Missing countries and territories

In 2015 I received covers from 15 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, Chad, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan

Americas: Bequia

Antarctica: Chilean Antarctic Territory

Asia: Eastern Timor, Palestine, South Ossetia

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

Europe: Transnistria

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

Please send all covers to the following address:

HAUPTSTRASSE 23
8262 ILZ
AUSTRIA

#1017 Canada 16/01/07

Canada 160107Evelyn has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in New Westminster, BC on January 7 and arrived on January 12, 2016.

#1016 Argentine Antarctica 15/11/09

Argentina 151109This stunning cover from the Argentine Antarctica was arranged by Wolfgang and sent by Roberto, thank you very much!

The cover was delivered via Marambio Base with a DHC-6 Twin Otter airplane.

The top stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of Operación 90, which was the first Argentine ground expedition to the South Pole in 1965. The mini-sheet was issued on March 9, 2015.

#1015 Turkey 16/01/20

Turkey 160120This beautiful cover from Turkey was sent by Nail, thank you! It was posted in Izmir on January 20 and arrived on February 4, 2016.

The mini-sheet was issued on November 26, 2012. It is a joint issued with China and depicts the Bosphorus Bridge and the Taizhou Yangtze River Bridge.

#1014 France 16/01/22

France 160122Jean-Pierre has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you!

The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).

#1013 Norway 15/10/21

Norway 151021Paul has sent this nice cover from Norway, thank you! It was posted in Oslo on October 21 and arrived on October 23, 2015.

#1012 Mauritius 15/06/22

Mauritius 150722Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Mauritius, thank you very much! It was posted in Flic-en-Flac on June 22 and arrived on July 1, 2015.

The attached stamp set was issued on December 21, 2012. It commemorates the 240th anniversary of mail conveyance in Mauritius.

#1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806-2This nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the “Fungi” stamp set (issued on November 27, 1998) and depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus).

The middle stamp depicts the board game Bao. The right stamp commemorates Pemba Island.

 

#1010 Belgium 15/09/08

Belgium 150908This very nice FDC from Belgium was sent by Freddy, thank you! It was issued on September 7, posted on September 8 and arrived already on September 9, 2015.

The stamps commemorate the dinosaur genera Olorotitan and Deinonychus.

See also: #718 United Kingdom 13/10/10

#1009 Monaco 15/12/05

Monaco 151205This very nice cover from Monaco was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted on December 5 and arrived on December 10, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 11, 2015. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the fortress.

#1008 Taiwan 15/11/27

Taiwan 151127David has sent this nice cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted in Lujhu (路竹), Kaohsiung on November 27 and arrived on December 7, 2015.

The left stamp depicts the mushroom Entoloma murrayii. The right stamp depicts the small snakehead (Channa asiatica).

#1007 Lithuania 15/05/02

Lithuania 150502This nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Andrius thank you! It was posted in Skirsnemunė on May 2 and arrived on May 7, 2015.

The top stamps commemorate bishop Motiejus Valančius (1801–1875). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on May 27, 1995. The stamp below is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 3, 2008.

#1006 Brazil 15/11/30

Brazil 151130Ronaldo has sent this beautiful Christmas FDC from Brazil, thank you!

It was issued on October 1, posted on November 30, and arrived on December 28, 2015.

#1005 Czech Republic 15/12/23

Czech 151223This beautiful Christmas cover was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted in Boží Dar on December 23 and arrived on December 29, 2015.

See also: #875 Czech Republic 14/12/18

#1004 Lithuania 15/11/14

Lietuva 151114Leonardas has sent this beautiful Christmas FDC, thank you! It was issued on November 14 and arrived on December 9, 2015.

See also: #874 Lithuania 14/11/08

#1003 Bosnia and Herzegovina 15/11/10

Bosnia 151110This very nice cover from Bosnia and Herzegovina was sent by Milivoj, thank you! It was posted in Zalužani (Залужани) on November 10 and arrived on November 19, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the set “Wooden Churches” (issued on July 17, 2014) and depicts a wooden church in Omarska (Омарска).

The top right stamp is part of the EUROPA set of 2006, which was issued on April 5. The bottom stamp is part of the 2011 EUROPA set, which was issued on April 6.

 

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