Vintage Somalia Lighthouse Stamp

Bruno, from Italy, sent this image from his collection of a 1934 stamp from Somalia (Italian Administration). It depicts Cape Guardafui Lighthouse.

This abandoned lighthouse is located at the tip of the Horn of Africa.

Cape Guardafui Lighthouse | May 1934 Cape Guardafui Lighthouse | May 1934

Thanks to Bruno for this image. It’s always a pleasure to add new images of old stamps to this site.

See more lighthouse stamps from Somalia here.

February 2021 Guernsey ATM Stamps

Not to be outdone by Jersey, Guernsey also issued a set of six ATM stamps celebrating “Bailiwick Planes. There are two series of these labels, one imprinted “Envoy House”. Each of the series are available as strips of 6 different labels and a collectors set of the G series is available with 6 strips of each value. One of the labels in each series depicts the Blue Island ATR-72 flying over St. Peter Port. Below the tail of the aircraft the two piers enclosing the harbor can be seen. Castle Breakwater L/H is visible on the lower right pierhead and White Rock Pier L/H is visible on the other. Both are circled in red for clarity.

White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | B series White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | B series

 

White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | G series White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | G series

 

Thanks to Jaap for information about this issue.

See more lighthouse stamps from Guernsey here.