Bays of Curacao 2016 (Water) – Set


  • Date of Issue: August 8th, 2016
  • Designer: Cleo de Brabander
  • Face value of Stamps: 66c, 121c, 179c, 308c, 440c, 684c
  • Size of Stamps: 30mm x 25.5mm
  • Size of Image: 33 mm x 22 mm
  • Perforation: 14 x 131/4
  • Stamp paper: Synthetic
  • Printing: Offset
  • Color: CMYK – varnish with beachsand
  • Printer: Johan Enschede Security Print, Haarlem, The Netherlands


Cpost International is proud to present one of Curaçao most precious features. It’s shoreline with countless little inlets holding beautiful white sanded beaches. This series consisting of 6 stamps, shows sixs bays; Piscadera Bay, a waterway in Curaçao, a popular fishing place with over 400 different species. Sint Joris Bay, a surf spot, the water temperature has low variability throughout the year. Santa Martha Bay is a gorgeous quiet bay, early in the morning you can see raptors, such as eagles. Spanish Water, a port were the Arawak Indians rowed in, in their small boats. Excavations shows that these first inhabitants of Curaçao, settled at the mouth of the bay. Jan Kok Bay, with his salt flats is also home for flamingo’s . San Juan, with its amazing country scenes and smell and sound of pure nature. This beach is divided in 3 private beaches, Playa Manzalina, Playa Largu and Playa Shon Mosa. With these stamps Cpost International not only sends a memory but actually share a piece of the Island; Curaçao beach sand that is used in the ink of the stamps!