The FSPL turns 80 stamps from Luxembourg
Date Of Issue:-08.03.2014.
This stamp by Luxembourg post is made of 100% natural silk. The top layer of the paper contains 30g of silk per square meter. The yarns used to make this stamp are the fi nest sized in existence. The results achieved offer a truly extraordinary, original, and silky effect that can be appreciated by everybody. However, it is mainly aimed at stamp collectors and admirers the world over. This technique is mainly used for stamps commemorating very special events.
The FSPL was accepted as a member of the FIP (Federation Internationale de Philatelie) in 1934. After the Second World War, there followed the major international exhibitions “100 Years of Luxembourg Stamps” in 1952, “Millennial Celebration of the City of Luxembourg” in 1963 and the first world youth stamp exhibition “JUVENTUS 1969″ in 1969. The major national propaganda exhibition, where parts of the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England were displayed in Luxembourg for the first time, was held in 2012 under the themes “Treasures of Philately” and “160 Joer Letzebuerger Timber”.