Finnish football cup winners appeared on an Åland stamp issue! The limited edition is more than popular…

October 9th, 2015

Åland Post changes it strategy and concept with an innovative decision to issue special stamp to honour Finnish football cup winners IFK Mariehamn for the first time. This football team and its achievements became a real history. recommends the collectors to add this special stamp to their collections.

Winning the Finnish cup final on 26 September in Valkeakoski was a historic achievement by the IFK Mariehamn football team, an achievement well worth celebrating. On short notice, Åland Post therefore decided to create a special stamp that has been for sale since 1 October. The stamp is produced using the online My Stamps service, offering private persons and companies the possibility to design personalized Åland stamps.

Based on a photo by Staffan Lund, the stamp motif is placed in the My Stamps 2015 frame designed by Cecilia Mattsson. The no-value-indicator of the stamp is Europa, which currently equals €1.20, the postage valid for letters and postcards to Finland and the rest of the world.