Portugal on stamps

This is part of a series of issues towards the commemoration of the Portuguese Republic’s centenary on 5 October 2010. This issue depicts various official flags, namely

Further current and historic Portuguese flags can be seen here. The miniature sheet also shows the bust of the Republic, sculpted by Francisco Santos, who had been the first Portuguese football player to play abroad, in Rome’s Lazio team, of which he was captain in 1907. The bust is in the Parliament.

The stamps were designed by João Machado, lithographed by Cartor on enamelled paper sheets of 5×10 stamps with perforation 13, and were issued on 5 October 2007.

Stamp Print run Afinsa Gibbons Michel Scott WNS Yvert
main flag 380,000 3637 3522 3236 PT116.07
sheet 60,000 367 MS3523 261 PT117-121.07

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