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New Issues 2012 (July - September)

This page collects only issues released during the year 2012, period July to September. 

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 February 21, 2013.

2012 (July 12) - [T20120712]
Germany - Poland
Park Muzakowski - UNESCO World Heritage. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. View of the park. Multicolored.
One stamp per country - miniature sheets - FDC - mixed FDC covers

2012 (July 17) - [P20120717]
Russia - Spain
Architecture - Churches. Parallel issue [T1].
Two different stamps representing the same buildings. A, C: Bishop palace, Astorga; B, D: Resurrection church, Saint Petersburg; Russia issued the stamp in a [3x3] miniature sheet with central label. Multicolored.
Two different se-tenant stamps per country - FDCs

2012 (July 18) - [T20120718]
Laos - Vietnam
50th anniversary of relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, portraits: Vietnamese President Hồ Chí Minh and Lao President Kaysone Phomvihane, with the image of the flags of the two countries behind.; B: buildings: One Pillar Pagoda in Hà Nội and That Luang stupa in Vientiane and the national flowers of Việt Nam (lotus) and Laos (champa). Multicolored.
Two stamps per country - FDCs

2012 (August 3) - [T20120803]
Bahrein - Egypt - Iraq (November 26) - Morocco - Oman - Palestine () - Qatar - Saudi Arabia (December 1) - Sudan - Tunesia - United Arab Emirates (August 15)
Arab Postal Day 2012. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Map and dove. Multicolored.
One to five identical stamps per country - FDCs

2012 (August 11) - [T20120811]
Armenia - Romania
500th anniversary of the Hagigadar Monastery Church (1512-2012). Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Hagigadar Monastery. Multicolored.
One stamp per country - miniature sheets - souvenir sheet (Romania) - FDCs - special folder (Romania) - mixed FDC

2012 (August 22) - [T20120822]
Cook Islands - Tonga
42th South Pacific Conference Forum held at Cook Islands August 27-31, 2012. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps; two miniature sheets with stamps bearing flags of the participating countries (A; 16 stamps) and the Dialogue country partners (B; 14 stamps). Multicolored.
Two miniature sheet of 14 and 16 stamps per country - imperforate miniature sheets (Tonga) - FDCs

2012 (September 4) - [T20120904]
Israel - Nepal
Relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Highest and lowest places on Earth: Mount Everest (+8,848m) and Dead Sea (-422m). Israel stamp with or without tabs. Multicolored.
One stamp per country - one souvenir sheet for Nepal - FDCs - mixed FDC - mixed Souvenir Leaf (Israel)

2012 (September 7) - [T20120907]
Brazil - Portugal
The power of Portuguese language. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps; two pairs of stamps for Brazil, two stamps with a label each for Portugal. Portuguese language writers: Fernando Passoa (1888-1935); Crouz e Souza (1861-1898); portraits and one sentence excerpt of their work. Multicolored.
Two pairs of stamp for Brazil - two stamps with label for Portugal - FDCs

2012 (September 10) - [T20120910]
Hungary - Moldova
20th anniversary of relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Similar postal stationery (covers); stamps representing the coat of arms of both countries. Multicolored.
One cover (postal stationery) per country - FDCs

2012 (September 13) - [P20120929]
Italy - Vatican
1700th anniversary of the battle of the Milvio bridge (1312). Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamp. Miniature sheet showing a painting by Raphael and Giulio Romano (1520). Multicolored.
One miniature sheet per country - FDCs

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM) also issued stamps at this occasion, but not related to the joint issue. (different design, date of issue September 24, 2012)

2012 (September 29) - [P20120929]
Austria (September 29) - Germany (August 9)
Centennial of the Mittenwald train line joining Austria to Germany through the Alps. Delayed Parallel issue [R1].
Different designs, same topic. . Multicolored.
One different stamp per country - FDCs - mixed FDC

On September 29, 2012 first day of the Austrian stamp, Germany and Austria agreed to produce special mixed documents bearing these two stamps and a special cancellation for this day.


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