Equatorial Guinea 1974 Easter 1974

From Stamps of the World
  • Label : "Postal and Telecommunications Services of Equatorial Guinea" (GECOTEL); 1974; commemorative block issue to "Easter 1974";

(issue of 2 semi-postal airmail blocks à 1 stamp)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue number : Michel Block 97 + 98
  • Color : multicolored with gold
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value :
- 200 + 25 (Peseta) (surcharge for airmail)
- 250 + 50 (Peseta) (surcharge for airmail)
  • Postage validity : since 27 March 1974
  • Designed by :
- ? (stamp)
- Block 200+35 (Peseta) : Master of the Bartholomew Altar (ca. 1470-1510) (creator of the depicted artwork)
- Block 250+50 (Peseta) : Antonio da Corregio (1489-1534) (creator of the depicted artwork)
  • Printed by : ?
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : none (imperforate)
  • Print run : ?
  • Stamp size (printed area of the block = cutted format of the block) : 71.0 x 100.0 mm (250+50 (Peseta))


commemorative block issue to "Easter 1974";
(issue of 2 semi-postal airmail blocks à 1 stamp)

Block-issue

mint

Michel Block No. 97, mint
Michel Block No. 98, mint

postmarked

Michel Block No. 97, postmarked
Michel Block 98, postmarked, Corregio


To the stamp motive:
- 200+25 (Peseta) (block) : Master of the St.Bartholomew-Altar, detail of the painting at the inside of the miidle section of the Altar retable "Saint Bartholomew" (also called "Saint Thomas Altarpiece"), created in 1501 in the style of the Renaissance; contemporary located in the "Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud" in Cologne (Germany)
- 250+50 (Peseta) (block) : Antonio da Corregio, "Ascension Christi", ceiling fresco from the Benedictine church "San Giovanni Evangelista" in Parma (Italy) in the style of the Italian Renaissance, created around 1520-1524