December Stamps 2011 – Set

Nafl.13.46

  • Date of Issue: November 11th, 2011
  • Designer: Randy Maurera
  • Face Value of Stamps: 63c – 112c – 145c – 166c – 172 c – 250c – 405c.
  • Size of Stamps: 36 mm x 22 mm
  • Size of Image: 33 mm x 22 mm
  • Perforation of Stamps: 13 ¼ x 12 3/4
  • Printing: offset coated stamp paper, no watermark
  • Printer : Johan Enschede Stamps Securtiy Printers Haarlem, The Netherlands

Description

Like Christians all over the world, Curaçao residents considers Christmas as a joyful time of faith. We put our own unique spin on the celebration of Christ’s birth. Our culture around the Christmas and New Year’s season is to cook, bake, prepare dishes such as the Bolo di Pasku, Ayaka, Pandushi di Pasku, Ham di pasku, Salmou di Bari, Nechi, and Sult.

Family and friends comes together during the holidays to share and eat these special food. Nieuwe Post is proud to share with you in this 7 stamp issue, a piece of our holiday culinary culture.

We also want to wish you in our native language Papiamentu “Bon Pasku i Felis Aña Nobo” – Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

63c Stamp “Bolo di Pasku”
Black Fruit Cake

112 c Stamp “Ayaka”
Chicken Tamales wrapped in banana leave

145c Stamp “Pandushi di Pasku”
Sweet Rolls

166c Stamp “Ham di Pasku”
Holiday Baked Ham

172c Stamp “Salmou di Bari”
Salted, dried and marinated Salmon

250c Stamp “Nechi”
Nuts

405c Stamp “Sult”
Pickled Pig ear and feet