Tuesday, August 16, 2016

ECUADOR - 2016

New Issue



GENERAL INFO:
Code: ECU-2016-01
Release Date: August 16, 2016
Postal Authority: Correos del Ecuador
Title: América UPAEP - Homage to the Ecuadorian Olimpic Team
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation: Minisheet of 4 stamps (1 serie)
Block Dimensions (mm): 
Design: 
Printing Process: 
Paper:  
Gum:  
Printer: Instituto Geográfico Militar (IGM)
Quantity: 12.500 Minisheets



Stamp 1 of 4

Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Facial: 1.25 (USD
Service: 
Stamp Dimensions (mm):
Perf:

Among the iconic figures from Ecuador depicted in the design of this stamp we found this:




Lighthouse: Santa Ana Hill Faux Lighthouse
Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Monday, August 15, 2016

JAPAN - 2016 (III)

New Issue




GENERAL INFO:
Code: JAP-2016-03
Release Date: October 14 , 2016
Postal Authority: Japan Post
Title: Night Views of Japan - Vol 2
Format: Serie of 10 stamps
Presentation: Minisheet of 10 stamps (1 serie)
Block Dimensions (mm): 140 x 222.50
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 28 x 38.5
Currency: Yen (JPY)
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Design: Satoshi Maruyama Stamp Designer
Photo Background: Maruta Atsushi
Adviser: Chubby Motootoko
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Paper:  
Gum:  
Printer: 
Quantity: 1.000.000 minisheets




Background

Lighthouse: Enoshima
ALL: M-6332
Location: Eno-Shima Island, in front of Fujisawa.   50km south of Tokyo

Thursday, August 11, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Guinea Bissau 2016



Code: GBI-2016-01
Release Date: June 27, 2016
Title: Lighthouses / Faróis
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


DOUBTFUL - Mozambique 2016



Code: MOZ-2016-01
Release Date: January 15, 2016
Title: Lighthouses / Faróis
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Klaus for the alert on these issues.

Monday, August 8, 2016

JERSEY - 2016 (II)

New Issue


*** No image of the full set yet ***


GENERAL INFO:
Code: JER-2016-02
Release Date: November 04, 2016
Postal Authority: Jersey Post
Title: Seasons - Winter 
Format:  
Presentation:  
Design:
Photos: Matjaž Učakar
Printing Process:  
Paper:  
Gum:  
Printer: Joh Enschedé
Quantity:



Next november (04), Jersey will issue the ongoing serie, Seasons. This year, the Winter. 
Coincidently, the Sepac Topic for 2016 is Seasons, too.  I do not have the image of the full set, but thanks to the great site about Europa,NORDEN and SEPAC stamps (europa-stamps.blogspot.com), we can enjoy the image of one stamp of the set, the one with the SEPAC inscription.  And fortunatly for us, contains a lighthouse in the design.

Image courtesy of      europa-stamps.blogspot.com


Currency: Pound
Facial: 66 (0.66)
Service:
Stamps Dimensions (mm):  
Perf:   
Lighthouse: Noirmont Point
ALL: A-1616
Location: Jersey


Habitually, these series are of 6 to 8 stamps.  So, there are high possibilities that another lighthouses will be depicted too.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

SLOVENIA - 2016

New Issue



GENERAL INFO:
Code: SLO-2016-01
Release Date: May 27, 2016
Postal Authority: Pošta Slovenije
Title: Slovene Ships - Cargo Vessel PIRAN
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Minisheet of 1 stamp
Block Dimensions (mm): 70 x 60
Design and Illustration: Matjaž Učakar
Printing Process: Offset 4 colours
Paper: Tullis Russell Chancellor Litho, 102 g/m2
Gum: PVA RMS
Printer: Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia
Quantity:




Stamp 1 of 1

Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: 1,33 (EUR)
Service:
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 42.60 x 29.82
Perf:  14




Lighthouse: Painted in red and marking the entry to the harbour,  the Piran West Mole
ALL: E-2628
Location: City of Piran, SLOVENIA

Friday, August 5, 2016

DOUBTFUL - St. Tome & Prince (2016)




Code: STP-2016-01
Release Date: March 30, 2016
Title: Lighthouses - Faróis
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

DOUBTFUL - Solomon Islands (2016)




Code: SOL-2016-01
Release Date: May 13, 2016
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the alert on these issues

Thursday, August 4, 2016

IRELAND - 2016

Updated with new images



GENERAL INFO:
Code: IRE-2016-01
Release Date: July 28, 2016
Postal Authority: AnPost
Title: Wild Atlantic Way
Format: Serie of 4 stamps  (2 x 2 se-tenant)
Presentation: 
-Sheets of 16 stamps (8 sets of 2 se-tenant with same denomination)
-Booklet
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 51 x 30
Perf: 13.3
Currency: EUR - Euro
Design: Red&Grey Design
Printing Process: Lithography Multicolor
Paper: TR Yellow Green Phosphor
Gum: PVA
Printer: Joh. Enschede Stamps B.V.
Quantity:
Se-tenant pairs of 72c: 78.000 (156.000 stamps)
Se-tenant pairs of 1.10: 64.000 (128.000 stamps)



Where is the Lighthouse?

Cover of the Prestige Booklet



Lighthouse: Cromwell Point 
ALL: A-6416
Location: Valentia Island, Kerry County, South West of Ireland





Klaus adds information regarding this release.  More lighthouse inside the booklet. 


Old Head of Kinsale (A-5710) in one of the interior pages of the booklet.



Wednesday, July 20, 2016

MALAYSIA - 2016

New Issue





GENERAL INFO:
Code: MAL-2016-01
Release Date: July 27, 2016
Authority: Pos Malaysia
Title: Tourist Destinations - Kedah & Kelantan
Format: Serie of 4 stamps  (2 x 2 se-tenant) and Block with 2 stamps
Presentation: 2 Sheets of 20 stamps (10 sets of 2 se-tenant for each tourist destination
Stamps Dimensions (mm): 30 x 30
Block Dimensions (mm): 80 x 80
Currency: MYR - Malaysian Ringgit
Design: Reing Associates Sdn Bhd
Printing Process: Lithography
Paper: 102 gsm OVA Free
Gum: PVA
Security: 
Printer: Joh. Enschede Stamps B.V.
Quantity:


Where is the Lighthouse?


Bottom Right Border of the Kedah Sheet



Lighthouse: Kuala Kedah
ALL: F-1478
Location: Kuala Kedah, Kedah State, NorWest of Malaysian Peninsula.




Sunday, July 10, 2016

GUERNSEY - 2016 (II)

New Issue




GENERAL INFO:
Code: GUE-2016-02
Release Date: July 27, 2016
Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: Ramsar: Herm
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Presentation:
-Singles in Sheets of 10 same design
-Minisheet of 6 stamps (1 serie)
Design:
Printing Process: 
Paper:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printer:
Quantity:



 
Lighthouse:  Herm Harbour Pier North End
ALL: A-1546.65
Location: West side of Herm Island


Thanks to http://commonwealthstampsopinion.blogspot.com for the images

Friday, July 8, 2016

SOUTH KOREA - 2016

Updated with Images

Fantastic set of 4 stamps coming from South Korea that portend a better second semester than the first.



GENERAL INFO:
Code: SKR-2016-01
Release Date: August 25, 2016
Authority: Korea Post
Title: Beautiful Lighthouses
Format: Serie of 4 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 16 stamps (4 series)
Design:
Printing Process: 
Paper:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printer:
Quantity:


STAMP 1  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:
Lighthouse:  Somaemuldo
ALL: M-4332
Location: Somaemuldo Island, South of Geoje




STAMP  2  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service: 
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:
Lighthouse:  Eocheongdo
ALL: M-4188
Location: Eocheongdo Island,  West of Gunsan



STAMP  3  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:
Lighthouse:  Oryukdo
ALL: M-4374
Location: Busán - South Eastern of the Korean Peninsula



STAMP  4  INFO:
Currency: South Korean Won - KRW
Facial: 300 (KRW)
Service:
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:
Lighthouse:  Ulgi / Daewangam
ALL: M-4394
Location: Ulsan, Dong Peninsula



FULL SHEET

Another view of  Oryukdo  in border

Thanks Klaus for the images.




Thursday, July 7, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Djibouti 2016 (II)





Code: DJB-2016-02
Release Date: May 05, 2016
Title: Lighthouses
Format:  Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ALGERIA - 2016

New Release 


GENERAL INFO:

Code: ALG-2016-01
Release Date: June 22, 2016
Postal Authority: Algérie Poste
Title: Marinas   -   Ports de Plaisance
Format: 3 stamp
Presentation:
Design:
Printing Process: 
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 
Currency: 
Facial: 
Paper:
Perf:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printed by: 
Quantity: 





Lighthouse: Tigzirt South Breakwater

Thank you very much to the site www.philateliedz.com for the images.


Friday, June 17, 2016

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2016

 
 

Code: TOG-2016-01
Release Date: May 20, 2016
Title: Water Birds
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the info on this issue

Thursday, June 16, 2016

FRANCE - 2016 (III)

New Release 

Création d’Isabelle Simler


GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-03
Release Date: July 11, 2016
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Mediterranean Fish - EUROMED Postal
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design: Isabelle Simler and Stephanie Ghinéa
Printing Process: Heliogravure
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 52 x 31,77
Currency: Euro - EUR
Facial: € 1,00
Paper:
Perf:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 1.000.000



 
 
 
According to the press release from La Poste, the stamp depicts, in the background, the hills of Marseille, with 3 silhouettes of iconic buildings of that city...
 
Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
 
Vielle Major
 
 
and the Tour de Saint Jean
 

Lighthouse: Fort St Jean / Tour St Jean / Tour du Fanal
 
 
Check your collection from France.  In 1949 were issued a set of 4 air mail stamps about french cities.  One of them was Marseille.   These 3 buildings share the design at that time also.
 
 
 
 
 

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

FRANCE - 2016 (II)

New Release 






Création de Corinne Salvi et Joëlle Gagliardini

 
GENERAL INFO:

Code: FRA-2016-02
Release Date: July 04, 2016
Postal Authority: La Poste
Title: Under the Sun
Format: Set of 12 stamps
Presentation: Booklet of 12 stamps (1 serie)
Design: Corinne Salvi and Joëlle Gagliardini
Printing Process: Heliogravure
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 38 x 24
Booklet Dimensions (mm): 256 x 54
Paper:
Perf:
Gum: 
Security: 
Printed by: Phil @ poste
Quantity: 2.500.000 Booklets



Cover of Booklet

 


Lighthouse: Stylized
 
 
Do not miss tomorrow, more new material from France.