New Swedish-Irish joint issue: The art of engraving

Sweden Post's stamp printing works is widely recognized for high quality and extensive experience in producing engraved stamps. In the current joint issue with Ireland, the art of engraving and recess printing is celebrated.

Sweden's three stamps come as a minisheet. The motifs are a silver bowl from the Viking era found in Rute, Gotland, King Erik XIV's impressive armor and a re-print of master engraver Czeslaw Slania's (passed away 2005) stamp Ballet from 1975.

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