Saturday, September 29, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Guinea (Rep) 2018 (III)

The printer at Stamperija working at full steam...

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

DOUBTFUL - Niger 2018 (III)

Code: NIG-2018-03
Release Date: August 24, 2018
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

DOUBTFUL - Mozambique 2018 (II)

Code: MOZ-2018-02
Release Date: August 15, 2018
Title: Lighthouses:
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Monday, September 24, 2018

ISLE of MAN - 2018 (II)


Release Date: October 18, 2018
Postal Authority: Oik Postagh Ellan Vannin 
Title: Isle of Man Lighthouses 200
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 20 stamps same design
Design: Isle of Man Advertising
Images: Duke Aerial Productions
Printing Process: Offset Lithography 4 colours
Paper: 110 gm/s
Gum: PVA
Printed by: Cartor


Stamps 1 and 2
Point of Ayre group of Lighthouses

Currency: Pound
Facial and Service:
-52p (0.52 pounds) Std Letter to IOM and UK up to 100g
-1.53 (pounds) Std Letter to Europe up to 60g
Dimensions (mm): 60 x 30
Perf: 14

ALL: A-4720
Location: North of Isle of Man

Stamps 3 and 4
Calf of Man old group of Lighthouses

Currency: Pound
Facial and Service:
-2.60 (pounds) Large Letters to IOM, UK and Channel Islands up to 750g
-3.10 (pounds) Packets to IOM, UK and Channel Islands up to 500g
Dimensions (mm): 60 x 30
Perf: 14

Location: Calf of Man island, South of Isle of Man

A little disappointed with this release.  The images of Point of Ayre lighthouses are OK, but the pictures chosen for Calf of Man do not make justice to the beauty of the group of lighthouses. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018



Code: AZE-2018-01
Release Date: June 05, 2018
Postal Authority: Azermarka LLC
Title: BMX Bicycle World Championships, Baku 2018
Format: 1 stamp
Printing Process: Offset
Printed by:

Currency: Manat - AZN
Facial: 0.6 (AZN)
Dimensions (mm): 52 x 30
Perf: 13 x 13 1/2

Top Right corner of the stamp

Lighthouse: Qiz Qalasi in the logo of the championship

Wednesday, September 19, 2018



Final Look

Code: SPM-2018-02
Release Date: October 13, 2018
Postal Authority: La Poste SPM
Title: Lighthouse of L'Ile-aux-Marins
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 25 stamps
Design: Klervia DESBOIS
Gravure: André LAVERGNE
Printing Process: Taille-Douce
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 40.000

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 0.95 (EUR)
Service: Prioritaire Letter to France, Monaco and Andorra up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30

-Ile-aux-Marins (front) (Ile-aux-Marins Island)
-Pointe aux Canons (back) H0342 (Saint Pierre, Saint-Pierre Island)

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

FRANCE - 2018 (II)


In 2014, France started a serie of reprints of their most beautiful historic stamps. "Trésors de la Philatélie"
Finally, this year is the time of this stamp...

This was the first stamp with a lighthouse from France. It´s from the year 1946, and now we have a modern version in 5 colours and in Euros with the possibility of use them to postage.

Code: FRA-2018-02
Release Date: September 18, 2018
Postal Authority: La poste
Title: Treasures of Philately - Pointe du Raz
Format: Set of 5 stamps
Presentation: Souvenir Sheet of 5 stamps - 1 serie
Design and Original Gravure: Henry Cheffer
Gravure: Elsa Catelin
Sheet dimensions (mm): 200 x 143
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 10.000 sheets

Currency: Euros - EUR
Violet: 1.60 (EUR)
Black: 2.60 (EUR)
Blue: 1.60 (EUR)
Green: 1.60 (EUR)
Red: 1.60 (EUR)
Stamps Dimensions (mm):

Lighthouse: La Vieille 
ALL: D-0870
Location: Finistére - France

Friday, September 7, 2018

DOUBTFUL - Central African Republic 2018 (II)

Code: CAF-2018-02
Release Date: August 21, 2018
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp