As at the end of each year, at the last meeting of the National Philatelic Commission a topic on the agenda was choosing the most beautiful postage stamps issue of 2011 and postage stamp which will represent Romania at international competitions in 2012.

Considering the artistic conception of the design, their originality and personalization, the harmonization of colors and the correlation with printer requirements, following the proposals from the Commission members, were agreed the following postage stamps issues:

1st place

STAINED GLASS WINDOWS – “Eng. Dumitru Furnica-Minovici” WESTERN OLD ART MUSEUM

Designer:  Vlad Vamasescu

The 2nd place was awarded to Alec Bartos for his exceptional design of the COSMOS 2011 souvenir sheet.

Dumitru Dorin Prunariu

The complete “COSMOS 2011″ stamp issue – images, technical characteristics and other details here.

 

3rd place
LOCOMOTIVES

Designer: Razvan Popescu

Article source:  http://www.romfilatelia.ro/noutati/comunicatepresa.php?ContentID=423

 

Related to the Cosmos 2011 stamp issue see: postage stamps issue COSMOS 2011 presented at the Romanian Academy 13.05.2011

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