Monday, April 30, 2012

20120430 - TURKEY

Release Date: April 30, 2012
Postal Authority: Ptt
Title: Definitives 2012 - Tourism
Format: 8 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 26 x 36
Perf: 14
Facial: 2 TL (Turkish Lira - TRY)

Stamps with Lighthouses

Kiz Kulesi

The stamp shows the old harbour of Antalya. Over the right of the stamp, inside the red circle, is barely visible the skeletal tower of one of the lights that mark the entrance to the harbour. It is the North Breakwater Head.  I will update this post when I can locate a better image.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

20120508 - JERSEY

Release Date: May 08, 2012
Postal Authority: Jersey Post
Title: Simply Jersey
Format: 4 stamps (Self Adhesive)
Dimensions (mm): 21 x 26
Booklet of: 10 - Archirondel Tower and Clasped Hands Sculpture
Sheets of: 100 - Gorey Castle and Corbiere Lighthouse
Designed by: Andrew Fothergill
Printing Process: Offset Lithography in 4 colours
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing France

Stamp with Lighthouse
La Corbiere

Non-Value Indicators
For use in Letters
 to United Kingdom


Archirondel Tower.  Not a Lighthouse but painted in Red and White for day aid to the navigation.

Gorey Castle.  Not visible in this stamp, but in one of the walls of the castle is located the Rear light of the Gorey Pier Front Light.

Related Material
First Day Cover

Presentation Pack


Monday, April 23, 2012

20120521 - FRANCE

Release Date: May 21, 2012
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Visit France - Europa Issue
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of: 30 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 80 x 26
Facial: € 0,77
Design: Thierry Mordant / Stéphanie Ghinéa
Gravure: Jacky Larrivière
Printing Method: Taille-douce
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 2500000

Lighthouse:  Gabriel Tower (La Tour Gabriel).  This stone tower is located at the base of the Mont-Saint-Michel and it functioned as a lighthouse at late of 19 - beginings of 20 century.

Historic View of the tower in this Postcard of Klaus:

Sunday, April 22, 2012

20120321 - NORWAY

Release Date: March 21, 2012
Postal Authority: Posten
Title: Life on the Sea (Nordic Issue)
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Designer: Gina Rose
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print

Lighthouses: A great view of Kjeungskjaer. Not in the stamp, neither the block. This is the Collector´s sheet.

More Related Material of this issue.  The First Day Cover with the Langoytangen Lighthouse.

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

DOUBTFUL - Ivory Coast 2012

Format: 2 Blocks
Title: Lighthouses and Great Travelers

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

2011 PDF File Available

Hello Friends and Followers of the blog.  It is available now the 2011 PDF File with the issues of that year.  The file is free and you can download it from here:

Also, I can send to you the file by mail. Contact me to the adress published at the right of the screen.

I hope that this will be useful. We keep in touch.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

20120215 - Turkey

Release Date: February 15, 2012
Postal Authority: Ptt
Title: Istambul 2012 - European Capital of Sport
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Sheets of: 35 stamps
Quantity printed: 250000 series


Facial: 2 TL (Turkish Lira - TRY)
Dimensions (mm): 35.5 x 25.5
Perf: 13
Lighthouse: Kiz Kulesi

First Day Cover