In 2016 I received covers from 6 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, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Antarctica: Chilean Antarctic Territory
Asia: Eastern Timor, South Ossetia
Australia & Oceania: American Samoa, Cook Islands (Aitutaki, Penrhyn), Guam, Micronesia, Nauru, Niuafoʻou, Palau
I am also interested in receiving letters from local and private post services.
Please send all covers to the following address:
This very nice cover from Namibia was sent by Kyle, thank you very much! It was posted in Windhoek on February 7 and arrived on February 15, 2017.
The left stamp is part of the “Antelopes” set, which was issued on September 30, 2013. It commemorates the common eland (Taurotragus oryx). The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Allgemeine Zeitung. The sheet was issued on March 4, 2016.
Hocine has sent this nice cover from Algeria, thank you! It was posted in Bir-Mourad-Raïs on November 17 and arrived on December 14, 2016.
The stamps are part of the set “Folklore Dancing”, which was issued on July 20, 2016.
This amazing cover from Ethiopia was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Addis Ababa on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2017.
The left stamp commemorates the athlete Haile Gebrselassie (*1973). It is part of a set, which was issued on November 9, 2000. The second stamp is part of the set “Golden Jubilee of the African Union“, which was issued on March 19, 2013.
The next stamp is part of the “Churches” set, which was issued on June 9, 2011. It depicts the Zoz Amba St. George’s Monastery in Gondar. The next stamp depicts the plant Thymus achimperi. The stamp is part of the set “Medicinal Plants”, which was issued on April 10, 2012.
The two stamps on the right depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki). The smaller one is part of a set, which was issued on December 12, 2002 and the right one is part of a set, which was issued on June 19, 2000.
The stamp on the left depicts a Nile crocodile. The middle stamp depicts the banana plant (Musa sapientum). The right stamp commemorates the visit of Pope Francis to Uganda in November 2015.
Déo has sent this beautiful cover from Rwanda, thank you very much! It was posted in Kigali on January 20 and arrived on January 30, 2017.
The left stamps are part of the “Folklore” set, which was issued on November 15, 2010. The stamps on the right are part of the set “National Breeding Year”, which was issued on December 28, 1978.
See also:#967 Rwanda 14/08/27
Here is another beautiful cover from the Falkland Islands that was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much!
It was posted in Stanley on January 2 and arrived on January 19, 2017. This registered cover was delivered by GLS, the GLS sticker is on the back. On the left there is the cachet of the ship MS Midnatsol.
The left stamp is part of the set “The 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Elizabeth II”, which was issued on April 29, 2016. The stamp set on the right commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Elephant Seal Research Group (ESRG). It was issued on November 30, 2015.
See also: #906 Falkland Islands 15/02/11
It was posted in Bjelovar on December 3 and arrived on December 7, 2016.
This beautiful registered cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted at the Loja do Cidadão (Civil Assistance Center) in Odivelas on December 3 and arrived on December 12, 2016.
Artūrs has sent this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was posted on December 12 in Rīga and arrived on December 15, 2016.
My first cover from São Tomé and Príncipe was sent by Eric, thank you very much! It was posted on December 14 and arrived on December 27, 2016.
The mini-sheet commemorates the actress Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962). It is part of a set of stamps and mini-sheets, which was issued on April 15, 2003. It has a denomination of 38 000 dobras (= 1.55 Euro).