2022 Joint Issue Monaco - French Southern and Antarctic Lands - First Day Cover
2022 Joint Issue Monaco - French Southern and Antarctic Lands - First Day Cover for only GBP £4.34
Ten years after their first joint philatelic issue, the Principality of Monaco and the French Southern and Antarctic Lands will unveil, during MonacoPhil 2022, the block of their second joint issue honoring the centenary of the death of Prince Albert I. A visionary explorer, Albert I initiated the main oceanographic campaigns of the 19th century and spent nearly thirty years traveling the seas of the globe making major scientific discoveries. He supported the second French expedition to Antarctica (1908-1910) led by Commander Charcot aboard his ship the Pourquoi pas?.