Sunday, October 4, 2015

20150929 - ECUADOR

  
Code:  ECU-2015-01
Release Date:  September 29, 2015 
Postal Authority:  Correos del Ecuador
Title:  EXPO AFE 150  (Philatelic Expo- 150 years of the first Ecuadorian stamp)
Format:  Serie of 25 stamps
Sheets of: 25 stamps (1 serie)
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Mega issue from Ecuador celebrating the International Philatelic Expo "EXPO AFE 150".  25 stamps.  20 of them dedicated to the countries participating in the expo.  In each of them, an historical stamp of that country is depicted.  Luckily for us, one of the stamps chosen is related to a lighthouse.  Also, there is another stamp that deserve some attention from us...  
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Stamp 8 of 25 
Currency:  US Dollar - USD
Facial:  0.75 (USD)
Service:  Local Std Letter up to 20g
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Lighthouse:  Castillo del Morro - La Habana
All:  J-4857
Country:  CUBA
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If we think that the Cerro of Montevideo in the Coat of Arms of Uruguay is a lighthouse, then here there is another lighthouse stamp in this serie.

Stamp 24 of 25 
Currency:  US Dollar - USD
Facial:  0.75 (USD)
Service:  Local Std Letter up to 20g
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Lighthouse:  Cerro of Montevideo Fortress
All:  G-0702
Country: URUGUAY
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Centenary of Morro Lighthouse
1949 - Cuba
Sc 432    Yv 318   Mi 241

Provincial Map of Uruguay
1973 - Uruguay
Sc 857    Yv 859

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