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02 October 2017 [SP] Public notice

New stamps to go on sale

Monaco’s Stamp Issuing Office will release the following stamps for sale on 18 September 2017:

0,85 € - MONACO FOOTBALL CLUB AS

 

Following an exceptional season, the Monaco Football Club AS, chaired by Dmitri Rybolovlev, won its eighth French League 1 title, seventeen years after its last coronation. Under Leonardo Jardim’s leadership, the Club seduced by its game’s quality and the presence of spectacular players. Performance is historical: 95 points and 97 goals scored, i.e. for each of them the 2nd and 3rd best results of the League 1 history. 

  • Design: © AS MONACO FC
  • Printing process: Offset
  • Size of the stamp: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal
  • Quantity of issue: 50 000 stamps
  • Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

 

1,10€ - ARMAND LUNEL

 

A French writer who was born in 1892 in Aix-en-Provence and died in 1977 in Monaco, Armand Lunel passed the philosophy high-level competitive examination for teachers in 1924. He was appointed as a teacher at the Lycée in Monaco in 1920, where he spent his entire career. He emerged on the literary scene in 1924 and won the Renaudot prize in 1926 for his novel Nicolo-Peccavi ou l’Affaire Dreyfus à Carpentras (Nicolo-Peccavi or the Dreyfus Affair in Carpentras). Lunel was mobilised in 1939 and discharged by the Vichy government in 1940. It was thanks to the personal protection of Prince Louis II that the family of Armand Lunel and several other Jewish families living in the Principality managed to escape being rounded up and deported. 

  • Design and line-engraving: Claude ANDREOTTO
  • Printing process: 3 colors steel-engraving
  • Size of the stamp: 40 x 31,77 mm horizontal
  • Quantity of issue: 50 000 stamps
  • Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations

 

These issues will be on sale at the "Office des Timbres", the "Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies", the post offices and philatelic counters of the Principality.

Sale at the Stamp Issuing Office (Office des Timbres) -  Fontvieille shopping center -  3rd floor lifts side Pharmacy.

You can find the stamps of Monaco on the website of the Stamp Issuing Office: www.oetp-monaco.com .

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