Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Stamps with Glitter - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps printed with Glitter

France 2009 Europa - Astronomy Issue - Miniature sheet with Glitter

Issue date 04 May 2009

La Poste France issued a souvenir sheet to commemorate the International Year of Astronomy celebrating the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s first telescopic observatory with two stamps (2x 0.70 €) - one stamp depicts Saturn, the Horsehead Nebula and a galaxy while the other depicts a star being transited by an exoplanet. 

Also depicted on the miniature sheet are an ancient telescope and an orbiting telescope with unknown planets and a moon completing the background design. The miniature sheet is also printed with glitter.

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