Archive for the ‘*cover type’ Category
On October 28, 2016 I received this beautiful registered cover from Austria. It was delivered on October 26 with the balloon “OE-SGS” in Puch bei Weiz during the course of the Pinkabria stamp exhibition.
The sales revenue of this event is donated to a children’s cancer research institute.
Olivier has sent this beautiful cover from the Internationale Briefmarken-Börse Sindelfingen (International Stamp Fair), thank you! It was posted on October 27 and arrived on November 2, 2016.
François included a nice postcard too.
The top stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of Operación 90, which was the first Argentine ground expedition to the South Pole in 1965. The mini-sheet was issued on March 9, 2015.
The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).
This nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Andrius thank you! It was posted in Skirsnemunė on May 2 and arrived on May 7, 2015.
The top stamps commemorate bishop Motiejus Valančius (1801–1875). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on May 27, 1995. The stamp below is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 3, 2008.
See also: #874 Lithuania 14/11/08
Here is another special delivery cover from Austria. It was delivered by the balloon “D-ORIE” on November 29 from Christkindl to Steyr, where it was handed over to the post office. The cover arrived at my place on December 4, 2015.
In the top left corner there is the boarding cancel, in the middle there are the day cancel of Steyr and the special cancel of the event “55. Weihnachtsballonpost” (55th Christmas Balloon Post), and on the right there is the “Christkindl”-postmark.
See also: #877 Austria 14/11/30
Frank has sent this very nice cover from Cuba, thank you! It was posted in Colón on July 24 and arrived on August 24, 2015.
Frank used a FDC and added a stamp of the set “World Stamp Exhibition BRASILIANA 2013”, which depicts a rumba dancer. The set was issued on October 16, 2013.
The FDC stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence of Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.