Sunday, February 18, 2018

SPAIN - 2017

*** 2017 release ***
** After a long time studying this, I decided to post it **

Code: SPA-2017-02
Release Date: October 09, 2017
Postal Authority: Correos
Title: Exfilna 2017 - Portugalete - Vizcaya Bridge
Format: 1 stamp + 2 complements
Presentation: Folding Block
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 61 x 28
Block Dimensions (mm): 
Folded: 144 x 115
Unfolded: 144 x 185
Printing Process: Offset + Calco
Printed by:
Quantity: 180.000

Once you folds the block and put the parts toghether,  it will look like this...

The details of the background depicts in a stylized form, the entry to the Getxo Harbour.

This is the Harbour Administration building. Next to it, there is a lighthouse (Santurtzi D-1527) but it was not depicted here.  This is the west side of the entrance to the harbour.  The interesting to us is the east side...

This is the east breakwater (Contradique de Algorta). At the end of the breakwater, that white building is the lighthouse...

Lighthouse: Getxo Contradique de Algorta
ALL: D-1525
Location: Getxo, Vizcaya province, Spain

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