30 January 2012 at 09:00 CET – The Hague – January 1967 saw the launch of the single Land van Maas en Waal from the LP Voor de Overlevenden by popular Dutch singer-songwriter Boudewijn de Groot. Now, 45 years on, PostNL is issuing a stamp that lets you listen to his greatest hit using a smartphone.
The stamp is part of the “Nederpop” series, which also features other famous Dutch hits such as Sinds een dag of twee by Doe Maar, België by Het Goede Doel, Het is een nacht by Guus Meeuwis and Kronenburgpark by Frank Boeijen.
The Boudewijn de Groot stamp sheetlet is available from 30 January from PostNL post offices and www.collectclub.nl. All other stamps in the series can be purchased from www.collectclub.nl.
Annually PostNL processes 8.8 billion addressed postal items (including 100 million parcels) and delivers to more than 88 million addresses in the Benelux, Germany, the UK and Italy. PostNL’s main business is mail, parcels and e-commerce. The company also provides services in the area of data and document management, direct marketing and fulfilment. PostNL employs some 77,000 people. In 2010 the company generated a turnover of nearly 4.3 billion euros. More information about PostNL can be found on its website www.postnl.com.