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#910 Wallis & Futuna 15/01/26

Wallis 150126This very nice cover from Wallis & Futuna was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Mata-Utu on January 26 and arrived on February 9, 2015.

The left stamp (issued on July 3, 2013) commemorates Wallis and Futuna’s first athlete Petelo Sanele Vakalima. The right stamp is part of the set “Landscapes of Wallis and Midi”, which was issued on Ocotober 25, 2013.

See also: #752 Wallis & Futuna 13/12/24


#752 Wallis & Futuna 13/12/24

Wallis 131224Jean Pierre sent me this marvellous cover from Wallis and Futuna, thank you very much! It was posted in Sigave on December 24, 2013, and arrived on January 2, 2014.

The left stamp depicts the Wattled Honeyeater (Foulehaio carunculatus). It is part of the “birds” stamp set that was issued on May 28, 2011. The stamp set on the right (issued November 8, 2012) commemorates some seashells.

See also: #236 Wallis & Futuna 09/10/12

#236 Wallis & Futuna 09/10/12

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for this beautiful cover from Wallis & Futuna!

The cover was posted in Matāʻutu on October 12, 2009. The left stamps are of the set “Flora of Wallis & Futuna”, which was issued on April 22, 2004. They depict the plants breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) and yam (Dioscorea sp.).

The middle stamp was issued on August 18, 2008. It is part of the set “Scenery of Wallis & Futuna” and depicts the hull of a dugout.

Finally, the right stamp of 2009 commemorates the game Pétanque.

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