Sunday, July 15, 2018

SRI LANKA - 2018


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Code: SRI-2018-01
Release Date:
Title:
Format: Set of 4 stamps



News coming from SRI LANKA inform that works in the design of this long awaited and many times delayed release are being made.
It is expected to be released this year.  Cross fingers and lets wait that it happen.

Friday, July 13, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2018 (III)




Code: TOG-2018-03
Release Date: June 28, 2018
Title: Lighthouses and Shells
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert

Monday, July 9, 2018

NETHERLANDS - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: NET-2018-01
Relese Date: July 23, 2018
Postal Authority: Post NL
Title: Dutch Guilder
Format: Set of 10 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 10 stamps (1 serie)
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 108 x 150
Design: Michaël Snitker
Printing Process: Offset
Paper: True White with Phosphor
Gum:
Printed by: Joh. Enschede Security Print, Haarlem
Quantity: 120.000 minisheets


Stamp 9 of 10


Facial: 1 (type of service)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 36 x 25
Perf:

Lighthouse: Stylized


Thanks Jaap for the alert

Saturday, July 7, 2018

FAROE ISLANDS - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: FAR-2018-01
Release Date: October 01, 2018
Postal Authority: Posta
Title: Franking Labels 2018 - Lighthouses
Format: Set of 4 designs
Design: Miriam Hinz
Printing Process: Offset
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing, France 




Design 1

Lighthouse: Mykines
ALL: L-4460



Design 2

Lighthouse: Nólsoy
ALL:  L-4388



Design 3

Lighthouse: Skansin / Tórshavn
ALL: L-4396



Design 4

Lighthouse: Slættanes
ALL: L-4454

First Day Cancel

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

JAPAN - 2018


NEW ISSUE

Do you remember my post about this item in the Japanese stamp program?




There are images about this finally...




Code: JPN-2018-01
Release Date:  September 03, 2018
Title: Lighthouse 150th Anniversary
Format: Set of 5 stamp
Presentation: Minisheets of 2 series
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 168 x 115.5
Design: Yusuke Kusuda
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé
Quantity: 1.400.000 series (700.000 minisheets)


Stamp 1 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Kannon Saki
ALL: M 6360
Location: West Entrance to Tokyo Bay


Stamp 2 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Mikomoto Shima
ALL:  M 6290
Location:  Islet 12km South of Shimoda


Stamp 3 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Muroto Saki
ALL: M 5586
Location: Muroto Cape, Shukoki Island


Stamp 4 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: He Saki
ALL: M 5312
Location: Northern Tip of Fukuokua Prefecture, Entrance of Kanmon Strait


Stamp 5 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Kannon Saki (Original Lighthouse)
ALL:  
Location:  



Beautiful set of stamps!



Friday, June 29, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Maldives 2018 (II)





Code: MDV-2018-02
Release Date: June 10, 2018
Title: Sea Birds
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp





Saturday, June 23, 2018

MACAU - 2018


NEW ISSUE



Code: MAU-2018-01
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Postal Authority: Macao Post
Title: Joy
Format: Serie of 2 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 20 stamps (10 series)
Design: Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau
Printing Process: Offset + Microprinting
Paper: With Security Fibres
Gum:
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print (Netherlands)
Quantity: 125.000 series



BORDER of SHEET




Lighthouse: Guia
ALL: F-3416
Location: Fortress of Guia, Macau






Friday, June 22, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Djibuti 2018





Code: DJB-2018-01
Release Date: June 12, 2018
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp



Thursday, June 21, 2018

SAINT PIERRE ET MIQUELON - 2018

UPDATED with IMAGES and INFO






Code: SPM-2018-01
Release Date: July 07, 2018
Postal Authority: La Poste SPM
Title: Jules Verne 1828-1905
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Dimensions (mm): 88 x 110
Design: Marie-Laure Drillet
Gravure: Pierre Albuisson
Printing Process: Offset + Taille Deuce
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by:
Quantity: 30.000

Currency: Euro -EUR
Facial: 2,00 (EUR)
Dimensions (mm): 27x48
Perf: 





Lighthouse: Pointe aux Canons
ALL:
Location: Saint Pierre, Saint-Pierre Island


Thanks Klaus for the alert


Thursday, June 14, 2018

RUSSIA - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: RUS-2018-01
Release Date: June 14, 2018
Postal Authority: Russian Post / Marka
Title: 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Presentation: Block with and without perforation
Design: Savina O.
Dimensions (mm): 115 x 115
Perf: 12 x 12,5
Currency: Ruble - RUB
Facial: 100 (RUB)
Printing Process: Offset + Bronze Paste + Partial Varnishing
Paper: Coated
Gum:
Printed by: 
Quantity: 530.000



Lighthouse: Kaliningrad Fishing Village Faux Lighthouse
Location: Oblast of Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania




Friday, June 8, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Central African Republic 2018





Code: CAF-2018-01
Release Date: May 22, 2018
Title: Stamps on stamps
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

1922 Maltese stamp with St.Elmo Breakwater in the Background





Wednesday, June 6, 2018

CHINA - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: CHN-2018-01
Release Date: June 09, 2018
Postal Authority: China Post
Title: SCO (Shangai Conference Organization) Qingdao Summit 2018
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: 
Sheets of 16 stamps
Souvenir sheets of 8 stamps with border
Design: Yu Qiuyan Xing Wenwei
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by: Beijing Stamp Factory

Currency: Yuan - CNY
Facial: 1.20 (CNY)
Service: 
Dimensions (mm): 50 x 30
Perf: 13



Lighthouse: Stylized at the bottom of the design.  




Tuesday, June 5, 2018

ESTONIA - 2018





Code: EST-2018-01
Release Date: June 07, 2018
Title: Lighthouses 2018 - Manilaiu
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 10 stamps
Design: Robert Matkiewicz
Printing Process: Offset
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by: AS Vaba Maa
Quantity: 35.000 stamps

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 0.65 (EUR)
Service: Local Std Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 33 x 27.5
Perf: 13 3/4 x 14


Lighthouse: Manilaiu / Manilaid
Location: Manilaid Island - South West Estonia
ALL: C3603



Saturday, June 2, 2018

GERMANY - 2018

UPDATED with INFO and IMAGES







Code: GER-2018-01
Release Day: June 07, 2018
Postal Authority: Deutsche Post
Title: Lighthouses 2018 
Format: 2 stamps
Presentation: 
-Sheets of 10 stamps same design (5x2)
-Box of 100 self adhesive stamps  (Wangerooge design)
Dimensions (mm):
-Sheets: 210 x 105
-Box: 60 x 45 x 61
Design: Professor Johannes Graf, Dortmund 
Photos: Reinhard Scheiblich, Norderstedt
Printing Process: Offset Multicolor
Paper: DP II, Coated and Fluorescent
Gum:
Printed By: 
-Bagel Security-Print Gmbh and Co. KG, Mönchengladbach
-Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Berlin (Self adhesive stamps)
Quantity: 


Stamp 1 of 2


Currency: Euro - EUR

Facial: 45 (0.45 EUR)
Service: Local Postcard
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Perf: 

Lighthouse: Darsser Ort
ALL: C-1440
Location: 6 km north-west of Prerow town.  North east of Germany



Stamp 2 of 2


Currency: EURO - EUR
Facial: 70 (0.70 EUR)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Perf: 

Lighthouse: Wangerooge (New)
ALL: B-1112
Location: Frisian Island of Wangerooge. North-west of Germany



Thanks Klaus for the alert and thanks Ulf for the help 

Friday, June 1, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Sierra Leone 2018 (II)





Code: SLE-2018-02
Release Date: May 30, 2018
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert



Tuesday, May 22, 2018

NEW CALEDONIA - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: NCA-2018-01
Release Date: June 08, 2018
Postal Authority: OPT Nouvelle-Calédonie
Title: The Legendary "Paquebots" - Le Dupleix I
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 10 stamps plus borders
Currency: CFP Franc - XPF
Facial: 110 (XPF)
Dimensions (mm): 52 x 31
Design: Roberto LUNARDO
Printing Method: Offset
Paper:
Gum:
Security:
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 18.000




Lighthouse: Amédée
ALL: K4802.01
Location: Amédée islet, 25km south of Noumea

Friday, May 18, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Maldives 2018






Code: MDV-2018-01
Release Date: May 10, 2018
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue.



Wednesday, May 9, 2018

TURKEY - 2018 (II)


NEW ISSUE


Code: TUR-2018-02
Release Date: May 09, 2018
Postal Authority: PTT
Title: UPU World CEO Forum - Istambul 2018
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design:
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by: PTT Matbaasi
Quantity:



Currency: Turkish Lira - TRY
Facial: 4 (TRY)
Dimensions (mm):
Perf: 
Lighthouse: Kiz Kulesi
ALL: N-4903.8
Location: Istambul, TURKEY



Friday, May 4, 2018

ARUBA - 2018


NEW ISSUE


Code: ARU-2018-01
Release Date: April 24, 2018
Postal Authority: Post Aruba
Title: Pesonalized Stamps 2018
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation:
Design:
Printing Method:
Paper:
Gum:
Printed by:
Quantity:


Stamp 3 of 4


Currency: Aruban Florin (AWG)
Facial: 130c  (1.30 AWG)
Service:
Dimensions (mm):
Perf:


Lighthouse: Willem III Tower
Location: Oranjestad - Aruba