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, 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

#1049 Portugal 16/06/27

Portugal 160627Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on June 27 and arrived on June 29, 2016.

The attached mini-sheet is the EUROPA stamp issue of Madeira, which was issued on May 9, 2016.

#1048 Cameroon 16/06/27

Cameroon 160627My first cover from Cameroon was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Kribi on June 27 and arrived on July 14, 2016.

The attached stamps are part of the set “E-Post Data Center”, which was issued on July 21, 2014.

#1047 Czech Republic 16/06/16

Czech 160616Thank you, Radim for sending this nice cover from Czech Republic! It was posted in Olomouc on June 16 and arrived on June 20, 2016.

The stamp is the 2016 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2016.

#1046 Liechtenstein 15/04/28

Liechtenstein 150428This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on April 28 and arrived on April 30, 2015.

The attached stamp is part of the the 2015 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 2, 2015.

#1045 Andorra 16/07/05

Andorra 160705This beautiful cover from Andorra was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Ordino on July 5 and arrived on July 8, 2016.

The left stamp was issued on January 13, 2015. It commemorates the patron saint of Andorra: Our Lady of Meritxell. The next stamp (issued Juni 11, 2003) depicts the northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). The next stamp is part of a set, which was issued on March 27, 2002. It depicts the alpine accentor (Prunella collaris). The right stamp commemorates the Catalan poet Salvador Espriú (1913–1985). It was issued on January 10, 2013.

#1044 Turkey 16/05/30

Turkey 160530Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Aydın on May 30 and arrived on June 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 9, 2015. The right stamp is part of the set “Anatolian Civilizations: Hittites“, which was issued on March 30, 2007.

#1043 Lithuania 16/02/05

Lietuva 160205Here is another cover from Lithuania, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Šeduva on February 5 and arrived on February 9, 2016.

#1042 Lithuania 16/06/11

Lietuva 160611Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Elektrėnai on June 11 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

#1041 Norway – Svalbard 16/05/17

Norway - Hopen 160517This superb cover from Hopen was sent by Wolfgang, thank you! It was posted on May 17 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

See also: #1026 Norway – Svalbard 16/03/06

#1040 Liechtenstein 16/03/09

Liechtenstein 160309This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 9 and arrived on March 11, 2016.

The right stamp depicts the painting “Ruggeller Riet” by Alois Ritter (1910–1986).

#1039 Monaco 16/04/13

Monaco 160413François has sent this very nice cover from Monaco, thank you! It was posted on April 13 and arrived on April 15, 2016.

The left stamps commemorate the great tit (Parus major). The right stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on April 1, 2016. It depicts the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta).

François included a nice postcard too.

Monaco 160413 card

#1038 British Indian Ocean Territory 16/04/23

BIOT 160423Radim has sent this beautiful cover from the British Indian Ocean Territory, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 23 and arrived on May 23, 2016.

The stamps and tab depict the coat of arms and the flag of the BIOT.

See also: #799 British Indian Ocean Territory 14/05/27

#1037 Myanmar 16/03/24

Myanmar 160324Bo Bo has sent this nice cover from Myanmar, thank you! It was posted in Yangon on March 24 and arrived on April 14, 2016. I suppose it took a bit longer, because it was “Missent to Thailand” (It seems that is happening more often).

See also: #796 Myanmar 14/04/29

#1036 Japan 15/07/27

Japan 150727Kazuya has sent this beautiful cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted in Honjo (本所), Sumida, Tokyo on July 27, 2015.

#1035 Sint Maarten 16/03/08

St Maarten 160308This nice cover from Sint Maarten was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted on March 8 and arrived on March 25, 2016.

The left stamps commemorate the collared forest falcon (Micrastur semitorquatus). They are part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on January 14, 2015.

The stamps on the right are part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on November 11, 2011.

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