Spain 2009 Cultural Heritage. Fan and Manila Shawl

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 2nd January 2009
  • one non-denominated self-adhesive value
  • Printer: FNMT, Spanish State Mint, in sheets of 20
  • Print process: offset
  • stamp format height 28¾mm x width 41mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 13 x 13

non-denominated stamp, inscribed B
(0.62€) ~ folding fan and embroidered silk manila shawl

  • Notes: fans (imported from France) became a craze in Spain in the late 17th century. The wearing of Manila shawls (from the Philippines) took hold in the south and central American colonies in the 17th to 18th centuries, only becoming fashionable in Spain in the late 19th century. The B rate was for letters up to 20g to Europe

Sheet stamp

B rate