October 31st, 2015

November is the month of vegetable harvest! Chili peppers, tomatoes and herbs appeared on a new stamp issue…


Autumn, and especially November, is the season of rich of vegetable harvest. The farmers from around the world are busy with their fields…This period of the year gives people the greatest amount of vegetables that provide us with a plenty of vitamins and energy.

Finnish Post decided to underline the importance of vegetable for people's nutrition by issuing a new set of stamps depicting chili peppers, tomatoes and herbs…

FindYourStampsValue.com recommends our readers to add this colorful seasonal stamp issue to their collections.

This year's roll of stamps features chili peppers, tomatoes and herbs, which were selected as Vegetable of the Year between 2012 and 2014. The roll of stamps, illustrated by Ossi Hiekkala, brings the three-part series Products of the Garden to an end. The previous stamps in the series depicted fruit and berries. The graphic design of the stamps is done by Heikki Sallinen. The box of rolls of stamps contains a hundred first-class stamps.

The chili peppers depicted on the stamps include the orange Habanero, Heatwave, Joe's Long, Jamaican Bell, Jalastar and Summer Heat. The tomatoes on the stamps include beefsteak tomato, cherry tomato and organic tomato. Herbs are represented by basil, salvia and cilantro.

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