PostNL presents the first self-adhesive, non-rectangular stamps in the Netherlands. These have been specially designed for the Day of Youth Philately 2014.

The two images - a carrier pigeon and a post hedgehog – symbolise the joy and spontanety of children. "We chose two cute illustrations, where children can play with. Two stamps as icons for young people," explains designer Pieter Vos.