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, 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

#1034 United Arab Emirates 15/06/17

UAE 150617Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted at the Dubai Exhibitions Centre on June 17 and arrived on June 26, 2015.

#1033 US Virgin Islands 16/03/23

US Virgin Islands 160323Here is another cover from the US Virgin Islands, which was sent by Steven, thank you! This one was posted at the East End Post Office on March 23. It was cancelled again in Puerto Rico on the same day and arrived on April 1, 2016.

#1032 US Virgin Islands 16/03/21

US Virgin Islands 160321Steven has sent this nice cover from the US Virgin Islands, thank you! It was posted in Cruz Bay on March 21 and arrived on March 25, 2016.

#1031 Australian Antarctic Territory 16/02/20

AAT 160220On April 12 I received this beautiful cover from the Australian Antarctic Territory. It was cancelled at Mawson Station on February 20, 2016.

See also: #901 Australian Antarctic Territory 14/12/05

#1030 China 16/03/07

PRC 160307Wolfgang has sent this very nice registered cover from his trip to China, thank you! It was posted in Guangzhou (广州) on March 7 and arrived on March 25, 2016.

#1029 Hong Kong 16/03/04

HK 160304This very nice registered cover from Hong Kong was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on March 4 and arrived on March 11, 2016.

The stamps on the right commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association.

#1028 Caribbean Netherlands 16/02/26

Caribbean Netherlands 160226This nice cover from the Caribbean Netherlands was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Saba on February 26 and arrived on March 18, 2016.

See also: #691 Caribbean Netherlands 13/03/25

#1027 Luxembourg 16/03/14

Luxembourg 160314On March 16 I received this nice cover from Luxembourg. It was posted on March 14, 2016.

The stamp is part of the “Tourism” stamp set, which was issued on September 24. It commemorates the Moselle Valley.

#1026 Norway – Svalbard 16/03/06

Svalbard 160306Wolfgang has sent this very nice cover from Bjørnøya (Bear Island), thank you very much! It was posted on March 6 and arrived on March 14, 2016.

See also: #633 Norway – Svalbard 13/01/31

#1025 Samoa 15/04/14

Samoa 150414-3Here is anothe very nice cover from Samoa, which was sent by Steven, thank you! It was posted in Salailua on April 14 and arrived on May 15, 2015.

The right stamp commemorates the golden cowrie (Cypraea aurantium).

See also: #943 Samoa 15/04/14

#1024 Poland 16/01/20

Poland 160120Roman has sent this beautiful cover from Poland, thank you! It was posted in Warsaw on January 20 and arrived on February 18, 2016.

On the left there is a postmark “Gdańsk 150220″ too.

The stamps depict the flowers Centaurea sp., Syringa sp., and Myosotis arvensis.

#1023 Lithuania 16/02/06

Lietuva 160206On February 9, 2016 I received this very nice cover, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Joniškis on February 6.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the costumes of the Aukštaitians. The set was issued on May 20, 1995.

See also: #950 Lietuva 15/06/26

#1022 Croatia 16/02/03

Croatia 160203This beautiful hand-painted cover was sent by Vesna, thank you very much! It was posted in Bjelovar on February 3 and arrived on February 11, 2016.

The stamps commemorate the 2012 Summer Olympics in London 2012 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

#1021 Croatia 15/07/17

Croatia 150717Freddy has sent this very nice cover from Croatia, thank you! It was posted in Dubrovnik on July 17 and arrived on July 21, 2015.

The stamps commemorate the orchid Ophrys dinarica.

Freddy added a postcard of Dubrovnik too: Croatia 150717card

#1020 Palestine 15/12/10

Palestine 151210On February 22, 2016 I received this very nice cover from Palestine. It was prepared by Jinesh and sent by Patrik, thank you! The cover was posted in Bethlehem on December 10, 2015.

The left stamps are part of the set “Year of the Child”, which was issued on May 15, 2000. The right stamp is part of the set “Anti-Corruption Day”, which was issued on December 9, 2013

 

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