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Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021

Written by catpaw

June 13, 2021

Researching Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 was an easy task. La Posta offers useful details, including photographers/artists/designers. I wish more post offices were as diligent as France’s La Posta is. They promote their artists and really push quality information out with each stamp.  

Andorra (Fr) stamps offers a bit of history and nature for 2021. The March 20 Prisunic stamp is a great example of Andorran artistry. Judit Gaset Flinch’s styling is described as “[intermingling] several styles for this visual, A figurative interpretation of the building, and a more allegorical background landscape, consisting of an entanglement of the letters PRISUNI and C, These same letters illustrate the outline of the leaf.” (La Posta)

Prisunic

It’s a strong, visual that makes the stamp a standout. In the past, I gravitated towards older stamps with what could be considered a traditional design from the pre-1940s era. Since starting this project, I’ve discovered I enjoy a much more modern interpretation of events and structures. I’ve been a bit surprised by this. If you had asked me what I think about this stamp 30 years ago, I’d have turned my nose up at it because I had blinders on about what makes a good stamp design. The new generation of designers are more challenging, offering me a chance to linger over the stamps. I blow them up super sized and slowly scroll around each one. I think this is why I loved this stamp. Don’t ask me to explain more. I’m not sure why my tastes have altered so much. But I suspect it has to do with the passage of time. My brain enjoys being challenged more now than it did in my youth. Judit Gaset Flinch is now top of my list of artists to explore. 

Not much more to say about Andorra, except, don’t forget to check out the Andorra (Sp) collection A completely different design sense is on parade here. I’ll be pottering around with this page, adding bits and pieces of information about the topics and artists over time.  

I couldn’t find any mention of cancels or FDCs for Andorra. If you have any information about availability I’d appreciate it if you dropped a comment below. 

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Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 – January

Collada Beixalis
2nd in Landscapes and Mountain Passes series

Collada Beixalis  Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021

1 stamp

Designer/Photographer: Joan Mane Zamora
Zamora is an Andorran based artist and photographer

Release date: January 4, 2021  

 


 

March

Homenatge – Covid-19

 Homenatge - Covid-19 single stamp Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 Homenatge - Covid-19 sheet of 15 stamps

1 stamp, sheet of 15

Designer: Klapp

Release date: March 1, 2021


 

Prisunic

Prisunic Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021

“Prisunic was a French chain of department stores and local commerce, created in the 1930s and associated with the “Printemps de Paris” store.” La Poste

Designer: Judit Gaset Flinch
Gaset Flinch is an Andorrean artist/sculptor who works in a variety of mediums. Check out this short video that from 2012 that looked at her pieces from an exhibit titled “Espectare”

Release date: March 20, 2021

 


 

Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 April

Bailen guai

Bailen guai Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021

1 stamp

The bailen guai is a lightweight childrens’ motorcross bike. 

Designer: Ségolène Carron
Carron is a Paris based artist and designer. She was the designer for the 2015 Saint-Gobain stamp. If you head over to her website, she has a page devoted to the stamp and the design behind it. 

Release date:  April 24, 2021

 


 

May

Europa – Endangered Species

Trumpet rat (Galemys pyrenaicus)  Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 Trumpet rat (Galemys pyrenaicus) 

1 stamp, sheet of 15

Trumpet rat (Galemys pyrenaicus) 

Designer: Pere Moles 

Release Date: May 15, 2021 

You can see all the Europa 2021 stamps here. 

 


 

Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 June

First French masters – Mademoiselle Huguet

First French masters - Mademoiselle Huguet Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021 First French masters - Mademoiselle Huguet Andorra (Fr) stamps for 2021

1 stamp, sheet of 15

Designer:  Enric Cardús
Layout & sheet: Stéphanie Ghinéa

Release date: June 5, 2021 


 

Napoleon 

Napoleon Andorra (Fr)

1 stamp, sheets of 10

Designer/engraver: Louis Genty

Release date: June 21, 2021


July

Tour de France

Tour de France

1 stamp

Designer: Jordi Casamajor 

Release date: July 15, 2021


 

Estany Cabana Sorda

Estany Cabana Sorda

Estany Cabana Sorda

1 stamp, sheet of 10 

Designer: Montserrat Altimiras 

Release date: July 24, 2021


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