Wednesday, March 6, 2013

20130405 - MONACO

** Updated with new images and info **
Final look of the stamp

Code: MON-2013-01
Release Date: April 05, 2013
Philatelic Authority: Office des Émissions de Timbres-Poste - Monaco
Title: Ecological Transports of Monaco
Format: 2 stamps se-tenant
Sheets of: 10 stamps (5 series)
Dimensions (mm): 81,70 x 30  (pair se-tenant)
Design: Richard Seren
Printing Process: Offset/vernis sérigraphique
Quantity: 50.000 pairs
Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 1.85€ 
Service: Non Prioritaire letter to France/Monaco/Andorra up to 250gr (€ 1.85)

Lighthouse: Stylized Jetty HeadLights 

This release is a good excuse to look at some old stamps from Monaco. In those stamps, the real jetty lights (north and south) from Monte Carlo, were depicted. In 2006 they were demolished.

1932 - Definitives
Sc 121    Yv 127

1968 - Railway Niza-Monaco
Sc  696    Yv 756

1977 - Tenis
Sc 1091    Yv 1121

List of stamps with lighthouses from MONACO:  Click Here

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