New Issues 2019
(October - December)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2019, 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 March 29, 2020.
2019 (October 1) - [S20191001]
China (PR) - Hong-Kong - Macau
70th year founding of the People’s Republic of China. Siamese issue [S1/ST].
Different stamps, but some of them embedded in a common booklet. A, Sound and Sustained Economic Development; B, Advance the Realization of Socialist Democracy; C, Chinese Cultural Prosperity; D, Continued Improvement of People's Lives; E, Building a Beautiful China; F, Blessing Our Motherland; G-J, triangular stamps in four different colors with a diamond shape when assembled and showing the ruyi knot with G, society: inheritance of the Chinese culture, dragon; H, environment: going green, leaves; I, Technology: development of high speed internet infrastructure; J, Economy and international affairs: belt and road initiative, ribbons; K, Golden Bauhinia square, national and regional flags. Multicolored.
China, 5 stamps and 1 souvenir sheet - Hong Kong, 4 stamps and 1 souvenir sheet - Macau, 4 se-tenant stamps and 1 souvenir sheet - mixed booklet with 3 souvenir sheets - FDCs
2019 (October 3) - [P20191003]
Egypt - France
150th anniversary of the Suez Canal (1869-2019). Parallel issue [P1].
Identical stamps. Portraits of Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805-1894), builder of the canal, Ismail Pacha (1830-1895), Wali of Egypt and Sudan; canal landscape with sailing boats and map of the area. Multicolored.
1 stamp per country – France, 1 souvenir sheet with 1 stamp – Official Document (France) – folder with French miniature sheet – FDCs – mixed FDC (private)
The first day date of the French stamp at post office counters was October 7, 2019, but the stamp launch ceremony took place on October 3, 2019. Therefore, both dates are accepted as first day cancellation dates.
The French stamp was printed on panes with dated corners “22.07.19, HEL1”.
2019 (October 6) - [T20191006]
China (PR) - Slovakia (October 7)
70th year of diplomatic relations – Handcraft artifacts. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Silver incense burner (Tang dynasty censer) from the Famen Temple (9th century, China) and a bronze phalera, Avar Horse bridle latch (part of a horse harness) from Podunajské Biskupice (8th century, Slovakia). Multicolored.
2 stamps per country – FDCs – mixed FDC
2019 (October 9) - [T20191009a]
Algeria - Egypt - Iraq (July 2) - Jordan (December 24) - Lebanon - Morocco - Oman (November 14) - Palestine () - Qatar (November 14) - Saudi Arabia () - Tunisia (November 20) - United Arab Emirates (November 17)
Jerusalem - Al-Quds Capital city of Palestine - Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Al Aqsa Mosque, doves, flag of Palestine. Multicolored.
1 stamp per country – souvenir sheet with one (Oman, Tunisia) or two stamps (Qatar) - FDCs
Algerian stamps have already been seen with color varieties (pale printing).
Palestine and Saudi Arabia stamps have not been released yet.
On June 16, 2019, Jordan had already released a souvenir sheet with one stamp representing the dome of Jerusalem and dedicated to Jerusalem, Capital of Palestine. This stamp cannot be considered as part of this joint issue.
Oman stamp was printed originally with a spelling mistake in the title and therefore reprinted at a later stage. The corrected form became available only in January 2020, but the first day cancellation remained November 14. Only rare samples of the first printing are available.
2019 (October 9) - [T20191009b]
Armenia (December 19) - Azerbaijan - Bangladesh (October 22) - Comoros () - Indonesia () - Iraq (October 21) - Kazakhstan (September 16) - Moldova - Myanmar - Russia - Salvador (November 13) - Sri Lanka - Syria - Thailand - Ukraine (October 8)
145th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) - 1874-2019. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Multicolored chessboard, symbol of the UPU (UPU monument in Bern, Switzerland). Armenia issued a postal card. Multicolored.
1 stamp per country () – postal card for Armenia – souvenir sheet with 1 stamp (Syria) - FDCs
Stamps issued at the same date but with modified design: Mexico, 2 se-tenant stamps
2019 (October 14) - [T20191014]
Malta - Romania
Architecture - Palaces. Twin issue [T3].
Similar stamps. A, Mogosoaia palace, Romania, next to Bucharest, Branchovenesc style (1702); B, Verdala palace, Malta, summer residence of the president of Malta (1586). Multicolored.
2 stamps per country – miniature sheets with 5 stamps – Romania has issued also souvenir sheets but with printing run limited to 200 - FDCs
2019 (October 15) - [T20191015]
Hungary - Japan
150 years of relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Two identical stamps and 8 similar stamps. Miniature sheet with 10 different stamps representing topics relative to Hungary and Japan; left side topics are related to Hungary, right side to Japan: Hungary side: A, Danube River and Hungarian Parliament Building (identical design); B, Chamomile flowers; C, Kalocsa embroidery, folk costume; D, Goulash soup; E, Puli dog; F, Mount Fuji (identical design); G, Cherry blossoms; H, Kimono; I, Sushi; K, Shiba Inu, akita dog. Multicolored.
2 miniature sheets with 10 different stamps - FDCs
2019 (October 15) - [P20191015]
Austria - Japan (October 16)
150th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Parallel issue [P1].
Different stamps. Austria: souvenir sheet with a single stamp representing (A) the ship SMS Erzherzog Friedrich; Japan: miniature sheet with 10 different stamps representing topics relative to Austria (B, Royal palace; C, St. Stephen's Cathedral; D, Schoenbrunn Palace; E, Christmas market; F, Mozart; G, Klimt's painting "Kiss"; H, Coffee and Sachertorte; I, Alps; J, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; K, Vienna Boys Choir). Multicolored.
1 souvenir sheet for Austria – 1 miniature sheet with 10 different stamps - FDCs
2019 (October 30) - [T20191030]
Poland - Singapore
50th anniversary of relationship – Birds from both countries. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Oriental pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris); B, Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus). Multicolored.
1 souvenir sheet with 2 stamps per country – 2 stamps produced in panes for Singapore - FDCs
2019 (October 30) - [D20191030]
Alderney - Guernsey
The Christmas story. Twin territorial issue [DT].
Five identical stamps out of a series of 7 stamps issued by each country, with different background colors – Paper cutting. Christmas story scenes; Alderney: A, Baby Jesus in a Manger and holy family; B, Journey to Bethlehem; C, Bethlehem; D, No room at the Inn; E, Shepherds watching their flock; F, Three Wise Men; G, Nativity Scene; Guernsey: stamps H and I with same topic as E and F respectively, but designs slightly different. Alderney issued also a round souvenir sheet with a round stamp representing the Nativity scene G. Multicolored.
7 stamps per country – souvenir sheet with 1 round stamp (Alderney) - FDCs
2019 (November 7) - [T20191107]
French Polynesia - Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Stamps issued during the Fall Philatelic Fair in Paris -. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Ship Hawaiki-Nui formerly Langlade. Multicolored.
1 stamp per country – miniature sheet with 10 stamps (French Polynesia only) - FDCs
2019 (November 8) - [T20191108a]
Andorra (French) - Andorra (Spanish)
25th anniversary of the entrance of Andorra in the European Council. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Map of Andorra, stars, Mountains, horizontal perforation following the borders between France and Spain, in the Pyrenean mountains. Multicolored.
1 stamp with 1 label per country – miniature sheets with 4 stamps - FDCs
2019 (November 8) - [T20191108b]
Austria - Luxemburg
Charles V - 500 years, reigning from 1519 to 1556. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Portrait (1553) of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), Archduke of Austria, King of Spain, Lord of the Netherlands, by Jakob Seisenegger (1505-1567). Multicolored.
1 souvenir sheet with 1 stamp per country - FDCs
2019 (November 8) - [P20191108]
Gibraltar - Luxemburg
Relationship. Defensive tunnels. Parallel issue [P1].
Different stamps. A, Great Siege Tunnels, Gibraltar, Rock’s Great Siege tunnels (built in 1782) as seen from Princess Anne’s Battery; B, external view of the Bock Casemates tunnels (23 km network built between 963 and 1867) which forms part of the “Gibraltar of the North” fortifications in Luxembourg, Lucilinburhuc. Multicolored.
1 different stamp per country - FDCs
2019 (November 12) - [T20191112]
Gibraltar - Romania
Nature reserves. Retezat Natural Park (Romania) and Upper Rock Natural Reserve. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Mountains from the Retezat Natural Park, Hunedoara County (established 1935); B, aerial view of Gibraltar Upper Rock Nature Reserve (established 1993). Multicolored.
2 stamps per country – miniature sheet with 5 pairs – souvenir sheet with two stamps for Romania only issued at 200 samples - FDCs
2019 (November 13) - [T20191113]
Czech Republic - Slovakia
Velvet Revolution, 30th anniversary. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Hand showing the Victory sign; troops of the national security; in the margin singer with guitar. Multicolored.
1 stamp (Slovakia) - 1 souvenir sheet (Czech Republic) – miniature sheet with 4 stamps (Slovakia) - FDCs
2019 (November 14) - [T20191114]
Liechtenstein - Switzerland
Social diversity. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Puzzle of society, artwork from Samuel Jordi and Luigi Olivadotti from Mauren. Multicolored.
2 stamps per country – FDCs – mixed FDCs
2019 (November 25) - [C20191125]
Argentina - Slovenia (December 12)
Slovenian-Argentinean architect Viktor Sulcic. Concerted issue [C1].
Identical souvenir sheets with one stamp. Viktor Sulcic. (1895-1973) in collaboration with architects José Luis Delpini and Raúl Bes, designed and built the Abasto Food Market in Buenos Aires, (which was converted into a shopping center in 1999); portrait of the architect, views of the market, flags of both countries. Multicolored.
One souvenir sheet per country - FDCs
2019 (December 3) - [T20191203]
Azerbaijan – Belarus
Folk tales. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. A, Melikmamed; B, The Golden Bird. Multicolored.
2 stamps per country (isolated and se-tenant) – miniature sheets with 4 identical stamps – miniature sheet with two pairs of stamps - FDCs
2019 (December 18) – [O20191218]
Angola (December 20) - Central Africa (October 21) - Guinea (October 16) - Guinea-Bissau (December 10) - Niger (November 4) - Sao Tome and Principe (October 22) - Sierra Leone (October 30) - Togo (November 5)
150th anniversary of Gandhi - Omnibus series. All these stamps have been re-issued on December 18, 2019 with the central labels dedicated to Inpex 2019.
Different stamps with a similar design, issued as miniature sheet of 10 stamps with two labels related to the December 2019 Inpex stamp show in Mumbai from December 18 to 22, 2019 [5+(1+l1+l2+1)+5]. These miniature sheets are also available with neutral white labels and as imperforate. Multicolored.
2019 (December 20) - [S20191220]
China (PR) - Macau
20th year return of Macau to China. Siamese and parallel issue [ST/P1].
Different stamps. China: three stamps representing A, the Golden Lotus Flower, symbol of Macau, people and flags from both countries; B, dragons, buildings and people; C, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge; Macau: bloc of 4 stamps and a souvenir sheet with the same symbols including old and new scenic spots of Macao, i.e. the Golden Lotus Flower, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the Ruins of St. Paul’s, the Our Lady of Penha Chapel and A-Ma Temple and the figure “20”, the souvenir sheet shows additionally the scheme of a high-performance millimeter-wave electrical oscillator developed at the Macau University; the Siamese miniature sheets is made of the three Chinese stamps A-C, in pairs, but with one series as Macau stamps version. Multicolored.
China, 3 stamps and 3 miniature sheets with 12 stamps each – Macau, block of 4 stamps – souvenir sheet (Macau) – siamese souvenir sheet with 3 stamps from each country – folder with the siamese sheet - FDCs
The Macau stamps included in the Siamese souvenir sheet 03a are available only in this form and not in panes. These souvenir sheets are numbered and the figure begins with the letter “A” for souvenir sheets attributed to China and with “M” for souvenir sheets attributed to Macau.