French Tourism Stamps from 1961

I haven’t had a chance to work on my stamp collection for some, but today was the day!

I scanned in a set of French stamps from 1961. They were designed to promote tourism.  I guess it worked in some sense as I picked them up in a Parisian stamp mart back in 2009!

I really love engraved stamps, and these colorful specimens fit the bill.

Below are my favorites from the set of 8. The entire set is visible on Flickr.

French 1961 tourism stamp

French 1961 tourism stamp

French 1961 tourism stamp


November 5th, 2011|Categories: Stamp Collecting|1 Comment

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  1. Laurie November 6, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Fine French stamp engraving!
    1961 was a very good year!!

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