Friday, October 14, 2011

20110411 - NETHERLANDS


Release Date: April 11, 2011
Postal Authority: TNT Post
Title: Mooi Nederland - Beautiful Netherlands - Breda
Format: Block with 5 stamps
Designer: Huug Schipper - Studio Tint
Paper: normal with phosphor tagging
Gum: Synthetic
Printing Process: Offset in four colours
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print (The Netherlands)
Quantity: 85000 blocks

Lighthouse:

It is a lighthouse, but It´s not a lighthouse.  This art work stands on the corner of Emmastraat and Academiesingel at Breda (Netherlands) and was made by architect Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) in 1992. Although this is not a lighthouse, I decided to show it, in tribute to the author for choosing this particular design for his work.

Thanks Jaap for the info about this issue.

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