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
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:
Patrik has sent this very nice cover from Estonia, thank you very much! It was posted in Laagri on November 15 and arrived on November 19, 2014.
The mini-sheet was issued on August 25, 2014. It commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Tallinn Zoo and depicts the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) and the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis).
The left stamp commemorates the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The right stamp depicts the Western Spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) and commemorates the Vankalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
It was delivered on October 26 with the balloon “OE-SGS” in Puch bei Weiz during the course of the Pinkabria stamp exhibition.
The sales revenue of this event was donated to a children’s cancer research institute.
See also: #1066 Austria 16/10/26
The stamps commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Philandorre.
Wolfgang has sent another cover from the British Antarctic Territory, thank you very much!
It was posted on Horseshoe Island on February 3 and arrived on March 23, 2017.
The stamp is part of the “Penguins” stamp set, which was issued on November 19, 2014. It depicts the Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua).
Here is another very nice cover that was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Monte Carlo on November 15 and arrived on November 17, 2016.
The middle stamp was issued on February 5, 2016. It commemorates the Princess Grace Rose Garden. The right stamp was issued on April 30, 2014. It commemorates the Evolution of Transportation.
This nice cover from Andorra was sent by Olivier, thank you very much! It was posted in Ordino on May 6 and arrived on May 10, 2016.
My first cover from Sudan was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted in Wadi Halfa on February 8 and arrived on March 6, 2017.
The top left stamp commemorates the 2015 World Statistics Day.
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