Friday, September 23, 2011

DOUBTFUL - Guinea (Republic) 2011

Title: Fauna & Flora - Owls
Format: 2 blocks ...




... in one of them appear the Cape Columbine Lighthouse.

Thanks to Klaus for the info.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

20110824 - PORTUGAL AZORES




Release Date: August 24, 2011
Postal Authority: CTT - Correios de Portugal SA
Title: Patrimonio Baleeiro - Whaler´s Heritage
Format: Serie of 4 stamps + 2 Blocks
Designer: Francisco Galamba
Printing Method: Offset in 4 colours
Printed by: Cartor
Quantity Stamps:
€0,32: 400000
€0,68: 250000
€0,80: 155000
€2,00: 160000
Quantity Blocks:
€1,75: 60000
€2,30: 60000
Dimensions of Blocks (mm): 125 x 95

Stamp of our interest: Number 4 in the serie


Facial: € 2,00 (Euro - EUR)
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30,6


Lighthouse: Stylized

Saturday, September 3, 2011

20110105 - MACAU



Release Date: January 05, 2011
Postal Authority: Correios de Macau
Title: Lunar Year of the Rabbit
Format: Serie of 5 stamps
Sheets of: 25 stamps (5 series)
Designer: Wilson Chi Ian Lam
Paper: with Optic Fibres
Printing Process: Offset Lithography
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing (France)
Quantity: 250000 (50000 series)



Stamp of our interest: Depicting the Rabbit of Fire

Facial: 1.50 Ptcs (Patacas - Code MOP - 1 Ptcs = 100 avos)
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Perforation: 13 1/4
Lighthouse: Guia (Macau)

Where is it?:

Just above the Facial Value.  The figure of the Chapel and the lighthouse of the Guia Fortress.