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Joint Stamp Issues - Upcoming Issues


This page summarizes all issues to come that were officially announced, discovered in newspapers or expected to be released within the next months. Very recent information (less than one month) is written in red color. Issues released and confirmed at the day of update of this page are described in the new issues section. Images embedded in this text are only to be considered as projects and might not correspond to the final design. For more details see also the News Page.

Most recent update of this page: January 28, 2018.

 

2017 - Joint issues

 

The stamps issued during the first quarter 2017 are fully described in the Stamp issues pages under: Quarter I, 2017

2017 () - Armenia - India - postponed to 2018 (March 21)
25th anniversary of relationship
Source: Armenia and India postal administrations

 

2017 (April 4) - Israel - Portugal - issued
Diplomatic relationship - Dolphins
Source: Portuguese and Israel philatelic programs

2017 (April 8) - Canada - France - issued
Battle of Vimy
Source: French philatelic program - availability at post offices is April 10, 2017 but stamps were made available for collectors at special offices on April 8, 2017 and the first day cancellation bears this date

2017 (April 13) - Brazil - Germany - issued
500 years Reform
Source: German and Brazilian ph
ilatelic program

2017 (May 9) - [N20170509]
Aland (May 9) - Albania () - Andorra (French) (May 5) - Andorra (Spanish) (April 21) - Armenia (July 10) - Austria (May 9) - Azerbaijan (April 14) - Azores (May 9) - Belarus (April 20) - Belgium (June 12) - Bosnia (Croatia) (May 9) - Bosnia Herzegovina (May 9) - Bosnia (Serbia) (April 28) - Bulgaria (May 4) - Croatia (May 9) - Czech Republic (May 3) - Cyprus (May 4) - Cyprus (Turkish) (May 11) - Denmark (January 2) - Estonia (May 8) - Faeroe (May 15) - Finland (May 9) - France (May 14) - Georgia () - Germany (May 11) - Gibraltar (February 6) - Great Britain (February 15) - Greece (May 18) - Greenland (May 15) - Guernsey (May 4) - Hungary (May 5) - Iceland (April 27) - Ireland (May 4) - Isle of Man (January 19) - Italy (May 9) - Jersey (March 2) - Kazakhstan (August 31) - Kosovo (May 9) - Latvia (April 21 ) - Liechtenstein (March 6) - Lithuania (April 29) - Luxembourg (May 7) - Macedonia (May 8) - Madeira (May 9) - Malta (May 9) - Moldova (April 28) - Monaco (May 9) - Montenegro (May 9) - Nagorno Karabakh (April 21) - Netherlands (February 20) - Norway (April 21) - Poland (May 5) - Portugal (May 9) - Romania (April 12) - Russia (March 15) - San Marino (March 7) - Serbia (May 9) - Slovakia (May 5) - Slovenia (May 26) - Spain (April 21) - Sweden (March 16) - Switzerland (May 11) - Turkey (May 9) - Ukraine (June 9) - Vatican (May 4)
Europa CEPT issue (not a joint issue in 2017)
Topic: castles

2017 (May 11) - Romania - United Nations (postponed from March to May 11) - issued
Topic: endangered species
Source: Romanian post

2017 (May 13) - Austria - Croatia - Hungary - Slovenia - Ukraine - issued
Topic: 300th anniversary of birth of Maria Theresa of Habsburg - souvenir sheet with one stamp
Source: Ukrainian philatelic program

2017 (May 15) - Denmark - Faeroe - Greenland - issued
50th anniversary of Queen's wedding

Source: Danish and Faeroe philatelic programs

2017 (May 22) - Bulgaria - Ukraine - issued
Black sea

Source: Ukrainian philatelic program

2017 (May 24) - Aland - Finland - issued
Saunas: a photo competition was launched during the Summer 2016 to find the best picture of a sauna that will illustrate one stamp of a joint issue Aland - Finland to be released during the Spring 2017. The design became available in November 2016
Source: Finland post and Aland post

2017 (June 26) - France - Philippines - issued
Diplomatic relations 70th anniversary - Paintings

Source: French and Philippines philatelic programs

2017 (June 30) - Belarus - Kyrgyzstan - issued
Horses
Source: Kyrgyz Express Post and Belarus Post philatelic programs

2017 (July) - Palestine - Uruguay - no news
Diplomatic relations
Source: Uruguay philatelic program

2017 (July 1) - China PR - Hong Kong - issued
20 years return of Hong Kong to her motherland
Source: Hong Kong and Chinese philatelic programs

2017 (July 3) - Russia - Thailand - issued
Topic: Statesmen - King Chulalongkorn and Tsar Nicholas II
Source: Russian philatelic program and Thailand philatelic program (500,000 samples)

2017 (July 10) - Cyprus - Croatia - France - Greece (July 27) - Lebanon (July 8) - Malta - Portugal - Slovenia - issued
Euromed/PUMed issue

Topic: Trees from the Mediterranean area
It was announced that this issue could involve up to 12 countries. Next to the 8 countries listed above, we are expecting further stamps probably from Morocco and Palestine. There is still a questionmark concerning the two additional countries.

2017 (August) - Kazakhstan - Poland - no news
Army of Anders - Trail of Hope
Source: Polish philatelic program

2017 (August 8) - Brunei (November 11) - Cambodia - Indonesia - Laos - Malaysia - Philippines - Singapore - Thailand - Vietnam - issued
ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary. This is a special issue that it confirmed to be joint, but not twin.
Stamps represent national flowers and are different. Apparently (or so far) Myanmar did not participate to this issue.

2017 (August 10) - Guyana - Russia - disappeared from the Russia philatelic program
Topic: Flora
Source: Russian philatelic program

2017 (August 25) - Luxembourg - Netherlands - issued
Multilaterale Hertogpost stamp fair in s'Hertogenbosch August 25-27, 2917 - Siamese issue.
Source: Dutch and Luxembourg philatelic admini
stration

2017 (August 25) - Austria - Hungary - issued
First stamp from
1867 - 150th anniversary
Source: Austrian philatelic program - confirmed to be a twin issue .

2017 (September) - Bulgaria - Spain - no news - disppeared from the philatelic programs
Topic: unknown
Source: Spanish philatelic program

2017 (September 1) - France - Russia - issued
Topic: Normandie-Niemen fighter squadron - stamps are different
Source: French philatelic program

2017 (September 1) - Malaysia - Singapore - issued
150th anniversaire of the first Straits Settlements stamps
Source: Malaysia and Singapore post offices

2017 (September 4) - Croatia - Israel - issued
Source: Croatia Post official program

2017 (September 7) - Indonesia - Singapore - issued
Source: Singapore philatelic program

2017 (September 9) - Belarus (November 15) - Uruguay - stamps issued
Diplomatic relations

Source: Uruguay philatelic program -
not to be considered as a joint issue (different dates of issue, different designs).

2017 (September 12) - Belarus - India - issued
25th years of diplomatic relationship
Source: official Indian philatelic program - announced in the Belarus program as a joint issue

2017 (September 16) - Belarus - Kazakhstan - issued
Topic: 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations
Source: Belarus philatelic program - now announced as a joint issue

2017 (September 21) - Canada - India - issued
Diwali light festival
Source: official Indian stamp program

2017 (September 26) - Japan - Thailand
130th anniversary of diplomatic relationship
Source: Thailand philatelic program (probably 4 different stamps issued at 500,000 samples each) - This stamp disappeared from the Thailand philatelic program and does not exist in the Japanese philatelic program for 2017

2017 (September 28) - Denmark - Sweden (November 16) - issued - this is not a joint issue
Winter flowers (5 stamps each)
Source: Danish and Swedish philatelic programs

2017 (October 20) - Canada - USA - issued
Topic: National Hockey League
Source: US Postal Service and Canada Post

2017 (October 25) - Armenia - Iran - initially scheduled in March - issued
Kabood Mosque and Vank Church
Source: Iran souvenir sheet design

2017 (October 26) - India - Russia - initial suggested date of issue was April 13, 2017, then November 17, finally earlier than expected - issued
70th anniversary of diplomatic relations - 100th anniversary of Indira Gandhi - new topic is National dances

Source: Indian and Russian philatelic program
s

2017 (October 27) - French Austral and Antarctic Territories (FAAT) - Greenland - issued
Nordia 2017 exhibition
Source: FAAT offices

2017 (October 30) - Azerbaijan - Turkey - issued
Topic: Kars - Tbilissi - Baku railway
Source: Turkish philatelic updated program

2017 (October 31) - Belarus - Kazakhstan - Russia - issued (initially announced October 9, 2017)
Topic: 25th anniversary of Interstate Television and
Radio company "Mir"
Source: Belarus philatelic program - now announced as a joint issue involving also Russia

2017 (November) - Belarus - Moldova
Topic: anniversary of diplomatic relations
Source: Belarus philatelic program
- not a joint issue

2017 (November 9) - Pakistan - Turkey - issued
Source: Turkish philatelic program - postponed from March 22, 2017 to August 14, 2017, now to November 9, 2017

2017 (November 14) - Israel - Russia (postponed from initially June 16, 2017) - issued
Topic: Architecture - Church
Source: Russian p
hilatelic program

2017 (November 14) - Japan - Maldives
150th anniversary of relationship
Source: Japanese philatelic program (no news from the Maldives) - apparently not a joint issue (based on the design of the Japanese stamps that were issued)

2017 (November 14) - South Korea - Sri Lanka - issued
40 years of diplomatic relations - Dances
Source: South Korean philatelic program

2017 (November 16) - Cambodia - China (PR) - issued
Relationship - Lions
Source: Chinese philatelic program

2017 (November 24) - Estonia - Romania - issued
Topic: trees
Source: Romanian philatelic administration

2017 (November 30) - Monaco - Vatican - issued
Christmas - Nativity - Paintings
Source: Vatican and Monaco ph
ilatelic programs

2017 (December) - France - Kazakhstan
Source: Kazakhstan postal administrative (joint issue under discussion, but apparently will not take place)

2017 (December 6) - Kazakhstan (December 25) - Poland (December 6) - issued
Topic: Anders Army - Hope trail
Source: Kazakhstan postal administrative

2017 (December 18) - Russia - Sri Lanka - Russian stamps issued - Sri Lanka stamps not seen so far
Architecture
Source: Russia philatelic program

2017 (December 30) - India - Papua New Guinea - (Postponed from September 30, 2016 - new attempt October 31 - then November 22 - new date April 3, 2017, but postponed again - announced August 2017 on the Papua New Guinea web site, but not released in August, finally released by India on December 30, 2017 ). Papua New Guinea finally released the stamps also on December 30, 2017, proven by FDC covers, even if these items became available only by end of January 2018.
Topic: National birds - Paradise bird and peacock
Source: Indian and Papua philatelic programs

 

2018 and beyond - Joint issues under preparation

 

2018 () - China (PR) - Macao
Topic: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge opening in 2018
Source: Chinese philatelic program (3 stamps), however not yet announced as joint

2018 () - France - Romania
Source: French philatelic program

2018 () - India - South Africa
Celebrities anniversary: Oliver R. Tambo (birth centenary) and Deendayal Upadhyaya (birth centenary and 50 years of death anniversary)
Source: Indian philatelic program

2018 (January 5) - Slovakia - Romania - issued
The cemetery of the Romanian Royal Army in the city of Zvolen
Source: Slovakian philatelic program

2018 (January 25) - India - Vietnam - issued
Ancient architecture
Source: Indian and Vietnamese philatelic programs

2018 (February 7) - Dominican Republic - Peru
Topic: Military
Source: both philatelic administrations

2018 (February 22) - Qatar - Turkey
Source: Turkish philatelic program

2018 (February 28) - Bulgaria - Russia
140th anniversary of the end of the Russian-Turkish war
Source: Russian philatelic program

2017 (March 21) - Armenia - India
25th anniversary of relationship - topic: dances
Source: Armenia and India postal administrations (initially expected to be released in 2017)

2018 (April) - Azerbaijan - Belarus
25th anniversary of relationships
Source: Belarus philatelic program

2018 (May 3) - Slovakia - Vatican
1150th anniversary of the recognition of the Slavic Liturgical language
Source: Slovakian philatelic program

2018 (May 12) - Thailand - Turkey
Source: Thailand and Turkish philatelic programs

2018 (May 14) - Paraguay - Russia
Jewelry
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (May 31) - Romania - Thailand
Source: Thailand philatelic program

2018 (June 1) - Russia - Singapore
50th anniversary of diplomatic relationships
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (July 9) - Euromed issue
involving Turkey
Mediterranean houses
Source: Turkish philatelic program

2018 (July 12) - Germany - South Africa
100th birthday of Nelson Mandela
Source: German philatelic program

2018 (July 20) - China (PR) - Russia
City Parks
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (September) - Armenia - Belarus
25th anniversary of relationships
Source: Belarus philatelic program - joint character still needs to be confirmed

2018 (September 6) - Greece - Russia
Year of tourism
Source: Russian philatelic program

2018 (October 9) - India - Serbia
Source: Indian philatelic program

2018 (October 28) - Czech Republic () - Slovakia (October 28)
100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia
Source: present as topic in both programs, but not announced as joint

2018 (November 11) - Croatia - France
Source: French and Croatian philatelic programs

2018 (November 12) - Argentina - Liechtenstein
Source: Liechtenstein philatelic program

2018 (November 15) - Algeria - Palestina
30th anniversary of the Foundation of the Palestinian State in Alger
Source: Palestinian philatelic program

2018 (November 27) - Slovakia - Turkey
Source: Turkish philatelic program

2018 (December 3) - Czech Republic () - Slovakia (December 3)
100th anniversary of the issue of the first Czechoslovakian stamp
Source: present as topic in both programs, but not announced as joint

 

2019 () - Belgium - France
Dinan - Dinant
Source: French philatelic program

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