New Finnish stamp with the Karelian pasty caused a wave of indignation! A scandal aroused!

New Finnish stamp with the Karelian pasty caused a wave of indignation! A scandal aroused!
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New stamp that depicts Karelian pasty caused a wave of indignation in Finland. Why is it so?

StampNews.com would like to share the details of this interesting philatelic story with our readers.

On 22d of January, in museum center "Vapriikki" that is situated in Tampere new scandalous stamps by Finnish Post appeared.

As usual, on the eve of these stamps release the Postal Museum of Itella published their images in "Facebook". A stamp with Karelian pasty caused a wave of discontent, because, in the Finns` view, such a stamp must depict handmade pies, not the "ugly" factory ones.

"Do you think that factory pasty looks better than handmade one? A pasty is not an apron product!"; "This stamp propagates industrial production of pies!" – the philately enthusiasts resent in the social network.

The users of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter began to post photos with their handmade pasties with a hashtag #karjalanpiirakka.

New Finish stamp with the Karelian pasty caused a wave of indignation! A scandal aroused!

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