Missing countries and territories

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, Comoros, 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, Mt. Athos, 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

#922 Uganda 15/03/10

Uganda 150310Déo has sent this very nice cover from Uganda, thank you! It was posted on March 10 and arrived on March 17, 2015.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Sierra Club in 1992. The set was issued on November 9, 1994. The stamps depict a chimpanzee, a Grévy’s zebra, and a cheetah.

 

#921 French Polynesia 15/03/31

French Polynesia 150331This beautiful cover from French Polynesia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Mahina (Tahiti) on March 31 and arrived on April 13, 2015.

The two stamps on the left are part of the mini-sheet, which depicts the new banknotes of 2014. The mini-sheet was issued on January 20, 2014.

The stamps on the right are part of a set, which was issued on January 29, 2015 and commemorates some professions.

See also: #471 French Polynesia 11/01/26

#920 Papua New Guinea 15/03/23

PNG 150323This very nice cover from Papua New Guinea was sent by the philatelic bureau in Port Moresby, thank you! It was posted on March 23 and arrived on April 10, 2015.

The two different stamps (with three different ornamental fields) commemorate the orchids Dendrobium conanthum and D. lasianthera.

 

#919 Zambia 15/02/09

Zambia 150209Here is a nice cover from Zambia, which was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Ndola on February 9 and arrived on February 23, 2015.

The 2014 stamp depicts a Zambian beef and commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence.

See also: #258 Zambia 10/01/20

#918 Turkey 15/04/07

Turkey 150407Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Karacasu on April 7 and arrived on April 16, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet that commemorates the city of Van. It was issued on July 12, 2011.

The right stamp is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 9, 2014. The stamp depicts an oud.

See also: #785 Turkey 14/04/24

#917 Northern Mariana Islands 15/03/12

Northern Marianas 150312This very nice cover from the Northern Mariana Islands was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted in Capitol Hill on Saipan on March 12 and arrived on April 10, 2015.

The two stamps on the left are part of the “State Flags” set, which was issued on February 23, 1976. They depict the flag of Colorado and a former flag of Georgia.

The middle and the right stamp are part of the flags sets, which were issued on February 22, 2012 and August 6, 2009 resp.

 

#916 Saint Martin 15/02/13

St Martin 150213Here is another beautiful cover from the Caribbean, which was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted in Grand Case on February 13 and arrived on February 27, 2015.

The right stamp is part of the set “French Overseas Territories”, which was issued on November 25, 2011.

See also: #765 Saint Martin 14/02/25

#915 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Europa 14/10/17

TAAF Europa 141017Here is another amazing cover from the TAAF, thank you Jean Pierre! The cover is a FDC, which was cancelled on Europa Island on October 17, 2014 and arrived on April 8, 2015.

#914 Mauritius – Rodrigues 15/03/10

Mauritius, Rodrigues 150310This nice cover from the island of Rodrigues was sent with the help of the post officers in Port Mathurin, thank you! It was posted on March 10 and arrived on March 24, 2015.

The stamps are part of the “Flora & Fauna” set, which was issued on August 30, 2013. They depict the orchid Oeoniella polystachis and the Mascarene martin (Phedina borbonica).

#913 Taiwan 15/01/30

Taiwan 150130George has sent this nice cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted in Yonghe ( 永和) on January 30 and arrived on February 10, 2015.

The stamps were issued on January 8, 2015. They commemorate the lion’s mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata), the spotted jelly (Mastigias papua), Physophora hydrostatica, and Pelagia noctiluca.

#912 Trinidad & Tobago 15/02/10

Trinidad 150210This nice cover from Trinidad & Tobago was sent by Steven, thank you! It was posted on February 10 and arrived on February 20, 2015.

The stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Eric Williams (1911–1981), who was the first prime minister of Trinidad & Tobago. The stamp set was issued on April 5, 2011.

See also: #164 Trinidad 09/07/15

#911 Saint Barthélemy 15/02/11

St Barthelemy 150211Radim has sent this beautiful cover from St. Barthélemy, thank you! It was posted in St. Jean on February 11 and arrived on February 18, 2015.

The left stamp (issued on January 11, 2014) commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of Anne de Bretagne (1477–1514).

The stamp on the right is part of the set “French Overseas Territories”, which was issued on November 25, 2011.

See also: #295 Saint Barthélemy 10/02/26

#910 Wallis & Futuna 15/01/26

Wallis 150126This very nice cover from Wallis & Futuna was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Mata-Utu on January 26 and arrived on February 9, 2015.

The left stamp (issued on July 3, 2013) commemorates Wallis and Futuna’s first athlete Petelo Sanele Vakalima. The right stamp is part of the set “Landscapes of Wallis and Midi”, which was issued on Ocotober 25, 2013.

See also: #752 Wallis & Futuna 13/12/24

#909 Iraq 14/01/20

Iraq 140120Zakariya has sent this beautiful cover from Iraq, thank you! This one was posted in Mosul on January 20 and arrived on February 21, 2014.

See also: #757 Iraq 14/01/20

#908 Portugal 14/05/30

Portugal 140530Vitor Manuel has sent this nice cover from Portugal on May 30, 2014, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros and arrived on June 3, 2014.

The stamps are part of the set “Traditional Portuguese Festivities”, which was issued on April 30, 2013.

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