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#1364 Greece 20/11/03

This very nice FDC was sent by Alfred, thank you very much! It was issued on November 3 and arrived on November 11, 2020.

The mini-sheet commemorates the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.

#1359 Slovakia 20/02/26

Milan has sent this very nice cover from Slovakia, thank you! It is a FDC of 2018, which was posted in Piešťany on February 26 and arrived on February 28, 2020.

#1353 Belgium 20/01/27

Henri has sent this very nice FDC from Belgium, thank you very much! It was cancelled in Bruxelles on January 27 and arrived on March 16, 2020.

#1352 USA 20/03/15

Tristan has sent this very nice first day cover from the USA, thank you! It was cancelled in Augusta on March 15 and arrived on August 6, 2020.

The FDC commemorates the 200th anniversary of Maine‘s statehood.

#1346 Luxembourg 21/09/14

Laurent has sent this very nice first day cover from Luxembourg, thank you! It was posted in September 14 and arrived on September 16, 2021.

The stamp and cancellation commemorate the inauguration of the Centre National d’Incendie et de Secours (National Fire Brigade and Rescue Centre).

#1345 Belgium 21/06/14

This very nice first day cover from Belgium was sent by Luc, thank you! It was cancelled in Bruxelles on June 14 and arrived on January 19, 2022.

The mini-sheet depicts the birds common tern (Sterna hirundo) and the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica).

#1338 Austria 19/12/21

On December 24, 2019 I received this very nice cover, which was delivered by an old tramway in Vienna.

#1332 France – Empire of Angyalistan 21/05/09

On May 19 I received this postcard from the Empire of Angyalistan, which was posted on May 9, 2021.

The bottom stamps commemorate the quokka and the ant bear. The top stamp commemorates the launch of the first prototype of the Ocean Cleanup.

#1325 Germany 20/06/21

Ulf has sent this beautiful postcard from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted on June 21 and arrived on July 27, 2020.

The image and cancellation on the left commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal (Kiel Canal). The right stationery “stamp” commemorates the lighthouse in Holtenau, which has its 125th anniversary too, because it was erected at the entrance of the Kiel Canal.

#1315 Japan 21/03/12

This very nice first day cover from Japan was sent by Akira, thank you! It was posted in Totsuka (戸塚), Yokohama on March 12 and arrived on March 22, 2021.

The cover and stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of nautical charts in Japan.

#1314 Ethiopia 19/01/16

My mother has sent this postcard from Ethiopia, thank you! It was posted on January 16, 2019.

The left stamp depicts the Entoto Palace of emperor Menelik II. The next stamp depicts the Ethiopian house snake (Lamprophis erlangeri), the next two stamps depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki).

The bottom left stamp commemorates the shiny-leaf buckthorn (Rhamnus prinoides), and the next stamp Zoz Amba St. Georges monastery in Gonder.

 

#1313 USA 20/09/24

This beautiful FDC from the USA was sent by Mark, thank you very much! It was issued in Frankenmuth on September 24, 2020 and arrived on January 25, 2021. The FDC is entitled “Holiday Delights”.

#1309 Germany 21/03/08

Frank has sent this beautiful cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Leinefelde-Worbis on March 8 and arrived on March 10, 2021.

The cover commemorates the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Norddeutsche Seewarte (North German Naval Observatory, now the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany). The postal stationery and the additional stamps depict the research vessel Atair and the lighthouses in Wangerooge and Brunsbüttel.

#1303 Poland 20/10/19

Roman has sent this beautiful FDC from Poland, thank you! The cover was posted in Gdańsk on October 19, 2020 (the cancel is on the back), and arrived on October 28, 2020.

The stamps depict the field horsetail (Equisetum arvense) and the valerian (Valeriana officinalis).

See also: #1129 Poland 17/08/28

#1291 United Nations NY 17/08/03

This beautiful FDC from the United Nations New York was sent by Yue, thank you very much! It was posted on August 3 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The stamp and FDC commemorates the World Heritage “Along The Silk Roads”. The stamp depicts the Longmen Grottoes in China.

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