Saturday, March 18, 2017

Closed for Vacations


Hello friends and readers of this blog:

Yes!  Vacations!  No new entries for the next days.

See you in April,
Carlos.

Friday, March 17, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Niger 2017





Code: NIG-2017-01
Release Date: February 20, 2017
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Jaap for the alert


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

DUTCH CARIBBEAN - 2017

NEW ISSUE



Code: DCR-2017-01
Release Date: March 03, 2017
Authority: FXDC Post
Title: Lighthouses of Bonaire
Format: Set of 4 stamps
Presentation:
Currency: US Dollar - USD
Facial: 99 (0.99 USD)
Service: International STD Postcard
Printing Process:
Design:
Paper:
Gum:
Security:
Printer: 
Quantity: 



Stamp 1 of 4


Lighthouse: Fort Oranje / Kralendijk
ALL: J-6408.3

Stamp 2 of 4


Lighthouse: Seru Bentana
ALL: J-6416


Stamp 3 of 4


Lighthouse: Boca Spelonk
ALL: J-6414

Stamp 4 of 4



Lighthouse: Lacre Punt / WillemsToren
ALL: J-6411


Location:  Let us use the map from the last year to locate these lighthouses





Thank you very much Michael for the alert


Sunday, March 5, 2017

MONTENEGRO - 2017


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Code: MOT-2017-01
Release Date: November 10, 2017
Title: Navigation 2017 - Mendra Lighthouse
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation: Sheets of 8 stamps + 1 complement
Quantity: 50.000

These are great news. After 5 years of this Great Issue of 2012 , Montenegro Post returns to the Lighthouses for his serie  "Pomorstvo"  (Navigation). This year will be only 1 stamp and will depict Mendra Lighthouse.







Saturday, March 4, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Togo 2017




Code: TOG-2017-01
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Title: The Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

JAPAN - 2017 (II)

NEW ISSUE


GENERAL INFO:
Code: JAP-2017-02
Release Date: May 02, 2017
Postal Authority: Japan Post
Title: 150th Anniv of Japan-Denmark Diplomatic Relations
Format: Serie of 10 stamps
Presentation:  Minisheets of 10 stamps (1 serie)
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 84 x 200
Design: Yasuko Yamada Stamp Designer
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Paper:  
Gum:  
Printer: 
Quantity: 900.000 Minisheets   (9.000.000 of stamps)



Stamp N. 9



Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 82 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 25g
Dimensions (mm): 28 x 34
Perf: 



Lighthouse: Kronborg
ALL: C-1908
Location: North East Tower of Kronborg Castle, Helsingør, Denmark


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

SPAIN - 2017

NEW ISSUE


Code: SPA-2017-01
Release Date: March 17, 2017
Postal Authority: Correos
Title: Spanish Cinema - Málaga Festival
Format: 1 stamp
Presentation:  Premiun Sheets of 15 stamps
Stamp Dimensions (mm): 33.2 x 49.8
Currency: Euros - EUR
Facial: 0.60 (EUR)
Printing Method: Offset
Gum: Self Adhesive
Quantity: 240.000 stamps


Lighthouse: Stylistic representation of the "Farola de Malaga" mixed with a cinema proyector.  At least that is what declares the philatelic notice of this issue.

And here it is the Farola in a block from the year 1995 in occasion of the philatelic exhibition in Malaga of that year.






Thanks Jaap for the alert.



Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CUBA - 2017

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Code: CUB-2017-01
Release Date: April 01, 2017
Title: Lighthouses and Fauna
Format: Set of 4 stamps
Presentation: Minisheets of 1 set


Extract of the 2017 issue programme

Thanks to the website Filatelia desde Cuba for the news.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

BULGARIA - 2017


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Code: BUL-2017-01
Release Date: March, 2017
Title: Seascapes and Lighthouses
Format: Set of 4 stamps


Thanks Ivan and his website Stamps of Bulgaria for the news.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Mozambique 2016 (V)



Code: MOZ-2016-05
Release Date: November 10, 2016
Title: Dolphins
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp



Friday, February 17, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Mozambique 2016 (IV)



Code: MOZ-2016-04
Release Date: November 10, 2016
Title: Water Birds
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert on this isse.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

JAPAN - 2017

NEW ISSUE







GENERAL INFO:
Code: JAP-2017-01
Release Date: April 14, 2017
Postal Authority: Japan Post
Title: My Travel Stamps Series - Vol 2
Format: Serie of 20 stamps
Presentation:  2 Minisheets of 10 stamps each
Minisheet Dimensions (mm): 67.5 x 187
Design: Yusuke Kusuda Stamp Designer
Printing Process: Offset 6 colours
Paper:  
Gum:  
Printer: 
Quantity: 
52y:    600.000 minisheets
82y: 1.500.000 minisheets  


MINISHEET  N. 1

Currency: Yen - JPY
Facial: 52 (JPY)
Service: Local STD Postcard


Stamp N. 1


Dimensions (mm): 26.4 (H) x 26 (V)
Lighthouse: Enoshima


Stamp N. 3


Dimensions (mm): 25.5 x 21.5
Lighthouse: Enoshima
Photo by: Miyamoto Takashi Hiroshi




Stamp N. 9


Dimensions (mm): 21.5 x 27
Photo by: Mitsunori Yano
Lighthouse: Enoshima
ALL: M-6332
Location: Eno-Shima Island, in front of Fujisawa.   50km south of Tokyo




Saturday, February 11, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Maldives (II)



Code: MDV-2016-02
Release Date: December 28, 2016
Title: 300th Anniv of "Boston Light" Lighthouse
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp





DOUBTFUL - Niger 2016 (IV)




Code: NIG-2016-04
Release Date: December 21, 2016
Title: Lighthouses of the World
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


I am going to delay one more month the publish of  the PDF File with all the issues of 2016.  This is because I want to give the men and women of Stamperija, time to finish squeezing the year 2016 with all these paraphilatelic items.

Thanks Klaus for the alert on these issues.




Sunday, February 5, 2017

TURKEY - 2017

NEW ISSUE




GENERAL INFO:

Code: TUR-2017-01
Release Date: January 30, 2017
Postal Authority: PTT
Title: Eurasia Tunnel
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Presentation:
Design:
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum:
Security:
Printer: PTT Matbaasi / PTT Printing House
Quantity: 


Where is the Lighthouse...?

FIRST DAY COVER


Lighthouse: Kiz Kulesi.
ALL:  N-4903.8
Location: Istanbul, TURKEY

Saturday, February 4, 2017

DOUBTFUL - Solomon Islands 2016 (IV)



Code: SOL-2016-04
Release Date: December 12, 2016
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue

DOUBTFUL - Guinea Bissau 2016 (II)



Code: GBI-2016-02
Release Date: December 20, 2016
Title: Great and Beautiful Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 5 stamps and Block with 1 stamp


Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

GUERNSEY - 2017

Updated with Info and Images
FDC and Presentation Pack added at bottom


Fantastic set of stamps by Guernsey Post. Early in the year, we have a strong candidate to best lighthouse stamp of 2017.


Code: GUE-2017-01
Release Date: February 15, 2017
Postal Authority: Guernsey Post
Title: Bailiwick Lighthouses - Post & Go
Format: Serie of 6 stamps
Presentation: Collector strip of 6 stamps (1 serie)
Design: Robin Carter
Printing Method: Six colours digital printing in coils
Paper: Self Adhesive
Gum:
Printed by: Walsall Security Printings

Stamp Dimensions (mm): 56 x 25
Facial: Value on request 



Stamp 1 of 6

Lighthouse: Castle Breakwater
ALL: A-1560
Location: St.Peter Port 


Stamp 2 of 6

Lighthouse: Les Hanois
ALL: A-1580
Location: Reef at south west of Guernsey Island




Stamp 3 of 6

Lighthouse: Brehon Tower
ALL: A-1559
Location: 5km North East of St.Peter Port





Stamp 4 of 6

Lighthouse: Alderney
ALL: A-1536
Location: North East of Alderney Island





Stamp 5 of 6

Lighthouse: Casquets
ALL: A-1532
Location: Islets 13km west of Alderney





Stamp 6 of 6

Lighthouse: Sark
ALL: A-1544
Location: North East of Sark Island

Thanks Klaus for the alert
Thanks to Michael Ellison for the images. 



Two more beautiful items of this release to complete a great pack and a "must have" in our collection.  
FIRST DAY COVER


COVER of PRESENTATION PACK



Monday, January 30, 2017

RUSSIA - 2017

NEW ISSUE

Code: RUS-2017-01
Release Date: February 07, 2017 
Postal / Philatelic Authority: Russian Post / Marka
Title: 2018 FIFA World Cup RUSSIA / Official Mascot
Format: Block with 1 stamp
Design: Olga Shushlebina
Printing Process:
Paper:
Gum: 
Security:
Printer:
Quantity:

Currency: Ruble RUB
Facial:  100 (RUB)
Dimensions (mm): 
Perf:



Lighthouse: Rostral Columns
ALL: 
Location: St. Petersburg