Thursday, March 21, 2013

20130320 - URUGUAY

Code: URU-2013-01
Release Date: March 20, 2013
Postal Authority: Correo Uruguayo
Title: 100 Years Club Atlético Defensor
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of: 8 stamps with label
Dimensions (mm): 42 x 30
Perf: 12 1/2
Design: Eduardo Salgado
Printed by: Sanfer SRL
Quantity: 15.000 stamps

Currency: Uruguay Pesos - UYU
Facial: $ 15
Service: Ordinary (Simple) Local Letter up to 20 grs.
Lighthouse: Stamp and Label with the Club´s shield and a stylized version of Punta Carreta / Punta Brava lighthouse from Montevideo in it.

Club Atlético Defensor was founded in 1913, in the proximity of the Lighthouse of Punta Carreta (or Punta Brava),  at the south of Montevideo.  This iconic figure was used in the shield of the club.

Punta Brava Lighthouse
Issue from 2000
Sc   1858d

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