Lighthouses on Stamps -Ireland

Lighthouses on Stamps -Ireland

Ireland issued a set of two stamps on Lighthouses on 10 July 1986. The 24 pence stamp shows Kish Lighthouse and aHelicopter and 30 pence stamp shows Fastnet Lighthose.

Lighthouses on Stamps -Ireland-ISG

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Haut -Fond Prince Lighthouse

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Haut -Fond Prince Lighthouse

Canada issued a set of stamps on 03 Oct 1985 on Lighthouses.

Haut -Fond Prince  Lighthouse – This lighthouse guides the ships safely through the swift and ever changing currents of the St Lawrence river.

stamp on Haut-Fond Prince Lighthouse-ISG

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Pelee Passage Lighthouse

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Pelee Passage Lighthouse

Canada issued a set of stamps on 03 Oct 1985 on Lighthouses.

Pelee Passage Lighthouse – This lighthouse guides important cargo ships through the shallow passages and raging storms of Lake Erie.

stamps on Pelee Passage Lighthouse -ISG

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Ross Blanche Lighthouse

Stamps on Lighthouses -Canada-Ross Blanche Lighthouse

Canada issued a set of stamps on 03 Oct 1985 on Lighthouses.

Ross Blanche Lighthouse – This lighthouse guides the fishing vesels through torrent waters along the jagged Newfoundland coast.

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Lighthouses on Stamps – South Africa

Lighthouses on Stamps – South Africa

South Africa issued a set of Four stamps on 09 Jun 1988 on Light Houses.

Pelican Point Lighthouse is located at a peninsula in the western side of Walvis Bay, Namibia and illustrates the 16¢ stamp. Built in 1932, the 34 m (112 ft) round cast iron tower is painted with black and white horizontal bands. The adjacent 3-story building, apparently abandoned now, was a harbor control center and light keeper’s house.
 Green Point Lighthouse in Cape Town ON 30 Cent stamp is  a 16 m (52 ft) square 4-story brick tower painted white, with red and white diagonal bands. It was first lit on April 12, 1824 and is South Africa’s oldest lighthouse.
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse illustrates the 40¢ stamp: it is South Africa’s third oldest light station, first lit on March 1st, 1849. The 27 m (89 ft) sandstone tower, painted white with two red horizontal bands, rises through the center of a 1-story keeper’s house
Umhlanga Rocks Lighthouse was first lit on November, 24th 1954 to replace the Bluff lighthouse, which was commissioned in 1869 but had to be abandoned due to its rapid deterioration. The 21 m (69 ft) cylindrical concrete tower stands 21m above the beach and guides ships into the safety of the Durban harbor.

Lighthouses on Stamps – Canada

Lighthouses on Stamps – Canada

Canada issued a set of Four stamps on 03 Oct 1985  titled Modern Lighthouses of Canada. Three stamps used on the cover are shown

Haut Fond Prince      Sisters Islets       Rose  Blanche Cains Islands

Pelee Passage (not on Cover)

Lighthouses on Stamps – USA

Lighthouses on Stamps – USA

Sabine Pass Lighthouse – A 44c stamps was issued on Sabine Pass Lighthouse , Louisiana. It is a historic lighthouse on Louisiana side of River Sabine which started operation in 1857 and was deactivated in 1952.

Sand Island Lighthouse – A  44c stamps was issued on Sand Island Lighthouse , Alabama. It is a historic lighthouse on Northern tip of Sand Island in Lake Superior which started operation in 1881 and was deactivated in 1980.

SABINE PASS LIGHTHOUSE LOUISIANA, SAND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE ALABAMA