Thursday, June 16, 2016

FRANCE - 2016 (III)

New Release 

Création d’Isabelle Simler


GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-03
Release Date: July 11, 2016
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Mediterranean Fish - EUROMED Postal
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design: Isabelle Simler and Stephanie Ghinéa
Printing Process: Heliogravure
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 52 x 31,77
Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: € 1,00
Paper:
Perf:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 1.000.000



 
 
 
According to the press release from La Poste, the stamp depicts, in the background, the hills of Marseille, with 3 silhouettes of iconic buildings of that city...
 
Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
 
Vielle Major
 
 
and the Tour de Saint Jean
 

Lighthouse: Fort St Jean / Tour St Jean / Tour du Fanal
 
 
Check your collection from France.  In 1949 were issued a set of 4 air mail stamps about french cities.  One of them was Marseille.   These 3 buildings share the design at that time also.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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