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TERCENTENARY OF BUDAPEST’S PIARIST SECONDARY SCHOOL

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Magyar Posta is issuing a stamp to celebrate the 2017 festive season. Similarly to last year, the postage stamp for sending good wishes by post is self-adhesive and has no value indication, bearing the inscription “Domestic”. It is released in standard and special editions. The standard edition is in sheets of fifty stamps, while the special edition is a miniature sheet of five stamps embellished with gold foil. The festive stamp features an angel, while a Christmas tree appears on the first day cover and the special postmark shows the motif of a bell, all in the same ornamental style. The stamp was designed by the graphic artist Boglárka Nádi and was produced by Pátria Nyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 3 November, and may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

15 November 2017

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CHRISTMAS 2017

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Magyar Posta is issuing a stamp to celebrate the 2017 festive season. Similarly to last year, the postage stamp for sending good wishes by post is self-adhesive and has no value indication, bearing the inscription “Domestic”. It is released in standard and special editions. The standard edition is in sheets of fifty stamps, while the special edition is a miniature sheet of five stamps embellished with gold foil. The festive stamp features an angel, while a Christmas tree appears on the first day cover and the special postmark shows the motif of a bell, all in the same ornamental style. The stamp was designed by the graphic artist Boglárka Nádi and was produced by Pátria Nyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 3 November, and may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

3 November 2017

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90th stamp day

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Magyar Posta is celebrating the largest domestic festival for stamp collectors, Stamp Day, which this year is being held in the Stefania Palace in Budapest between 3 and 5 November 2017, by issuing a pair of special stamps with different denominations and a souvenir sheet with a surcharge. The new issues were designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz and produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The two stamps of different denominations, the souvenir sheet and the first day covers will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 3 November 2017, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store. Magyar Posta devotes the HUF 300 surcharge on each souvenir sheet to supporting organised stamp collecting in Hungary.

3 November 2017

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very own stamp: Magyar posta is 150 years old

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Magyar Posta is issuing a promotional definitive stamp with no value indication called Very Own Stamp: Magyar Posta is 150 Years Old with a jubilee logo made for this special anniversary, which will be released inscribed Domestic with no value indication on 9 October 2017. The new issue was produced by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda based on the designs of graphic artists Imre Benedek and Nikolett Garamszegi. The stamp will be on sale in first day post offices and at Filaposta in Hungary from the date of issue, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store.

9 October 2017

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MAGDA SZABÓ WAS BORN 100 YEARS AGO

28_2017_SzaboM_lkonMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the centenary of the birth of the writer Magda Szabó (1917-2007). 200,000 copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced by ANY Security Printing Company and will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 October 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 October 2017

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HUNGARIAN SAINTS AND BLESSEDS V. SPECIAL EDITION AND STAMP SET

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In addition to the already issued standard edition, the miniature sheet Hungarian Saints and Blesseds V, presenting Saint Margaret, Saint Kinga and the Blessed Yolanda, is also being released on 5 October 217 in a special numbered edition decorated with gold foil and embossing, and as a numbered limited edition black print. The standard edition, the special edition and the black print are also available in an exclusive set, which – apart from the aesthetic experience – is special as the black print is only sold as part of the set. The miniature sheets designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek were produced by ANY Security Printing Company and will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 October 2017

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Flórián Albert won the Ballon d’Or 50 years ago

26_albert_ikonMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to mark the joyful event when Flórián Albert (1941-2011) was awarded the Ballon d’Or 50 years ago. Two hundred thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 15 September, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

15 September 2017

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SYNAGOGUES IN HUNGARY V

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Magyar Posta continues its series of stamps presenting the synagogues of Hungary in 2017. The set of two stamps shows the altar and details of the interior of the synagogues in Győr and Pécs, while typical ornamental features appear on the first day cover. The special set of two stamps was designed by the graphic artist Péter Nagy and produced by the printing company ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will go on sale at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 September 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 September 2017

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very own stamp

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In 2017 Magyar Posta is releasing a new type of Your Own Stamp called the Very Own Stamp. The A5 size sheet of stamps with a renewed format contains 6 stamps with no value indication marked Domestic. The issue was designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek and was produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new stamps can be ordered from 1 September 2017 from Magyar Posta’s online store or in person at Filaposta in Hungary. A promotional version of the stamps is available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from the date of issue, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

1 September 2017

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oldtimer cars

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Magyar Posta is issuing a stamp of oldtimer cars that were once popular and are now increasingly rare. The miniature sheet was designed by the graphic designer István Weisenburger and 60,000 copies were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 1 September, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

1 September 2017

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Hungarian saints and blesseds V

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Magyar Posta is continuing the presentation of Hungarian saints and blesseds in 2017. The Hungarian Saints and Blesseds V miniature sheet honours Saint Margaret, Saint Kinga and the Blessed Yolanda. The miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Imre Benedek was produced by ANY Security Printing Company and will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 1 September 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

1 September 2017

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HUNGARY – AUSTRIA JOINT STAMP ISSUE

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Magyar Posta is marking the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by a Hungarian-Austrian joint issue of a commemorative miniature sheet. Sixty thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Anita Kern were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 25 August, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

25 August 2017

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SAINT LADISLAUS MEMORIAL YEAR

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Magyar Posta is issuing a definitive stamp with a label to mark the Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year. The emblem of the Memorial Year can be seen on the label attached to the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp IV – Domestic 35. The stamp was designed by Imre Benedek and the label attached to it by Tamás Gábor, and 175,000 copies were produced by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 15 August, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

15 August 2017

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FOR YOUTH 2017: JÁNOS ARANY WAS BORN 200 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is continuing its decades-long tradition of issuing stamps with a surcharge in order to support youth stamp collecting again in 2017. The theme this year is the bicentenary of the birth of János Arany, which is linked with the János Arany Memorial Year. Magyar Posta devotes the amount of the surcharge on two stamps of the four-stamp miniature sheet, a total of HUF 150, to supporting youth stamp collecting. 30,000 copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Gergő Gilicze were produced by ANY Security Printing Company and will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 10 July, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

10 July 2017

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FAUNA OF HUNGARY: OWLS

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In its latest stamp denomination release Magyar Posta pursues a theme which is considered to be a classical one among collectors: from among the protected birds living in Hungary five owl species are presented. The stamps have been produced by the ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. based on the designs created by graphic artist Kálmán Székely. The stamp set which has been published in 200,000 copies and the stamp block which has been published in 60,000 copies will be available from July 3 at first day post offices and Filaposta, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

3 July 2017

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150 YEARS OF HUNGARIAN STAMP ISSUANCE

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by issuing a special miniature sheet. Thirty-nine thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 1 June, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

1 June 2017

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MARIA THERESA WAS BORN 300 YEARS AGO

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Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia and Ukraine are commemorating the tercentenary of the birth of Maria Theresa by issuing a joint commemorative stamp block. The stamp was designed by the Slovenian artist Svetlana Milijaševič and 60,000 copies were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new stamp block will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 12 May 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

12 May 2017

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EUROPA2017: CASTLES

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Each year the members of the Association of European Postal Operators (PostEurop) issue stamps on a common theme to emphasise both the importance of philately and the cooperation of the postal operators. By releasing the stamps, the member countries draw attention to their common roots of European history and culture, and to common future goals. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 May 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 May 2017

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BÉLA IVÁNYI GRÜNWALD WAS BORN 150 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of the painter Béla Iványi Grünwald (6 May 1867 – 24 September 1940). Sixty thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 5 May 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 May 2017

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POSTAL HISTORY 2017 - DEFINITIVE STAMP SERIES

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Magyar Posta is launching the renewal of its definitive stamps by releasing a series of stamps on postal history, starting with six stamps in 2017. The series containing self-adhesive stamps with face values of HUF 5, 10, 30, 100, 200 and 300 designed by the graphic artist Barnabás Baticz are produced by Pátria Nyomda Zrt. in quantities dependent on demand. The new issues will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 4 May 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

4 May 2017

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MAGYAR POSTA IS 150 YEARS OLD

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the establishment of an independent Hungarian postal administration by issuing a special miniature sheet with six stamps. Sixty thousand copies of the miniature sheet with six different stamps designed by the graphic artist Eszter Domé were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 4 May 2017, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

4 May 2017

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500 YEARS of the reformation

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Magyar Posta welcomes the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by issuing a two-denomination stamp set and a stamp block. The set has been produced in 200,000 copies, while the block with a black serial number in 60,000 copies by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. based on the artwork created by graphic artist Imre Benedek. The new issue will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from 20 April, and may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

20 April 2017

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World Aquatics Championship in Budapest-Balatonfüred, 2017

09_fina_belyeg_250_250Magyar Posta welcomes the 17th World Aquatics Championship to be held in Budapest and Balatonfüred by issuing a commemorative stamp. The stamp has been produced in 200,000 copies by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. based on the artwork created by Graphasel Design Studio and graphic artist Tibor Tatai. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta from April 5, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

5 April 2017

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Zoltán Kodály memorial year

Kodály Zoltán ikonMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to celebrate the Zoltán Kodály memorial year. Based on the designs created by András Szunyoghy, Jr., a graphic artist, the stamp was produced in 240,000 copies in Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The novelty will be available from 3 April at first day post offices and at Filaposta, and it can also be ordered from Magyar Posta's webshop.

3 April 2017

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Lions Clubs International Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Lions ikonMagyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to welcome the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Lions Clubs International. The miniature sheet of postage stamps has been produced in 50,000 copies by ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. based on the artwork created by graphic artist György Kara. The new issue will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta from 3 April, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

3 April 2017

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EASTER 2017

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In line with its tradition, Magyar Posta is celebrating Easter, the largest feast of Christianity, by issuing a postage stamp. The stamp and the special envelope reveal the artwork - and a detail of the artwork - entitled Christ's sepulchral shroud, created by artist and textile artist Erzsébet Szekeres. The philatelic publications were produced on the basis of designs created by graphic artist László Tóth as self-adhesive stamps at the Pátria Nyomda Zrt. The novelty will be available from March 6 at first day cover post offices and at Filaposta, and can also be ordered from Magyar Posta's webshop.

6 March 2017

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ZOLTÁN FÁBRI WAS BORN 100 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Zoltán Fábri by issuing a special stamp. Sixty thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the Kossuth Prize winning graphic artist István Orosz were produced by the banknote printing company Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 6 March, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

6 March 2017

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CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI WAS BORN 450 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the 450th anniversary of the birth of the well-known composer Claudio Monteverdi. Sixty thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the Kossuth Prize winning graphic artist István Orosz were produced by Pénzjegynyomda Zrt. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 6 March, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s webshop.

6 March 2017

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REGIOMONTANUS ARRIVED IN HUNGARY 550 YEARS AGO

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Magyar Posta is commemorating the 550th anniversary of the arrival of Regiomontanus in Hungary by issuing a special stamp. 200 000 copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist György Kara were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 3 February, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

3 February 2017

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IN MEMORY OF THE GULAG-GUPVI VICTIMS

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Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in remembrance of the victims of the GULAG-GUPVI. The commemorative stamp with a symbolic concept was designed by graphic artist András Szunyoghy Jr. and 200 000 copies were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 1 February, but may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

1 February 2017

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CHINESE HOROSCOPE: 2017 THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

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According to the Chinese zodiac, the period between 28 January 2017 and 15 February 2018 is the Year of the Rooster, which Magyar Posta is celebrating by issuing a miniature sheet. The main motif of the two stamps is the rooster. Embossing and the use of gold foil make the composition special.The miniature sheet was designed by graphic artist Tibor Zoltán Petényi and 70000 sheets were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at first-day post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 27 January, but it may also be ordered from Magyar Posta’s online store.

27 January 2017

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