Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

Cite Universitaire Paris – It is a Private Park and Foundation established in 1925 providing general and public services, including the maintenance of several residences housing 6,000 students and visiting academics.

Banks of the Seine in Paris – On the banks of Seine in Paris are located some of the most famous monuments from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame via the Place de la Concorde, but also the historic bridges that connect them. Both Banks are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991.

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris France which hold the remains of more than six million people. It was created in 1810 to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Since 2013 the Catacombs number among 14 City of Paris Museums.

The Fontaine de l’Observatoire is a monumental fountain located in Jadin Marco Polo in Paris with Sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). It was dedicated in 1874 and is also known for the Four Parts of the World Sculpture embodied by Female figures. The Four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa & America.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE – PARIS SCENES.

Saint Martin Canal is 4.6 Km long Canalin Paris and connects  Canal de l’Ourcq to the river Seine. It was inaugurated in 1825.

Tuileries Garden is a Public Garden located between Louvre and Place de la Concorde in Paris.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

The Petit Palais is an art museum in Paris. It was built in 1900 for Exposition Universelle and now houses the city of Paris Museum of Arts.

The Galerie Vivienne is one of the covered passages of Paris built in 1823 by Marcoux. It has now been registered as a historical monument since 07 Jul 1974.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES.

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

France issued a stamp on A Durer (1471-1528) on 09 Jun 1980. Durer was a painter and the stamp features his self-portrait. The stamp was issued with a vinette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 1982 -International Stamp Exhibition.

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FRANCE 1980- PHILEXFRANCE 1982 & A DURER.

Stamps on Charles de Gaulle – France 1971

Stamps on Charles de Gaulle -France 1971.

France issued a set of four stamps on First Death Anniversary of Charles de Gaulle. A se-tenant strip of Four with a vignette saying Homage to General Gaulle is listed.

0.50 F – General De Gaulle in June 1940

0.50 F – General Gaulle in Brazzaville in 1944

0.50 F – General Gaulle in Paris in 1944

0.50 F – General Gaulle President of the Republic.

 

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FRANCE 1971- HOMAGE TO CHARLES DE GAULLE

Stamps on First French Satellite -France 1965.

Stamps on First French Satellite -France 1965.

France issued a set of two stamps on Launch of First French Satellite A1 on 30 Nov 1965. Triptychs consisting of two stamps and a vignette was issued  which is listed

0.30 F- Diamant Rocket launching the Satellite     0.60 F – A 1 Satellite in orbit.

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FRANCE 1965 -FIRST SATELLITE OF FRANCE.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

France issued a set of two stamps on French Revolution Bicentenary on 18 Jun 1988. Triptychs consisting of two stamps and a vignette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 89 Philatelic exhibition was issued  which is listed

4 F- Grenoble 1788-Day of the tiles          3 F – Vizille 1788 -Assembly of three Orders.

FRANCE PHILEX 89
FRANCE 1988 – BICNTENARY FRENCH REVOLUTION & PHILEXFRANCE 89.

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Olympic Torch Route

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Olympic Torch Route

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

14 Nov 1991 – 2.50 Fr – Olympic Torch Route

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FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -OLYMPIC TORCH ROUTE