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Friday, May 8, 2015

France 2015 Stamp Issue
Road to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle








:: FRANCE
 :: THEME: Road to 
Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle   
  :: NOMINAL VALUE: 3.80 €
   :: ISSUE DATE: 27 April 2015
    :: DESIGN: 
Pierre Albuisson
     
     
    
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The series on the road to St Jacques de Compostela, which was launched in 2012 will end this year with four cities in the southwest of France. Step on via Turonensis, the citadel of Blaye, due to Vauban, once defended the estuary of the Gironde. Step on via Podiensis, the city of Aire-sur-l'Adour venerate holy Quiteria, patroness of Gascony, whose ancient sarcophagus is kept in the eponymous church, listed on the stamp. This is the portal of the twelfth century St. Mary Oloron church which is represented on the stamp of via Tolosona. Finally, in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, where joins three other four-lane the door of Notre Dame, which connects the church of Sainte-Elalie Nive, illustrates the last stamp.




stamp images and description thanks to:



Les chemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle


BLOCK WITH FOUR 0.95€ STAMPS
LA POSTE PRICE: 3.80€






2015 Oloron-Sainte-Marie






2015 Aire-sur-l'Adour







2015 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port






2015 Blaye







POSTMARKS






ISSUE DATE: 27 April 2015
NOMINAL VALUE: 3.80 €
CIRCULATION: 825 000
STAMP DESIGN: Pierre Albuisson
PHOTOS: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: photo Jean-Paul Azam / hemis.fr and Philippe Roy 
Oloron-Sainte-Marie: photos Franck Charton 
and Jean-Paul Azam / hemis.fr 
Blaye Stamp: photo Philippe Roy 
Aire-sur-Adour: photo Jean-Philippe Roy and Daniel Sudres 
Block Background: photo Philippe Roy and Jean-Daniel Sudres
POSTMARK DESIGN: Isy Ochoa
BLOCK SIZE: 143 x 105 mm
STAMP SIZE: 40 x 26 mm
PERFORATIONS: -
PAPER: Paper FSC Mixte mini 70%
PRINTING PROCESS: Mixte Offset Intaglio
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