Vatican to issue 'Vacant See' stamps

 The Philatelic and Numismatic Office in the Vatican City have announced that tomorrow, April 12 the series of stamps for the "sede vacante" or vacant see 2005 will be issued. The series, composed of three stamps which have the same subject and bear the insignia of the Apostolic Camera, will be sold directly and exclusively by the post offices of Vatican City and the sales offices of the Office for Pilgrims and Tourists, located in St Peter's Square. This series of vacant see stamps will be valid only and exclusively during the period of the vacant see. Source: VIS

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