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Postage Stamp - Guinea - 1990

Title

Postage Stamp - Guinea - 1990

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Guinea

Date Issued

1990-08-03

Description

This postage stamp was issued by Guinea as part of a series celebrating the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy. The air mail stamp, designed by Jean-Louis Puvilland, is a collage of images: the 1990 FIFA World Cup logo, the World Cup trophy, a soccer player kicking a ball, and Enrico Pazzi's 1865 statue of Dante in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence, Italy. At the top of the stamp is the country name, "REPUBLIQUE DE GUINÉE"; at the bottom of the stamp is "POSTE AERIENNE" (air mail) and the denomination, "750 F". Below the logo is "STATUE DE / DANTE / (FLORENCE)".
Denomination: 750 F (750 GNF)
Perforation: 13 ¼ (comb)
Printing process: Offset lithography

Extent

36 × 36 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Scott no. 1134

Contributor

Jean-Louis Puvilland
Enrico Pazzi

Language

French