Wednesday, September 21, 2011

0080. Alderney - Les Casquets Lighthouse (1779 - Oil Lantern Light Source)

The Coal Fired Les Casquets Lighthouse were converted to Oil Lamps with metal reflectors which were first used on 25-Nov-1790. 

Guernsey Postal Administration commemorated the Golden Jubilee of Electrification of the Les Casquets Lighthouse by the release of 27p stamp on 30-Jul-2002 which depicts the Copper framed Oil Lantern Light Source of the Lighthouse.

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