HLF15-3 : 2015 - Maxi FDC SPAIN "Stopover No.1 Canary Islands - HERMIONE / LAFAYETTE"
N°HLF15-3 : Maxi FDC SPAIN "April 18, 2015 : 235 years after the Marquis de LAFAYETTE - Starting from the Isle of Aix (France) of the French Frigate of Liberty the HERMIONE to United States (USA) - Official Ceremony in the Isle of Aix (France) in the presence of Mr. François HOLLANDE, President of France / May 1-6, 2015 : Maiden Crossing HERMIONE - LAFAYETTE - Stopover No. 1 of the Frigate HERMIONE in the Canary Islands (Spain) / Mr. George WASHINGTON, First President of USA" (Size : 16,2 x 22,9 cm) 2015 :
Franked Spain 1 value 0,54€ "325th anniversary of the Birth of Blas de Lezo y Olavarieta" cancelled with philatelic cachet "Puerto de la Luz y de Las Palmas - Escala de la Fregata L’Hermione en las Islas Canarias" (Spain) dated May 1-6, 2015
+ Complementary postage Spain sheetblock of 3 values 17+5Pta "500th anniversary of the Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, 1992"
+ Red cachet "Stopover No. 1 - Canary Islands - First relief crew & Preparation of the Transatlantic" (Spain) dated May 1-6, 2015
+ Violet cachet Isle of Aix "Departure of the Frigate HERMIONE - Maiden Travel France-USA / Mr. François HOLLANDE, President of France" (France) dated April 18, 2015 on back
+ Postal link Canary Islands (Spain) - Strasbourg "Council of Europe" (France) with Mail Office cachet on back
Limited edition 75 copies - EXTREMELY RARE
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