Wednesday, June 6, 2012

20120508 - Cyprus (Northern Turkish Republic)


Release Date: May 08, 2012
Postal Authority: KKTC Posta Dairesi
Title: Europa issue - Visit North Cyprus
Format: 2 stamps
Sheets of: 16 stamps (8 series)
Design: Hüseyin Billur
Paper: watermarked (KKTC with map)
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by: Devlet Basimevi (State Printing Office - Nicosia)
Quantity: 40000 series


Stamp:

Facial: 80 kurus (0.80 Turkish Lira - TRY)
Dimensions (mm): 41 x 26
Lighthouse:  We have 2 ancient lighthouses in this stamp.  The Kyrania (inactive since 1886) and the Kyrenia East Mole.

Kyrenia (NW Tower of the Fortress)



Kyrenia East Mole



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Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

1 comment:

  1. Where is the "lighthouse"?

    This is the 2012 EUROPA stamp entitled "Visit...." so I'm unsure as to your description?

    Michele
    wwww.CyprusStamps.co.uk
    www.NorthCyprusStamps.co.uk

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