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BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS

Type: S/S  |  Date: 27.04.2017.
Motif: Kosinj Bridge, Limska Draga Viaduct Souvenir sheet composed of two stamps and First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
Number: 1103

BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS, Limska Draga Viaduct

The viaduct is a girder type bridge with a steel box-shaped cross section superstructure with 80+100+160+100+80 m spans. It rests on 4 reinforced concrete pillars 38, 46, 80 and 96 m in height on a shallow rock base. The total width of the viaduct is 12.1 m with the roadway taking up 7.1 m.

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Number: 1102

BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS,Kosinj Bridge

The total length of the Kosinj Bridge, with the abutments and the support walls, is 97 m and the length of the bridge itself is 64 m. The width of the bridge is 6.4 m; the roadway is 5.5 m, and the stone fence is 2 x 0.45 m.

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FAMOUS CROATS

Type: C  |  Date: 18.04.2017.
Motifs: Zinka Kunc, Frano Supilo, Faust Vrančić The stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets, and there is also a First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatia Post.
Number: 1101

FAMOUS CROATS, Faust Vrančić

He was the first person in the history of technology to bring up the idea of building a metal bridge, cable car projects and construction of a bridge suspended by chains, ideas widely used even today. Homo volans (The Flying Man) is one of his most acclaimed projects that brought him world-wide fame.

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Number: 1100

FAMOUS CROATS, Frano Supilo

He advocated the reorganisation of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy on the federalist principle. At the end of 1899, he accepted an invitation from the Croatian entrepreneurs from Sušak to be the editor of a newspaper entitled Hrvatska sloga (Croatian Unity) issued under the name of Novi List (New Paper) beginning on January 2nd, 1900 and as Riječki novi list (Rijeka New Paper) from 1907.

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Number: 1099

FAMOUS CROATS, Zinka Kunc Milanov

She played numerous roles that earned her the title of the “Queen of the Metropolitan“ and she was the absolute crowd favourite. She made many guest appearances on the great world stages, such as the Vienna State Opera, the Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scalla in Milan…

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EASTER 2017

Type: C  |  Date: 3.04.2017.
Motif: Easter breakfast The stamp was issued in a 20-stamp sheet, and Croatian Post also issued a First Day Cover (FDC).
Number: 1098

EASTER 2017

In most of our regions, the number of eggs in a basket matches the number of family members. However, in some places, the custom of adding eggs for the dearly departed has been preserved, and in general, for those who are no longer with us…This custom has originated in the ancient times and it removes the barriers between space and time.

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WORLD POETRY DAY

Type: COMMERCIAL  |  Date: 21.03.2017.
Motif: Tree of Poetry The stamp has been issued in a 10-stamp sheet with 10 labels, and the Croatian Post has also issued a First Day Cover.
Number: 1097

WORLD POETRY DAY

Julius Meinl, a brand that has inspired poets since 1862, is celebrating the World Poetry Day around the globe for the fourth year in a row through a project called Pay with a Poem which replaces money by a more valuable currency – emotions expressed through poetry.

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CROATIAN FAUNA – BATS

Type: C  |  Date: 21.03.2017.
Motifs: Blasius's horseshoe bat 2.80 HRK Mediterranean long-eared bat 3.10 HRK Redhead bat 6.50 HRK Stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets and 10-stamp booklets and there is also First Day Cover (FDC) and three Maximum Cards issued by Croatian Post. A bat silhouette is visible under UV light.
Number: 1096

CROATIAN FAUNA – BATS, Geoffroy bat

The species is widespread but prefers warmer regions. Hence, the largest colonies in Croatia are found in caves and under roofs on the coast, and according to current information, it is one of most numerous populations of this species in Europe.

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Number: 1095

CROATIAN FAUNA – BATS, Mediterranean long-eared bat

The characteristic of this bat genus are extremely large ears which are used for orientation and listening for prey. It is spread only on the coast, and on the Adriatic islands it is the only species of long-eared bats.

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Number: 1094

CROATIAN FAUNA – BATS, Blasius's horseshoe bat

In addition to the findings on the islands of Cres, Krk and Rab, it is limited to underground shelters (caves and pits) in the interior of the Mediterranean region. As the species is considered extinct in Slovenia and Italy, findings in Croatia represent the northern border of this widespread but rare species.

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