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France 2010 "Institut de paleontologie humaine 1910-2010", Joint issue with Monaco


Issue Date 02.06.2010
ID Michel: Scott:  Stanley Gibbons:  Yvert:   UPU:  FR063.10  Category: pP
Author C. Andréotto
Stamps in set 1
Value 0.56 €
Size (width x height) 60 mm x 25 mm 
Layout Sheet of 40 stamps
Products FDC  x2  Folder x1
Paper
Perforation 13 x 13
Print Technique
Printed by Phil@Poste Boulazac 
Quantity
Issuing Authority LA POSTE

 

The Institute of Human Paleontology (HPI) is a research foundation devoted to the study of human paleontology and prehistory. In 2010, HPI will be a hundred years. It was created in 1910 mainly by Albert 1er, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and Abbé Breuil. This commemoration is an opportunity for a joint issue with the Principality of Monaco. The HPI Headquarters in Paris in a building built in 1912 by architect Pontremoli and decorated with bas-reliefs by sculptor Constant Roux.L institute's research mission on the ground (archaeological sites) and in laboratories, conservation products of excavation (collections of prehistoric artifacts and bones), dissemination to the greatest number of research results (scientific meetings and publications, exhibitions, public lectures, international exchanges ...) and training of future prehistory. On the stamp portraits of founders and the Grimaldi caves surrounding the front of the HPI.
Albert 1, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, and the Abbé Breuil.

 

 


Products

FDC

Folder

Join issue with Monaco

Format 210x296 mm, contain 8 stamps: 4 of Monaco and 4 of France.


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