Tuesday, July 31, 2018

SPAIN - 2018


Code: SPA-2018-01
Release Date: August 01, 2018
Postal Authority: Correos
Title: 12 Months, 12 stamps - MALAGA
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 50 stamps
Printing Process: Offset
Gum: Self Adhesive
Printed by: RCM-FNMT
Quantity: Unlimited

Currency: Permanent Value -  A
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 24.5

A lot of visual information condensed in one stamp. Searching between the images we can discover the Farola of Malaga, semi hidden behind the bull and the Málaga Cathedral.

Lighthouse: La Farola de Málaga
ALL: E-0062
Location: Málaga, Spain

Friday, July 27, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Benin 2018 (II)

Code: BEN-2018-02
Release Date: May 16, 2018
Title: Russian Painting - Ivan Aivazovsky
Format: Set of 4 stamps in Minisheet

Painting: View of Leandrovsk Tower in Constantinople  (1848)
Today known as Maiden Tower in Istambul.

DOUBTFUL - Benin 2018

Rostral Columns of St.Petersbug - Top Left of Minisheet

Code: BEN-2018-01
Release Date: May 16, 2018
Title: Stadiums of the FIFA World Cup 2018
Format: Set of 12 stamps in 3 Minisheets

Thursday, July 26, 2018

MACAU - 2018 (II)


Code: MAU-2018-02
Release Date: October 12, 2018
Postal Authority: Macao Post
Title: 15th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao)
Format: Serie of 2 stamps and Block with 1 stamp
Printing Process:  
Printed by: 

Among all the icon figures of the most important buildings of Macau, we find this...

Lighthouse: Church and Lighthouse of Guia
ALL: F-3416
Location: Fortress of Guia, Macau

Friday, July 20, 2018



Code: BUL-2018-01
Release Date: July 20, 2018
Title: 80th Anniversary of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Dimensions (mm): 155 x 96
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 43 x 53
Currency: Lev - BGN
Facial: 0.65 (BGN)
Design: Todor Angeliev
Printing Process: Offset
Paper: Ordinary and UV Fibers
Printed by:
Quantity: 3600 
-1800 printed in paper with UV Fibers (numbers 1 to 1800)
-1800 printed in ordinary paper (numbers 1801 to 3600)

Block design

Lighthouse: Burgas
ALL: N-4984
Location: Burgas Harbor - Bulgaria

Thank you very much to Ivan and his website  Stamps of Bulgaria  for the alert, image and info.

Friday, July 13, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2018 (III)

Code: TOG-2018-03
Release Date: June 28, 2018
Title: Lighthouses and Shells
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Jaap for the alert

Monday, July 9, 2018



Code: NET-2018-01
Relese Date: July 23, 2018
Postal Authority: Post NL
Title: Dutch Guilder
Format: Set of 10 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 10 stamps (1 serie)
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 108 x 150
Design: Michaël Snitker
Printing Process: Offset
Paper: True White with Phosphor
Printed by: Joh. Enschede Security Print, Haarlem
Quantity: 120.000 minisheets

Stamp 9 of 10

Facial: 1 (type of service)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 36 x 25

Lighthouse: Stylized

Thanks Jaap for the alert

Saturday, July 7, 2018



Code: FAR-2018-01
Release Date: October 01, 2018
Postal Authority: Posta
Title: Franking Labels 2018 - Lighthouses
Format: Set of 4 designs
Design: Miriam Hinz
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing, France 

Design 1

Lighthouse: Mykines
ALL: L-4460

Design 2

Lighthouse: Nólsoy
ALL:  L-4388

Design 3

Lighthouse: Skansin / Tórshavn
ALL: L-4396

Design 4

Lighthouse: Slættanes
ALL: L-4454

First Day Cancel

Thanks Vlado for the help

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

JAPAN - 2018


Do you remember my post about this item in the Japanese stamp program?

There are images about this finally...

Code: JPN-2018-01
Release Date:  September 03, 2018
Title: Lighthouse 150th Anniversary
Format: Set of 5 stamp
Presentation: Minisheets of 2 series
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 168 x 115.5
Design: Yusuke Kusuda
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Printed by: Joh. Enschedé
Quantity: 1.400.000 series (700.000 minisheets)

Stamp 1 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Kannon Saki
ALL: M 6360
Location: West Entrance to Tokyo Bay

Stamp 2 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Mikomoto Shima
ALL:  M 6290
Location:  Islet 12km South of Shimoda

Stamp 3 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Muroto Saki
ALL: M 5586
Location: Muroto Cape, Shukoki Island

Stamp 4 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: He Saki
ALL: M 5312
Location: Northern Tip of Fukuokua Prefecture, Entrance of Kanmon Strait

Stamp 5 of 5
Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5

Lighthouse: Kannon Saki (Original Lighthouse)

Beautiful set of stamps!