Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Bernard Minne (1st Part 1953/1960)

[Monaco] (b 1918)

Mostly known by his Monaco stamps and Touristic Posters.The Promotion Posters of the Monte Carlo Grand Prix of 1952 and 1957 are among his most valuable works..


Monaco 1953 "15th Olympic Games of Helsinki"  (6,6,6) [Engr (Cottet 1F)(Barlangue 2F)(Raoul Serres 3F,15F)(Dufresne 5F)(Pierre Gandon 8F)][Recess] Sc(295,...,300) [image credit of StampWorld]

Monaco 1954 "Knight in Armor (Pré Canceled Stamps)" (4,1) [Engr (Raoul Serres)][Recess] Sc(321,...,324)

Monaco 1955 "50th Death Anniversary of Jules Verne" (10,01,10) [Engr (Dufresne 1F)(Gandon 2F,8F)(Jules Piel 3F)(Raoul Serres 5F)(Miermont 6F)(Cottet 10F)(Charles Mazellin15F)(Henry Cheffer 25F)(Busiere 30F)(A. Fréres 200F)][Recess] Sc(340,...,349,C45) [ image credit of Jules Verne Stamps ] [image credit of StampWorld]

Monaco 1955 "50th Anniversary of Rotary International" (1) [Engr (Fenneteaux)][Recess] Sc(353)

Monaco 1956 "5th International Philatelic Exhibition, New York" (9,9,2) [Engr (A. Fréres 15F)(Munier 50F)][Recess] Sc(358,361)

Monaco 1956 "'7th Winter Olympic Games, Cortina D'Ampezzo' and '16th Olympic Games, Melbourne'" (2,2,2) [Engr (Bernard Minne 15F)(Fenneteaux 30F)][Recess] Sc(363,364)

Monaco 1956 "26th Monte Carlo Rally" (1) [Engr (Dufresne)][Recess] Sc(365)

Monaco 1958 "27th Monte Carlo Rally" (1) [Engr (Dufresne)][Recess]  Sc(411) [image credit of Ebay "

Monaco 1958 "Centenary of the Apparition of Virgin Mary at Lourdes" (13,13,1) [Engr (Bernard Minne 8F)][Recess] Sc(416)  [image credit of Ebay ]

Monaco 1959 "Opening of the New Hospital Block in 'Princess Grace' Clinic, Monaco" (1) [engr (J. Piel)][Recess] Sc(434)

Monaco 1959  "Inauguration of Unesco Headquarters Building, Paris" (2,2,2) [Engr (Pierre Gandon 25F)(J. Piel 50F)][Recess] Sc(435,436) [ image credit of Stampedia ]

Monaco 1959 "28th Monte Carlo Rally" (1) [Engr (Betemps)][Recess] Sc(437) [ image credit of Jppstamps ]

Monaco 1959 "Flowers" (9,9,1) [Engr (Raoul Serres 5F)][Recess] Sc(438)

Monaco 1960 "Inauguration of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco" (6,6,1) [Engr (R. Cami)][Recess] Sc(475) [ image credit of Stampdata ]

Monaco 1960 "29th Monte Carlo Rally" (1) [Engr (Raoul Serres)][Recess] Sc(460) [ image credit of Jppstamps ]

Monaco 1960 "17th Olympic Games, Rome" (6,6,1) [Engr (Pierre Gandon 50c)][Recess] Sc(459) [image credit of Stampmall ]

[ there is still a series from 1953 that was not included because it is designed by Bernard Minne and Raoul Serres , without knowing what were the stamps designed by each one of them... Additional research is needed and with time an update will come...]

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