Saint-Ex on Stamps

Philatelic tribute to

Antoine de
Saint-Exupéry

[1900 - 1944]

and his little friend
More than 25 countries have issued stamps honoring Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,
the French poet-pilot who gave the world The Little Prince, and more...

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NEW: Israel 2012 - Little Prince


Argentina   Bulgaria   Cameroun   Central Africa   Chad   Comoros   Congo   Croatia   Djibouti   Equatorial Guinea   France   French West Africa   Gabon   Grenada   Grenada Grenadines   Guinea   Hungary   Israel   Korea   Mexico   Morocco   Mozambique   New Caledonia   Poland   Russia   São Tomé e Príncipe   Senegal   Slovakia   Wallis & Futuna  

Cinderellas
"Equatorial Guinea"   "Lanconia"   "Odessa"   "Somalia"   "Somali Republic"   "St. Elena"   "Tongo"   "Uman"  

countryissuedclick image
for detail
Scott
catalog #
description
* Argentina
Oct 31
1929
first flight coverEnvelope carried and signed by Saint-Ex on first official Comodoro Rivadavia - Trelew airmail flight
* Argentina
Jul 13
1985
1510
perf 12×12½
historic flight covers
Envelope carried and signed by Saint-Ex
Bahia Blanca - Comodoro Rivadavia, Nov 1929
* Argentina
Jun 3
1995
B164 ssAerofila souvenir sheet
(66,000 issued)
* Argentina
Oct 30
1999
2082
perf 13¾×13½
St-Exupéry's Laté* 25
F-AIEH
*Latécoère
* Argentina
Jul 29
2000

2111, 2112

 

2113-2118

booklet
6 stamps

 

perf 13½

1900-1944 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

 

25¢ Guillaumet's Potez 25
50¢ Mermoz's (?) Laté 28

Guillaumet, Almonacid, Mermoz

 

$3 booklet (2×25¢, 3×50¢, 1×$1)

text in Spanish, English, French
(54,000 issued)

* Argentina
2000privately printed labels

18 "stamps"

Birth Centenary

privately printed labels
for a philatelic dealers' bourse
in Buenos Aires,

free to attendees.

* Bulgaria
June 20
2000
4146
Birth Centenary
with: Gutenberg, Bach, de Maupassant
* Cameroun
May 20
1977
C246
perf 13
Airmail Pioneers

Laté 25

with Mermoz, Bastié

* Central African Republic
19941064
perf 13½
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex
* Chad
Oct 25
1978
C232
perf 13½
75th anniversary of powered flight

Laté 28-3 seaplane

* Chad
Mar 15
1984
C477
perf 13½
Saint-Ex on souvenir sheet background

Bloch 120 tri-motor

* Comoros

2008

Aviators
Edward Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Beryl Markham,
Elinor Smith, Saint-Exupéry, Charles Lindbergh
* Congo 
2006
perf 12½ × 13½Great Aviators - Saint-Ex and:
Jean Mermoz, Charles Lindbergh,
Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, Yang Liwei
* Croatia
Sep 20
1994

July 2
1999

218
perf 14


postcard

50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex


PhilexFrance 99 postcard

* Djibouti
Oct 7
1983
C187
perf 12½
50th Anniversary of Air France
souvenir sheet on wood
St-Exupéry - Concorde
* Equatorial Guinea
1994 204
perf 13½×14
Famous Men

with Renoir, de Lesseps, Gropius

* "Equatorial Guinea"
[2008]

  Saint-Exupéry

"Cinderellas"

labels masquerading as stamps...

even using the top image from this page!

* France
Jan 19
1948
CB1
perf 13
engraved by Pierre Gandon
* France
Sep 19
1970
C43
perf 13
aviators
Jean Mermoz (1901-36)
Saint-Exupéry (1900-44)
* France
1992-2002

 (non-philatelic)

50-franc note

* France
May 28
1994
 aerogramme
* France
Sep 12
1998
2668a-e
perf 13
The Little Prince

PhilexFrance
Paris, July 2-11 1999

* France
Jun 24
2000
2780
perf 13
Centenary of the birth of St-Ex
* French West Africa
Mar 24
1947
C11
perf 13
"Courrier Sud 1928"
* Gabon
1994C294
perf 13
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex
* Gabon
1996883-5
(perf 13×13½)
Saint-Exupéry French Cultural Center
* Grenada
2002 
perf 13×13½
International Year of Mountains
Saint-Exupéry Needle,
Patagonia, Argentina
* Grenada Grenadines
Mar 15 1978264
perf 14
France 1970 C43 Saint-Ex / Mermoz
50th anniv. of Lindbergh's solo trans-Antlantic crossing
* Guinea
2008 Homage to Georges Guynemer

(Saint-Ex photo on souvenir sheet)

* Guinea
2008 The Little Prince
"Means of transportation in popular culture"
* Hungary
Apr 1
1994
B355
perf 13½×13
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex [Little Prince]
* Israel
Jun 21
1994
1207
perf 14
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex [Little Prince]
* Israel
Sept 11
2012
 
perf 13½ × 14
The Little Prince
sheetlet

Holidays, Hannukah

*Korea
April 22
2005
2173
perf 13
Information and Communication of the Future Special
Little Prince with Sheep and Rose
*"Lanconia"
[2012] "Lanconia"
(an imaginary country)
Cinderella
stamped postcard
* Mexico
Oct 6
1994
1896
roulette
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex
* Morocco
1994783
perf 13
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex
* Morocco
Nov 13
2000
887
perf 11¾
Centenary of the birth of St-Ex
* Mozambique
 
2002
perf 13¼Saint-Exupéry, Lindberg, Concorde
ss sheet block of 4
* New Caledonia
Jul 7
2000
848
perf 13
Centenary of the birth of St-Ex
* "Odessa"
[2013] "ОДЕССА - Odessa"

Cinderellas

* Poland
Jun 1
2005
perf 11¼Moja Ulubiona Lektura
("My favorite school reading")
The Little Prince
ss sheet block of four
* Russia
Aug 16
2005
souvenir sheet
148×105mm
(perf 12)
The Earth:
Deep Blue Planet
(with St-Ex quotation: "Water")
* São Tomé e Príncipe
2006
50×35mm
(imperf )
Great World Aeronautical Events
souvenir sheet:

Saint-Ex - Dbs 5000, Beijing Olympics - Dbs 7000, Concorde - Dbs 9000

* Senegal
Aug 30
1989
821-3
perf 13
St-Ex novels
Courrier Sud (1929)
Vol de Nuit (1931)
Pilote de Guerre (1942)
* Senegal
Apr 10
1994
1120
perf 13½
10th Toulouse to Saint-Louis Air Rally
(100fr: Breguet 14, 145fr: Guillaumet, 180fr: Mermoz)
* Slovakia
May 25
1994
179
perf 11½×11
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex
* "Somalia"
 
[2012]
perf & imperf "Somalia"

Cinderellas

* "Somali Republic"
 
[2000]
 "Somali Republic"

Cinderella

* "St. Elena"
 
[2012]
 "St. Elena"
(an imaginary country)

Cinderellas

* "Tongo"
2010imperf
(roulette)
"P.R. Tongo"
(an imaginary country)

Cinderella

* "Uman"
[2013] "УМАНЬ - Uman"
(an imaginary country)

Cinderellas

* Wallis & Futuna
Oct 27
1994
C179
perf 13
50th anniversary of the death of St-Ex



Stamps honor flying author Saint-Exupery
by Clete Delvaux, Linn's, June 25, 2001.

hommages philatéliques
par Gabriel Leylavergne, in Icare 1984.
Philatelic Homage to Saint-Exupéry
by Gabriel Leylavergne, translated from Icare 1984.


Saint-Exupery Stamps
About Saint-Exupery
A bibliography of biographical works in French and English


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