China Dogs


Aland – Miniature sheet with 2 stamps and 2 motifs. The miniature sheet is issued in time for the 2017 Year of the Dog and is one in a series following the Chinese zodiac. Previous issues are the 2014 Åland sheep, the 2015 Europa stamp on the theme Old toys and the 2016 miniature sheet on a Rooster theme. This type of China dogs are also called Staffordshire dogs and always appear in pairs. Made in England, they used to be popular souvenirs brought home by Åland seamen, especially during the 1800s.

  • 10.11.2017
  • Martin Mörck
  • Cartor Security Printing
  • Offset
  • 4 Colours
  • Stamps: 40 x 52 mm, Sheet: 170 x 95 mm