postage stamps

This is a concise listing of all major projects and calendar events (past and future) in this category, associated with the International Year of Crystallography 2014.

 


Crystallography and philately

Israel Post commemorative stamp issue A Crystallography 2014 Stamp Sheet has been issued by the Israel Philatelic Service to celebrate the Nobel Prize awarded to Dan Shechtman in 2011, and the International Year of Crystallography 2014.
India Post stamp issue India Post issued a stamp on lYCr2014 on 30 January to propagate the achievements of crystallographers across the globe and stimulate the importance of this field to young scientrsts and the general public.
Slovak Post commemorative stamp issue Slovak Post plans to issue a €1 denomination postage stamp on 14 February 2014 to mark the International Year of Crystallography. The design proof shows a stamp with a coupon with overall dimensions 66.1 x 26.5 mm. The stamps will be printed by offset lithography and will have a circulation of 300,000 units. They were designed by Igor Benca, Vice Dean of the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, who has designed several previous stamps for the Slovak postal service on sporting, cultural, religious and scientific themes, including a commemorative issue for the International Year of Chemistry in 2011.
Belgian commemorative stamp issue Belgian Post issued two postage stamps and a souvenir sheet on 9 June 2014 to mark the International Year of Crystallography. Stamps and sheet are designed by Clothilde Olyff, in a joint issue with Pošta Slovenije, and show snowflakes, a diffraction experiment and the arrangement of water molecules in ice crystals.
Swiss commemorative stamp issue The Swiss Postal Service will issue two postage stamps on 6 March 2014 to mark the International Year of Crystallography. Stamps are designed by Daniel Dreier based on photographs by Thomas Schüpbach and show natural crystals of the minerals epidote and amethyst.
Australian commemorative stamp issue Sir Lawrence Bragg featured as one of the subjects of a commemorative stamp issue by Australia Post on 28 August 2012, celebrating Australian Nobel Laureates.
British stamp commemorating Max Perutz Max Perutz, who won the Nobel Prize with John Kendrew for elucidation of the structures of globular proteins, will feature as one of the subjects of a commemorative stamp issue by Royal Mail on 25 March 2014, celebrating British Remarkable Lives.
Moldavian commemorative stamp issue Moldavian personalized stamps celebrate the International Year of Crystallography 2014.
Polish commemorative stamp issue Poznan The Polish Synchrotron Radiation Society in cooperation with Polish Mail have issued a limited series of four postal stamps to mark the International Year of Crystallography IYCr2014.  
Portuguese commemorative stamp issue Lisboa A special commemorative issue for the International Year of Crystallography, including 5 stamps and a souvenir sheet, was issued on 21 July 2014.
Austrian commemorative stamp issue

A personalized stamp is released to celebrate IYCr2014 and to honour the renowned Austrian mineralogist and crystallographer Felix Machatschki (1895-1970).

Slovenian commemorative stamp issue Pošta Slovenije issued two postage stamps and a souvenir sheet on 20 May 2014 to mark the International Year of Crystallography. Stamps and sheet are designed by Clothilde Olyff, in a joint issue with Belgian Post, and show snowflakes, a diffraction experiment and the arrangement of water molecules in ice crystals.