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New French Marianne stamp being chosen

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Julia Lee16/07/2013 12:09:18
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Actually, everything I don't like about this design happens at the bottom with the value and the imprints, but maybe that will be improved when it isn't a rough.

Certainly isn't anything in the actual design to object to.

Julia Lee16/07/2013 12:25:16
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Guardian on the story now. (Includes one slightly rude quote).

sebastien marrot08/02/2014 21:26:31
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An update after a very conservative news week in France (about more serious subjects): the FEMEN inspiration of the artist is backfiring.

Separately a conservative association has been gathering 125'000 signatures against the stamp because the FEMEN are not respecting other people's faith, and a group of freethinker lawyers are preparing a lawsuit because in their opinion the stamp may not respect the principle of State securalism.

For now, it's just social networking and two articles in right-wing 'Le Figaro'... but it's not very often a stamp is printed on the very first page of a national newspaper these days.

La Poste told the stamp is selling as much as the previous Marianne.

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