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2020 Ukraine Lighthouse mini-sheet

On 15 September 2020 issued a minisheet of 6 lighthouse stamps similar to the two issued in 2009 and 2010.

Lighthouses of Ukraine | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Lighthouses of Ukraine | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Yevpatoriya L/H is located on the Crimean Peninsula near the seaport of the same name and is the tallest lighthouse on the Black Sea.  It is a relatively new lighthouse having been replace after being damaged during WWII.

Yevpatoriya L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Yevpatoriya L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Biryuchiy L/H is located in the northwestern part of the Sea of Azov near the end of a long, narrow spit of land. It dates from 1882 but, again, was damaged during WWII and was not in service for several years following.

Biryuchiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Biryuchiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Il’inskiy L/H is located on the Crimean Peninsula near the port city of Feodosiya and dates from 1953 when it was built to replace a former one destroyed during WWII.

Il'inskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Il'inskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Stanislav-Adzhigol’skiy Range Rear L/H is a striking red skeleton tower which in conjunction with a similar but shorter front range light mark one of the approach channels to the Dnipro River in the northern Black Sea east of Odessa.

Stanislav-Adzhigol'skiy Range Rear L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Stanislav-Adzhigol'skiy Range Rear L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Meganom L/H is located near the port of Sudak in the eastern Crimean Peninsula. It was built in 1895 but like most of the other lighthouses pictured on this sheet was damaged during WWII and out of service for a period of time.

Meganom L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Meganom L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Zmiinyi L/H is located on Snake Island east of the Danube River Delta. The island has been under control of many countries over the years including Turkey, Russia, USSR, Romania and Ukraine. It was built in 1846. Sadly, it was also damaged during WWII and had to be restored.

Zmiinyi L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020 Zmiinyi L/H | Sc ?, Mi ?, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP ? | 15 Sep 2020

 

Thanks to Jaap for bringing this sheet to our attention.

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2019 Ukraine Lighthouse Stamp

On 5 July 2019 Ukrposhta issued a set of four stamps in the form of a souvenir sheet to celebrate “The beauty and grandeur of Ukraine – Donetsk Region”. The stamp at the top right of the sheet depicts Belosaraishiy (Belosaray) Lighthouse. This lighthouse is located on the north shore of the Sea of Azov near the city of Mariupol and is the oldest of the Azov lighthouses and was built in 1836. 

Belosaraiskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi 1811, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP UA047.19 | 5 Jul 2019 - Image source: Universal Postal Union Belosaraiskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi 1811, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP UA047.19 | 5 Jul 2019 - Image source: Universal Postal Union

 

Belosaraiskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi 1811, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP UA048MS.19 | 5 Jul 2019 - Image source: Universal Postal Union Belosaraiskiy L/H | Sc ?, Mi 1811, SG ?, Yt ?, WADP UA048MS.19 | 5 Jul 2019 - Image source: Universal Postal Union

 

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