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2022 Year of the Tiger – GROWL!

Written by catpaw

December 05, 2021

February 1, 2022 starts the Year of the Tiger and we can look forward to some stunning stamps. I’ve been waiting all year for this catstravaganza! Yes, my little cat sole is so excited. The Lunar New Year seems to bring out the best designs from around the world and I suspect this year’s tiger theme will not disappoint. 

Keep in mind, this is a work in progress. There is no tight schedule for any of the tiger releases. You’ll have to keep coming back to see any new additions. The last Ox stamp from 2021, didn’t make an appearance until November, so this is a year long project. Not that I’m complaining. I already love what I’m seeing. 

So, enjoy the Year of the Tiger. It’s going to be a good year for cat fans. If you’d like to receive notification when new stamps are posted to this page, sign up for my newsletter. (Use the handy box on the home page). Newsletters go out Sunday evening eastern standard time.   

Cheers,

Catpaw

Year of the Tiger – 2022 stamps from around the world


A – B  Year of the Tiger

Åland

Tiger striped cat Åland Year of Tiger 

Åland Year of the Tiger 

Åland maxicard Tigerrandig katt_Maximikort2021_baksida_webbshop

TigerCat_offer_1-2022_webshop_1520px TigerCat_offer_1-2022_webshop_1520px_2

 

1 stamp on souvenir sheet, maxicard, cancel, zodiac year pack (with FDC)

Artist: Martin Mörck
Calligraphy: Ruizhen Liu

Date of Issue: Oct. 20, 2021


Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Year of TIger 2022

6 stamps on souvenir sheet

Release date: April, 2022


Armenia

Lunar-new-year-2022 

Lunar New Year  stamp diameter 38mm_sheet-196x108mm

1 stamp, sheet of 8

Designer: Rem Saakyan

Release date: December 23, 2021


Azerbaijan 

YEar of the tiger Azerbaijan 2022

2 stamps on a souvenir sheet

Release date: March 2022


Belarus

Year of the tiger Belarus 2022 cancel 

Second image shows security mark

Year of the tiger Belarus 2022 stamp Year of the tiger Belarus 2022 stamp security image 

Year of the tiger Belarus 2022 sheet 

Year of the tiger Belarus 2022 FDC

1 stamp, sheet of 6, FDC, cancel
offset

Artist: Victor Chaichuk
Designer: Yauheniya Biadonik with the assistance of the Republican Institute of Confucius China Studies of the Belarusian State University

Release date: January 18, 2022


Bulgaria

Happy Chinese New Year 2022 – Winemaking & Year of the Tiger

New-Year-2022--Winemaking 

New-Year-2022--Winemaking & Year of the Tiger

1 stamp, souvenir sheet of 4
See the souvenir sheet margins for Year of the Tiger motifs

Designer: P. Markova

Release date: December 11, 2021


C    

China

Year of the Tiger October Year of the Tiger October 2 China  

 

2 stamps, FDC, cancel

Designer: Wang Huming
Huming is the Art Director of the Postage Stamp Printing Bureau of China Post. He designed Jersey’s 2021 Year of the Ox stamps

Release date: October 27, 2021
FDC release date: January 5, 2022

Year of the Tiger cancel Jan 5, 2022 

Guoyun Changlong & Huyun Jixiang

Year of the Tiger 

China - Year of the Tiger 2022 FDC 

Year of the tiger sheet twoYear-of-the-Tiger-2022 sheet

2 stamps, FDC, cancel, 2 sheets of 6
offset lithography

This is the 42nd year China has issued a Lunar New Year stamp, with the first issued 1980

… Feng has been drawing tigers since he was young. At that time, due to lack of publications, he often took bus to a zoo for observation and had narrowly escaped from tigers several times. He is a national first-class painter, an expert enjoying the special allowance of the State Council and also the president of the Artists Association in Liaoning Province. 

“Animals also have happiness and sorrow, so the painting of the tiger needs to break the code, break through its animal nature to convey a spiritual emotion,” Feng said. “Paying attention to portraying the spirits of the tiger also coincides with the cultural connotation of the zodiac tiger.” Zodiac stamps for Year of Tiger spark controversy for lacking vigor, strength – Global Times

Designer: Feng Dazhong

Feng’s art name is ‘”Fuhu Caotang Zhuren” (the owner of the crouching tiger humble cottage)’

According to Feng, if the picture you paint is not to convey the life felt by the painter then it is purely a game of ink. What he wants to convey is not the exquisite brushwork but real life and his own feelings. The relationship between man and nature is what Chinese art wants to convey, and the painter sets up the channel for dialogue between one’s mind and nature. Feng’s landscape painting does not pursue the extraordinary form but hides in the environment, and this is the so-called “unity of heaven and man,” the core of Chinese traditional culture.
Chinese artist Feng Dazhong combines elaborate and impressionistic styles, tradition and innovation in his landscape and bird-and-flower paintings – Global Times 

Release date: January 5, 2022

— 

FDC Year of Tiger new cover

1 special cover

This is a collaborative cover by calligrapher Rong Tie and well known stamp designer Wang Huming. They used Feng Dazhong artwork to create this special cover. 

壬寅年》特种邮票首日封由著名书画家、篆刻家容铁与著名邮票设计家王虎鸣联袂设计。首日封正面左方图案是一对蓄势待发的幼虎,系冯大中创作的图稿。王虎鸣在设计上是高手,容铁在篆刻上颇有成就。如此强大的阵容来设计一枚首日封,还很少见。首日封整体美观大方、和气致祥,具有浓厚的艺术感。这是三位艺术家通过“国家名片”为全国人民送上的浓浓祝福。
美观大方 和气致祥 – 中国邮政集团有限公司 (chinapost.com.cn)

Release date: March 5, 2022


Christmas Island

Christmas Island Year of tiger cancel 

cancels for Australia

Christmas Island Year of tiger cancels for mainland Australia

Christmas Island Year of tiger stamp one Christmas Island Year of tiger stamp three Christmas Island Year of tiger stamp two  

mini sheet and FDC

Christmas Island Year of tiger mini sheet  Christmas Island Year of tiger FDC    

FDCs

Christmas Island Year of tiger FDC full sheet Christmas Island Year of tiger fdc sheet  

sheets of 10

Christmas Island Year of tiger sheet

numismatic covers and coins

Christmas Island Year of tiger coin Christmas Island Year of tiger numismatic cover 

Christmas Island Year of tiger coin two Christmas Island Year of tiger numismatic coin 2 

Christmas Island Year of tiger coin 3 Christmas Island Year of tiger numismatic cover 3  

Release date: February 8, 2022

Christmas Island Year of tiger coin 4 Christmas Island Year of tiger Numismatic cover 4 

gold minisheets

Christmas Island Year of tiger gold minisheet  Christmas Island Year of tiger minisheet folder

Christmas Island Year of tiger gold minisheet two Christmas Island Year of tiger gold minisheet folder two  

Numimatic card & coin, medallion set

Christmas Island Year of tiger numismatic card coin Christmas Island Year of tiger numismatic card     Christmas Island Year of tiger Lion dance inside

Lunar Calendar pack

Christmas Island Year of tiger medalion calendar pack twot Christmas Island Year of tiger medalion calendar pack 

Lion Dance pack

Christmas Island Year of tiger Lion Dance Christmas Island Year of tiger Lion dance inside

3 stamps, FDCs, cancels, mini sheets, full sheets, numismatic covers, medallions, foil sheets

Better images coming in January

Designer: Chrissy Lau 
Lau designed the 2021 Year of the Ox stamps for Christmas Islands and Guernsey.  

Release date: January 6, 2022


Curaçao

Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 Curaçao Year of the Tiger 2022 

6 stamps

Designer: Marcel van Duijneveldt

Release date: February 2022


E

Estonia

Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger cancel Estonia 2022 

 chinese-new-year-year-of-the-tiger Estonia's 2022 stamps

Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger 

Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger sheets Estonia 2022

1 stamp, FDC, cancel, sheets of 20
offset

Designer: Triin Heimann
Heimann has designed over 20 stamps for Omniva including the 12 year Lunar New Year cycle, 2010 Winter OlympicsChristmas 2011, and the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Release date: February 16, 2022


F     

Fiji

Year-of-the-Tiger-2022 Fiji Year-of-the-Tiger-2022 Fiji rugby playing

Year-of-the-Tiger-2022 Fiji Year-of-the-Tiger-2022 Fiji 

Year-of-the-Tiger-2022 Fiji FDC

4 stamps, FDC, cancel

Release date: February 7, 2022


France

 2022 France Year of the Tiger sheet 2 France 2022 Year of the Tiger sheet one

2 sheets of 4 stamps

“It has been so long since the memory of men remembers it, the Jade Emperor, in the kingdom of Heaven, decided to organize a race between all the animals.”

This legend has it that the first three to arrive were the rat, by cunning, the buffalo, by its power and, finally, the third was the tiger who crossed the river – the last obstacle – and arrived, exhausted, at the feet of the Emperor. Admiring, the sovereign granted him the third place in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year – Year of the Tiger | The ink square (lecarredencre.fr)

“It is important for me to bring the culture to which I am attached to life, to allow it to cross boundaries, and to allow others to be a part of it. I try to tell stories in such a way that they become universal.” Chen Jiang Hong 2013

Designer: Chen Jiang Hong 
Paris based, Chinese artist Chen Jiang Hong designed the 2021 Year of the Ox stamps. He won the Prix Albertine Jeunesse in 2019 or his book The Tiger Prince.

Chen Jiang Hong will be signing stamps on Jan. 24, depending on Covid restrictions.

Release date: January 24, 2022


French Polynesia

Year of Tiger 2022 French Polynesia 

Year of Tiger 2022 French Polynesia sheet

Artist: C. Sengues
Designer: Fare Rata 2022

Release date: February 1, 2022


G     

Gambia

Gambia Lunar New Year 2022

2 stamps on sheetlets of 4

Designer: IGPC

Release date: February 1, 2022


Gibraltar

 Year of the Tiger Gibraltar stamp pair

Year of the Tiger Gibraltar fdc

 

Year of the Tiger Gibraltar 

2 stamps, sheet of 10, FDC, cancel, presentation pack 
offset lithography

Designer: Stephen Perera
Perera is the primary designer for Gibraltar Post. He created the Year of the Ox stamps in 2021
Illustrator: © Bajena and Siewhoong at istockphoto.com
The design style will look familiar to Gibraltar collectors. Bajena and Siewhoong were the creative folks behind previous Lunar New Year stamp. 

Release date: February 25, 2022


Great Britain

UK Year of the Tiger 2022 

sheet of 20 generic stamps

Designer: Rebecca Sutherland
Sutherland has designed about a dozen stamps for Royal Mail, including Lunar New Year issues starting with the Dragon.

Release date: December 8, 2021


Grenada

Grenada Lunar New Yeaer 2022

4 stamps on a souvenir sheet

Designer: IGPC

Release date: February 1, 2022


Guernsey 

Year of the Tiger 2022 cancel

Guernsey Year of the Tiger stamps  

Tiger-Stamps-FDC

Tiger-Souvenir-Sheet  Tiger-PackTiger-Uncut-Printer-Sheet Tiger-Gold-Souvenir-Sheet

6 stamps, FDC, cancel, souvenir sheet, presentation pack, numbered uncut sheets (limited to a run of 200),  sheets of 10, gold replica souvenir sheet (limited run of 200 sheets).

Gold replica souvenir sheets are 24 carat gold foil encased in an acrylic display stand. Sheets are numbered & issued with a certificate of authenticity.

  • 50p Stretching Tiger
  • 70p stamp: Coin Tiger
  • 73p stamp: Longevity Tiger
  • £1 stamp: Lantern Dreams
  • £1.15 stamp: Tiger mum with cub
  • £1.20 stamp: Hongbao Tigers

 Designer: Chrissy Lau Chrissy Lau | Artist Illustrator | Portfolio

It was easy to spot Lau’s art. She has created a number of stamps for Guernsey Post, including the last two Lunar New Years –  Year of the Rat and Year of the Ox.  She also created the 2021 Australia/Christmas Island Year of the Ox set. 

Release date: January 5, 2022


Guyana

Guyana Year of Tiger 2022 

Souvenir sheet of 6

Release date: April, 2022


H

Hong Kong 

Year of the Tiger Hong Kong 2022

4 stamps, sheet, sheetlet, silk stamp sheetlet, presentation packs, prepaid Lunar New Year greeting cards (Air Mail), 1 cancel, “Heartwarming Stamps” Mini-pane (Local Mail Postage), “Heartwarming Stamps” Mini-pane (Air Mail Postage), Red Packet, FDC, FDC (prestige) with cancel, postage prepaid Lunar New Year Greeting Cards (Air Mail)

Designer: Kan Tai-Keung

Release date: January 18, 2022

Year of the Tiger Prestige Album Joint Issue

Year of the Tiger Prestige Album Joint Issue 

Year of the Tiger Prestige Album Joint Issue

Special joint issue prestige album with stamps from Hong Kong, China, Macau, Australia, Isle of Man, Japan, France, Liechtenstein and New Zealand available only to Advance Order Service subscribers.  Also includes a 24K Gold Plated souvenir sheet. 

Release date: April 21, 2022


Lunar New Year Animals – Ox/Tiger

Gold and Silver Stamp Sheetlet on Lunar New Year Animals – Ox Tiger

stamp sheetlet, Lunar New Year Animals souvenir cover, serviced Lunar New Year Animals souvenir cover, Presentation Pack, Lunar New Year Animals souvenir cover (Prestige), serviced Lunar New Year Animals souvenir cover (Prestige)

more images coming

Designer: Kan Tai-Keung

Release date: January 18, 2022


Hungary

Hungary 2022 Tear of the tiger cancel 

Hungary 2022 Tear of the tiger souvenir sheet

Hungary 2022 Tear of the tiger FDC

2 stamps on souvenir sheet, FDC, cancel 
4 colour offset

9th in the current Lunar New Year series

Designer: Berta Ágnes Szajkó

Release date: January 25, 2022


I

Indonesia

Year of Tiger 2022 INdonesia 2022 

Year of Tiger 2022 INdonesia stamp pack

3 stamps, 1 stamp on a souvenir sheet, stamp pack, FDCs, cancel

details coming 

 Release date: 2022


Isle of Man

Isle of Man cancel 

Isle of Man Year of tiger 4 Isle of Man Year of tiger 3Isle of Man Year of tiger 2Isle of Man Year of tiger one 

Isle of Man FDC 

Isle of Man presentation pack 

Isle of Man sheets

4 stamps, FDC, cancel,  presentation pack, 4 sheets of 20 
FDCs & presentation packs will be limited editions with 2,250 FDCs issued and 1,750 presentation packs

  • The sign’s celebrated courage
  • The cosmological link to the element of water
  • Tiger’s compatibility with the Horse
  • The auspicious association with plum blossom

Designer: Ana Jaks Ana Jaks | Animals, Character, Commercial | JSR Agency
Bristol based illustrator & mural artist Jaks is originally from the Isle of Man.

Release date: January 13, 2022


J

Japan

Year of tiger cancel two Year of Tiger cancel

Year of the tiger tiger face Year of the tiger

Year of the tigerYear of the tiger 

4 stamps, 2 cancels

Kyosen Kawasaki
Yamashina Bishamon-do Majo Papier-mache Tiger Face

From the drawings (toy paintings) of local toys drawn by Kawasaki Kyosen (1877-1942), we are looking at each one in the life of next year’s Eboshi Eshi and the [Lunar New Year – Year of the Tiger]. 

Born in 1877 in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Kawasaki Kyosen worked as a gatekeeper for ukiyo-e artist Yoshinoki Nakai before turning into a design artist who produced commercial advertisements and newspaper advertisements. After that, he made a () () () living by collecting local toys and collecting shu by distributing works depicting local toys (toy paintings) from the end of the Meiji era to the early Showa period. The sketchbook of the brushstrokes left by Kyosen (“Toy Book” and “Kyosen Toy Book”) was donated to the Nakanoshima Library in Osaka Prefecture and preserved as the “Mermaid Cave Library”.

There are more than 5,000 kinds of toys taken up in the giant spring, and it is valuable as a material for local toys that are gradually disappearing with the times.  
From Japanese pamphlet 郵趣のための押印サービス等 (japanpost.jp)

ArtistsKawasaki Kyosen  
Designer: 吉川 亜有美 Ayami Yoshikawa 

Release date:  November 1, 2021


Jersey

Jersey Year of the Tiger single stamp 

Jersey Year of the Tiger souvenir sheet

Jersey Year of the Tiger sheet of ten

Jersey Year of the Tiger FDC single stamp Jersey Year of the Tiger FDC minisheet

Jersey Year of the Tiger stamp pack Jersey Year of the Tiger mini sheet pack

1 stamp, stamp on a souvenir sheet, mini sheet of 10, 2 FDCs, cancel, 2 presentation packs

four colour offset lithography plus gold metallic ink with varnish

Designer: Wang Huming
Huming designed the previous Lunar New Year stamps for Jersey, as well as the UN’s Year of the Ox stamp. He has also designed stamps for China.

Release date: January 4, 2022


K – L 

Korea – South

 Year of the Black Tiger

New Year's Stamp - Year of the Black Tiger

New Year's Stamp - Year of the Black Tiger tiger face New Year's Stamp - Year of the Black Tiger yawning tiger

New Year's Stamp - Year of the Black Tiger souvenir sheet

New Year's Stamp - Year of the Black Tiger sheet

2 stamps, souvenir sheet of 4, sheet of 16, cancel

 From the myth of Dangun to Hodori, the mascot of the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the tiger has historically been a symbol of Korea and the Korean people. Since ancient times, there have been many tigers in Korea, so it has been called ‘the country of tigers’. In folk tales and myths, tigers appear as beings living in close relationships with humans. In <Samguksagi>, a tiger is portrayed as the protector and helper of the hero who nursed Gyeon Hwon, the founder of Later Baekje. You can also find the appearance of a tiger in the field of art. A lagoon (a stone tiger) was placed in the royal tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and <Yonghodo> was hung in front of the gates of government offices in the late Joseon Dynasty. <Yonghodo> is a large painting with a large tiger in it, and it is presumed to be a Sehwa (a painting that means blessing the new year). As such, the tiger has been portrayed as a guardian animal since ancient times and has been considered sacred by our people.
연하우표 – 우표 상세보기 – 한국우표 – 한국우표포털서비스 K-stamp (epost.go.kr)

Designer: 김미화 | Mihwa Kim

Release date: December 1, 2021


Kyrgyzstan

Year of the Tiger Kyrgyzstan 2022 cancel 

Year of the Tiger Kyrgyzstan 2022 

 Year of the Tiger Kyrgyzstan 2022 sheet

Year of the Tiger Kyrgyzstan 2022 postcard Year of the Tiger Kyrgyzstan 2022 fdc

1 stamp, mini sheet of 5, FDC, postcard, cancel

Happy New Year is printed on the edges of the mini sheet in Kyrgyz, Russian, English and Chinese

Designer: Diana Roşcovan 

Release date: December 31, 2021


Liechtenstein

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger 

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger 

  Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger 

1 stamp, souvenir sheet, mini sheet with 4 blocks, FDC, cancel, maxi card

Designer: Stefan Erne, Triesen

Release date: November 15, 2021


M – N Year of the Tiger

Macau 

  Macau 2022 Year of the Tiger 

 Yu Si   Year-of-the-Tiger-2022

Macau Year of the tiger sheet 

Year of the Tiger Macau sheetlet 

Macau Year of Tiger FDC with four stamps Macau Year of Tiger FDC with sheetlet

2022 Year of the Tiger

Macau postal folder Macau tiger promisary note?

Macau FDC with China

5 stamps, sheet of 16, sheetlet with one stamp, 2 FDCs, cancel, souvenir sheet, folder with 8 stamps, promissory note, joint FDC with China

Designer: Yu Si | 余思 

Release date: January 5, 2022

Year of the Tiger Postal Label 

2022 Macau FDC Tiger labels

Tiger label stamp pagela_benv 

Tiger label stamp pagela_benv FDC 

1 postal label, FDC, cancel

Designer: Feng Baozhu | 馮寶珠

Release date: February 15, 2022


Mongolia

Year of the Tiger Mongolia 2022 

Mongolia 2022 FDC Year of Tiger

2 stamps, FDC, cancel
offset

This set picks up the design from last year’s Ox stamps. I’m trying to find scans of the FDC for the tigers, but so far, no luck. 

Release date: January 3, 2022


Marshall Islands

Year of Tiger 2022 Marshal Islands 

6 stamps on sheet

Release date: February 1, 2022


Nederlands

Nederlands Year of the Tiger

1 stamp on a souvenir sheet

Release date: December 30, 2021


New Zealand 

2021_Year_of_Tiger_Stamp_4.10__24435.1635454779 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Stamp_1.50__87265.1635454845 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Stamp_3.60__45601.1635454922 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Stamp_2.80__70122.1635454882 

2021_Year_of_Tiger_Sheet_4.10__05566.1635454690 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Sheet_3.60__32666.1635454735 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Sheet_2.80__48334.1635454629 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Sheet_1.50__36833.1635454587

2021_Year_of_Tiger_Plate_Blocks__89221.1635455098 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Logo_Blocks__70761.1635455025 

2021_Year_of_Tiger_Barcode_B__27805.1635455134 2021_Year_of_Tiger_Barcode_A__53658.1635454353 

2021_Year_of_Tiger_MSFDC__99918.1635455308 2021_Year_of_Tiger_FDC__16165.1635455340 

1030_YOTT_Pin__19828.1637183377 2021_Year_of_Tiger_PresPk__59785.1635455216 2021_Year_of_Tiger_MinSheet_Cancelled__07530.1635454979

Year_of_the_Tiger_Coloured_MinSheet_in_Frame_18__88865.1635809564 Year_of_the_Tiger_Gold_MinSheet_in_Perspex__25941.1635455554  Year_of_the_Tiger_Coloured_MinSheet-in-Perspex__66294.1635455637

4 stamps, 4 sheets of 25, 4 logo blocks, 4 barcode A blocks, 4 plate blocks, 2 FDCs, souvenir sheet, enamel souvenir pin, presentation pack, numbered & framed gold foil souvenir sheet (limited to 66), 2 gold foil sheets in plexi stands

gold foil sheets are 24-carat 99.9 gold

Uses the Chinese nianhua design style. 

Designer:  Ying Chu & YMC Design

Release date: December 1, 2021


P

Philippines

Philippines 2022 Year of the Tiger

Philippines 2022 YEar of the tiger sheet 

Year of the Tiger 2022 Philippines

3 stamps, FDC, cancel, sheets of 8 
offset lithography

Philippine’s post had some AWESOME t-shirts and posters at their unveiling. If you managed to get your hands on one, can you post a photo.  Staff were wearing them at the live unveiling and they looked great. 

Release date: January 31, 2022


Poland

Year of the tiger 2022 Poland cancel 

Year of the tiger 2022 Poland stamp 

  Year of the tiger 2022 Poland FDC

Year of the tiger 2022 Poland sheets

1 stamp, sheet of 8, FDC, cancel

Designer: Andrzej Gosik
Gosik designed the 2021 Year of the Ox stamp.

Release date: February 1, 2022


R

Romania 

Year of Tiger Romania 2022 cancel 

Year of Tiger Romania 2022 stamp 2 Year of Tiger Romania 2022 stamp 2 

Year of Tiger Romania 2022 stamp 2

Year of Tiger Romania 2022 maxi oneYear of Tiger Romania 2022 maxi one 

Year of Tiger Romania 2022 Stamp sheet

2 stamps with label, sheet of 8, FDC, cancel, 2 maxi cards

Designer: George Ursachi

Release date: February 2, 2022


S

Singapore

Tiger FDC cancel 

Tiger Stamp Set pair of stamps

Tiger Minipane  

Tiger sheets Tiger sheets 2 

Zodiac Series - Tiger 1st Local Self-Adhesive Booklet Tiger Presentation Pack special pack Tiger Collectors' Sheet (with Red Packets) 

Lunar New Year - Tiger MyStamp Sheet (Landscape) 

Tiger SAM kiosks labels 

Tiger postcards 

Tiger framed Tiger FDC with Stamp

 

2 stamps, booklet of 10, 2 sheets of 10, FDC, cancel, framed stamp, 2 postcards, presentation pack, SAM label, folder pack, minipane, collector’s sheet
offset Lithography

Designer: Ms Lim An-Ling
An-Ling created the 2021 Year of the Ox set.

Release date: January 7, 2022


Sint Maarten

Sint Maarten Year of the Tiger 2022 sheet

8 stamps on a souvenir sheet

Release date: January 2022


Slovakia

XXIV Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022

2 stamps

For the 2022 Winter Olympics at Beijing.

Strictly speaking, this isn’t a Lunar New Year stamp, but a combination of the Year of the Tiger and Beijing Olympics motifs.  The design is brilliant. Pair the two stamps and you get a whole tiger. A well thought out design.

Release date: January 19, 2022


T

Taiwan

Taiwan Year of Tiger cancel

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger 

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger FDC  Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger souvenir sheet fdc

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger sheet Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger sheet 

2 stamps, stamp on souvenir sheet, 2 FDCs, cancel, 2 sheets of 20

NOTE: This new translation was tweaked by a reader. I appreciate the work he put into getting this correct. He also supplied a correction to the designer’s name. 

一、面值6元郵票:以「虎躍山雄勢,福氣富滿堂」意念,祝福虎年大吉大利,大顯身手。
二、面值13元郵票:以「虎虎生風」意念,祈願新的一年風生水起,萬事圓滿順利,虎(福)氣一整年。
三、面值15元小全張:以老虎之威武虎嘯來呈現「虎虎生威,福氣沖天」,藉以祝福新的一年虎氣沖天,身體健康如虎。

Mediocre translation:

  1. 6 NTD (face value) stamp: Concept: “As the tiger leaps mightily in the mountains, blessings and good fortune fill the home.” This stamp represents good fortune in the Year of the Tiger and the opportunity to make a full display of one’s talents.
  2. 13 NTD (face value) stamp: Concept: “Two tigers set the tone.” This stamp represents wishes for a flourishing new year, full of success and smooth waters, with the luck and vigor of the tiger lasting the whole year. 
  3. 15 NTD (face value) souvenir sheet: using the tiger’s powerful roar, this sheet expresses the idea that “The tiger’s roar sends good fortune to the heavens” to wish everyone the same heavenly good fortune as well as the sturdy health of a tiger.   

Designer: Lin Chun-liang  | 林俊良

Release date: November 29, 2021


Thailand

Year of the TIger cancel Thailand 2022

Year of the Tiger Thailand 2022 

Year of the tiger Thailand FDC 2022

Year of the TIger Thailand 2022 sheet

1 stamp, sheet of 10, FDC, cancel

Artwork: HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn who also drew the 2021 Year of the Ox stamp 
Designer: Udorn Niyomthum

Release date: January 4, 2022


Tuvalu

Tuvalu Year of Tiger 2022 

5 stamps on a souvenir sheet

Designer: IGPC

Release date: February 1, 2022


U Year of the Tiger

United Nations

Year of the TIger UN 2022

Year of the Tiger United Nations 2022

1 stamp, sheet of 5, cancel

Designer: Tiger Pan | 潘 虎
Mr Pan also designed the 2018 Year of the Dog stamps for the UN. The stamp won the 2017 Executive Design/Xioa Longfei Award and the 2019 Graphis Silver Award.

Release date: January 21, 2021


United States

Year of the Tiger 2022 USA cancel in black  Year of the TIger 2022 USA cancel in colour 

Year of the Tiger 2022 USA 

Year of the Tiger 2022 USA sheet   

Year of the Tiger 2022 USA FDC Year of the Tiger 2022 USA FDC

1 stamp, sheet of 20, FDC, 2 cancels, on in colour

Artist: Camille Chew
Camille designed the 2021 Year of the Ox stamps.
Designer: Antonio Alcalá

Release date: January 20, 2022


Uruguay

Year of tiger cancel Uruguay 2022 

Year of tiger single stamp Uruguay 2022

Year of the Tiger Uruguay 2022

1 stamp, souvenir sheet 9, cancel

Designer: Daniel Pereyra
Pereyra also designed Uruguay’s Year of the Ox stamp last year

Release date: January 27, 2022


V – Z Year of the Tiger

Vietnam

Lunar New Year – Year of the Tiger Tết Nhâm Dần

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Tết Nhâm Dần Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Tết Nhâm Dần 

Lunar New Year - Year of the Tiger Tết Nhâm Dần

2 stamps, souvenir sheet

The tigers are painted in the Hang Drum / Hàng Trống folk style. 

The background shows the image of the Tiger family is happy together to welcome the new spring under the forest of plum blossoms, peach blossoms, apricot flowers are blooming every Tet, spring. VNPost | Introducing stamps: “Tet Tram Phat”

Designer: Nguyễn Quang Vinh

Release date: December 1, 2021

Vietnam put out a fun a Lunar New Year stamp for Year of the Ox in 2020. Take a look at it here: 

Vietnam’s delightful Year of the Ox stamps


If you enjoy Lunar New Year stamps, you have to check out the 2021 Year of the Ox stamps. Pick the ones you prefer and leave a comment and let me know.

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2 Comments

  1. Catpaw, this page is incredible. I went poking around online when I was compiling my Year of the Tiger Twitter thread and I didn’t find half of these. (I even went looking specifically for some of these countries, but failed!) Must improve my searching skills… or simply defer to the king! Just gave it a plug on my Twitter and backed the heck out of the jungle. 😀

    Reply
    • Hey PUNK!

      I lurk around your page all the time. But I will accept your accolades! LOL.
      Everyone should go see visit Punk Philatelist. And check out his twitter feed

      Reply

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