Wednesday, July 28, 2010

20100407 - Pakistan

Release Date: April 07 - 2010
Postal Authority: Pakistan Post
Title: 150th Anniversary of  "Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry" (OICCI)
Format: 1 Stamp
Facial: Rs. 8   (Pakistani Rupee)
Dimensions (mm): 60 x 30,5
Printed by: Pakistan Security Printing Corporation - Karachi

Where is the lighthouse: At the left of the stamps, it appear twice. It's an stylized lighthouse and it's part of the OICCI logo. Here is an image with more detail of the logo.

 Thanks to Jaap for this alert.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

20101229 - Hong Kong

Release Date: December 29 - 2010
Postal Authority: HongKong Post
Title: Lighthouses of Hong Kong
Format: Serie of 5 Stamps + Souvenir Sheet
Each Stamp in Sheets of: 25 (5x5)
Dimensions (mm) of Souvenir Sheet: 150 x 85
Paper: With Security Fibres
Designer: Jason Chum
Printing Method: Lythography
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé B.V., the Netherlands

Currency: Hong Kong Dollar ($ - HKD)
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 45
Perf: 13 1/2 x 13 1/4 with one elliptical perforation on each vertical

Facial: $ 1.40
Lighthouse: Cape D'Aguilar

Facial: $ 1.80
Lighthouse: Old Green Island

Facial: $ 2.40
Lighthouse: New Green Island

Facial: $ 3
Lighthouse: Tang Lung Chao

Facial: $ 5
Lighthouse: Waglan

*** This issue was not in the original 2010 program of Hong Kong. It came to replace the cancelled joint issue "Hong Kong-Qatar" originally scheduled for August.***

Thanks to Kramer for this alert... and thanks to Daniel and Tommy for the image.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

20100702 - Russia

Release Date: July 02 - 2010
Postal Authority: Russian Post
Stamp Production: Marka  (
Title: The 150th Anniversary of Vladivostok City
Format: 1 Stamp
Designer: H. Betredinova
Printing Process: Offset
Quantity issued: 375000

Facial: 15P. (Ruble)
Dimensions (mm): 65 x 32,5
Perf: 13 1/2
Sheet of: 15 (3x5)

Lighthouse:  Tokarev
Where did I see it before...?: In 1982, 1983 and 1984 the Soviet Union released 3 sets of lighthouses of 5 stamps each. In the last one (1984 - Lighthouses of the Far East), one of them was the Tokarev Light in Vladivostok.


Thursday, July 8, 2010

20100803 - Jersey

© Jersey Post Limited

Release Date: August 03 - 2010
Postal Authority: Jersey Post
Title: Vintage Cars IV
Format: Serie of 6 Stamps
Designer: Alan R. Copp
Printing Process: Offset Lithography - 4 Colours
Printed by: BDT International Security Printing Ltd. (Dublin)

Stamp of our Interest: Top Right - Car: Austin 7 (year 1933).
Facial: 55  (55p  - £ 0.55)
Dimensions (mm): 42.58 x 28.45
Sheet of: 10 (2x5)

Lighthouse:  St. Aubin Fort (Jersey)
Where is it?: At the end of the breakwater, just in front of the Queen.


Jersey Post Philatelic Department contact:
Philatelic Bureau, Postal Headquarters,
Tel: +44 (0)1534 516320 or Fax: +44 (0)1534 516330.

Thanks to Kramer (from Romania, now in Portugal) for the alert of this emission.