Tuesday, June 29, 2010

20100621 - Macau

Release Date: June 21 - 2010
Postal Authority: Correios de Macau
Title: 60th Anniversary of Bank of China Macau Branch
Format: Block and Set of 4 Stamps
Paper: with Security Fibres
Designer: Helena Man In, Ng
Printing Process: Offset Lithography
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print (Netherlands)

Block
Facial: 10.00 Ptcs (Patacas)
Dimensions (mm): 138 x 90 (Stamp 60x40)
Perf: 13 1/4 x 14
Quantity issued: 200000


 Stamps
 
Facial: 1.50 - 2.50 - 3.50 - 4.00 Ptcs (Patacas)
Dimensions (mm): 40.5 x 30
Sheets of: 16 Stamps (4 Sets)
Perf: 13 1/4 x 14
Quantity issued:  200000 sets



Lighthouse: Guia (Macau)
Where is it?:

In the Block               In the Stamps


For more information about Guia Lighthouse in other stamps follow the next link to a complete report from Pharotéliste:

Thanks to Jaap for the alert on this emision.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

20100430 - Poland


Release Date: April 30 - 2010
Postal Authority:  Poczta Polska
Title: World Philatelic Exhibition "Portugal 2010"
Format: Block with 1 Stamp
Dimensions (mm): 90 x 70
Designer: Jacek Konarzewski
Printing Process: Offset
Quantity issued: 300000


Stamp:

Facial: 3 zl (Zloty)
Dimensions (mm): 31,25 x 43
Lighthouse: Torre de Belém (Portugal).
Among the different utilities given to this tower thru his 500 years of existence, be a lighthouse was one of them. It happened between the years 1847 and 1940.




Recomended Links:

Belem Tower general information:

Fantastic PostCard of the lighthouse from Klaus Hülse:

Thanks to Jaap for the alert of this emission.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

20100514 - Japan

Release Date: May 14 - 2010
Postal Authority: JP Post
Title: 60th Anniversary of Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Law - Kochi (Shikoku Island).
Format: Block with 5 Stamps
Dimensions (mm): 93.5 x 175.0
Designer: Tomohiro Maruyama
Printing Process: Rotogravure - 6 Colours
Quantity issued: 1600000 Blocks





Stamp of our interest (Bottom - right)
Facial: 80 yen
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 33.5
Lighthouse: Ashizuri Saki (Shikoku Island - Japan)
Where did I see it before?:

1960

1995

*For more information about this two emissions, please follow the next link to Pharotéliste.
http://pharoteliste.blogspot.com/2010/02/japon-cap-ashizuri.html


Monday, June 21, 2010

20100201 - Canada

Release Date: February 01 - 2010
Postal Authority: Canada Post - Postes Canada
Title: William Hall V.C. / Black History Month
Format: 1 Stamp
Sheets of: 16 Stamps
Facial: 57 (0.57 Canadian Dollar)
Dimensions (mm):  40 x 39.65
Designers: Suzanne Duranceau (Ilust) - Lara Minja (Lime Design Inc)
Printing Process: Lithography - 7 Colours
Printed by: Lowe-Martin
Quantity issued: 1600000... but only 100000 attached to the lighthouse.



Where is the Lighthouse? Well... it is not in the stamp. We have to look at the label of the stamp number 2 in the sheet of 16. The design reproduce an engraving titled "Canso Lighthouse, Extreme Point of Nova Scotia" that belong to the Nova Scotia Museum of Cultural History.(http://museum.gov.ns.ca/imagesns/html/21916.html)



Thanks to Jaap (Netherlands) for the alert of this issue.

 
 

Friday, June 18, 2010

20100907 - Croatia

Release Date: September 07 - 2010
Postal Authority: Hrvatska Posta
Title: Lighthouses 2010
Format: Serie of 3 stamps
Sheets of: 10 Stamps each
Designers: Orsat Franković and Ivana Vučić, Zagreb
Paper: white 102g, gummed
Printing Process: Offset Multicolor
Printed by: "Zrinski" - Čakovec
Quantity issued: 100000 of each stamp

Stamps

Facial: 3,10 (kuna)
Dimensions (mm): 29,82 x 48,28
Perf: 14
Lighthouse: Veli rat













Facial: 3,10 (kuna)
Dimensions (mm): 29,82 x 48,28
Perf: 14
Lighthouse: Vir
















Facial: 3,10 (kuna)
Dimensions (mm): 29,82 x 48,28
Perf: 14
Lighthouse:  Tajer-Sestrice


 















This three Adriatic lighthouses from Croatia appeared before in 1991.
In this issue (booklet) from Yugoeslavia.




20100328 - Aruba

Release Date: March 28 - 2010
Postal Authority: Post Aruba
Title: Historic Airplanes in Aruba
Format: 2 Stamps
Sheets of: 2 series + 2 labels
Dimensions (mm): 97x100





 
Stamp:
Facial: 500 c (5 Aruban Florin - AWG)
Dimensions (mm): 36x25
Perf: 13
Lighthouse:  California (Old) (Aruba)




Thursday, June 17, 2010

DOUBTFUL - Mali 2010

Title: Great Explorers and Lighthouses
Fernando de Magallanes
Lighthouse: Knarraros (Iceland)

Roald Amundsen
Lighthouse: Split Point (Australia)



Marco Polo
Lighthouse: Torre de Hércules (Spain)

 

Monday, June 14, 2010

20100728 - Taiwan

Release Date: July 28 - 2010
Postal Authority: Chunghwa Post
Title: Lighthouses 2010
Format: 4 Stamps
Sheets of: 20 Stamps each
Printing Process: Offset plus spot varnish
Paper: Phosphorescent stamp paper
Designer: Hung-tu Ko
Printed by: China Color Printing Co., Ltd
Stamps:




Facial: 5  (New Taiwan Dollar)
Dimensions (mm): 30x40
Perf: 11 1/2
Quantity to release: 1000000
Lighthouse: Chilung Tao








Facial: 5   (New Taiwan Dollar)
Dimensions (mm): 30x40
Perf: 11 1/2
Quantity to release: 900000
Lighthouse: Wenkan Tui




Facial: 10 (New Taiwan Dollar)
Dimensions (mm): 40x30
Perf: 11 1/2
Quantity to release: 900000
Lighthouse: Paisha Chia






Facial: 25 (New Taiwan Dollar)
Dimensions (mm): 40x30
Perf: 11 1/2
Quantity to release: 900000
Lighthouse: Liuchiu Yu






Thanks to Jaap for the alert about this emission.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

20100407 - DPR Korea




Release Date:  April 07, 2010
Title: Birdpex 6 (Bird-only stamp show) in Antwerp (Belgium)
Format: Block

Stamp of our interest:
Facial: 30 won
Lighthouse: Komalsan (City of Chongjin, DPR Korea)

Where did I see it before...?

In the DPR Korea's 2001 issue of Lighthouses
 



And in 2009, in 1 of the 5 "wallets killers" series of Lighthouses
(Bottom right)



Friday, June 11, 2010

20100619 - Spain



Release Date: June 19 - 2010
Postal Authority: Correos
Title: Filatem 2010 - Avilés
Format: Block
Dimensions(mm): 79,2 x 105,6
Quantity to Release: 300000
Printing Process:  Offset
Lighthouse: Stylized Lighthouse in the Logo.

Thanks to Santiago (Spain) for the information.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

20101015 - Latvia



Release Date: October 15 - 2010
Postal Authority: Latvija's Pasts
Title: Lighthouses of Latvia 2010 - Užava´s Lighthouse
Format: 1 Stamp
Facial: 98 (0,98 Lats - LVL)
Sheet of: 36 stamp
Designer: Arta Ozola Jaunarāja
Printed by: SIA "Baltijas Banknote"

Lighthouse: Užava

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

20100920 - Spain

Release Date: September 20 - 2010
Postal Authority:  Correos
Title: Faros 2010 / Lighthouses 2010
Format: Minisheet of 6 diferents stamps
Dimensions (mm): 115,2 x 105,8
Quantity to release: 300000
Printing Process: Photogravure
Printed By: RCM-FNMT   Real Casa de la Moneda-Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre


Facial: 0,64 €
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lightouse: Avilés (Asturias)











Facial: 0,64 €
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lighthouse: Ciutadella (Menorca Island)











Facial: 0,64 €
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lighthouse: Cabo de Huertas (Alicante)











Facial: 0,64 €
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lighthouse: Punta de la Polacra (Almería)












Facial: 0,64 €
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lighthouse: San Cibrao (Lugo)











Facial: 0,64
Dimensions (mm): 28,8 x 40,9
Perf: 13 1/4 x 13 3/4
Lighthouse: Punta Cumplida (Isla de La Palma)










Six beautiful stamps that with the other 18 of previous years show fantastic lighthouses of Spain. Congratulations to Correos for these issues.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

20100501 - Turkey



Release Date: May 01 - 2010
Postal Authority: Ptt
Title: 150th Anniversary of Sile Lighthouse
Format: 1 Stamp
Facial: 75 Kurus (0,75 Turkish lira)
Perf:
Dimensions (mm):
Quantity issued: 250000 
Printing Process:
Designers:
Printed by:

Lighthouse: Sile

Monday, June 7, 2010

20100427 - Netherlands



Release Date: April 27 - 2010
Postal Authority: TNT Post
Title: Lighthouse - Breskens
Format: Block
Dimensions (mm): 104 x 71
Printing Process:  Offset + Screen Print
Designers: Marcel van der Heyden Studio
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print, The Netherlands
Catalogue Number:
-Yvert Block 100

Stamp:
Facial: 7 € (domestic rate for registered mail)
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Perf: 13 3/4
Quantity issued: 255000
Lighthouse: Breskens
Catalogue Number:
-Yvert 2679

20100422 - Estonia

Release Date: April 22 - 2010
Postal Authority: Eesti Post
Title: Lighthouses 2010
Format: 2 Stamps
Printing Process: Offset
Designer: Roman Matkiewicz
Printed by: AS Vaba Maa


Facial: 6.50(kroon)   € 0.42
Dimensions (mm): 27 x 33
Perf: 13 3/4 : 14
Sheets of:  10 (5x2)
Quantity issued: 200000


Lighthouse: Suurupi Front.




Facial: 8.00(kroon)   € 0.51
Dimensions (mm): 27 x 33
Perf: 13 3/4 : 14
Sheets of: 10 (5x2)
Quantity issued: 170000

Lighthouse: Suurupi Rear








16 years and counting. Congratulations to Eesti Post for this serie of the Estonian Lighthouses. Printed since 1995.


                                                

20100618 - Namibia

Release Date: June 18 - 2010
Postal Authority:  Nam Post
Title: Lighthouses of Namibia 2010
Format: 3 Stamps
Dimensions (mm): 30x40
Designer:  Elgin Bahr
Printed by: Österreichische Staatsdruckerei
Quantity issued: 45000 stamps of each denomination

Stamps:
Currency: Namibian dollar ($ or N$ - NAD)
Sheets of: 10 stamps with same denomination
    
    Facial: N$ 4.40
    Lighthouse: Swakopmund
     
    Permanent Value: Registered Mail
    Equivalent to N$ 20.90 at the moment
    of the release.
    Lighthouse: Pelican Point
    
     
    Permanent Value: Non Standar Mail
    Equivalent to N$ 8.50 at the moment
    of the release.
    Lighthouse: Diaz Points
    
    RELATED MATERIAL:
    First Day Cover
    Dimensions (mm): 100x190
    Quantity issued: 1500
    Nam Post Number: 3.75



    First Day Cancellation
    Place of issue: Lüderitz
    Nam Post number: 132



    Thanks to Sannie van Wik, Philately Supervisor of NamPost for the info about this release.

20100610 - Germany



Release Date: June 10 - 2010
Postal Authority:  Deutsche Post
Title: Lighthouses (2010)
Format: 2 stamps
Printing Process: Offset
Designer: Prof. Johannes Graf, Dortmund
Printed by: Bagel Security Print GmbH & Co.KG, Mönchengladbach

Stamps:


Facial:  45  (0,45 €)
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Sheet of:  10 (5 x 2)
Perf: 14

Lighthouse:  Neuwerk (Germany)






Facial:  55  (0,55 €)
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Sheet of:  10  (5 x 2)
Perf:14

Lighthouse: Falshöft (Germany)





Thanks Jaap (Netherlands) for the information.