Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ALGERIA - 2016

New Release 


GENERAL INFO:

Code: ALG-2016-01
Release Date: June 22, 2016
Postal Authority: Algérie Poste
Title: Marinas   -   Ports de Plaisance
Format: 3 stamp
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Lighthouse: Tigzirt South Breakwater

Thank you very much to the site www.philateliedz.com for the images.


Friday, June 17, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2016

 
 

Code: TOG-2016-01
Release Date: May 20, 2016
Title: Water Birds
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the info on this issue

Thursday, June 16, 2016

FRANCE - 2016 (III)

New Release 

Création d’Isabelle Simler


GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-03
Release Date: July 11, 2016
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Mediterranean Fish - EUROMED Postal
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design: Isabelle Simler and Stephanie Ghinéa
Printing Process: Heliogravure
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 52 x 31,77
Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: € 1,00
Paper:
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Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 1.000.000



 
 
 
According to the press release from La Poste, the stamp depicts, in the background, the hills of Marseille, with 3 silhouettes of iconic buildings of that city...
 
Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
 
Vielle Major
 
 
and the Tour de Saint Jean
 

Lighthouse: Fort St Jean / Tour St Jean / Tour du Fanal
 
 
Check your collection from France.  In 1949 were issued a set of 4 air mail stamps about french cities.  One of them was Marseille.   These 3 buildings share the design at that time also.
 
 
 
 
 

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

FRANCE - 2016 (II)

New Release 






Création de Corinne Salvi et Joëlle Gagliardini

 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-02
Release Date: July 04, 2016
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Under the Sun
Format: Set of 12 stamps
Presentation: Booklet of 12 stamps (1 serie)
Design: Corinne Salvi and Joëlle Gagliardini
Printing Process: Heliogravure
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 38 x 24
Booklet Dimensions (mm): 256 x 54
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Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 2.500.000 Booklets



Cover of Booklet

 


Lighthouse: Stylized
 
 
Do not miss tomorrow, more new material from France.

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

AZERBAIJAN - 2016

New Release 

 

 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: AZE-2016-01
Release Date: June 10, 2016
Authority: Azermarka LLC
Title: Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Europe - Bakú 2016
Format: 4 stamps + 1 Block with 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 8 stamps (2 series) 
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Lighthouse: Maiden Tower, Giz Galazi, Bakú, Azerbaijan
 
 
Are you attending to the Gran Prix?  Go to the zone of the turn number 18 of the circuit.  The Grandstand Number 6.   It is located just in front of Maiden Tower. 
 
 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

JAMAICA - 2016


 
Code: JAM-2016-01
Release Date: March 14, 2016  (*)
Postal Authority: Jamaica Post
Title: Definitives - Lighthouses II
Format: 4 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 28,45 x 42,58 (portrait and landscape)
Perf: 14
Security: Paper with watermark "Pineaple"
 
Four new definitives stamps with face values of $40, $140, $180, and $300. More info about the  lighthouses and new images in the next days. 
 
(*) There is an unconfirmed information that although the release date is this year, the stamps are printed with the year "2015" at the bottom of the design.
 
 
Thank you very much for the alert to:
 
 
 

Friday, June 10, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Guinea (Rep) 2016







Code: GUI-2016-01
Release Date: June 03, 2016
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the info.

Friday, June 3, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Niger 2016




Code: NIG-2016-01
Release Date: May 28, 2016
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block of 1 stamp



Sunday, May 29, 2016

New Version of 2015 PDF File

The version 2.0 with the addition of 3 Doubtful Issues (Benin, Mozambique and St.Thomas and Prince) is available:

Click Here for Free Download:


We keep in touch
Carlos

DOUBTFUL - St. Tome & Prince 2015

*** 2015 Release ***
 
 



Code: STP-2015-04
Release Date: December 29, 2015
Title: 2015-International year of Light
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps + Block with 1 stamp


Stylized Lighthouse


Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue

Saturday, May 28, 2016

RUSSIA - 2016

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Code: RUS-2016-01
Release Date: September 15, 2016
Title: Lighthouses Russia - 200 years of  Tarkhankut and Chersonesus
Format: 2 stamps


Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

SRI LANKA - 2016

New Release 

A small snack, while we wait the release of Lighthouses of Sri Lanka in june.


GENERAL INFO:

Code: SRI-2016-01
Release Date: May 27, 2016
Authority: Department of Posts, Sri Lanka
Title: Sri Lanka Tourism - 50th Anniversary
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 20 stamps
Design: Mr. Ruwan Indrajith Upasena
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Stamp Info:
Currency: Sri Lanka Rupee, LKR
Facial: 15,00 (LKR)
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The logo of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Sri Lanka Tourism cover most part of the stamp...

... and the center of the logo have this ilustration:


Lighthouse: Stylized
 

Friday, May 27, 2016

TURKEY - 2016 (II)

New Release 

 




GENERAL INFO:

Code: TUR-2016-02
Release Date: May 23, 2016
Authority: PTT
Title: World Humanitarian Summit   
Format: 1 stamp + 1 Block
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Stamps: 100.000
Blocks: 5.000





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Lighthouse: Kiz Kulesi. 
ALL:  N-4903.8
Location: Istanbul, TURKEY

 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

GERMANY - 2016

Update - New images added



GENERAL INFO:
Code: GER-2016-01
Release Date: July 07, 2016
Authority: Deutsche Post
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Serie of 2 stamps
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STAMP 1  INFO:
Currency: EURO - EUR
Facial: 0.45
Service: Local Postcard
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse:  Staberhuk
ALL: C-1286
Location: 3 km Southeast of Staberdorf. Fehmarn Island. GERMANY


STAMP  2  INFO:
Currency: EURO - EUR
Facial: 0.70
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse:  Kampen
ALL: B-1740
Location: City of Kampen. Sylt Island. GERMANY
Thanks Klaus and Jaap for the alert and images of this issue.




Tuesday, May 24, 2016

FRANCE - 2016

 

New Release
 
 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-01
Availability: June 02 to June 05, 2016
Authority: La Poste
Title: 64th General Meeting of Philapostel in Saint-Denis-D´Oléron - LISA (*)
Design: Joël Lemaine
Printing Process: Offset
Paper: Thermic LISA 2
Quantity: 30.000
 
 

Lighthouse: Chassiron 
ALL: D-1270
Location: Island d'Oléron, France


 
Lighthouse: Fort Boyard
ALL: D-1256.3
Location: Between Oléron and Aix Island, France
 
(*) LISA: Libre-service d'affranchissement (postage self-service).  The machine with this design will be available between June 02 and June 05 in Saint-Denis d'Oléron.  2 lighthouses in the design! A very nice item to collect. Better,  if it was used for postage on a letter.


 
Others philatelic souvenirs will be available in the meeting like postcards, envelopes and personalized stamps
 

Monday, May 23, 2016

NETHERLANDS - 2016 (III)

New Release

More Lighthouses coming from Netherland under the topic Fishing Places from the serie Mooi Netherland.


Arnemuiden Minisheet



Scheveningen Minisheet




GENERAL INFO:

Release Date: May 23, 2016
Authority: Post NL
Title: Beautiful Netherland: Fishing Places
Format: Serie of 2 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 5 stamps with same design
Design: Birza Design
Printing Process: Offset 4 colours
Paper: Normal
Gum: Synthetic
Security: Phosphor Tagging
Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Printings (Haarlem)
Quantity: 60.000 minisheets for each design



ITEMS with LIGHTHOUSES
 
Scheveningen Stamp

STAMP INFO:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 20.8 x 25.3
Perf: 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Scheveningen (Back, Left)
ALL: B-0750
Lighthouse: Scheveningen North Mole (Front, Right)
ALL: B-0751.6
Location: Scheveningen, The Hague, Netherlands



Scheveningen Minisheet
Lighthouse: Van der Valk Pier, Scheveningen
ALL: B-0755
Location: Scheveningen, The Hague, Netherlands



 
 
Also in the Arnemuiden minisheet a navigation buoy.

 
 
And a new Minisheet with all the 5 stamps of 2016 about the topic Fishing Places (3 issued in february, and these 2 of may), is being released also in may 23.  Quantity to be release of this ítem: 220.000
 
 
 
Thanks Jaap for the alert and info of this release.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

NETHERLANDS - 2016

Update

A new Minisheet with all the 5 stamps of 2016 Fishing Places together (February and May releases) were issued in May.  See the info at the bottom of the post

Fishing Places:   URK

Fishing Places: Volendam
Fishing Places: Zoutkamp
GENERAL INFO:

Release Date: February 01, 2016
Authority: Post NL
Title: Beautiful Netherland: Fishing Places
Format: Serie of 3 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 5 stamps with same design
Design:
Printing Process: Offset 4 colours
Paper: Normal
Gum: Synthetic
Security: Phosphor Tagging
Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Printings (Haarlem)
Quantity: 60.000 minisheets for each design


 
ITEMS with LIGHTHOUSES
Urk Stamp
STAMP INFO:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 20.8 x 25.3
Perf: 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Urk
ALL:
Location: Town of Urk in Flevoland Province - Netherlands
 
 
Zoutkamp Stamp
 
STAMP INFO:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 20.8 x 25.3
Perf: 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Replica of the ancient Zoutkamp lighthouse closed in 1945
ALL:
Location: Town of Zoutkamp in Groningen Province - Netherlands
 
 

Also in the Zoutkamp minisheet a waterway mark in the form of  this red tower.
 
 
 
 
Volendam Minisheet
Outside the stamp
 
Lighthouse: Volendam. White with red roof,  located over the old fish auction house. Helps with the entry to the Volendam harbour.
ALL:
Location: Town of Volendam. North Holland Province - Netherlands

 
 Info Added
 
 A new Minisheet with all the 5 stamps of 2016 about the topic Fishing Places, were issued in May 23 
 
 
Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue and great job with the Volendam find.