New Issues 2010
(January - March)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2010, period January to March.
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 December 30 , 2010.
Gibraltar - Malta
Relationship; canons - Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Four stamps representing the "RML 17.72
inch 100 Ton" gun in Malta and Gibraltar from 1882 and
2010 (Magdalena and Fort Rinella), issued in a souvenir sheet.
One souvenir sheet with fours stamps per country - FDCs
2010 (February 23)
Korea (South) - Malaysia
50 years of relationship - Tigers. Twin issue [T1].
Pair of identical stamps. Tigers: Panthera tigris altaica
and Panthera tigris jacksoni. Multicolored.
One se-tenant pair of stamps per country - FDCs - miniature
sheet with 5 pairs for Korea and of 10 pairs for Malaysia
2010 (March 17)
Japan (March 22) - San Marino (March 17)
Relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Japan: A, Statue "La Repubblica"
from Vittorio Pochini; B, San Marino castle; C and D, painting
over two stamps, "The apparition of San Marino to his
folks" from Emilio Retrosi; E, Statue "La Repubblica"
from Stefano Galetti in front of the Public Palace; F, Basilica
di San Marino; G, city walls; H, tower; I, painting "Santa
Maria Magdalena" by Francesco Menzocchi; J, anonymous
painting called "San Marino"; margin, castle of
San Marino - San Marino: K, combination of A and B; L, Japanese
castle Himeji; M, combination of C and D; N, Nihonbashi in
the morning, scene on a bridge by Utagawa Hiroshige; margin,
painting of a Japanese woman by Utamaro Kitagawa and painting
"Santa Maria Magdalena" by Francesco Menzocchi.
Souvenir sheet for each country (containing 10 stamps for
Japan and 4 stamps for San Marino) - FDCs - mixed FDCs
2010 (March 18) - [O20100318]
Alderney (May 4) - Bahamas (June 18) - British Indian Ocean Territories BIOT (March 18) - Gibraltar (February 21) - Kiribati (April 14) - Saint Helena (March 18) - Solomon Islands (April 14) - Tristan da Cunha (March 18)
70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and centenary of the birth of Sir Douglas Bader, flying ace. 6 stamps and a miniature sheet. All stamps are different, but the background of the miniature sheet, showing a plane, is the same for all countries. Omnibus series.
Several other countries issued stamps celebrating the Battle of Britain and/or Sir Douglas Bader among which Guernsey, Isle of Man, … but only those with the identical miniature sheet design are listed here.
2010 (March 24)
Aland - Denmark - Faeroe - Finland - Greenland - Iceland (March
18) - Norway - Sweden
Norden issue: one souvenir sheet per country. "Norden
by the Sea - Part I: Life at the coast" - Twin issue
Different stamps or souvenir sheets. Aland, sailing boats
and harbor; Denmark, loading of ship "Maas Viking"
and harbor storage building; Faeroe, fisher and fishery; Finland,
fishery, salmon fisher; Greenland, paintings from Aka Hoegh
(1947- ), waves, harbor; Iceland, herring fishing and processing;
Norway, fish drying; Sweden, fishing boat "SD 141 Emelie",
mussel (Mytilus edulis). Multicolored.
One souvenir sheet with one or two stamps for each country
- Denmark and Greenland issued also 2 more isolated stamps
2010 (March 24)
China (People's Republic) - Hong Kong - Macao
Zuhai Bridge - bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai (PRC) and Macao in the Pearl River Delta; 100th day of construction since commencement. (completion expected in 2016) Twin issue [T1].
Postal stationery - postal card; similar stamps for the Chinese and Hong Kong card stamps; only "PORT PAYE" for the Macao card. Bridge. On the illustration side, bridge and the symbol flowers of the three countries: Bauhina, Bougainvillea and lotus flower. Multicolored.
One postal card for each country - FDCs