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BARCOLANA SAILING REGATTA

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BARCOLANA SAILING REGATTA

Postby aukepalmhof » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:33 pm

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For the 50th anniversary of the Barcolana Regatta Italy issued in 2018 one stamp.

The stamp shows us many sailing yachts taking part in the regatta, which take place in the Gulf of Trieste. The Barcolana is a historic international sailing regatta taking place every year in the Gulf of Trieste on the second Sunday of October. The Barcolana is one of the most crowded regattas in the world, which draw in record number of participants - 2689 - in 2018. More on this regatta is given by Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcolana_regatta

The Barcolana logo is shown at the top of the stamp, and on the right bottom is depict Victory, which stand on top of the light-tower “Faro della Vittoria” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vittoria_Light

Italy 2018 B sg?, scott?
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