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2020 Cyprus Lighthouse Stamps

On May 4th 2020 Cyprus Post issued a set of two stamps in the 2020 EUROPA theme “Ancient Postal routes”. Each of these stamps shows two stylized lighthouse. Each of the stamps is also available in mini sheets of 8 stamps.

Stylized (2) L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 May 2020 Stylized (2) L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 May 2020

 

Stylized (2) L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 May 2020 Stylized (2) L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 4 May 2020

 

Thanks to Jaap for alerting us to this issue

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Turkish Cyprus 2012 Lighthouse Stamp

This pair of stamps was issued by Turkish Cyprus on 8 May 2012. On the right hand stamp the old disused Kyrenia West Mole lighthouse is visible behind the “U” in “Europa”. The unpainted stone tower is 7 meters tall and has not been used since 1963.

Kyrenia West Mole L/H | Sc 725b, Mi 758, SG 743, Yt 709, WADP not listed | 8 May 2012 Kyrenia West Mole L/H | Sc 725b, Mi 758, SG 743, Yt 709, WADP not listed | 8 May 2012

The red arrow below shows the location of the lighthouse.

Kyrenia West Mole L/H | Sc 725b, Mi 758, SG 743, Yt 709, WADP not listed | 8 May 2012 Kyrenia West Mole L/H | Sc 725b, Mi 758, SG 743, Yt 709, WADP not listed | 8 May 2012