2015 Stamp Issues

Commemorative issue "We Are All Charlie"

FM2015-01 Charlie Hebdo

Issued in remembrance of the victims of the attacks on the journal "Charlie Hebdo" on 2015.01.07 and the Jewish supermarket in Paris on 2015.01.09. The languages used on the stamp are those spoken in the Federated Micronations.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.01.18
  • Fixed Perforation, matt paper
  • Value: CW 0.50
  • Order No. FM201501 (CW 0.50)

Definitive issue "Australian Landscapes"

FM2015-02 Australia Definitives

Due to a change in postal fees of Posta tal Musograd, effective 2015.04.01, 5 new stamps of the Australia Definitives series have been issued, with motives from Tasmania and New South Wales. The CW 0.05 add-on value shows a view of Freycinet National Park in Tasmania, near Wineglass Bay. The CW 0.55 covers state letter postage and shows a coastal view of Royal National Park in NSW (the inscription "VIC" is incorrect). The motive is the same as on a historic 1998 stamp. On the CW 0.85 value, used for state postage up to 50g, a mountain range near the Lyell Highway in Tasmania is shown. The CW 1.10 stamp shows a classic motive used also in a stamp from 2002, Mount Warning in NSW, seen from a terrace in the namesake city of the Murwillian capital, Murwillumbah, NSW. Finally, the CW 2.20 value, also repeating a historic motive of the 2002 series, shows Cradle Mountain in Tasmania.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.03.22
  • Line Perforation, glossy paper
  • Values: CW 0.05, 0.55, 0.85, 1.10, 2.20
  • Order No. FM201502 (CW 4.75)

Definitive issue "Australian Landscapes - Registered"

FM2015-03 Australia Definitives - Registered

In addition to the 5 standard definitives issued on 2015.03.22, a Registered value was also issued, with an appendix for the Registration number, similar to the 2010 issue. The stamp shows Cape Raoul in Tasmania, an impressive cliff on the eastern coastline of the island.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.03.22
  • Line Perforation, glossy paper
  • Values: CW 2.15
  • Order No. FM201503 (CW 2.15)

Commemorative Issue "Sir Terry Pratchett"

FM2015-04 Sir Terry Pratchett

Issued in memory of Sir Terry Pratchett (1948.04.28 - 2015.03.12), an author who has enchanted millions with his special style of fantastic comedies (or comical fantasy). All proceedings through philatelic or international sales of this issue will be donated to UNICEF, with Posta tal Musograd resp. yourstamps doubling the amount donated ( documented here ).

  • Date of Issue: 2015.03.22
  • Line Perforation, matt paper
  • Value: CW 1.10
  • Order No. FM201504 (CW 1.10)

Commemorative Issue "Composers"

FM2015-08 Composers

Issued to commemorate 12 composers, most of them having anniversaries in 2015. The stamp series was issued in cooperation with the radio station twentysound and will be used for shipping advertising cards for the station. The issue was printed in two sheets, each containing 4 se-tenant sets of 6 stamps.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.08.09
  • Line Perforation, matt paper
  • Values: 12 x CW 0.20
  • Order No. FM201508 - 2 se-tenant sets (CW 2.40)

The following composers are honoured on the first sheet, with 4 6-stamp se-tenant blocks:

  • Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
  • Galina Ustvolskaya (1919-2006)
  • Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
  • Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994)
  • David Diamond (1915-2005)

On the second sheet, again with 4 6-stamp se-tenant blocks, the following composers are honoured:

  • Tilo Medek (1940-2006)
  • Bernhard Krol (1920-2013)
  • Alexander Glasunow (1865-1936)
  • Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
  • Kurt Graunke (1915-2005)
  • Rudi Stephan (1897-1915)

The Galina Ustvolskaya stamp was issued in two versions, with design changes of the portrait drawing, where a line was removed around the chin. Here the first version:

FM201508 - Composers - Ustvolskaya - First version

  • Order No. FM201508OV6 - 1 se-tenant set of 6 stamps with the old version of the Galina Ustvolskaya stamp (CW 1.20)
  • Order No. FM201508OV - Single stamp with the old version (CW 0.20)

This issue is the first one for which a special first day cancellation has been created. Here the twentysound advertising postcard (reverse) with a se-tenant pair, cancelled with the first day cancellation: 2015-08 twentysound card

  • Order No. FM201508C - 6 twentysound advertising FDC cards with 2 se-tenant stamps each (CW 3.00)

Commemorative Issue "Musogradian Visit in the République du Saugeais"

FM2015-09 Republique du Saugeais

Issued to celebrate the visit of a Musogradian delegation in the République du Saugeais in the Jura mountains on 2015.09.11. The flags of the République du Saugeais and the Dershowo Musograd are displayed, together with a map of the Saugeais and a bilingual inscription (English/French). A representant of the Tourist Office met the delegation crossing the Saugeais by bike in the central town of Montbenoit.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.09.11
  • Sold only in the Dershowo Musograd and Balangrad City
  • Fixed Perforation, glossy paper
  • Value: CW 2.50
  • Order No. FM201509 (CW 2.50)

Commemorative Issue "Independence Day 2015"

FM2015-10 Independence Day

Issued to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Musograd on 2015.10.03. The stamp shows only the number "25" and the new Musogradian Flag. It is issued both in standard sheet (6 by 4 stamps) and as a miniature sheet containing two groups of 6 stamps. The miniature sheet shows an eagle flying next to the Independence Tower in Kosnice.

FM2015-10 Independence Day Miniature Sheet

  • Date of Issue: 2015.10.03
  • Sold only in the Dershowo Musograd and Balangrad City
  • Line Perforation, glossy paper
  • Value: CW 0.25
  • Order No. FM201510 (CW 0.25) - single stamp
  • Order No. FM201510MS (CW 3.00) - miniature sheet

The miniature sheet and the standard sheet were printed together on one printing sheet. A small number of those has not been split. To those, the First Day cancellation was added, covering 2 stamps of the joint sheet. These joint sheets are not for sale, but will be added to the first Full Year Set orders free of charge, as long as available.

Commemorative Issue "Refugee Aid"

FM2015-11 Refugee Aid

Issued to support refugees in the current European refugee crisis. The issue consists of two stamps, one valued at CW 0.75 + 0.25, which shows an artist's rendering of an overland refugee treck, and one valued at CW 1.50 + 0.50, showing an artist's rendering of a refugee boat lost at sea. The issue was printed in sheets consisting of 16 CW 0.75 and 8 CW 1.50 stamps. The surcharge -for inland sales- resp. the whole sales price -for export sales- will be donated to the initiative Migrant Offshore Aid Station MOAS . Posta tal Musograd has already "pre-doubled" the amount, having donated the surcharge amount for the full printing run to MOAS.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.10.30
  • Line Perforation, matt paper
  • Value: CW 0.75 + 0.25 / 1.50 + 0.50
  • Order No. FM201511 (CW 3.00) - se-tenant pair of 2 stamps
  • Order No. FM201511ST (CW 4.00) - se-tenant sheet row consisting of 3 stamps (0.75 - 1.50 - 0.75)

Commemorative Issue "30 Years Posta tal Musograd"

FM2015-12 30 Years Posta tal Musograd

Issued to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Posta tal Musograd. In 1985, the Respublika tal' Musograd founded their official Postal Service and issued the first official stamps, printed with Dot Matrix technology using an IBM Proprinter 9-needle printer. Before 1985, limited postal services were provided by the Free Musograd (Musograd Azad) movement ("MA" provisionals) and the army-based League for Democracy ("Silver Stamps", provisional issues on silver coloured paper). Of those issues and also of the first 2 stamps of Posta tal Musograd, depicted on this issue, only a very small number still exist in the collection of the Musogradian Postal History Museum. The 8 and 9c stamps were issued in stripes of 6 stamps each, imperforated, on white paper.

  • Date of Issue: 2015.11.15
  • Line Perforation, matt orange-coloured paper
  • Value: CW 1.50 / 3.00
  • Order No. FM2015112 (CW 4.50) - pair of 2 stamps
  • Order No. FM201512ST (CW6.00) - se-tenant sheet row consisting of 3 stamps (1.50 - 3.00 - 1.50)

Year Set

A full year set can be obtained via Order No. FM2015FY, for CW 24.35. The year set contains a single stamp and a miniature sheet of the Independence Day issue, both variants of the Ustvolskaya issue and the se tenant pairs of the last two issues of the year, but not the 3 stamp se-tenant sheet rows of these.