The World Association for the Development of Philately (WADP) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) jointly conceived and developed the WADP Numbering System - WNS, which was launched on 1 January 2002.

BJ026.03

Country / Post Benin
Date of Issue 15 April 2003
Primary theme Transportation (Ships & Navigation) (Lighthouses)
Subject Oldest Lighthouses in the World - Cordouan, France
Width 31.0 mm
Height 43.5 mm
Denomination 270 XOF
Number in set 8 (show set)
Layout/Format sheet of 36
Perforations 13 by 13
Stamp issuing authority Office de Postes et Telecommunications
Printer The Fne Arts Country Sarl - Sahara Printing Company