Missing countries and territories

In 2017 I received covers from a few countries that I was missing! A big THANK YOU to everybody, who helps getting my collection more complete!

Nevertheless I am missing covers from a lot of countries. If your country/territory is on the list below, please send me a cover! I am replying with a nice one from Austria.

Africa: Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan

Americas: Bequia

Asia: Eastern Timor, South Ossetia

Australia & Oceania: American Samoa, Cook Islands (Aitutaki, Penrhyn), Micronesia, Nauru, Niuafoʻou, Palau

Europe: Transnistria

I am also interested in receiving letters from local and private post services.

Please send all covers to the following address:

8262 ILZ


#1146 Liechtenstein 18/02/08

Vural has sent another very nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on February 8 and arrived on February 12, 2018.

The middle stamp depicts a painting by Peter Fendi (1796–1842).

#1145 Portugal 17/01/07

Here is another very nice FDC from Portugal, which was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted on January 17 and arrived on January 23, 2017.

The stamp is a joint issued of Portugal and India.

See also: #1143 Portugal 18/01/08

#1144 Benin 18/02/08

My first cover from Benin was sent by Taouvik, thank you very much! It was posted at the Ganhi market in Cotonou on February 8 and arrived on February 22, 2018.

The stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Behazin High School. It is part of a set of three stamps, which was issued in 2015.

Taouvik included a very nice postcard too.

#1143 Portugal 18/01/08

Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleros on January 8a and arrived on January 10, 2018.

Vítor attached a mini-sheet, which commemorates the city of Cascais, the 2018 European Youth Capital. The mini-sheet was issued on September 8, 2017. It depicts the Santa Marta Lighthouse and the House of Saint Mary in Cascais.

#1142 Canada 18/01/11

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Marcel, thank you very much! It was posted in Notre-Dame-des-Pins on January 11 and arrived on January 17, 2018.

Marcel used a FDC from January 5, 2007 and added some additional stamps.

##1141 Guyana 17/12/08

My first cover from Guyana was arranged by Wolfgang and sent by Mark, thank you! It was posted on December 8, 2017 and arrived on January 9, 2018. It was delivered by GLS.

The left stamp depicts a jaguar (Panthera onca). It is part of the definitives set, which was issued on February 26, 2014.

The right stamp was cut out of a mini-sheet, which was issued on December 23, 2013. It commemorates the Dominican ground lizard (Ameiva fuscata).

#1140 Vatican 18/01/01

This very nice cover from Vatican was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted on January 1 and arrived on January 8, 2018.

#1139 USA 17/09/27

This very nice cover from USA was sent by Tim, thank you very much! It was posted in Lafayette, Indiana on September 27 and arrived on October 17, 2017.

#1138 Belgium 17/09/12

This nice cover from Belgium was saent by Christian, thank you! It was posted in Liège on September 12 and arrived on September 14, 2017.

#1137 France – Council of Europe 17/10/13

Olivier has sent this very nice FDC from the Council of Europe, thank you very much! It was posted in Strasbourg on October 17 and arrived on October 19, 2017.

See also: #978 Council of Europe 15/10/02

#1136 Monaco 17/12/01

Olivier has sent this very nice cover from Monaco, thank you very much! It was posted in Monte Carlo on December 1, and arrived on December 4, 2017.

The stamp is the 2017 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 9.


#1135 Croatia 17/12/19

Thank you, Željko, for sending this nice card from Croatia! It was posted in Zagreb on December 19 and arrived on December 21, 2017.

#1134 Czech Republic 17/12/20

Radim has sent this very nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic, thank you very much!

The cover was posted in Olomouc on December 20 and arrived on December 27, 2017.

#1133 Australian Antarctic Territory 17/10/01

On December 19 I received this beautiful cover from the Australian Antarctic Territory. It was cancelled on October 1 at the Davis Station, many thanks to the postmaster of Davis!

The stamp set was issued on March 7, 2017. It is entitled “East Antarctic Deep Sea Creatures” and depicts the Antarctic sea star (Odontaster validus), the Antarctic neosquid (Alluroteuthis antarcticus), a Pogonophryne ssp. and Antarctic pink anemone (Urticinopsis antarctica), and the Dorid nudibranch (Tritoniella belli) and deep sea coral.

See also: #1031 Australian Antarctic Territory 16/02/20

#1132 Germany 17/10/01

Alexander has sent this very nice cover from the Oktoberfest in Munich, thank you! It was posted on October 1, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on April 7, 2016. It commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot. The right stamp was issued on September 9, 2010. It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Oktoberfest.

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