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


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

First Day Cover

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

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