Insects – Ladybird

France – The order of the beetles is the order of the animals that brings together the greatest number of species, which is why 3 of them were chosen to illustrate the stamps of the block, a ladybug, a chafer,Read More

Coupe de France 1917 – 2017

France – The Coupe de France is not its age. Yet it is a hundred years old. Founded in 1917 to honor the memory of Charles Simon, founder of the French Interfederal Committee, ancestor of the FFF, fell to theRead More

The French Red Cross

France – This 2017 booklet is in line with the booklets issued in 2015 and 2016 of the subject. Indeed, the booklet issued in 2015 dealt with Red Cross interventions throughout the world (food, drinking water, salvage …) during large-scale naturalRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

France – The Val de Loire offers a unique architectural ensemble that we owe to the Valois but also to the great figures of the kingdom.On the Indre is the small castle of Azay, an ancient fortified town burnt by KingRead More

90th FFAP Congress in Cholet

France – Cholet is located in the extreme south-west of Maine-et-Loire, on the border of three other departments: Vendée and Loire-Atlantique in Pays de la Loire region, and Deux-Sèvres in Poitou-Charentes. One of the specialties of the city is the handkerchief.Read More

Paris 2024 Olympic Games Candidature

France – The stamp issued on the occasion of the officialization of the candidature of Paris to the organization of the Olympic Games of 2024. Technical Details Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: Laurent Mathilde Process: Heliogravure Size: 40 x 30 mm timbreRead More

Flowers and Crafts

France – Booklet of 12 postage stamps with permanent validity at the rate of the green letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France.Carnet size: 256 mm x 54 mm For the spring of 2017, a notebook of twelveRead More

The Connected Universe – Concourse Lepine

France – Since its inception, the “Concours Lépine” has evolved, but has remained a springboard, a precursor, a showcase inescapable where thousands of extraordinary inventions (ballpoint pen, steam iron, mechanical heart, Contact lenses, fertilizer Riviera, Aspivenin …) were born and shapedRead More

Jean Baptiste Charcot 1867 – 1936

France – 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,Read More

Chemin des Dames

France – In 1917 between Soissons and Reims, the Chemin des Dames, a vast sector of the front to the north of the Aisne river between Pinon to the west and Berry-au-Bac to the east, is at the heart of militaryRead More

Joint Issue France – Canada

France – On April 9, 1917, four Canadian divisions joined forces and assaulted. At the cost of several thousand deaths, they manage to take control of the 145 rating on April 12. The crest is undoubtedly one of the strategic pointsRead More

Crafts – Ironworker Art

France – This stamp of the series “Métiers d’art” follows the two stamps issued in 2016, the “stone sculptor” and the “jeweler”. This series aims to highlight various crafts in France and the rare, traditional or innovative craftsmanship. This craft combinesRead More

Maurice Faure

France – 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 theRead More