Monday, July 12, 2010

SHAMBHALA NOR PROVISIONAL POST/ A block of four faux postage stamps from a sheet of twenty-one CYBERSTAMPS from the micronation of Shambhala Nor/ SERIAL DIGITAL ART/ Buddhist American Folk Art Stamps

Shambhala Nor Postal Services
by Eric Whollem
Copyright by the artist

The Provisional Post Office of Kalapa

These stamps are postal fantasy issues from what appears to be a
provisional post office. Provisional postage stamps are those that are
issued by a local government, city, county or province in lieu of regular
postage stamps being available from the postal authority of the country
in which the provisional post office has been set up. These have historically
been available for limited postal use, though usually the stamps are not
recognized by the Universal Postal Union or other postal authorities as
postally valid.

These stamps, being artist stamps, or faux postage renders the designation
of 'provisional post' to the realm of fantasy. Thus these are 'faux provisional


For an interpretation of my Map to Shambhala Nor see this link:

To view my gallery of Artist Stamps view this link:

Those interested in Serial Art may want to see:


Artist stamps, artistamps, cinderella stamps, cyberstamps, fantasy stamps, faux postage, mail art, micronation stamps. Digital art, serial art, figurative abstraction, abstract art.

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