Category Archives: Lighthouses

2018 Brazil Lighthouse Stamp

On 4 December 2018 Correios Brazil issued a stamp commemorating 50 years of friendship with its neighbor country, Guyana. The R$1,85 value stamp depicts examples of Guyana’s tourism, flora and fauna. The Red and white striped Georgetown Lighthouse is shown at the right side of the stamp. This lighthouse was built in 1830 replacing a former wooden structure built in 1817 and marks the entrance to the Demerara River.

Georgetown L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 Dec 2018 Georgetown L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 Dec 2018

See more lighthouse stamps from Brazil here

 

2018 Sri Lanka Lighthouse Stamps

On 26 Oct 2018 Sri Lanka issued a set of four very nice stamps featuring lighthouses of Sri Lanka. The stamps are available individually or as mini sheets.

Barberyn L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Barberyn L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Barberyn Lighthouse is also known as Beruwala L/H and is located on a small island on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka.

Galbokka Pt. L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Galbokka Pt. L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Galbokka Point Lighthouse is located south of Colombo harbor on the point for which it is named.

Pt. Pedro L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Pt. Pedro L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Point Pedro Lighthouse is located on the north end of Sri Lanka at the southeast entrance to Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka.

Oluvil L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Oluvil L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Oluvil Lighthouse is located on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka near the fishing port of the same name.

Barberyn L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Barberyn L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Galbokka Pt. L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Galbokka Pt. L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Pt. Pedro L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Pt. Pedro L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

Oluvil L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018 Oluvil L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 26 Oct 2018

More lighthouse stamps from Sri Lanka can be seen here