Here is an issue for those interested in Telecommunications history. This 20c. blue-grey, yellow-chestnut stamp was issued to celebrate the Opening of the Radio-T.V. Centre in Paris in 1968. Designed and engraved by Combet.
The Sandjak (district) of Alexandretta, formerly part of Syria, was detached in April 1938 and administered by the French, pending a decision on its future. Syrian stamps were overprinted 'Sandjak d'Alexandrette' and issued between April and December 1938. Following a decision of the League of Nations, Alexandrette was ceded to Turkey.
These two stamps formed the Winter relief Fund issue for France in 1941. Engraved by Ouvré and Serres. Recess Perf 13 Released March 4, 1941
This issue celebrated the 13th International Railway congress held in Paris in 1937. It featured: 30c. Electric Train 1 f. 50 Stream-lined locomotive Engraved by Achille Ouvré and Degorce. Recess.
This set of eight stamps celebrated Togo's 70th Stamp Anniversary, showing philatelic scenes and reproductions of Togo stamps. 5 fr. Philatelic auction 10 fr. Philatelic exhibition 15 fr. Counter sale 20 fr. Vending machine 30 fr. Counter sale 45 fr. Vending machine Airmail: 90 fr. Philatelic auction 105 fr. Father and Son with stamp album Designed by M.
This Stamp Day issue from France showed a Rural Postman of 1894. Designed and engraved by J.
This stamp featured a Rural Postman of 1830 and celebrated Stamp Day in 1968. Designed and engraved by Béquet. Perf 13. Released March 16, 1968
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This sailing ships issue from France featured the Newfoundland Bank Fishing boat the 'Côte d'Emeraude'. Designed by R. Chapelet and engraved by C. Durrens. Recess Perf 13 Released May 6, 1972 Ship details: 40 metres long, more than 9 m large, equipped of 14 doris, the Newfoundland banks fishing ship COTE d'EMERAUDE used to leave Dinard between 1925 and 1941 to catch the cod near Canada and Greenland coasts. Her crew of 35 men used to put back about 450 tons of fish at every campaign.
This stamp celebrated (not the word I would have chosen!) the 150th Anniversary of the French Revolution. It depicted the "Oath of the Tennis Court" Designed by André Spitz after L. David. Engraved A.