DG02qc-1: FDC France-Canada DE GAULLE QUEBEC CRUISER COLBERT 1967-2002
N°DG02qc-1: FDC FRANCE - CANADA «35th anniversary of General de Gaulle's voyage aboard the cruiser Colbert to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and Canada 1967-2002»
Postage France 1,40fr «Call of the 18 of June 1940-1980» + «TVP Marianne»
Cancellation "Cruiser Colbert, Bordeaux" 15.7.2002 (day anniversary of the castinf off on 15.7.1967)
+ label «35 years Long life to Free Quebec !»
+ cachet «visit of General de Gaulle, Road of the Roy, Quebec-Montreal 1967-2002»
+ arriving postmark "St Michel Montreal, QC" on the back
Collector's Edition - 60 numbered copies issued - Rare
35 years ago in the footsteps of Jacques Cartier, General de Gaulle boarded the cruiser 'Colbert' for an official visit to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and Canada.
July 15-27, 1967: Everything had been thought out in such a way as to make this trip a symbol. De Gaulle sailed from Brest for Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon aboard the cruiser 'Colbert' - named after the man who had organized the administration of New France - then sailed up the Saint-Laurent, as Jacques Cartier had done. in 1534 when he discovered Canada.
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