Category Archives: Stamps

2018 Monaco Lighthouse Stamp

On 3 May 2018, Monaco issued a stamps as part of this year’s Europa series. The Europa theme this year is bridges. While the Sainte Dévote Bridge is prominent in the foreground, the Monte Carlo south jetee light (Jetee du Sud) can be seen in the background. This lighthouse, along with it’s sister on the north jetee were demolished in 2006 during a harbor expansion project.

Jetee Sud L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018 Jetee Sud L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018

Jetee Sud L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018 Jetee Sud L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018

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2018 Malta Lighthouse Stamp

On 3 May 2018 Malta Post issued a set of two EUROPA stamps depicting bridges. The €0.59 stamp shows the Breakwater Bridge with St. Elmo Lighthouse at the end of the breakwater. The recently completed bridge replaces one destroyed during World War II and allows access to the breakwater and the lighthouse from land.

St. Elmo L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018 St. Elmo L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 3 May 2018

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