#644 France 12/12/12

France 121212Jean Pierre sent this cover from France, thank you. It was posted in Paris on lucky date 12/12/12 and arrived on December 14, 2012.

The left stamp commemorates the “Fête du timbre — Le timbre fête le feu” (Stamp Day — The stamp celebrates the fire); it was issued on October 15, 2012. The right stamp was issued on November 5, 2012. It commemorates the city of Belfort and the famous sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1824-1904), who designed the Statue of Liberty and the Lion of Belfort.


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