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2020 France Lighthouse Stamp Booklet – Part 2

Continuing with the posts about the 2020 lighthouse stamp booklet from France we will look at the stamps of the first pane of the booklet.

L’Espiguette Lighthouse is located in the Rhône delta in southern France. It was built in 1869 and has been getting farther from the coast as the delta continues to extend into the Mediterranean Sea.

L'Espiguette L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 L'Espiguette L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

Îles Sanguinaires Lighthouse built in 1844 is located southwest of the port city of  Ajaccio on the west coast of Corsica.

Îles Sanguinaires L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 Îles Sanguinaires L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

Pointe de Bel-Air Lighthouse (also called Sainte-Suzanne Lighthouse) is located in Sainte-Suzanne on the north coast of the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. The light was built in 1846 and renovated in 1996.

Pointe de Bel-Air L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 Pointe de Bel-Air L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

The last stamp on the first pane of the booklet shows La Caravelle Lighthouse located on the island of Martinique in the Lesser Antilles. This light was built in 1862 and is located on the Caravelle Peninsula.

La Caravelle L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 La Caravelle L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

Stay tuned for more stamp details from this booklet.

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2020 France Lighthouse Stamp Booklet

La Poste has hit another home run! On 28 August 2020 La Poste issued a second booklet of 12 stamps similar to the one issued about a year prior. This booklet features all different lighthouses and the series title is “Landmarks of our Coast”. The first pane shows lighthouses from Corsica, Reunion, Martinique and France while the other two panes show only lighthouse from France. Since there is so much material here it will be posted over the next several days. This post shows the booklet cover and the individual panes.

La Plate & La Vieille L/H, Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ?, 28 Aug 2020 | booklet cover La Plate & La Vieille L/H, Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ?, 28 Aug 2020 | booklet cover

 

2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020 2020 Lighthouses of France | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 8/28/2020

 

Thanks go to our chief researcher, Jaap for finding this issue.

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