Saturday, June 30, 2012

20120613 - AZERBAIJAN



Release Date: June 13, 2012
Philately Authority: Azermarka Company
Title: The 20th Ann. of the Azerbaijan-China diplomatic relations
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of: 10 stamps
Design: Kh. Mirzoyev.
Printing Process: Offset
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 28
Perforation: 14
Currency: Manat (AZN)
Facial: 50 qəp  (0,50 AZN)
Quantity: 50000

Lighthouse: Qiz Qalasi (Maiden Tower)



Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue.

Friday, June 29, 2012

20120609 - TURKEY




Release Date: June 09, 2012
Postal Authority: Ptt
Title: Istambul Shopping Fest
Format: 2 stamps
Sheets of: 25 stamps
Perf: 14
Printed by: Ptt Printing House
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Facials: 1 TL  and  2 TL
Lighthouse: Kiz Kulesi




1 TL


2 TL



Friday, June 22, 2012

20120326 - FRANCE


Release Date: March 26, 2012
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: European Capitals - Copenhague
Format: Block with 4 stamps
Facial: € 3.60 (4 x 0,60)
Design: Olivier AUDY
Printing Process: Heliogravure

Where is the lighthouse?:  Not in the stamps,  not in the block...
The cover of the Collector Pack (Document Philatélique) shows the lightship Gedser Rev.





Thanks Jaap for the alert on this item.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

DOUBTFUL - Solomon Islands 2012

Title: Lighthouses of Oceania
Format: Block with 5 stamps






Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue.

Friday, June 15, 2012

20120611 - FRANCE



Release Date: June 11, 2012
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Castles and Historic Houses (I)
Format: Booklet of 12 stamps
Designer: HUMBERT-BASSET Stéphane
Printing Process: Heliogravure


Stamp "Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur"
Facial: Permanent Value - Letter up 20g to France, Monaco and Andorra.



Lighthouse
Chateau D´If


Thanks Klaus for the image.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

20120615 - GIBRALTAR


Release Date: June 15, 2012
Postal Authority: Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau
Title: Europa - Visit Gibraltar
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Sheets of: 8 stamps
Design: Stephen Perera
Printing Process: Litho in 4 colours
Printed by: Cartor Security Printers

Stamps:
Currency: Gibraltar Pound (GIP)
Dimensions (mm): 31.8 x 31.8
Lighthouse: Europa Point

Facial: 54p (0.54 GIP)

Facial: 44p (0.44 GIP)


RELATED MATERIAL
Presentation Pack
















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Friday, June 8, 2012

20120615 - NORWAY

Release Date: June 15, 2012
Postal Authority: Posten
Title: Norwegian Lighthouses III
Format: Serie of 2 stamps in Booklets of 5 series (10 stamps)
Gum: Self Adhesive
Design: Benjamin Stenmarck, Neue Design Studio
Photos: © Søren Rodriguez
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Security Print



Stamps:
Facial Value:  A  (Permanent for local letters)
Dimensions (mm): 21 x 35
Perforation: 14



Lighthouse: Kavringen

 

Lighthouse: Medfjordbåen







 
This is the third release of the serie Norwegian Lighthouses and we had to wait 5 year for the continuation. Next are the images of the first two issues and links to posts of pharoteliste about them.

 
Lighthouses I - 2005
Jomfruland and Tranoy


Lighthouses II - 2007
Ona and Tungeneset
Thanks to Kramer and Jaap for the alert on this issue.

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:  Behind the Europa Logo and the facial value, is visible the remains of the ancient lighthouse of Kirenia (West Mole), inactive since 1963.




RELATED MATERIAL
First Day Cover
















Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue