Missing countries and territories

In 2019 I received covers from 9 new countries/territiories 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: Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, Somalia, South Sudan

Americas: Bequia

Asia: Eastern Timor, South Ossetia

Australia & Oceania: Penrhyn (Cook Islands), Micronesia, Nauru, Palau

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

Please send all covers to the following address:

8262 ILZ

#1278 Norfolk Island 18/12/28

Radim has sent this nice cover from Norfolk Island, thank you! It was posted on December 28, 2018 and arrived on January 15, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Norfolk Island hibiscus (Lagunaria patersonia). The right stamp commemorates the red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda).

#1277 Portugal 19/07/22

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo Antonio dos Cavaleiros on July 22 and arrived on July 26, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the 2019 EUROPA stamp issue of the Azores. It was issued on May 9, 2019 and depicts the fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) and the São Miguel goldcrest (Regulus regulus azoricus).

#1276 Indonesia 20/03/02

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Indonesia, thank you! It was posted on March 2 and arrived on March 16, 2020.

The left stamp depicts the Puncak Darma on Java. The other stamps depict the knobbed hornbill (Rhyticeros cassidix), the ursine tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus ursinus), and the Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra).

#1275 Hong Kong 18/03/02

This very nice registered cover from Hong Kong was sent by Li Ming, thank you! It was posted on February 3 and arrived on February 7, 2018.

The stamp set on the right commemorates the Chinese Year of the Dog.

#1274 French Guiana 11/10/27

This very nice stationery from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted on October 27 and arrived on November 8, 2011.

#1273 Singapore 20/02/28

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this very nice cover from Singapore! It was posted on February 28 and arrived on March 6, 2020.

The stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Istana Singapore (palace and residence of the president).


#1272 Australia 20/03/09

This beautiful cover from Australia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Sydney on March 9 and arrived on March 23, 2020.

The cover is a stationery, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Australian Pig Breeders Association (1909–2009). The left stamp depicts an echidna. The right stamp commemorates the invention of spray-on skin cells.

#1271 Tristan da Cunha 17/04/18

Patrik has sent this nice cover from the remote island Tristan da Cunha, thank you! It was posted on April 18 and arrived on June 28, 2017.

See also: #818 Tristan da Cunha 14/04/03

#1270 Liechtenstein 19/03/15

This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 15 and arrived on March 19, 2019.

The stamps are the 2019 EUROPA stamps (issued on March 4, 2019) and depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1269 Thailand – Phuketia 19/05/05

Thank you Mark, for sending this interesting letter from Thailand! It was delivered with the private postal service Tuk-Tuk-Express and has stamps of the “Muang Phuket Local Post” attached. The letter was cancelled on April 5 and arrived on May 7, 2019.

#1268 British Virgin Islands 19/12/??

Here is another very nice cover from the Caribbean, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tortola in December and arrived on January 23, 2020. The stamps depict the sugar-apple fruit (Annona squamosa).

There is a ship cachet of the MS Berlin on the cover too.

#1267 Ukraine 19/05/22

This nice cover from Ukraine was sent by Slava, thank you! It was posted in Vinnitsa on May 22 and arrived on May 28, 2019.

#1266 India 19/10/19

This nice cover from India was sent by Dilip, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on October 19 and arrived on October 24, 2019.

The stamp set was issued on January 25, 2017. It depicts paintings of a drawing competition.

#1265 Germany 20/01/02

This beautiful FDC from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was issued and sent on January 2 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp is part of the flower definitive series and depicts a daylily (Hemerocallis sp.). The right stamp commemorates the 250th birthday anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827).

See also: #1254 Germany 19/12/30

#1264 Lithuania 19/10/07

This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Jonas, thank you! It was posted in Kaunas on October 7 and arrived on October 14, 2019.

The second right stamp depicts two northern lapwings (Vanellus vanellus).

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