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:

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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

*** No Image Yet ***




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.

Preview of the Stamp


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
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Stamp Info:
Currency: Sri Lanka Rupee, LKR
Facial: 15,00 (LKR)
Dimensions (mm): 
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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
Presentation:
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Quantity: 
Stamps: 100.000
Blocks: 5.000





Block




 

Block Info:
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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
Presentation: 
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STAMP 1  INFO:
Currency: EURO - EUR
Facial: 0.45
Service: Local Postcard
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf: 
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): 
Perf: 
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.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Sierra Leone 2016

 


Code: SLE-2016-01
Release Date: March 25, 2016
Title: Marine Life - Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block of 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap and Drazen for the alert on this issue.

Monday, May 16, 2016

AZORES - 2016

New Release
 

 
 
 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: AZO-2016-01
Release Date: May 16, 2016
Authority: CTT
Title: AZORES, Certified by Nature
Format: Serie of 4 stamps and 2 Blocks
Sheets of: 50 stamps (same denomination)
Design: Francisco Galamba
Printing Process: Offset 
Paper: FSC 110 g/m2
Printed by: Cartor


 

Where is the Lighthouse?...
 
 
Cover of the Collectors set.
 

Lighthouse: Ilhéus Formigas
ALL: D-2638
Location: Formigas Islet (between Santa María and San Miguel Islands),  Archipelago of Azores
 
One of the blocks have the same photo, but Francisco Galamba put a big fish over the lighthouse.
 
 
 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

JERSEY - 2016

New Release
 


 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: JER-2016-01
Release Date: July 08, 2016
Authority: Jersey Post
Title: 50 years of the Jersey Old Motor Club
Format: Serie of 8 stamps
Sheets of: 10 stamps same denomination
Design: Interabang, Andy Le Gresley
Printing Process: Offset lithography with silver metallic
Gum:
Paper:
Printed by:
Printed by: Joh Enschedé
Quantity:



 

Stamp 8 of 8
 

 
Currency: Jersey Pound
Facial: 1.29  (JEP)
Service: International (outside Europe) STD Letter up to 40g
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30

Lighthouse: Noirmont Point
ALL: A-1616
Location: Jersey
 
 

Monday, May 9, 2016

JAPAN - 2016 (II)

New Release

 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: JAP-2016-02
Release Date: July 08, 2016
Authority: Japan Post
Title: World Heritage Series - Nr.9   "Industrial revolution heritage, iron and steel, shipbuilding, coal mining industry during Japan´s Meiji era"
Format: Serie of 10 stamps
Presentation: Minisheet of 10 stamps (1 serie)
Dimensions (mm):
Minisheet:140 x 212.50
Stamps: 28 x 36.5
Currency: Yen (JPY)
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Design: Satoshi Maruyama
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Gum:
Paper:
Printed by:
Quantity: 900.000 minisheets



 

Main Photo - Outside the stamps
 
 
 

Lighthouse: Hizen Ha Shima
ALL: M 5193.42
Location: Hashima Island (18km south west of Nagasaki)
 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

USA - 2016

Update with new Images


This is the Pane with the full set of 16 stamps + a center label about the Anniv of the National Park Service.
 
   
GENERAL INFO:

Code: USA-2016-01
Release Date: June 02, 2016
Authority: USPS
Title: 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service         
Format: Set of 16 stamps
Presentation: Sheet of 16 stamps (1 serie) + center label
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Stamp 4 of 16



Stamp Info:
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: Forever
Service: First Class Mail up to 1 ounce
Photo by:  David Muench
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse: Bass Harbor Head Light
ALL:  J-0054
Location: Acadia National Park.  State of Maine.  USA
 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

TAIWAN - 2016

New Release





GENERAL INFO:

Code: TWN-2016-01
Release Date: May 05, 2016
Authority: Chunghwa Post Co. Ltd
Title: South China Sea Peace Initiative of the Republic of China
Format: 4 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 20 stamps (5 series)
Design: Delta Design Corporation
Printing Process: Colourful Offset
Paper: Phosphorescent
Gum:
Printed by: China Color Printing Co.Ltd
Quantity:



 

Facial: 9 (TWD)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30
Perf: 12 1/2
Lighthouse: Taiping Island
ALL: 
 
 
Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue

Monday, April 25, 2016

GUERNSEY - 2016

Update - Images now availables




GENERAL INFO:

Code: GUE-2016-01
Release Date: May 25, 2016
Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: SEPAC - Seasons      
Format: 4 stamps
Presentation:
Design: Bridget Yabsley
Photos: Chris George
Printing Process: Offset Lithography
Paper: 110gsm unwatermarked
Gum: PVA Adhesive
Printed by: Lowe Martin
Quantity:






Winter Stamp



Facial: 70 (0.70 GBP)
Service: Standar Letter up to 20g to Rest of the World (beyond Europe)
Dimensions (mm): 30.5 x 40
Perf: 13.3
Lighthouse: Castle Breakwater / Saint Peter Port Harbour Lighthouse
ALL: A-1560
Location: St.Peter Port - GUERNSEY



Thanks Reto for the alert on this issue

Saturday, April 23, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Benin 2015

***  2015 Release ***




Code: BEN-2015-02
Release Date: 2015
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp



The new version of the 2015 PDF File including this release and others that could appear will be available in June of 2016.