#407 Greece 10/08/09

Elias sent me this beautiful cover from Greece, thank you! The cover was posted in Heraklion on August 9 and arrived on August 11, 2010.

The left stamp is part of the “Greek Actors”-set, which was issued on February 9, 2009. It commemorates the actor Manos Katrakis (1908-1984). The next stamp was issued on March 14, 2008. It depicts a discus thrower and commemorates the Beijing Summer Olympics 2008. The stamp below depicts the island Kos. It is part of the set “Greek Islands” (issued February 27, 2008).

The right stamp is part of the “Actors”-set too and depicts Aliki Vougiouklaki (1933/34-1996). The last stamp is part of the “Fairy Tales”-set (issued December 16, 2008) and is entitled “The Mermaid and Alexander the Great“.

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