Missing countries and territories

In 2019 I received covers from 9 new countries/territiories 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: Equatorial Guinea, Lesotho, Somalia, South Sudan

Americas: Bequia

Asia: Eastern Timor, South Ossetia

Australia & Oceania: Penrhyn (Cook Islands), Micronesia, Nauru, Palau

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

#1265 Germany 20/01/02

This beautiful FDC from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was issued and sent on January 2 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp is part of the flower definitive series and depicts a daylily (Hemerocallis sp.). The right stamp commemorates the 250th birthday anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827).

See also: #1254 Germany 19/12/30

#1264 Lithuania 19/10/07

This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Jonas, thank you! It was posted in Kaunas on October 7 and arrived on October 14, 2019.

The second right stamp depicts two northern lapwings (Vanellus vanellus).

#1263 Jersey 19/12/16

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Jersey, thank you very much! It was posted on December 16 and arrrived on December 30, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the European Football Championships, the next stamp commemorates the HMS Royal Sovereign, the right stamp commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rooster.

#1262 Suriname 19/02/07

Here is a beautiful cover from Suriname. It was posted in Paramaribo on February 7, 2019.

The stamps depict the map tree frog (Hypsiboas geographicus), the bare-faced curassow (Crax fasciolata), the aplomado falcon (Falco femoralis), the long-nosed horned frog (Megophrys nasuta), and the short-tailed hawk (Buteo brachyurus).

#1261 Germany 20/01/18

This very nice cover from Germany was sent by Alexander, thank you very much! It was posted at the Zugspitze on January 18 and arrived on January 22, 2020.

#1260 Turkey 19/08/26

This very nice cover from Turkey was sent by Vural, thank you very much! It was posted in Güzelçamlı on August 26 and arrived on September 11, 2019.

The left stamp depicts Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of the Republic of Turkey.

#1259 São Tomé and Príncipe 19/03/08

This beautiful registered cover from São Tomé and Príncipe was sent by Lai, thank you very much! It was posted on March 8 and arrived on March 20, 2019.

The left stamps are part of the mini-sheet “Beaches and Slopes”, which was issued on March 16, 2015. The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. It was issued on March 10, 2008.

See also: #1073 São Tomé and Príncipe 16/12/14

#1258 Cayman Islands 20/01/10

Here is another very nice cover from the Cayman Islands, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Watering Place Post Office on Cayman Brac on January 10 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

#1257 Cayman Islands 20/01/08

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in North Side on January 8 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp depicts a Grand Cayman parrot (Amazona leucocephala caymanensis), the right stamp commemorate the XX Commonwealth Games.

#1256 North Korea 19/10/16

This very nice cover from North Korea was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted in Pyongyang on October 16 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

See also: #927 North Korea 14/07/25

#1255 Gibraltar 19/12/16

This very nice cover from Gibraltar was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted on December 16 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1254 Germany 19/12/30

Here is an interesting cover from Germany, which was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted on December 30 and arrived on January 3, 2020.

The stamp on the right commemorates the 250 birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). The issue date of the stamp was January 2, so it was already used a few days before it got valid.

#1253 Czech Republic 19/12/27

This nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic was sent by Radim, thank you! It was posted in Brno on December 27 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1252 United Kingdom 19/10/14

Raymond has sent this very nice cover from Northern Ireland. It was posted in Belfast on October 14 and arrived on November 4, 2019.

The stamps depict a herring and a red gurnard.

#1251 Order of Malta 18/03/30

This very nice cover from the Order of Malta was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted in Rome on March 30 and arrived on April 4, 2018.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 500th anniversary of the birth of Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582). The set was issued on June 30, 2015. The stamps depict a part of the painting Estasi di Santa Teresa by Pietro da Cortona.

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