New Stamps from France

Paris 2024 Olympic Games Candidature

france olympic stampThe stamp issued on the occasion of the officialization of the candidature of Paris to the organization of the Olympic Games of 2024.

Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: Laurent Mathilde Process: Heliogravure Size: 40 x 30 mm timbre et 26 x 30 mm vignette : 0.73€

The French Red Cross:Stamp Booklet

france stamp bookletThis  booklet is in line with the booklets issued in 2015 and 2016 of the subject. Indeed, the booklet issued in 2015 dealt with Red Cross interventions throughout the world (food, drinking water, salvage …) during large-scale natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, etc.) . This year, as in 2016, the booklet focuses on helping people: the disabled, the elderly, the homeless, the training of nurses, first-aid workers, support for education And sustainable development …La Poste has entrusted the work of illustrating the values ​​of the Red Cross to a painter, illustrator, teacher, who expresses himself in black and white as well as in colors, drawing, painting, ‘In sculpture. His job, to illustrate the stamps is very recognizable for those who know him. A very colorful job, solid but with relief, however, sober, luminous, lively, delicate, human.

Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: Laurent Corvaisier, Corinne Salvi : Heliogravure Size: 165 x 85 mm Values: 7.84€

90th FFAP Congress in Cholet

france ffap stampCholet is located in the extreme south-west of Maine-et-Loire, on the border of three other departments: Vendée and Loire-Atlantique in Pays de la Loire region, and Deux-Sèvres in Poitou-Charentes. One of the specialties of the city is the handkerchief. The textile industry is at the origin of the development of the city. The former factory of whitening of canvases of the River Sauvageau, built in 1881, is one of the last witnesses of the textile activity of Cholet. Now known as the Textile and Fashion Museum, it unfolds the stages of making fiber from yarn, and from yarn to fabric. There is also the last workshop of production of the traditional handkerchief of Cholet. Today, the capital of children’s clothing, Cholet is still marked by a very strong fashion identity. Thanks to its many other activities, including the clothing and footwear industry, military electronics, food processing, industrial joinery and plastics, the Choletais basin has become the second largest industrial area in the region. Cholet, a child-friendly city by Unicef, looks to the future with confidence.

Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: line Filhon Process: Taille Douce Size: 30 x 40 mm, vignette 26 x 30 mm Values: 0.73€

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