In 2014 I received covers from 31 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, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Americas: Barbuda, Bequia, Grenada & Carriacou
Antarctica: Argentine Antarctica, Chilean Antarctic Territory
Asia: Abkhazia, Eastern Timor, Iraqi Kurdistan, Palestine, South Ossetia
Australia & Oceania: American Samoa, Cook Islands (Aitutaki, Penrhyn), Guam, Micronesia, Nauru, Niuafoʻou, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tokelau
Europe: Council of Europe, Transnistria
I am also interested in receiving letters from local and private post services.
Please send all covers to the following address:
Carlos Alberto has sent this beautiful cover from Brazil, thank you! It was posted in Salvador on April 25 and arrived on May 21, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the “Professions” stamp set, which was issued on December 30, 2005.
The middle stamp commemorates the Brazilian athlete Adhemar Ferreira da Silva.
Unfortunately the German Post put a sticker on the private stamp and applied an additional meter mark.
The left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the travels of Pope Benedict XVI. It was issued on November 7, 2013. The middle stamp was issued on March 21, 2014. It is part of a set, which commemorates the second year of Pope Francis.
The right stamp is part of the set “Sede Vacante MMXIII”, which was issued on March 1, 2013.
Andrius has sent me this very nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Radviliškis on June 26 and arrived on June 30, 2015.
The stamp was issued on January 2, 2015 and commemorates the introduction of the Euro currency in Lithuania.
Finally I received a cover from Kyrgyzstan with stamps applied! This one was sent by the philatelic bureau of the Kyrgyz Express Post (KEP), which is the second designated postal operator of Kyrgyzstan. The cover was posted in Bishkek on July 8 and arrived on July 13, 2015.
The attached stamp set was issued on November 19, 2014. It is the second stamp issue of KEP and commemorates the fauna of Kyrgyzstan: the saker falcon (Falco cherrug), the yak (Bos grunniens), the Alay Mountains subspecies of the Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica alaiana), and the snow leopard (Panthera uncia).
This beautiful cover from Cuba was sent by Ing. Modesto R. Garcia Castro, thank you! It was posted in Matanzas on February 24 and arrived on March 23, 2015.
The cover is a FDC of 2013, the stamps and cover depict some orchids. The stamp on the left was issued on January 17, 2013. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of relations between Cuba and Finland.
The third stamp is part of the “Traditional Dress” mini-sheet, which was issued on April 23, 2014. The bottom left stamp depicts the whitemouth moray (Gymnothorax meleagris). The stamp is part of the “Fishes” mini-sheet, which was issued on June 18, 2014.
This marvelous cover from the Pitcairn Islands was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was cancelled on June 11 and arrived on June 23, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Ship Landing Point, Bounty Bay”, which was issued on December 18, 2013.
The right stamp is part of a set, which was issued on June 12, 2014. It depicts the Yellow Purslane (Portulaca lutea).
See also: #281 Pitcairn Islands 10/02/08
The left stamp commemorates the lined surgeonfish (Acanthurus lineatus). It is part of the set, which was issued on March 17, 1993.
The middle stamp is part of the “Millennium” set, which was issued on January 1, 2000. The right stamp is part of the set “Water Resources”, which was issued on January 26, 1996.