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#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.

#1284 Chilean Antarctic ??/??/??

This very interesting cover was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! The stamps were cancelled with a cancellation depicting the Chilean Base Eduardo Frei, but on the cover there is an additional cachet of the Russian Bellingshausen Station. Unfortunately there is no cancellation date but the cover arrived on February 7, 2018 via Berlin (inside an extra cover).

See also: #1172 Chilean Antarctic Territory 18/04/18

#1281 Austria 19/10/12

This very nice cover from Austria was delivered by the Mariazell Railway Himmelstreppe from Mariazell to St. Pölten. It was cancelled on October 12 and arrived on October 22, 2019.

#1274 French Guiana 11/10/27

This very nice stationery from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted on October 27 and arrived on November 8, 2011.

#1272 Australia 20/03/09

This beautiful cover from Australia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Sydney on March 9 and arrived on March 23, 2020.

The cover is a stationery, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Australian Pig Breeders Association (1909–2009). The left stamp depicts an echidna. The right stamp commemorates the invention of spray-on skin cells.

#1269 Thailand – Phuketia 19/05/05

Thank you Mark, for sending this interesting letter from Thailand! It was delivered with the private postal service Tuk-Tuk-Express and has stamps of the “Muang Phuket Local Post” attached. The letter was cancelled on April 5 and arrived on May 7, 2019.

#1265 Germany 20/01/02

This beautiful FDC from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was issued and sent on January 2 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp is part of the flower definitive series and depicts a daylily (Hemerocallis sp.). The right stamp commemorates the 250th birthday anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827).

See also: #1254 Germany 19/12/30

#1247 USA 19/09/17

This nice FDC from the USA was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was cancelled in Tulsa on September 17 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the juniper berry, the winterberry, the beautyberry, and the soapberry.

#1245 Germany 19/04/01

Here is another nice cover from Cottbus, Germany, which was delivered by the private post service “RPV Briefservice” and PostNL. Thank you, Ulf for sending this interesting cover! It was posted on April 1 and arrived on April 8, 2019.

The stamps depict the Spremberg Tower of Cottbus and the Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst (Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art), which is located in the former diesel power station of Cottbus.

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