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Friday, September 14, 2007

Slovenian Autopsy


The Philatelic Autopsy: Season 1 Episode 4


Country of Origin: Slovenia

Stamps: 2 stamps + 1 S/S. Currency: Euro

Definitive Stamps: Definitive stamps from the Flowers of Slovenia Series. Issued Jan 2007.

Commemorative Stamps: The S/S depicts the Danube clouded yellow - Colias myrmidone (Esper, 1780). "It's a daytime butterfly of the Pieridae family, which is a typical eastern species. In many European countries it is rare and in some places it is already extinct. That is why it is included in the European directive of habitats and the protection areas Natura 2000 were designated for its preservation."
The 0.24 Euro stamp has a
Tiger mothCallimorpha quadripunctaria (Poda, 1761) in its design. "Tiger moth is a night-time butterfly of the Arctiidae family. Tiger moth is quite common in Slovenia but endangered in Northern Europe. That is why it is also included in the European directive of habitats and the protection areas Natura 2000 were designated for its preservation."

Cancellation Date: 10-9-2007.

Postal Tariff: 0.45+0.24+0.01 = 0.80 Euro. Correct postage for international mail from Slovenia for a up to 20g letter is 0.45 Euro + priority add-on service of o.25 Euro = 0.80 Euro. This letter travelled with the correct postage fee.

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