Stamp Name: For the Welfare 2012
Details:The German Post celebrates the new 2012 year by the issuance of the welfare stamps featuring precious stones - a sapphire, an emerald and a ruby.
The term "precious stone" has been always associated to the idea of something precious, unique, mysterious, mystical and imperishable. Each natural stone is unique by its color, clarity, cut, brilliance, weight and rarity.
This series is sold with an extra amount in favor of voluntary welfare(Source-Stampnews)