Friday, November 16, 2012

20121024 - SURINAME

... and the wait is over!!! 

Weeks later of the release date, the first images of this issue are emerging in internet.
This release was the most intriguing of the year for me. The final result is a set of 6 stamps with an interesting selection of lights from South America,  5 of them never seen before on stamps (*)

Release Date: October 24, 2012
Postal Authority: Surpost
Title: Lighthouses
Format: serie of 6 stamps
Sheets of: 2 series (12 stamps) + 3 complements without value
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 26 x 36
Perf: 14
Currency: Surinamese Dollar - SRD

1.00 (SRD)
Cabo Raper - CHILE - ALL G1562

3.00  (SRD)
Punta Huacho - PERU - ALL G2071
5.00   (SRD)
Piedra Diamante (Río de la Plata)- ARGENTINA - ALL G0789
(Maintained by Argentina, located in shared
waters with Uruguay)

6.00  (SRD)
Manta Port / Breakwater Head - ECUADOR - ALL G3073
7.00   (SRD)
São João - Northern BRAZIL - ALL G0072
This is the nearest to Suriname.
(About 1400 kms from Paramaribo)

8.00  (SRD)
Morro Grande / Santa Marta - COLOMBIA - ALL J6256
Full Sheet
(*) The  São João lighthouse appeared in "Faros 1995" from Brazil.
Thanks to Gazmito (Del Campe seller) for the images.
Thanks to Kramer for the alert on this issue

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