Monday, May 6, 2013

Cheese Theme of New Åland Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: May 6, 2013 - Åland

Åland has issued a new postage stamp honoring the Åland dairy industry.

The production and sale of butter and cheese has existed in Åland since the middle ages. The first Åland dairy was founded approximately 120 years ago.

The stamp features a slice of Kastelholm cheese with a window from Kastelholm Castle in the background.

Learn more at: Åland Post

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