Finland 1993 Endangered Animals - The Arctic Fox

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  • Label : "Post of Finland" ("Postimerkkikeskus"); 1993; commemorative stamps of the issue "WWF - Endangered Animals - The Arctic Fox", meant is an animal of the species "Vulpes lagopus" or "Alopex lagopus" (English name: "Arctic Fox"; German name: "Polarfuchs"); issue of 4 stamps printed as se-tenants


Stamp datas:

  • Issue date : 19 March 1993
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 1202-1205; Yver & Tellier: No. 1167-1169; Scott: No. 907a-907d; AFA: No. 1191-1194
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : each stamp à 2.30 (Markaa)
  • Postage validity : unlimited
  • Designed by :
- Pirkko Juvonen-Valtonen (1947-2014) (single stamps)
- Martti Rikkonen (photo for maxicards)
- Aarre Järvinen (first day postmarks)
  • Printed by : "Setec Oy", Vantaa and Helsinki (former "Setelipaino Sedeltrykeviet")
  • Print process : Offset printing
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 12¾ : 13
  • Print size :
- printed area of a single stamp without year line: 37.0 x 25.5 mm
- Maxicard, cutted format: 147.0 x 104.0 mm
  • Print run : 1,500,000 se-tenants

Stamps[edit]

Mint stamps[edit]

single stamps

Michel No. 1202, mint
Michel No. 1203, mint
Michel No. 1204, mint
Michel No. 1205, mint

Postmarked stamps[edit]

single stamps

Michel No. 1202, postmarked
Michel No. 1204, postmarked
Michel No. 1205, postmarked

Se-tenants, mint[edit]

Se-tenant Michel No. 1202-1205; mint

Se-tenants, postmarked[edit]

Se-tenant Michel No. 1202-1205; postmarked

Maximum cards[edit]

Maxicard to Michel No. 1202, postmarked
Maxicard to Michel No. 1203, postmarked
Maxicard to Michel No. 1204, postmarked
Maxicard to Michel No. 1205, postmarked