Thursday, May 8, 2014

20140429 - BRAZIL

And this is the first stamp issue of the World Cup Brazil 2014 with lighthouses

Code: BRA-2014-01
Release Date: April 29, 2014
Postal Authority: Brasil Correios
Title: The art of Brazilian Football
Format: Serie of 12 stamps
Sheets of: 24 stamps (2 series)
Currency: Permanent Value
Facial: 1er Porte Carta Comercial  (Standard Local Letter up to 20g)

Lighthouse:  Santo Antonio da Barra  in one of the stamps and on border of sheet too.


This fortress is located in the city of Salvador da Bahía.  6 matches of the World Cup will be played in this city and the stadium is about 5 kilometers of this lighthouse. These are the matches:

June 13: Spain - Netherlands
June 16: Germany - Portugal
June 20: Switzerland - France
June 25: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Iran
2 other matches in 8th and 4th.

Are any of you attending to these games?  Please send a postcard.

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