Azores 1984 Insects

From Stamps of the World

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  • Issue Date: 03-09-1984
  • Withdrawn: 31-08-1989
  • Designed by: Contente, António
  • Engraving:
  • Printed by: INCM
  • Print Process: Offset
  • Paper: Enamel
  • Width: mm
  • Height: mm
  • Perforations: 12x11¾ (stamps of Booklet only vertical perf.)
  • Format: Sheet of 5x10
  • Booklet pane of 4


  • Phosphorescent band in all stamps

Stamps[edit]

16.
Large garden bumblebee
Megabombus ruderatus
35.
Large Cabbage White Butterfly
Pieris brassicae
40.
Leaf Beetle
Chrysomela banksi
51.
Moth
Phlogophora interrupta

Print run[edit]

Quantity Quantity
16. 1.000.000 51.0 600.000
35. 600.000 BL. 100.000
40. 750.000

Postmarks: Lisboa, Porto, Coimbra, Faro, Funchal, Ponta delgada

value AF MI YT NVPH SG
16. 1672 AZO 365 0 AZO 14-1 0
35. 1673 AZO 366 0 AZO 14-2 0
40. 1674 AZO 367 0 AZO 14-3 0
51. 1675 AZO 368 0 AZO 14-4 0
  • AF-Afinsa (Portugal & former Colonies)
  • MI-Mitchel
  • YT-Yvert et Tellier
  • NVPH-Dutch Catalogue
  • SG-Stanley Gibbons