Sunday, May 11, 2014

20130820 - BURUNDI


Yv 2090/2093      Mi 3318/3321


Yv   BL 362    Mi 3322 BL 388


Code: BUR-2013-01
Release Date: August 20, 2013
Postal Authority: Regie Nationale des Postes Burundi
Title: Shells and Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp
Currency: Burundian Franc - BIF
Lighthouses:



1090 F (BIF)
Boca Chita (Ancient) - USA
Yv 2090    Mi 3318

1190 F (BIF)
Peggy´s Cove - CANADA
Yv 2091    Mi 3319

3000 F (BIF)
La Martre - CANADA
Yv 2092    Mi 3320

3000 F (BIF)
Mahota - China
Yv 2093    Mi 3321

7500 F (BIF)
Sambro Island - CANADA
Mi 3322
 
Unidentified Lighthouse also in the block but outside the stamp

 


I normally catalog this type of massive issues under the doubtful label
I didn´t do that in this case.
There is evidence that apparently at least 1 stamp in this serie was used for real postage in Burundi.



 


Thanks Jaap, Klaus and Kruegermeyer for the alert on this issue.

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