Monaco Issued Stamps Princely Births

monaco princely birth stampsMonaco has issued special stamps on 27th April 2015 on the  occasion of the birth of Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, Monaco Post is ready to release a block of two stamps consisting of photos of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlène with Their Children, taken at the Princess Grace Hospital and during the official presentation on 7th January 2015.

Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco is the twin son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco and Princess Charlene and heir apparent to the Monegasque throne. He was born at Monaco’s Princess Grace Hospital.

The Princely Palace of Monaco released a statement describing how the birth was to be celebrated in the principality. Forty-two cannon shots (twenty-one for each child) were to be fired from the Fort Antoine and church bells were to ring for fifteen minutes, followed by boat horns. The twins were presented on 7 January 2015 which was declared a public holiday in Monaco.

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