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France Issued Stamp on Jean Baptiste Charcot

The “Pourquoi-Pas ?” Is sinking. Standing on the bridge, Jean-Baptiste Charcot said serenely: “Ah, my poor children! These are his last words, reported by the only survivor of the shipwreck. Not far from the Icelandic coast, on September 16, 1936, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Ironworker Art This stamp of the series “Métiers d’art” follows the two stamps issued in 2016, the “stone sculptor” and the “jeweler”.  The ironworker carries out works such as grids, stair railings or decorative objects, shaping the hot metal by … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Maurice Faure

Maurice Faure was born on 2 January 1922 in the Dordogne. After graduating with a degree in History and a Doctorate of Laws, he joined the Resistance in 1944. After the war, he became a young wolf of the radical … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamps on  Masks

The stamps of this notebook are illustrated by 12 photographs by Milchelangelo Durazzo, a French esthete of Italian origin. He started in photography on the set of the movie “Eight and a Half” by Fellini. It shows very quickly his … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Rancillac This collectible pays hommage to the contempory artist Bernard Rancillac. Issue Date: 20.03.2017 Designer: Bernard Rancillac Process: Offset Size: 210 x 143 mm Values: 9.80€ Salon de Printemps – Montmartre Le Moulin-Rouge, le Lapin agile, le Moulin de la Galette or the Bateau-Lavoir became the … Continue reading

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New French Stamps

The Rich and Intense Nièvre There is an unexpected Burgundy made of large spaces, lakes, forests and talents that swarm in towns and villages. Descending the last wild river in Europe, pass the ducal city of Nevers, the priory of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Germaine Ribière Born in Limoges in 1917, Germaine Ribière fought very early against the dangers of Nazism. She participated in the networks “Christian friendship” and “combat” during the second world war.She organized numerous rescues of Jewish children in several regions, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

55th Anniversary of the Algeria Ceasefire Issue Date: 20.03.2017 Designer: Youz Process: Héliogravure Size: 26 x 40 mm Values: 1.30€ Eiffel Tower Issue Date: 16.03.2017 Designer: Huitieme Jour Process: Offset Size: 143 x 148 mm, 210 x 95 mm Values: 6.70€, 5.30€ European Capitals : Valletta Capital of the Republic … Continue reading

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Canada -France Joint Stamp Issue on Wimy Centenary

These stamps will be issued on 8th April 2017 to commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The battle itself, from April 9-12, 1917, is generally regarded as the defining moment in Canada’s emergence as a nation. For … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Frederic Bazille

His visits to the Fabre museum in Montpellier, his hometown, and the revelation of modern painting by Alfred Bruyas, a great collector and patron, decided otherwise: Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) would be a painter! At the school of fine arts of … Continue reading

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