October 9, 2016

2808 FRANCE (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) - The Route Napoléon

The Route Napoléon is the route taken by Napoléon in 1815 on his return from Elba, where he was exiled by the allies of the Sixth Coalition. The route begins at Golfe-Juan, where Napoleon disembarked 1 March 1815, beginning the Hundred Days that ended at Waterloo. The road was inaugurated in 1932 and meanders from the French Riviera north-northwest along the foothills of the Alps. It is marked along the way by statues of the French Imperial Eagle.

About the stamps
The stamp is one of the two designed by Claude Durrens and issued on March 16, 1987 to mark the Stamp Day 1987. The two stamps are the same face value (2.20 + 0.60 FRF).
• brown sedan beige wall - It's on the postcard 2808
• blue sedan on light blue

Route Napoléon - Wikipedia

Sender: Mickey
Sent from Laffrey (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / France), on 15.09.2016 

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