Old toys – the present for all generations

March 2nd, 2015

FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform that San Marino Post is ready to release a special stamp issue for Post Europ stamp competition. The philatelic release consists of two items that will be put into circulation on the 10th of March.

PostEurop, organization who meets every two years to decide the themes of the philatelic issues of its member States dedicated to Europa, chose "old toys" for the year 2015. The 0.80€ value depicts a rocking horse, a toy that ties the present of the children with the past of the adults. The first rocking horse dates back to 1610 and it is kept by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

The 0.95€ value shows a toy car, a typical game that connects present and past generations. The designer Gabriella Giandelli is also a comic-strip artist, a scriptwriter, a director and a children's book illustrator. She created the character "little rabbit Milo" for the Mondadori's children collections which also became a cartoon for the Rai network.