New Moomin stamps released today!

To celebrate the upcoming opening of the new Moomin Museum in Finland, Finnish Postal Services, Posti, has released new Moomin stamps today!

new Moomin stamps

Ari Lakaniemi and Susanna Rumpu designed five international no-value indicator stamps based on Tove Jansson’s original illustrations. The Moomin illustrations span several decades and present the characters’ development over time.

The Exploits of Moominpappa, 1950

The new Moomin stamps can be used for letters and cards up to 20 g in items sent from Finland to abroad (cannot be sent from the Åland Islands).

Moominland Midwinter, 1957

Only 200 000 booklets were printed.

Here are all the Moomin stamps previously released:

24.5.2017: The Moomins’ time travel / Muumien aikamatka
(a booklet of 5 international no-value indicator stamps)

1.5.2015: Old toys, Moomin figurines / Vanhat lelut, Muumihahmoja
(2 x 1st class EUROPA stamps)

31.1.2014: Tove Jansson 100 years / Tove Jansson 100 vuotta
(2 x 1st class stamps)

6.5.2013: Moomin favorites / Muumisuosikit
(a booklet of 6 1st class stamps)

6.5.2011: The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My / Kuinkas sitten kävikään?
(a booklet of 6 2nd class stamps)

6.5.2009: Moomin cartoons / Muumit sarjakuvissa
(a booklet of 6 1st class stamps)

9.5.2007: Summer in Moominvalley / Muumilaakson kesä
(a booklet of 6 1st class stamps)



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