| New Issues 2001 (January
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2001 (period January to May). For issues to
come (announced) see the latest information.
As it is not such obvious as it looks to find
this information, this list is probably not yet complete.
In certain countries, joint issues are often announced on
the day of the issue and sometimes it takes months before
this information and the corresponding stamps reach us. Data
on missing issues or supplementary information, particularly
for countries, which are producing joint issues exceptionally,
will be highly appreciated.
Most recent update of this section on May
2001 (8 January) - Australia - Christmas Island
Year of the snake. Local twin issue.
Identical design: two stamps for Christmas Island used as
design for two covers produced by Australia. Territorial joint
Stamps and miniature sheet (Christmas Island) - Postal
stationery (covers - Australia) - FDCs
2001 (18 January) - Italy (18 January) - Japan (19 March)
Cultural, Economic and Scientific cooperation between both
countries - Exhibition "Italy in Japan". Joint
Italy: One stamp; Japan: 2 stamps, se-tenant and a third
isolated stamp. Sandro Botticelli's painting "The Annunciation"
and symbol of the exhibition.
Stamps - First day covers.
2001 (22 March) - Sweden - United States
Nobel Prize Centenary. Twin issue
Sweden, 4 stamps; USA one stamp: common design representing
the portrait of Alfred Nobel and two medals. Other Swedish
stamps represent Nobel Prize medals for Physiology and Medicine,
Physics and Chemistry, Literature. Black and gold.
Stamps, booklet for Sweden, panes of 20 for the US - special
folder - FDCs - mixed FDCs
2001 (26 April) - Argentina - Spain
75th anniversary of the first flight between both countries.
Stamps are different. Planes.
One stamp for Argentina, 4 in a block for Spain (including
three stamps related to aviation but not to this event) -
2001 (12 May)
- Botswana - South Africa
Nature - Twin issue
Kgalagadi transfrontier park. Animals. Note: the miniature
sheets from both countries are different, but put together
they form a unique landscape.
4 stamps and one miniature sheet per country - FDCs
2001 (31 May) - Japan - South Korea
Soccer World Championship 2002 organized jointly by both countries
- Joint issue
Stamps are different. Different pictures representing soccer
game for Korea. Mascots of the Championship for Japan.
Stamps - FDCs