New Issues 2010
(April - June)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2010, period April to June.
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.
Botswana - Lesotho - Malawi (*) - Mauritius - Namibia - South
Africa - Swaziland - Zambia - Zimbabwe
Third SAPOA joint issue - 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
- Siamese issue [S1].
Same stamps showing a soccer player in action, the official
mascot Zakumi, a soccer ball and a flag; nine stamps with
9 different flags in a miniature sheet. A special miniature
sheet of 9 stamps with 9 different countries was issued as
well, explaining the reason for ranking as Siamese issue.
Multicolored and gold foil.
One miniature sheet with 9 identical stamps for each country
(printing quantities are as low as 5,000 per country) - One
miniature sheet with one stamp from each country - some countries have issues stamps in panes (Botswana, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, all 9 stamps; Zambia, 3 stamps - no gold foil) - FDCs
(*) not issued so far, except as part of the siamese miniature sheet
2010 (April 14)
Canada - Israel
60 years friendship - Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Maple tree leaf, David's star and stylized
people; flags of both countries (Diplomatic relationships
between both countries were established on May 11, 1949).
Red, blue and gray.
One stamp per country (with tab for Israel) - FDCs - mixed
FDC - mixed Souvenir Leaf
2010 (April 20)
Australia - Papua New Guinea
Kokoda joint issue; 60th anniversary of Kokoda campaign of
1942. Australian soldiers halted the Japanese invasion of
Papua and New Guinea. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Fighting scene; B, Wounded soldiers with
PNG support; C, Veterans; D, Kokoda today; E, Kokada Isurara
5 stamps per country - One souvenir sheet with 5 stamps
per country - FDCs - mixed FDC with stamps - mixed FDC with
miniature sheet - special gutter strip - Australian stamps
and medallion cover - Australian Prestige booklet with 3 miniature
sheets containing blocs of 4 - Maxi cards - Australian self
adhesive stamps in coils of 100 or in booklets of 10
At the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the diplomatic
relationship between Spain and Bulgaria, Bulgaria issued on
May 4, 2010 a stamp representing the flags of both countries.
There was no counterpart in Spain for this issue.
2010 (May 6)
Italy - Switzerland
100 years of the Bernina train connection - Parallel issue
Different stamps. Rhaetian railway in the Albula/Bernina landscape
- Centenary of its completion (UNESCO heritage); Italy: red
train on a viaduct; Switzerland: red train. Multicolored.
One stamp per country - FDCs - mixed FDCs
2010 (May 6) - [N20100506]
Aland (April 19) - Albania () - Andorra (French) (May 7) - Andorra (Spanish) (May 6) - Armenia (October 8) - Austria (June 11) - Azerbaijan (March 16) - Azores (May 7) - Belarus (March 30) - Belgium (March 13) - Bosnia Croatia (April 5) - Bosnia Herzegovina (April 26) - Bosnia (Serbia) (May 7) - Bulgaria (April 23) - Croatia (May 7) - Cyprus (May 5) - Czech Republic (May 5) - Denmark (June 1) - Estonia (May 6) - Faeroe (April 26) - Finland (May 4) - France (May 9) - Georgia () - Germany (May 6) - Gibraltar (May 15) - Great Britain (October 12) - Greece (May 26) - Greenland (January 18) - Guernsey (May 4) - Hungary (May 7) - Iceland (May 6) - Ireland (May 6) - Isle of Man (February 18) - Israel (April 14) - Italy (May 7) - Jersey (February 9) - Kazakhstan (May 5) - Kosovo (May 5) - Latvia (April 9) - Liechtenstein (September 6) - Lithuania (May 8) - Luxemburg (June 16) - Macedonia (May 5) - Madeira (May 7) - Malta (May 4) - Moldavia (April 30) - Monaco (May 5) - Montenegro (April 22) - Norway (November 15) - Poland (May 5) - Portugal (May 7) - Romania (May 6) - Russia (May 5) - San Marino (March 17) - Serbia (May 5) - Slovakia (May 4) - Slovenia (May 28) - Spain (May 6) - Sweden (January 28) - Switzerland (May 6) - Turkey (May 9) - Turkish Cyprus (May 28) - Ukraine (April 30) - Vatican (June 22)
Europa CEPT - Topic: children’s books. 1 to 5 stamps per country, plus one or two souvenir sheets for certain countries. Multicolored.
2010 (May 13)
Canada - Sweden
Marine life - Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Sea otter (Enhydra lutris), Harbour porpoise
(Phocna phocna). Multicolored.
Two identical stamps per country - FDCs - mixed FDC - booklet
of 4 stamps for Sweden with two additional different stamps
2010 (May 24)
Ecuador - Venezuela
Manuela Saenz "La Libertadora", revolutionary hero
of South America, partner of leader Simon Bolivar. Twin issue
Identical stamps. Portrait painting of Salome Lalama. Multicolored.
One stamp (Venezuela) or one souvenir sheet with gold foil
2010 (June 1)
France - Monaco
100 years of the Institute of Human Paleontology, Paris (1910-2010).
Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Portrait of Prince Albert 1st of Monaco
and the Abbé Breuil, building, caves (Grimaldi cave)
and early humanoids. Multicolored.
One stamp per country - FDCs - mixed FDCs - mixed folder
containing 4 stamps from each country, mint
2010 (June 14)
Austria - Israel
Simon Wiesenthal (1908-2005) - Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Portrait of Simon Wiesenthal and David's
star; label with sentence, "Justice, not revenge".
Violet and black.
One stamp per country - FDCs - mixed FDCs - Souvenir Leaf
Care: the special laser printed star appearing on both sides of the Austrian stamp is water sensitive. Do not wash this stamp!
2010 (June 16)
Czech Republic - Luxembourg
700th anniversary of the arrival of the Luxembourg royal family
on the Bohemia throne. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Portrait of John I, called John the Blind,
von Luxemburg (1296-1346; reign starting in 1310) and his
wife, Elisabeth (Premyslovna) von Böhmen (1292-1330).
One stamp per country - miniature sheets of 5 with labels
(Czech Republic) or 10 stamps (Luxembourg) - FDCs
2010 (June 18)
South Korea - United Arab Emirates
30th anniversary of relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Ventilation towers: Chimney of Mt. Amisan
in Gyeongbokgung Palace, in Korea (1865) at Gyotaejeon Hall,
the living quarters of the queen; UAE's traditional air-conditioning
tower called Barjeel. Multicolored.
Pair of se-tenant stamps for each country - FDCs
2010 (June 21)
Belarus - Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM)
Relationship between both countries. SMOM is not recognized
by UPU; therefore even if it looks like a Twin issue [T1],
this pair will be ranged in the category Non approved [NR].
Identical stamps. Coat of Arms from both countries (Convention
between the two countries was signed on April 28, 2009). Multicolored.
One stamp per country - - miniature sheets of 4 stamps
2010 (June 28)
Russia - Serbia
Relationship - Icons. Twin issue [T1].
Identical pair of stamps. Two different icons (paintings).
One pair of se-tenant stamps per country - miniature sheets
of 8 stamps (4 pairs in structure of 3x3 stamps including
the central label) - FDCs
2010 (June 28)
Brazil - Syria
Relationship - Brazilian series: diplomatic relationships,
history and tourism. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Views of Rio de Janeiro (Christ Redemptor,
Pao de Açucar, Guanabara Bay, Copacabana; Maalula,
antique mountain city at the north east of Damas; flags of
both countries; flowers, orchid (Laelia purpurata sanguina)
and jasmine (Jasminum grandiflora). Multicolored.
One stamp per country - FDCs
2010 (June 30)
Portugal - Romania
Relationship - Ceramics. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Tiles: A, azulejos, man playing guitar,
18th century, Lisbon (National Tile Museum, Lisbon); B, stylized
flower (tulips), 19th century, Bistrija-Nasaud (Romanian Peasant
Museum, Bucarest). Multicolored.
2 stamps per country (se-tenant for Portugal) - Portugal:
miniature with 4 pairs - Romania: 2 miniature sheets with
8 stamps and one label; two sizes of miniature sheet - Romania:
one miniature sheet with silver foiling - FDCs - mixed FDCs
- mixed philatelic official document (Romania)
2010 (June 30)
Gibraltar - San Marino (July 26)
Relationship. Concerted issue [C1].
Identical stamps. Rock of Gibraltar and Mount Titano, Moorish
castle (Gibraltar) and Second Tower (San Marino). Multicolored.
Two souvenir sheets with 4 stamps - FDCs