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#1055 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806This very nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Ceremonial Costumes” and depicts a Kuria lady from Mara. The middle stamp depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus). The right stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964. It depicts the 7th president of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein.

See also: #1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

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#1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806-2This nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the “Fungi” stamp set (issued on November 27, 1998) and depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus).

The middle stamp depicts the board game Bao. The right stamp commemorates Pemba Island.

 

#662 Tanzania 13/05/03

Tanzania 130503This nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Asgarani, thank you! It was posted in Dar-es-Salaam on May 3 and arrived on May 6, 2013.

The left stamp depicts the painting “Divining of the Entrails” of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640).

The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 10th memorial anniversary of the death of Princess Diana (1961-1997). The stamp set was issued on October 24, 2007.

See also: #641 Tanzania 13/03/04

#641 Tanzania 13/03/04

Tanzania 130304My first cover from Tanzania was sent by Hussein, thanks! It was posted in Dar-es-Salaam on March 4 and arrived on March 18, 2013. I think it took some days longer, because Hussein wrote “Australia” instead of “Austria”.

The left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the material culture of Tanzania. It was issued on February 15, 2012, and depicts Maasai beaded necklaces.

The right stamp is part of the set “Wild Animals of Tanzania”, which was issued on 31 August 2009.

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