Sunday, February 27, 2011

20110510 - Isle of Man

Release Date: May 10, 2011
Postal Authority: Isle of Man Post Office
Title: Cartoons by Dusty Miller
Format: Serie of 6 stamps

Facial: 38 p (pence - 0.38 Manx pound - IMP)
Lighthouse: According to the perspective (based on that building on the left is the Tower of Refugees), the little vertical line in the background is Douglas Head Lighthouse.

First Day Cover

Presentation Pack

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Happy Birthday! - Isle of Man 1981

A day like today (February 24) but in the year 1981, Isle of Man issued this serie dedicated to the Centenary of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen (or The Fishermen´s Mission). 5 stamps with sail fishing boats and in some of them, lighthouses of Manx.

Douglas - Was this a lighthouse? Information is needed...

Port St.Mary Inner Pierhead

Ramsey Harbour North Pier

Port Erin. Also, Information is needed...
Appear to be the Port Erin light, but it is in the place of
the Raglan Pier Lighthouse

Catalogue: Sc 184/188    Yv 177/181

In a few day, more info about a new stamp with a lighthouse from Isle of Man.

Link - Fishermen´s Mission. 

Saturday, February 19, 2011

20110223 - Alderney

Release Date: February 23, 2011
Postal Authority: Guernsey Post - Philatelic Bureau
Title: Hawkmoths
Format: Sheetlet
Designer: Petula Stone
Colours: Full Colour
Printing Process: Offset Lithography
Printed by: BDT International

Lighthouse: Alderney

Bees in 2009, Dragonflies in 2010. Not this year... No Lighthouse in the Hawkmoths stamps. Only in the art of the sheet of the 70 pence stamp appears the Alderney Light.

Thanks Jaap for the info.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Old but New - USA 1970

In the last post we saw the stamp that United States will issue in August. That stamp shows the paint of Edward Hooper "The Long Leg" and the lighthouse "Long Point". Here it is another stamp from USA with the work of Hooper.

This is from 1970 and the stamp was released for the 150 anniversary of Maine statehood. The name of the paint is "The Lighthouse at Two Lights" and the lighthouse on it is the Cape Elizabeth East.
Catalogue: Sc 1391    Yv 894

"Lighthouse at Two Lights" (1929)   In the stamp from 1970

"The Long Leg" (1935) - In the August 2011 stamp

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

20110824 - United States

Release Date: August, 24 -  2011
Postal Authority: United States Postal Service
Title: American Treasures - Edward Hopper - Paint "The Long Leg"
Format: 1 stamp
Facial: Permanent Value "FOREVER"
Lighthouse: Long Point (Provincetown - Massachusetts)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Happy Birthday! - India 1985

26 years ago, february 2 but in the year 1985, India Post released this stamp to celebrate the 100 years of Minicoy Island´s Lighthouse. In extension, this is the 126 birthday of the lighthouse too.

Catalogue:  Sc 1080    Yv 830