Category Archives: Lighthouses

2017 St. Pierre & Miquelon Lighthouse Stamp

On 17 Oct. 2017 La Poste de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon issued a single stamp featuring Cap Blanc Lighthouse. This light is located at the northwestern point of the island of St. Pierre and was built in 1883.

Cap Blanc L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 18 Oct 2017 Cap Blanc L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 18 Oct 2017

See more lighthouse stamps from St. Pierre & Miquelon here

2017 Portugal Lighthouse Stamp

On 8 September 2017 Portugal issued a set of four stamps plus a souvenir sheet to celebrate the selection of Cascais as the 2018 European Youth Capital. Cascais is a suburb of Lisbon and the location of Santa Marta Lighthouse which is featured on the stamp in the souvenir sheet shown below. The light serves both for general navigation and as a front range light. It dates from 1868.

Santa Marta L/H | Sc ?, Mi BL420, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8 Sep 2017 Santa Marta L/H | Sc ?, Mi BL420, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8 Sep 2017

Additional lighthouse stamps from Portugal are here