Monday, August 9, 2010

20100324 - Aland

Release Date: March 24, 2010
Postal Authority: Posten Aland
Title: Nordic - Life at the Coast - Kobba Klintar. (*)
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Dimensions (mm): 105 x 70
Artist: Juha Pykäläinen
Paper: 105 g/m2
Printing Method: 4 Colour offset
Printed by: The Lowe Martin Group

Facial: Världen (World outside Europe. Actual value € 0.90)
Dimensions (mm): 72 x 28,5
Perf: 12 1/2

Lighthouse: On the ground we can see the remains of the complex of Kobba Klintar. It was a pilot station (the building at the right) and a fog signal (disapeared). Also a red pierlight established in the seventies is visible in the painting.

(*) This release is part of the joint issue "The North by the sea" between the nordic countries. Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Island, Aland.  A very nice topic to collect too.

Thanks to Jaap for the information about this stamp.

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