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Monday, August 20, 2007

Portuguese Autopsy

The Philatelic Autopsy: Season 1 Episode 2

Country of origin: Portugal

Stamps: No. 4 . Currency: Euro

1st Row:
Left Stamp:
Issued 7 Jul. 2006 in a set of 5 stamps about the 50th Anniversary of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Depicts a painting of the italian early Renaissance Painter Domenico Ghirlandaio (Florence, 1449 - Florence, 1494) named Portrait of a Young Woman.

Right Stamp: Issued 11 Oct. 2005. It belongs to a 4v set on Social communication. This one is about the internet.

2nd Row:
Left Stamp:
Depicts the "Entrudo" (local Carnival) at Lazarim, Lamego and was issued 17 Feb. 2005 in a 5v stamp set.

Right Stamp: Issued for the commemoration of the 50 Years UNO membership. Shows Einstein and at its upper left corner the symbol of the 2005 World Year of Physics. It was issued in a set of 4 stamps and the year was 2005.

Cancellation: Aboboda. Date: 2007-06-25 (also shown on registration label).

Postal Tariff: 0.30+0.74+0.10+0.74 = 1.88 Euro. Correct postage for registered mail within Portugal (50g to 100g).

Hope you have enjoyed episode 2 of my autopsy series!
Take care!
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