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#989 Seychelles 15/10/13

Seychelles 151013frontMartin has sent this beautiful registered cover from the Seychelles, thank you very much! It was posted in Baie Sainte Anne (on Praslin Island) on October 13 and arrived on October 27, 2015.

The left and the bottom right stamps are part of the “fishes” set, which was issued on October 3, 2005. They depict the surgeonfish Paracanthurus hepatus and the emperor red snapper (Lutjanus sebae).

The middle stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first man on the moon. The set was issued on July 20, 2009.

Finally, the top right stamp depicts the white-faced whistling duck (Dendrocygna viduata). It is part of the set, which commemorates the BirdLife World Bird Festival 2001. The set was issued on October 4, 2001.

#404 Seychelles 10/01/27

Jean Pierre sent me this beautiful cover from the Seychelles, thank you very much! It was posted in Victoria on January 27, 2010.

Jean Pierre affixed three stamps of the fish definitives series. They depict the Indian butterflyfish (Chaetodon mitratus), the goldbar wrasse (Thalassoma hebraicum), and the palette surgeonfish (Paracanthurus hepatus). The right two stamps are part of the set “25th Anniversary of Aldabra as a World Heritage Site”, which was issued on December 11, 2007. They depict the endangered plant Solanum aldabrensis and the dugong (Dugong dugon).

#271 Seychelles 10/01/27

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for this beautiful birds cover from Victoria, Seychelles.

The cover was posted on January 27, 2010. The left 1993 stamp depicts a Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone sp.). The three middle stamps were issued on October 1, 2008, and depict the Aldabra Drongo (Dicrurus aldabranus) and the Red-headed Fody (Foudia eminentissima).

Finally, the right 1996 stamp depicts the Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina).

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