New Issues 2011
(October - December)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2011, period October to December.
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 July 21, 2013.
2011 (October 10) - [T20111010]
Bosnia Herzegovina (October 25) - Bosnia Herzegovina (Croatia) - Bosnia Herzegovina (Serbia)
150th birthday of Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), Norwegian explorer of Greenland and 1922 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Portrait with map of Greenland as background. Multicolored.
1 stamp per country - FDCs
In parallel to these two identical stamps, other countries issued stamps with different designs in honour of F. Nansen. None of these countries claim a relation with one of the other countries in issuing their stamps: Armenia (1 stamp, November 9, 2011- issued 40,000); Bulgaria (1 miniature sheet, October 10, 2011 - issued 13,000); Chad (miniature sheets); Guinea (miniature sheets); Mali (miniature sheets); Mozambique (miniature sheets); Norway (1 stamp, April 13, 2011); Romania (post card); Russia (1 stamp). The exact date of birth of F. Nansen is October 10, 1861 explaining the coincidence of issues commemorating the explorer on that date.
2011 (October 10)- [S20111010]
China (PR) - Hong Kong - Macao
Centenary of the 1911 Revolution (Xinhai Revolution). Territorial siamese parallel issue [SD][PD].
Different stamps issued in panes and in souvenir sheets. China: A, Wuchang uprising; B, Overthrow of monarchy; C, souvenir sheet with stamp showing the great forerunner of Chinese Democratic revolution, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen; Hong Kong: D, E, F, G, H, souvenir sheet with two stamps; Macao: I,J,K,L, M, souvenir sheet with one stamp. Multicolored.
2 stamps and/or souvenir sheets - mixed booklet containing the three different souvenir sheets (3 forms are available, differentiated by an imprinted letter "A", "B" or "C" on the rear cover page)
2011 (October 11) - [T20111011]
Moldova - Romania
20 years of diplomatic relations. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps issued in panes and in souvenir sheets. A, Arch of Triumph in Bucharest (WWI commemorative monument); B, Arch of Triumph in Chisinau (Holy Gates built in 1840 to celebrate the victory of Russian armies against the Ottoman Empire army). Multicolored.
2 stamps - 1 souvenir sheet - FDCs - mixed FDC
2011 (October 15) - [T20111015]
Indonesia - South Africa
300 years of historic links between Indonesia and South Africa. Twin issue [T1].
Series of 5 stamps among which one is identical. A, common stamp, portrait. Multicolored.
2 vertical strips of 5 stamps - FDCs
2011 (October 17) - [T20111017]
Egypt - Singapore
Significant rivers: Singapore River and the Nile River. Twin issue [T1].
Two identical stamps (162x30mm) and one souvenir sheet bearing the two stamps, but smaller size (sheet 135x90mm). A, the Nile River; B, Singapore River. Multicolored.
2 stamps - 1 miniature sheet per country - FDCs
2011 (October 26) - [T20111026]
Brazil - Serbia
Literature. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Rachel de Queiroz (1910-2003), portrait, books; B, Ivo Andric (1892-1975), 1961 literature Nobel price winner, portrait, books, medal. Multicolored.
2 stamps - FDC
2011 (October 28) - [T20111028]
Australia (October 31) - South Korea (October 28)
Joint issue between two territories. 2011 Year of South Korea in Australia. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Haegeum musician; B, Didgeridoo musician. Multicolored.
2 stamps - miniature sheets - FDCs - mixed FDC
2011 (October 29) - [P20111029]
Belgium (November 2) - Brazil (October 29)
Europalia 2011. Parallel issue [T1].
Different stamps and souvenir sheet. A and B, portraits of warrior and child (Kayapo indigenous); C and D, dance and market. Multicolored.
2 different stamps - souvenir sheets - mixed FDC - ATM stamp
2011 (November 3) - [D20111103]
French Antarctic and Austral Territories (FAAT/TAAF) - Saint Pierre and Miquelon (SPM)
Joint issue between two territories. Twin territorial issue [TD].
Identical souvenir sheet. Ship Forbin; Cap Percé; Kerguelen arches. Multicolored.
2 souvenir sheets - FDCs - mixed FDC
2011 (November 17) - [T20111117]
Poland - Sweden
Year of Chemistry: 100th anniversary of the attribution of the chemistry Nobel Prize to Marie Curie. Twin issue [T1].
Identical souvenir sheets. Portrait of Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934); medal with portrait of Alfred Nobel (). Multicolored.
Souvenir sheets - FDCs - mixed FDC
2011 (November 24) - [T20111124]
Hong Kong - Romania
Handicrafts. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Doug figurines (wheat flour basis), lion's head and egg painting (Easter tradition). Multicolored.
2 stamps - 1 souvenir sheet - miniature sheets - FDC - mixed FDC
2011 (December 10) - [T20111210]
Italy - Russia
Year of Italian language in Russia and year of Russian language in Italy. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Heart embedding the flags of both countries. Multicolored.
1 stamp - 1 souvenir sheet - FDCs - postal stationery - mixed FDC
2011 (December 10) -[C20111210]
China (PR) - Denmark (January 4, 2012)
Ancient astronomical instruments. Concerted issue [C1].
Identical stamps. A, Abridged armillary sphere (1276) from Guo Shoujing (1231-1316); B, Equatorial armillary sphere (1585) from Tycho Brahe (1546-1601). Multicolored.
2 identical stamps - FDCs - mixed FDCs - maxi cards - some Danish FDCs with cancellation from December 10, 2011
2011 (December 13) - [T20111213]
Pakistan - Thailand
60th anniversary of diplomatic relations Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps.Towers: Victory monument, Bangkok; Minar-e Pakistan, Lahore. Multicolored.
1 stamp - FDCs - mixed FDC
2011 (December 23) - [D20111223]
Aitutaki (December 24) - Cook Islands (December 23) - Penrhyn (December 24)
The twelve days of Christmas. Territorial twin issue (because of identical design of miniature sheet, even if stamps for each territory are not identical) [TD].
Different stamps but forming a miniature sheet common to all three territories; four stamps, strip of the same four stamps and strip of 4, part of a common miniature sheet; however only the strip of the country is perforated and shows denominations (so only 4 stamps valid for postage per miniature sheet). Four different stamps showing 4 different verses of the song "The twelve days of Christmas". Multicolored.
Per country: 4 different stamps - one strip of these 4 stamps - one miniature sheet containing one strip of these 4 stamps - one miniature sheet containing 3 identical strips of 4 stamps - FDCs
2011 (December 31) - [T20111231]
French Antarctic and Austral Territories - Mayotte
Marion Dufresne ship in the Mamoudzou lagoon. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Ship, lagoon. Multicolored.
1 stamp - FDC - mixed FDC
The Mayotte stamp is the last stamp issued by this country. On January 1, 2012, Mayotte was reattached to France as a new French department and will use French stamps. Former Mayotte stamps denominated in Euros can be used indefinitely on the island for postage.