Uruguay: Mercosur

In 1992 Uruguay issued a stamp (value NS 2500) on occasion of the founding of Mercosur on March l991. The founders are: Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The target of the founders is a common market and economical cooperation the model of the European community.
For more information: search on the Internet for the catchword "Mercosur".

On the stamp the map of South America on which in relief the partners. Beside the map 5 pictures of industries:
  • Cows = cattle breeding
  • Fishes = fishery
  • 2 honey jars = beekeeping
  • Cheese = dairy products
  • Fruit = fruit growing

by Jan de Crom  
taken from "The Postal Bee"  4/2004 
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