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03 August 2017 [SP] Public notice

Stamps to go on sale on 21 August 2017

Monaco’s Stamp Issuing Office will release the following stamps for sale on 21 August 2017:


An unmissable gathering of coin, medal, stamp and postcard dealers and collectors, the 25th Grande Bourse will be held on Sunday 3 December at the Hotel Méridien Beach Plaza. 

  • Design: Patrick VAN KLAVEREN
  • Printing process: Offset
  • Size of the stamp: 30 x 40,85 mm vertical
  • Quantity of issue: 50 000 stamps
  • Sheet of 10 stamps with illuminations


3,00€ (2x0,85€ + 1,30€) – MONACO EXPLORATIONS

On 4 April, H.S.H. Prince Albert II launched the 2017–2020 Monaco Explorations initiative, reviving, after a gap of 120 years, the maritime scientific explorations pioneered by His great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I. The Yersin, an environmental research vessel which sails under a Monegasque flag, will depart next August from the Port of Monaco. It will follow a longitudinal route between the Tropics, completing a circumnavigation of the globe over a period of three years. The initiative will be based on the recommendations of a Scientific Guidance Committee made up of 10 internationally renowned scientists. Science will therefore be the foundation of the project, complemented by awareness-raising, communication and media activities. 

  • Design: Thierry MORDANT
  • Printing process: Heliogravure
  • Size of the block: 120 x 100 mm horizontal
  • Size of the stamps: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal
  • Quantity of issue: 40 000 blocks


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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