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Postby AL » Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:10 am


I recently received a greeting card from Russia with the attached photo of a LH. There is no identification of the LH on the card. Can can anyone ID it :?:

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Postby wheland » Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:03 am


Al,

I could very easily be wrong but it looks a bit like Pemaquid in Maine.

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Postby AL » Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:45 am


Dennis,
Thanks and I agree with you. I never thought that a Russian greeting card would have used a U.S. LH. After your reply, I did a search of the net for photos of Pemaquid and found one at almost the identical angle. There is even a sign on the fence in front of the LH which can't be read on the copy that I posted but is in the same postion as the photo I found on the net.
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Postby wheland » Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:32 pm


Al,

I had posted a similar photo a few years back and Jeremy told me the name.

I had gone to Pemaquid and several other Lighthouses on a trip to Maine before I was a Lighthouse Wacko and I had a photo from a similar angle that I couldn't be sure of and posted a similar request to yours.

It's a truly global economy these days. I bet the russian company didn't pay for the image.

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Postby LeadingLight » Wed Feb 22, 2006 2:01 pm


There are loads of lighthouse stamps released in Russian republics and in countries like Somalia but also in countries who are not even situated at the sea. Those stamps show photos of American, Dutch, or other countries lighthouses and are made just to earn money from collectors. They also use photos without paying for it. I am not surprised that a Russian postcard shows an US lighthouse. There is a lot of inferior quality lighthouse stuff in the world.
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Postby Hersh » Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:21 pm


I've only been there once, but I figured Pemaquid as well.
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