New Issues 2011
(April - June)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2011, period April to June.
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 January 19, 2012.
2011 (April 12) - [N20110412]
Belarus - Bosnia Herzegovina (May 26) - Ecuador (May 6) - Russia
50th anniversary of the first manned space flight. [N]
Identical stamps. Smiling portrait of Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968). Multicolored. But statement from the Belarus Post "The stamp design is granted to member countries of the Universal Postal Union on the occasion of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the flight of Yuri Gagarin", explains why these stamps cannot be accepted as a joint issue.
A high number of countries have issued stamps at the occasion of this anniversary. However a few countries issued a stamp at the same date of April 12, 2011, with a different design: Azerbaijan, United Nations.
2011 (April 12) - [C20110412]
Poland (April 28) - Vatican
Beatification of Pope John Paul II (May 1, 2011). Concerted issue [C1].
Identical stamps. Portrait of the Pope John Paul II (1920-2005). Multicolored.
Souvenir sheet for Poland - on stamp in miniature sheet of 6 for Vatican - FDCs
2011 (April 12) - [N20110412]
United Nations (offices of Geneva, New York and Vienna).
On April 12, 2011 the three offices of the United Nations issued stamps at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight. Each office produced a pane with 16 different stamps, different for each office, but also a souvenir sheet containing 6 stamps. These souvenir sheets were identical for all three offices. Multicolored.
2011 (April 15) - [T20110415]
Korea (South) - Portugal
50th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps. Boats. Multicolored.
Two se-tenant stamps per country - FDCs
2011 (April 22) - [T20110422]
Laos - Thailand
60th Anniversary of Lao-Thai Diplomatic Relations. Twin issue [T1].
Identical stamps: A,B, Thai and Laotian ladies in their national attire greeting each other with a "Wai"; national flowers, C, the golden shower for Thailand and D, the Lao Champak for Laos. Multicolored.
Four stamps in panes and in blocks of four - FDCs
2011 April 29 - [O20110429]
British Indian Ocean Territory - British Virgin Islands - Fiji - Jamaica - Kiribati - Nauru - Saint Helena - Tokelau - Tristan da Cunha
Royal wedding: Prince William and Miss Middleton. Identical souvenir sheet with a stamp showing the couple. Multicolored.
2011 (May 6) - [P20110506]
Estonia - Finland - Latvia (May 5) - Sweden - United Nations (Geneva - New York - Vienna) (May 5)
Struve Geodetic Arc - Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve (1793-1864). Parallel issue [P1].
Estonian and Swedish stamps show the same portrait, but as a large number of countries is involved this is not sufficient to qualify it as a twin; the other countries show a different design. Estonia: souvenir sheet with two stamps showing the portrait of Friedrich Georg Struve and a building on a map background with the arc map; Finland: souvenir sheet showing a landscape and the measurement tool, the theodolite, two stamps among which one in form of the Finland map; Latvia: souvenir sheet with two stamps showing maps and a different portrait of Friedrich Georg Struve on background with the theodolite; Sweden: souvenir sheet with two triangular stamps showing the portrait of Friedrich Georg Struve and the theodolite on a map with the meridian arc background; United Nations: one stamp part of a series of six stamps dedicated to UNESCO World Heritage - Nordic Countries; the Struve stamp shows the Struve monument and was issued by the Geneva office. Multicolored.
One stamp or souvenir sheet with one or two stamps per country - FDCs
2011 (May 9) - Europa CEPT - [N20110509]
Aland (May 9) - Albania (July 30) - Andorra (French) (May 6) - Andorra (Spanish) (April 4) - Armenia (December 14) - Austria (September 8) - Azerbaijan (April 8) - Azores (May 9) - Belarus (April 14) - Belgium (September 17) - Bosnia Croatia (April 5) - Bosnia Herzegovina (May 9) - Bosnia (Serbia) (April 6) - Bulgaria (April 28) - Croatia (May 5) - Cyprus (May 4) - Czech Republic (May 4) - Denmark (May 4) - Estonia (April 28) - Faeroe (April 26) - Finland (May 6) - France (May 9) - Georgia () - Germany (May 5) - Gibraltar (April 4) - Great Britain (March 22) - Greece (May 17) - Greenland (January 17) - Guernsey (May 4) - Hungary (May 6) - Iceland (March 17) - Ireland (May 5) - Isle of Man (September 28) - Italy (May 9) - Jersey (February 8) - Kazakhstan (April 21) - Kosovo (May 9) - Latvia (April 8) - Liechtenstein (June 6) - Lithuania (April 23) - Luxemburg (May 17) - Macedonia (May 5) - Madeira (May 9) - Malta (May 9) - Moldavia (May 7) - Monaco (May 3) - Montenegro (April 21) - Norway (June 10) - Poland (May 5) - Portugal (May 9) - Romania (April 27) - Russia (May 5) - San Marino (April 5) - Serbia (May 5) - Slovakia (May 6) - Slovenia (May 27) - Spain (April 4) - Sweden (March 24 ) - Switzerland (May 5) - Turkey (May 9) - Turkish Cyprus (May 16) - Ukraine (December 20) - Vatican (June 21)
Europa CEPT - Topic: Forests. 1 to 5 stamps per country, plus one or two souvenir sheets for certain countries. Multicolored.
2011 (May 25) - [T20110525]
Azerbaijan - Belarus
Diplomatic relationship. Twin issue [T1].
Identical pair of stamps. Topical music; music player with instruments: tar and wheel lyra. Multicolored.
2 se-tenant stamps per country - miniature sheets with 4 pairs - FDCs
2011 (May 26) - [T20110526]
Montenegro - Russia
Diplomatic relationship. Twin issue [T3].
Similar pairs of stamps. Topical architecture; A, Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg; B, building of the Russian diplomatic mission in Cetinje in Montenegro. Multicolored.
2 se-tenant stamps per country - FDCs - Montenegro: miniature sheet with 4 pairs
2011 (May 27) - [T20110527]
Czech Republic - Slovenia
160th anniversary of the birth of the violonist Johann Gerstner (1851-1939). Twin issue [T1].
Identical souvenir sheets: portrait of the violonist. Multicolored.
Souvenir sheet - FDCs with souvenir sheet - FDCs with isolated stamps
2011 (June 1) - [T20110601a]
Armenia - Belarus
Capitals. Twin issue [T1].
Identical se-tenant stamps. Buildings. Multicolored.
Two se-tenant stamps - miniature sheets with 3 pairs - FDCs
2011 (June 1) - [T20110601b]
Armenia - Russia
Outstanding people. Twin issue [T1].
Identical se-tenant stamps. Portrait of Valery Yakovlevich Brousov (1873-1924) - poet, writer, translator, literature critic, founder of the national symbolism. Portrait of Ovhannes Tadevosovich Tumanyan (1869-1923) - Armenian poet, writer and translator. Multicolored.
Two stamps se-tenant per country - issued in sheets of se-tenant pairs but also in sheets of isolated stamps for Armenia - FDCs
2011 (June 4) - [T20110604]
Italy - San Marino
150th anniversary of the conferment of the San Marino citizenship to Giuseppe Garibaldi (issue produced in the frame of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy series). Twin issue [T1].
Identical souvenir sheets. Portrait of Garibaldi, tower of San Marino. Multicolored.
Souvenir sheets - FDCs
2011 (June 14)
Hungary (August 19) - Serbia (June 14)
200th anniversary of the birthday of Franz Liszt. Initially considered as a twin issue due to the text on margin of pane, re-evaluated as unilateral issue. Hungary postal administration rejects status of joint issue [N]
Serbia: Portrait of the musician. Multicolored.
One stamp - FDC
2011 (June 21) - [C20110621]
Spain (July 1) - Vatican
World Youth Day in Madrid (August 2011). Concerted issue [C1].
Identical stamps. Symbol of the day "JMJ 2011 | MADRID". Multicolored.
One stamp - FDCs