Wednesday, December 29, 2010

FINLAND – Cover from Kälviä, Finland to Braga, Portugal

First Day Cover of the Finnish 2010 Christmas stamp issue, posted on November, 5 2010.
(Special thanks to my best friend Sini Linnanmäki)

Santa Claus and his reindeer is a very common pair all over the world. So it is only natural to have them both in Finnish Christmas stamps.
The designer, Tommi Vallisto, has succeeded to capture Santa's friendly expression and the expectant reindeer waiting for the Christmas sleigh ride!

Date of Issue: 05-11-2010
Type: Commemorative stamp
Denomination: 0.55€
No. of Stamp in Set: 2 self-adhesive
Size: 34.5 x 24.5 mm
Color: Multicolor
Process of Printing: offset
Protection of the stamp:
Printer: Posti, Finland
Designer: Tommi Vallisto

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