July 22nd, 2016

Fish of the Mediterranean – French Post joined the “Euromed Postal” initiative. One bright stamp is released to the attention of philately enthusiasts

FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform our readers that French postal administration is participating this year in the "Euromed Postal" joint issue whose theme is dedicated to the "Fish of the Mediterranean".

After a common design in 2014 and 2015, participating postal administrations have issued different stamps this year, highlighting the fish species that can be found in the Mediterranean.

The French version of the stamp is remarkable by its original and bright design. On the stamp, the hills of Marseille in the background, and silhouettes of the characteristic Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, the tower of Saint-Jean and Old Major; in the foreground red and white sea fans surround a school of typical Mediterranean fish, red scorpion fish, gurnard red mullet, atlantic bonito, wrasses, moray…

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