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CASTLES OF CROATIA
  • Type: C
  • Date: 20.5.2019.
Motifs: Januševec, Lovrečina, Lužnica, Oršić (Gornja Bistra) The stamps have been issued in 9-stamp sheetlets, an 8-stamp common sheet (2 x 4v) with 8 labels and the Croatian Post has also issued a First Day Cover (FDC).
CASTLES OF CROATIA,  Oršić
  • Number: 1209
  • CASTLES OF CROATIA, Oršić
  • The manor house was erected by Vice-Marshal Count Krsto Oršić II between 1770 and 1775, which was considered a grand-scale construction project at the time. The three-winged manor house has a U-shaped layout, which was common for Baroque manors. It is situated on a hill on the northwest slopes of Medvednica.
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CASTLES OF CROATIA, Lužnica
  • Number: 1208
  • CASTLES OF CROATIA, Lužnica
  • Lužnica is a three-winged single-floor manor house influenced by the Austrian Baroque. It was constructed in the 18th century on a previously existing estate. The manor house with a park, auxiliary buildings and a kitchen garden and orchard create a mostly preserved whole, in terms of function and form, of high ambient value.
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CASTLES OF CROATIA, Lovrečina
  • Number: 1207
  • CASTLES OF CROATIA, Lovrečina
  • It was named after the nearby Church of St. Lawrence (Lovro). The feudal estate and castle were mentioned here first in the 13th and 16th centuries, respectively. Coloman's Road, which passed by Lovrečina, led from Hungary across Koprivnica, Križevci and Zagreb to the Adriatic Sea.
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CASTLES OF CROATIA, Januševec
CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD III
  • Type: D
  • Date: 15.5.2019.
Motifs: twin fan worm (lat. Bispira volutacornis) purple sea urchin (lat. Sphaerechinus granularis) sea slug (lat. Peltodoris atromaculata) eel (lat. Eel helena) Stamps have been issued in a self-adhesive common sheetlet of four definitive postage stamps with the “Priority/Airmail” label integrated in the stamp. There is also a First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD III, Eel Eel Helena
CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD III, Sea Slug Peltodoris
  • Number: 1203
  • Many types of urchins, including the purple sea urchin, tend to carry small stones, shells or pieces of algae and flowering plants. The real reason for such behaviour is unknown, but it is assumed that urchins use it to protect themselves from strong light, UV rays in shallows and perhaps even from predators.
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CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD III, Twin Fan Worm
  • Number: 1202
  • CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD III, Twin Fan Worm
  • This worm-like animal made up of rings grows to the length of around 10 cm and spends its entire life inside a cone it builds using mucus and sediment particles. Only its gills protrude from the cone. They are up to 10 cm long and shaped like two spiral plumes. Gills can be white, orange, brown or purple.
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  • Type: C
  • Date: 9.5.2019.
Motifs: swallow / sand martin, yellow-legged gull The stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets, and Croatian Post has also issued a First Day Cover (FDC).
EUROPA − Birds, Yellow-legged gull
  • Number: 1201
  • EUROPA − Birds, Yellow-legged gull
  • There are more than 50 gull species around the world and, in Croatia, the yellow-legged gull nests on distant and uninhabited isles and islets in the Adriatic. It used to be considered a subspecies of L. cachinnans michahellis, but nowadays it is categorized as a separate species. It is between 55 and 67 cm long and its wingspan varies between 130 and 150 cm. This species is not endangered, but stable; however it is protected by law, so locals are not allowed to take its eggs.
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EUROPA – BIRDS, Swallow / sand martin
  • Number: 1200
  • EUROPA – BIRDS, Swallow / sand martin
  • The sand martin is a colonial bird species, so many birds nest at the same site. It is between 11 and 12 cm long, its wings and back are brown, while its abdomen is white. It is a migratory species and it winters in Africa. It is present all over Europe and, in Croatia, it can be found near open waterfront areas, as well as in wetlands near the Mura, Drava, Sava, Danube and Neretva Rivers. This bird species is endangered, which means that the number of nesting pairs is decreasing
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BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS
  • Type: S/S
  • Date: 24.4.2019.
Motifs: Old Bridge in Sisak, Jezerane Viaduct This souvenir sheet consists of two stamps, and Croatian Post has also issued a First Day Cover (FDC).
BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS, Jezerane Viaduct
  • Number: 1199
  • BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS, Jezerane Viaduct
  • The Jezerane Viaduct crosses a dry valley in a circular curve 900 m in radius, and it is 46 m tall at its highest point. The Jezerane Viaduct is well-incorporated into the landscape, but to be able to see it in full, one must drive along the state highway D-23 and stop in the village of Jezerane.
BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS, The Old Bridge on the Kupa river
  • Number: 1198
  • BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS, The Old Bridge on the Kupa river
  • The Old Bridge on the Kupa river in Sisak, this masterpiece of Croatian bridge construction of the first half of the 20th century can compare with the bridges of the greatest European capitals, both as a project and in terms of execution, and it is hard to find its equal among our bridges from that period. The construction of the bridge began in 1925 and it was opened to traffic on May 6th 1934
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FAMOUS CROATS
  • Type: C
  • Date: 16.4.2019.
Motifs: Anđela Horvat, Jure Kaštelan, Vatroslav Lisinski The stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets, and Croatian Post has also issued a First Day Cover (FDC).
FAMOUS CROATS - Jure Kaštelan
  • Number: 1197
  • FAMOUS CROATS - Jure Kaštelan
  • Jure Kaštelan's work is synonymous with a free spirit and vital energy; it is a prolific outcome of authentic embeddedness in the deep layers of the Mediterranean atmosphere and regional lore, which also shows a mature openness towards the important heritage of modernist provocation and the European contemporaneity.
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FAMOUS CROATS - Anđela Horvat
  • Number: 1196
  • FAMOUS CROATS - Anđela Horvat
  • Apart from working on the creative conservation of monuments, Anđela Horvat was a renowned scientist whose research interests covered a broad spectrum of topics. Temporally, her work was dedicated to works of art originating between the 7th and 20th centuries. Thematically, her research interests spanned all branches of art: from urbanism and architecture, sculpture and painting, to artisan crafts.
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FAMOUS CROATS - Vatroslav Lisinski
  • Number: 1195
  • FAMOUS CROATS - Vatroslav Lisinski
  • Music entered his life relatively late. He started learning the piano as late as 14 or 15, but his love of music, his need to express his intimate thoughts through music and the amiable company of his young friends and colleagues, the liberal and patriotic thinkers led him to try his hand at composing for the first time, setting Pavel Štoos' lyrics to music in a reveille entitled Iz Zagorja od prastara (From Zagorje since Ancient Times).
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