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Surinam’s 2021 stamps – oh my BIRDS!

Written by catpaw

July 22, 2021

Surinam’s 2021 stamps should delight bird collectors. Three large sets of birds from around the world appear on 18 stamps this year. There are even more flowers & butterflies to admire & collect.   

Although Surinam is heavy with nature stamps, it does offer up a few great stamps for aerophilately collectors. Two stamps featuring Boeing jets appear along with a yet to be revealed series titled “Classic Planes” . This is the set I’ll be looking forward to the most.  Hard to say which aircraft will make the list. But my favourite is the Antoinette Flyer, but it’s usually left off most lists.  We’ll have to wait. 

Onward to the stamps! 

Surinam’s 2021 stamps January

Flowers

Flowers cancel for FDC from Surinam's 2021 stamps

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Surinam's 2021 stamps - Flowers FDC oneSurinam 2021 stamps - Flowers FDC two Surinam 2021 stamps

12 stamps, 2 FDCs, cancel, sheet of 24

  • Bull nettle (Cnidoscolus stimulosus)
  • White shooting star (Dodecatheon dentatum)
  • Dark throat shooting star (Dodecatheon pulchellum)
  • Flowering Spurge (Euphorbia corollata)
  • Green spurge/leafy (spurgeEuphorbia esula)
  • American featherfoil (Hottonia inflata)
  • Swamp candles/ swamp yellow-loosestrife (Lysimachia terrestris)
  • Tufted loosestrife (Lysimachia thyrsiflora)
  • Parry’s primrose (Primula parryi)
  • Sierra primrose (Primula suffrutescens)
  • Star flower (Trientalis latifolia)
  • Blue Skies/ Dusty Zenobia (Zenobia pulverulenta)

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: Jan 6, 2021


Stamps for February

Penguins

Surinam's 2021 stamps Surinam 6 stamps with penguins

6 different penguins Surinam 2021 stamps

6 stamps, sheets of 12
Penguin | Species | WWF (worldwildlife.org)

  • Emperor penguin  
  • Snares penguin  
  • Erect-crested Penguin
  • Fiordland penguin
  • Royal penguin
  • White-flippered penguin

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: February  3, 2021


Stamps for March

BOEING 737 

2 stamps showing Boeing airplane Surinam's 2021 stamps

2 stamps on a souvenir sheet

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: March 3, 2021


 

Robots

Robots cancel

Robots two stamps Surinam's 2021 stamps Robots second set of stamps Surinam 2021 stampsRobots FDC Surinam 2021 stamps

Robots sheet of 8

4 stamps, sheet of 8, FDC, cancel

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: March 3, 2021


 

National Flower of Surinam – Faya Lobi

National Flowers - Faya Lobi cancel

National Flowers - Faya Lobi single flower in a souvenir sheet Surinam's 2021 stamps National Flowers - Faya Lobi FDC

1 stamp, souvenir sheet, FDC, cancel

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: March 3, 2120


Stamps for  April

Butterflies

12 butterfly stamps Surinam's 2021 stamps Butterflies sheet of 24 Surinam's 2021 stamps

12 stamps, sheet of 24

  • Sphinx Hairstreak  
  • Dingy skipper
  • Euselasia euriteus
  • Jacoona amrita
  • Imperial hairstreak
  • Opal copper
  • Pyrgus alveus
  • Oberthür’s grizzled skipper
  • Pyrgus fritillarius
  • Pyrgys nakvae
  • Stakacgtus cakliope
  • Stalachtis phaedusa

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: April 7, 2120


Stamps for May

Mushrooms

 Mushrooms strip of 4 stamps Surinam 2021 stamps Mushrooms sheet of 8 Surinam's 2021 stamps

4 stamps, sheet of 8

  • Boletus piperatus
  • Xerocomus chrysenteron
  • Xerocomus rubellus
  • Xerocomus subtomentosus

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: May 5, 2021


Surinam 2021 stamps June

Birds

Birds - Surinam's 2021 stamps sheet of birds Surinam June 2021 

12 stamps, sheet of 24

  • Saffron toucanet
  • Crimson-crested woodpecker
  • Swallow-winged puffbird
  • Helmeted woodpecke
  • White woodpecker
  • Yellow-fronted woodpecker
  • White-wedged piculet
  • White-barred piculet
  • Chestnut-eared aracari
  • Green-billed toucan
  • Toco toucan
  • Spot-billed toucanet

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: June 2, 2021


 

Olympic Games

2021 Olympic games Surinam's 2021 stamps

  • dressage
  • fencing
  • rhythmic gymnastics
  • field hockey

Designer: Studio Labranda

Release date: June 30, 2021


Stamps for July

Frogs

Release date:  


Stamps for Sept

UPAEP: Tourism

Release date: Sept. 1, 2021


Stamps for Oct

Fish

Release date: Oct. 6, 2021


Surinam 2021 stamps Nov
Fruit

Release date: Nov. 3, 2021


Stamps for December

Wayang

Release date: Dec. 1, 2021


Boeing 737

Release date: Dec. 30, 2021


Classic Planes

Release date: Dec. 30, 2021


 

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1 Comment

  1. Surinam stamps are clearly not designed for postal use. The sheet format for those birds, for example, is totally unsuited to being used ar the Post Office counter.

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