Monday, April 23, 2012

20120521 - FRANCE


Release Date: May 21, 2012
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Visit France - Europa Issue
Format: 1 stamp
Sheets of: 30 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 80 x 26
Facial: € 0,77
Design: Thierry Mordant / Stéphanie Ghinéa
Gravure: Jacky Larrivière
Printing Method: Taille-douce
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 2500000

Lighthouse:  Gabriel Tower (La Tour Gabriel).  This stone tower is located at the base of the Mont-Saint-Michel and it functioned as a lighthouse at late of 19 - beginings of 20 century.




Historic View of the tower in this Postcard of Klaus:
http://www.leuchtturm-welt.net/HTML/FRPK/ORIGINAL/S_MICHEL.JPG


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