Tuesday, January 31, 2017

GUERNSEY - 2017

Updated with Info and Images
FDC and Presentation Pack added at bottom


Fantastic set of stamps by Guernsey Post. Early in the year, we have a strong candidate to best lighthouse stamp of 2017.


Code: GUE-2017-01
Release Date: February 15, 2017
Postal Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: Bailiwick Lighthouses - Post & Go
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Presentation: Collector strip of 6 stamps (1 serie)
Design: Robin Carter
Printing Method: Six colours digital printing in coils
Paper: Self Adhesive
Gum:
Printed by: Walsall Security Printings

Stamp Dimensions (mm): 56 x 25
Facial: Value on request 



Stamp 1 of 6

Lighthouse: Castle Breakwater
ALL: A-1560
Location: St.Peter Port 


Stamp 2 of 6

Lighthouse: Les Hanois
ALL: A-1580
Location: Reef at south west of Guernsey Island




Stamp 3 of 6

Lighthouse: Brehon Tower
ALL: A-1559
Location: 5km North East of St.Peter Port





Stamp 4 of 6

Lighthouse: Alderney
ALL: A-1536
Location: North East of Alderney Island





Stamp 5 of 6

Lighthouse: Casquets
ALL: A-1532
Location: Islets 13km west of Alderney





Stamp 6 of 6

Lighthouse: Sark
ALL: A-1544
Location: North East of Sark Island

Thanks Klaus for the alert
Thanks to Michael Ellison for the images. 



Two more beautiful items of this release to complete a great pack and a "must have" in our collection.  
FIRST DAY COVER


COVER of PRESENTATION PACK



Monday, January 30, 2017

RUSSIA - 2017

NEW ISSUE

Code: RUS-2017-01
Release Date: February 07, 2017 
Postal / Philatelic Authority: Russian Post / Marka
Title: 2018 FIFA World Cup RUSSIA / Official Mascot
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Design: Olga Shushlebina
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum: 
Security:
Printer:
Quantity:

Currency: Ruble RUB
Facial:  100 (RUB)
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:



Lighthouse: Rostral Columns
ALL: 
Location: St. Petersburg

Saturday, January 28, 2017

SAINT PIERRE ET MIQUELON - 2017

NEW ISSUE

Preview of the Stamp

Code: 
Release Date: May 17, 2017
Authority: La Poste SPM
Title: Tranchage de la Morue - Slicing Cod / Old Fishing Related Activities
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of:
Design: Michèle Foliot
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum: 
Security:
Printer:
Quantity: 50.000

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial:  0.85 (EUR)
Service:  Std Letter to France up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 36 x 26
Perf:




Lighthouse: Rocher Petit Saint-Pierre
ALL: H-0338
Location: North Entrance to the Harbor of Saint-Pierre.


Friday, January 27, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2016 (III)



Code: TOG-2016-03
Release Date: 2016
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp



Thanks Jaap for the alert in this issue

Thursday, January 26, 2017

GERMANY - 2017

Updated with Image and Info


Code: GER-2017-01
Release Date: March 01, 2017
Postal Authority: Deutsche Post
Title: Otto Waalkes - Colorful greeting from the Ottifant
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design: Thomas Steinaker, Bonn
Printing Method:
Printed by:
Quantity:

Currency: Euro 
Facial: 70
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm):
Perf:

Lighthouse: Pilsum

Why Pilsum in an homage to Otto Waalkes?  Maybe because of this. A movie from 1989:  "Otto - Der Außerfriesische"








Thanks to the Klauses and Jaap for the alert on this issue.
  


Friday, January 20, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Djibuti 2016 (IV)






Code: DJB-2016-04
Release Date: November 25, 2016
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Central African Republic 2016 (III)



Code: CAF-2016-03
Release Date: December 19, 2016
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue


Monday, January 16, 2017

ALDERNEY - 2017

New Issue



Code: ALD-2017-01
Release Date:  February 01, 2017
Postal Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: 1st Edition Alderney and Burhou Map
Format: Serie of 6 stamps and Block with 1 stamp
Sheets of: 10 stamps same denomination
Design: Two Degrees North
Printing Process: Offset Lithography
Paper: 110gsm unwatermarked PVA adhesive
Printed by: BDT International

Stamp 3 of 6
Currency: Pound
Facial: 64p (0.64 pound)
Service: Europa Std Letter up to 20g
Dimensions mm: 44.45 x  27.94



Stamp 6 of 6 
Currency: Pound
Facial: 78p (0.78 pound)
Service: Large Letter up to 100g to Jersey, UK and IOM
Dimensions mm: 44.45 x  27.94


Block

Currency: Pound
Facial: L 3 (pound)


Where is the Lighthouse?


Lighthouse: Alderney
ALL: A-1536
Location: North east of the Alderney Island