Thursday, July 28, 2016

IRELAND - 2016

New Issue



GENERAL INFO:
Code: IRE-2016-01
Release Date: July 28, 2016
Postal Authority: AnPost
Title: Wild Atlantic Way
Format: Serie of 4 stamps  (2 x 2 se-tenant)
Presentation: 
-Sheets of 16 stamps (8 sets of 2 se-tenant with same denomination)
-Booklet
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 51 x 30
Perf: 13.3
Currency: EUR - Euro
Design: Red&Grey Design
Printing Process: Lithography Multicolor
Paper: TR Yellow Green Phosphor
Gum: PVA
Printer: Joh. Enschede Stamps B.V.
Quantity:
Se-tenant pairs of 72c: 78.000 (156.000 stamps)
Se-tenant pairs of 1.10: 64.000 (128.000 stamps)



Where is the Lighthouse?

Cover of the Prestige Booklet





Lighthouse: Cromwell Point 
ALL: A-6416
Location: Valentia Island, Kerry County, South West of Ireland



Wednesday, July 20, 2016

MALAYSIA - 2016

New Issue





GENERAL INFO:
Code: MAL-2016-01
Release Date: July 27, 2016
Authority: Pos Malaysia
Title: Tourist Destinations - Kedah & Kelantan
Format: Serie of 4 stamps  (2 x 2 se-tenant) and Block with 2 stamps
Presentation: 2 Sheets of 20 stamps (10 sets of 2 se-tenant for each tourist destination
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 30 x 30
Block Dimensions (mm): 80 x 80
Currency: MYR - Malaysian Ringgit
Design: Reing Associates Sdn Bhd
Printing Process: Lithography
Paper: 102 gsm OVA Free
Gum: PVA
Security: 
Printer: Joh. Enschede Stamps B.V.
Quantity:


Where is the Lighthouse?


Bottom Right Border of the Kedah Sheet



Lighthouse: Kuala Kedah
ALL: F-1478
Location: Kuala Kedah, Kedah State, NorWest of Malaysian Peninsula.




Sunday, July 10, 2016

GUERNSEY - 2016 (II)

New Issue




GENERAL INFO:
Code: GUE-2016-02
Release Date: July 27, 2016
Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: Ramsar: Herm
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Presentation:
-Singles in Sheets of 10 same design
-Minisheet of 6 stamps (1 serie)
Design:
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Lighthouse:  Herm Harbour Pier North End
ALL: A-1546.65
Location: West side of Herm Island


Thanks to http://commonwealthstampsopinion.blogspot.com for the images

Friday, July 8, 2016

SOUTH KOREA - 2016

Updated with Images

Fantastic set of 4 stamps coming from South Korea that portend a better second semester than the first.



GENERAL INFO:
Code: SKR-2016-01
Release Date: August 25, 2016
Authority: Korea Post
Title: Beautiful Lighthouses
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 16 stamps (4 series)
Design:
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STAMP 1  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse:  Somaemuldo
ALL: M-4332
Location: Somaemuldo Island, South of Geoje




STAMP  2  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service: 
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse:  Eocheongdo
ALL: M-4188
Location: Eocheongdo Island,  West of Gunsan



STAMP  3  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
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Lighthouse:  Oryukdo
ALL: M-4374
Location: Busán - South Eastern of the Korean Peninsula



STAMP  4  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 
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Lighthouse:  Ulgi / Daewangam
ALL: M-4394
Location: Ulsan, Dong Peninsula



FULL SHEET

Another view of  Oryukdo  in border

Thanks Klaus for the images.




Thursday, July 7, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Djibouti 2016 (II)





Code: DJB-2016-02
Release Date: May 05, 2016
Title: Lighthouses
Format:  Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

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
Presentation:
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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:
Perf:
Gum: 
Security: 
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
Paper:
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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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Block





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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
Printing Process: 
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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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Stamps: 100.000
Blocks: 5.000





Block




 

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