New French Stamps

Great Moments in French History

france great moments stampsThe great moments of the history of France on the theme of the Renaissance will be honoring:  François I, at the camp du drap d’Or in 1520, where he met Henry VIII in order to rally to his cause against Charles V. On the stamp, and Catherine de Medici to date behind her, we see:

- Right: the column of the former Hotel de Soissons, which stood at about the location of the current scholarship commerce, in the district of Les Halles, this column is the last vestige still visible today.

- Left: 1 pavilion of the Tuileries, part of which was dismantled stone by stone. Numbered, and reassembled in Alata, Corsica, now is the castle of La Punta.

Issue Date: 06.06.2016 Designer: Louis Boursier  Illustrator: Louis Boursier (engraving) Process: Taille-douce Size: 143 x 105 mm Values: 2.80€

Heart

france heart stampFor the Heart issue of 2016 Courrèges, together with his studio, has created a stamp that will light up all the letters of the year.

Issue Date: 18.01.2016 Designer: © Courrèges Process: Héliogravure Size: 38 x 38 mm Values: 0,70€, 1,40€

Stamp Booklet : Roosters

france hens stampsBooklet of 12 stamps accompanying the event of the agricultural show, Salon de l’Agriculture.

Issue Date: 29.02.2016 Designer: © La Poste Illustrator: Henri Galeron Process: Héliogravure Size: 256 x 54 mm : 8.40€

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