Finland 2002 Finnish Landscapes

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 1st January 2002
  • two self-adhesive values, laid out (separately spaced) in sheets of 10 (2 x 5)
  • Designed by: Asser Jaaro (0.90€) or Pekka Piippo (1.30€)
  • Printed by: The House of Questa
  • stamp format height 24½mm x width 34mm
  • Print process: photogravure (as reported by Finland Post)
  • Perforations: 14.50 x 14.75 with square-tipped teeth
  • Notes: both designs exist die-cut perf 14 x 13.75 with round-tipped teeth from an initial printing;
  • most official First Day Covers bear these initial versions; they are very scarce in mint state

0.90€ ~ detail from Kymintehtaalta (1905) by Victor Westerholm, 1860-1919, full title View from Mustavuori on the Kymijoki River
1.30€ ~ granitic exposure with ice (glacial) grooving