Thursday, April 30, 2015

General Info: Cancel from Ecuador

More than a month that the Philatelic Expo in Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) closed and ítems related to that occasion are being discovered yet.  This time from Ecuador.  Les Eclaireurs in the design.

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this cancel

Saturday, April 25, 2015

20150421 - URUGUAY

Code: URU-2015-02
Release Date: April 21, 2015
Postal Aut hority:Correo Uruguayo
Title: Cardinal Daniel Sturla sdb
Format: 1 stamp.   Single and in Philatelic Souvenir.
Sheets of: 5 stamps
Design: Eduardo Salgado
Printed by: Sanfer SRL
15.000 stamps
5.000 Philatelic Souvenirs
Border of Sheet and Philatelic Souvenir
Fortress Cerro de Montevideo in the
Seal of the Archdiocese of Montevideo´s  
Same at the First Day Cancellation
Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

Friday, April 24, 2015

20150501 - ALDERNEY

 *** Updated with new images ***


Code: ALD-2015-01
Release Date: May 01, 2015
Postal Authority:  Guernsey Post
Title: Alderney Flora and Fauna
Format: Serie of 6 single stamps and Minisheet with the same 6 stamps
Design: Petula Stone
Sheets of: 10 stamps
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 38 x 30,56
Perf: 13 3/4
Paper: 100gsm unwatermarked PVA Adhesive
Printing Process: Offset Litho
Printed by: BDT International

Where is the lighthouse ?
UK Letter Stamp
Top of Alderney Lighthouse at center right of the stamp
More Material in this issue

Full Sheets of 10 stamps

Full View of Alderney Lighthouse in the
 Black Rabbit Stamp Sheet (Euro Letter)

Mounted at the top of that building,
 the Alderney Harbour Braye Ldg Lts Front (A-1538)
in the Mole Stamp Sheet (Rest of the World Letters)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

20150427 - ARGENTINA

Code: ARG-2015-01
Release Date: April 27, 2015
Postal Authority: Correo Argentino
Title: Popular Festivities 8
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Currency: ARS - Argentinian Peso
Facial: 6 (ARS)
Service: Local Std Letter up to 20g
Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse G-1320
 at bottom right margin
One of the four stamps celebrates "The Longest Night".  This popular festivity take place in Ushuaia on June around the time of the winter solstice.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

20150414 - ISRAEL

Code: ISR-2015-01
Release Date: April 14, 2015
Postal Authority: Israel Post
Title: Ashdod Port 50th Anniversary
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of: 15 stamps + 5 tabs
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30
Perf: 13
Design: Plni Hamou
Ilustrations: Ola Opoykov
Printing Process: Offset
Currency: NIS - Israeli New Shekel  (ILS)
Face Value: 4,30 NIS
Lighthouse:  Ashdod -  N5967

Ashdod Lighthouse from the Israel issue
of 2009

Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

General Info: Daymark from Isle of Man

10 stamps from IOM with issue date April 10,2015  about tapestry.  One of them with Milner´s Tower, a famous daymark of that island.

Photo taken in Port Erin (IOM).  Milner´s Tower at right / back and
Raglin Pier Lighthouse (A-4744) at left.


Thursday, April 9, 2015

General Info: Cancel from Uruguay

Another philatelic ítem released for the Expo "RIO GRANDE 2015 - End of the World" in Argentina.  This time a commemorative cancellation from Uruguay with Les Eclaireurs.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

DOUBTFUL - St Thomas and Prince 2015

Code: STP-2015-01
Date: March 16, 2015
Title: 40 Anniv of the Independence of S.Tomé e Príncipe
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Guinea (Rep) 2015

Code: GUI-2015-01
Date: March 20, 2015
Title: Lighthouses of the World
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

Monday, April 6, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Maldives 2015

Code: MDV-2015-01
Date: January 28, 2015
Title: Paul Signac
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Painting Women at the Well with stylized version of the Saint-Tropez Jetty Head Light
Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

20150320 - TURKEY

Code: TUR-2015-01
Release Date: March 30, 2015
Postal Authority: PTT
Title: Definitives 2015 - Tourism
Format: 5 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 26 x 35
Perf: 14
Currency: Turkish Lira - TRY
Facial: 2,50 (TRY)

Another year, and another stamp almost identical to the 2014 version with Antalya old harbour. 

E5856 Green South Breakwater Head and
 E 5857 Red North Breakwater Head

Friday, April 3, 2015

Back on Line

Hello friends:

Back to the routine after a short but a fantastic break.
Information accumulated during these last 2 weeks will be posted next days.  One a day.   New stamps, and a lot of doubtfuls among the info to be published.
All starting tomorrow. 



Guia Fortress in MACAU

Cape D´Aguilar in HONG KONG

More images and info in the tourism blog soon.