Finland 2000 Moomin (scenes from Tove Jansson's Moomin stories)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 15th March 2000 (original issue) or
  • Issue date: 10th July 2000 (reissued, new printer and perforation)
  • four values se-tenant in a booklet pane
  • Designed by: Pirkko Vahtero, after Tove Jansson
  • Printed by: Setec Oy, Helsinki (15th March issue) or
  • Printed by: Walsall Security Printers, England (10th July issue)
  • Print process: lithography


Notes. The original Setec Oy printing of the booklet sold out very quickly; a reprint
was commissioned from Walsall Security Printers, which turned out to have a different perforation

Stamp Booklet. Setec Oy (State Banknote Printing Works) printing[edit]

  • stamp pane dimensions height 72mm x width 78mm
  • Perforations: 13 x 12.75, each stamp with one imperf edge
booklet 1klass (3.50Fm) x 4
1klass (3.50Fm)x 4

Stamp Booklet. Walsall printing, issued 10th July 2000[edit]

  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25, each stamp with one imperf edge
  • typeface (inscriptions) thinner than on Setec Oy printing
1klass (3.50Fm x 4)

First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover