Flowers' Clock (II) SI

Flowers' Clock (II)

Flowers’ clock (II)

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the second part of this philatelic issue, consisting of 6 stamps illustrating different species of flowers along with collectible clocks, manufactured in the late 18th century and in the 19th century in France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Each flower, depending on its belonging species and spreading geographical area, has a specific hour when it reveals itself to the light, nature and people. This beautiful feature of flowers is illustrated in the 12 stamps of the Flowers’ clock philatelic issue, consisting of two parts. To each flower is assigned a watch, exhibit in the „Nicolae Simache” Clock Museum in Ploiesti, which indicates the blooming hour.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 0.50, is illustrated the Anthericum ramosum, (Anthericum ramosum L.) which blooming hour is 3 p.m.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 1.20 is illustrated the Marvel of Peru (Mirabilis jalapa L.), which blooming hour is 5 p.m.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 1.40 is illustrated the Jimson weed (Datura stramonium L.), which blooming hour is 6 p.m.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 3.00 is illustrated the White campion (Silene latifolia Poir.), which blooming hour is 7 p.m.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 3.10 is illustrated the Winged Tobacco (Nicotiana alata Link & Otto), which blooming hour is 8 p.m.

On the stamp with the face value of lei 4.70 is illustrated the Common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.), which blooming hour is 9 p.m.

Next to the Common evening primrose is represented the image of a miniature table clock, France, 19th century.

The philatelic album is created into a limited edition of 400 pcs., and is equipped with the perforated souvenir sheet of 6 postage stamps of the issue, numbered, and a special philatelic card, equipped with the set of the issue “Flowers’ Clock II”, numbered and cancelled with the first day postmark, and with the set of the issue “Flora from protected areas – The Rodna Mountains” issued in 2009, cancelled with the REMEMBER FILATELIC (Philatelic Remember) special cancellation. Both cancellations are also clearly imprinted, the REMEMBER FILATELIC (Philatelic Remember) one being in silver foiling.

Technical Details

Issue Date: 21.06.2013
Designer: Mihai Vamasescu, Stan Pelteacu
Process: offset
Colours: 4 colours
Size: 33 x 24 mm
Values: 0.50 LEI, 1.20 LEI, 1.40 LEI, 3.10 LEI, 3.00 LEI, 4.70 LEI
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