LIGHTHOUSES

This page shows a selection of lighthouses on postage stamps and related philatelic items which we currently have available in stock. We follow this with some Cinderellas, local posts, postmarks and other lighthouse theme items.

NEW ZEALAND POST STAMPS

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LIGHTHOUSE 1   1947 GOVERNMENT LIFE SET OF 8 STAMPS MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$15.

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LIGHTHOUSE 2   1967 GOVERNMENT LIFE SET OF 6 STAMPS MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$20.

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LIGHTHOUSE 3   1969 GOVERNMENT LIFE SET OF 7 STAMPS MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$4.

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LIGHTHOUSE 4   1978 GOVERNMENT LIFE 25c Overprint MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$1.

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LIGHTHOUSE 5   1981 GOVERNMENT LIFE SET OF 6 STAMPS MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$2.

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LIGHTHOUSE 6   2003 $5 CASTLEPOINT LIGHTHOUSE MINT UNHINGED.   Price US$4.

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LIGHTHOUSE 7   1982 GOVERNMENT LIFE POSTCARD USED.   Price US$3.

Note: The above postcard has been autographed by the Managing Director of Government Life.

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LIGHTHOUSE 8   Tug Lyttelton Cinderella sheet mint showing Akaroa lighthouse.    Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 9   1990 Otago Peninsula Trust Cinderella Sheet mint.   Price US$5.

Note: this sheet shows Taiaroa Heads lighthouse in the upper left stamp.

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LIGHTHOUSE 10   1990 Akaroa promotional envelope with lighthouse design & postmark.   Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 11   1987 Cape Reinga lighthouse postmark First day cover.   Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 12   2003 Universal Mail Booklet Panes (3) mint.   Price US$15.

Note: Universal mail stamps are valid postage stamps which are usable on mail from New Zealand to any overseas destination. The $1.50 face value is the airmail postcard or aerogramme rate world-wide or envelope rate to Australia and the South Pacific. We can sell individual vertical panes @ US$5 each but if only individual stamps are wanted then our price is US$2 each.

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LIGHTHOUSE 13   2003 Universal Mail Booklet Panes (2) mint.   Price US$15.

Note: The pane at right is a limited edition produced specially for the New Zealand Maritime Museum in Auckland.

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LIGHTHOUSE 14   2003 Universal Mail 8 different unused lighthouse postcards   Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 15   1991 Kingdom of Raoul Lighthouse set (4) mint.   Price US$5.

Note: Raoul Island is the main island in the Kermadec Islands which are situated to the North of New Zealand. Weather Station and Department of Conservation staff are based on the island but these stamps are only Cinderellas and have no postal validity.

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LIGHTHOUSE 16   1994 Kingdom of Raoul Overprinted pair) mint.   Price US$3.

Note: these stamps are overprinted for the 10th Anniversary of the International Council of Independent States

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LIGHTHOUSE 17     Kemp Land 2005 lighthouses set of 4 mint.        Price US$8.

Note: Kemp Land is a fictious island and these labels have no postal ability or authority.The lighthouses shown are Skeleton Island of 1904, Vanity Point of 1923, Weed Cliffs of 1907 and Whitlam's Retreat of 1957.

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LIGHTHOUSE 18   1985 Visit of ship "Europa" to New Zealand.   Price US$5.

Note: The German cruise ship "Europa" used a special ships cachet which featured a lighthouse for this voyage and this cachet is applied to the top left of the above cover.

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LIGHTHOUSE 19   1988 First Day Postal Stationery Envelope of  N.Z. Document Exchange   Price US$5.

Note: The Document Exchange stamps were issued by a private postal carrier based in the center of the North Island of New Zealand. They had several depots around the region and used a bus service to transport mail between each town. New Zealand Post at the time still had a postal monopoly and used legal means to have this service closed down after a few weeks. We only have a few of these in stock and so items supplied may have a different postmark to that shown above.

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The above $1.50 self-adhesive stamp showing the Cape Reinga Lighthouse was issued in a booklet of 5 different $1.50 stamps as shown at left. (Front cover of booklet shown).

These stamps have been issued by the large alternative Postal Operator Document Exchange and have full postal validity for mail going overseas from New Zealand. The $1.50 rate pays for postcards or aerogrammes world-wide. these stamps must be posted in special DX post boxes which are located throughout the country.

LIGHTHOUSE 20   2003 DX Mail stamp booklet unused.   Price US$8.

***** UNITED STATES LIGHTHOUSE CINDERELLAS. *****

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LIGHTHOUSE 21   USA Lighthouses for the Blind Charity Cinderellas mint.   Price US$5.

The above labels were issued by various USA State Associations for the Blind during the 1940's and 1950's to help promote their charity campaigns. Note We can now only supply 6 of the above 7 labels with the thirds one on the bottom row now sold out.

***** GERMANY LIGHTHOUSE STAMP. *****

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LIGHTHOUSE 22   Germany Lighthouse Postal card with additional stamp added   Price US$5.

Note: The above item is a Postal Stationery card with an imprinted lighthouse 45 cent stamp to which an extra 55 cent adhesive lighthouse stamp has been added to make up the required postage rate. Postmarked with pictorial Kiel sailing yacht postmark.

***** ARGENTINE LIGHTHOUSE STAMP. *****

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LIGHTHOUSE 23   2004 (April 15th) Argentine first day postcard for Cape Virgenes Lighthouse  Price US$8.

Note: The above postcard has a pair of stamps affixed showing the lighthouse tender vessel "Puerto Deseado" and the historic lighthouse at Cape Virgenes in the Magellan Strait. The card is postmarked with the pictorial postmark from nearby Rio Gallegos which also features the Cape Virgenes lighthouse. The card also has the official cachet of the hydrological service of Argentina.

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LIGHTHOUSE 24   2004 (April 15th) Argentine first day cover for Cape Virgenes Lighthouse  Price US$10.

Note: Postmarked the same as the postcard above, this envelope bears 6 stamps including the pair showing the Magellan Strait map etc.

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LIGHTHOUSE 25   1975 Chile MUH block of 4 life saving service stamps.  Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 26   2004 Malaysia souvenir sheet MUH for historic 1863 lighthouse  Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 27   2004 Malaysia set of 4 diff MUH  lighthouses  Price US$5.

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LIGHTHOUSE 28   2003 Korea (South) MUH single Centennial Ist lighthouse  Price US$3.

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LIGHTHOUSE 29   2005 Islands of Monte Bello single stamp MUH.  Price US$3.

Note: Monte Bello is a cinderella or fictious island. The lighthouse featured is described as Rutherford Lighthouse, Hermite Island.

 

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LIGHTHOUSE 30   2002 China maxi-card set of 3 lighthouses.  Price US$15.

Note: The above three cards are from a set of 5 issued showing towers. the other two show historic pagoda towers. We actually supply this item as the complete set of 5 cards so for the US$15 you will receive 5 cards.

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LIGHTHOUSE 31   1988 South Africa Souvenir sheet of 4 lighthouse stamps.  Price US$5.


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