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2022 Epic Fishing Campaigns - Set

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Miniature Sheet
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First Day Cover
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First Day Cover MS
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Special Folder
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Technical details
  • 30.06.2022
  • Atelier Pendão & Prior / Fernando Pendão
  • INCM
  • Offset
  • Stamp Size: 80 x 30,6 mm, M/S Size: 125 x 95 mm
  • €0.57, €0.95, €1.05
About Epic Fishing Campaigns

Portugal’s tight relationship with the sea entails a res- ponsibility to carry out cultural work that can build a new ethnography of a maritime way of life. At a time when the new economy of the sea appears to dismiss the human dimension to maritime life that has marked the coastal landscape, this special stamp issue evokes three major fishing campaigns historically undertaken by the Portuguese: cod fishing off Newfoundland and Greenland, whaling in the Azores, and tuna fishing along the Algarve coast.

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