Archive for the ‘postal stationery’ Category

#1064 Germany 16/10/27

germany-161027Olivier 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.

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#1007 Lithuania 15/05/02

Lithuania 150502This 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.

#830 French Guiana 13/07/13

French Guyana 130713This interesting cover from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Cayenne on July, 13, 2013. The letter was returned, because Jean Pierre used my old address, and missent to Guyana.

See also: #444 French Guiana 11/01/04

#828 Martinique 14/08/25

Martinique 140825This beautiful cover from Martinique was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Macouba on August 25 and arrived on August 29, 2014.

See also: #756 Guadeloupe 14/02/05

#806 Ukraine 13/11/01

Ukraine 131101V.V. sent this beautiful cover from Ukraine, thank you! It was posted in Uzhgorod on November 1 and arrived on November 11, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery and commemorates the Ukrainian sculptor Vasil’ Svida (1913-1989).

The left stamp was issued on August 24, 2013, and depicts some pumpkins. The right stamp (issued October 9, 2013) is entitled “History of National Communication”.

See also: #772 Ukraine 14/03/12

#766 Bahamas 13/06/11

Bahamas 130611-2This beautiful cover from the Bahamas was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Nassau on June 11 and arrived on June 24, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery with an additional stamp, which is part of the set “60th Anniversary of the Accesion of Queen Elizabeth” (issued on July 19, 2012). The stationery imprint commemorates the sea snail species Lace Short-Frond Murex (synonyme: West Indian Murex; Chicoreus brevifrons).

See also: #759 Bahamas 13/06/13

#710 Romania 13/07/17

Romania 130717-2This beautiful cover from Romania was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Bucharest on July 17 and arrived on July 19, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery, which was issued together with a stamp set on July 6, 2012. It commemorates the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention, which took place in Bucharest from 6-13 July 2012.

The stamp on the left is part of the set “Live Healthy Campaign” (Trăiește sănătos!), which was issued on May 3.

See also: #677 Romania 13/07/17

#677 Romania 13/07/17

Romania 130717Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Romania! It was posted in Bucharest on July 17 and arrived on July 19, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery, which commemorates different flowers and there blooming time. Jean Pierre attached two stamps of the flowers set, which was issued on January 19, 2012. They depict the flowers “Love-lies-bleeding” (Amaranthus caudatus) and arctic alpine forget-me-not (Eritrichium nanum).

The imprinted stamp of the stationery depicts the sunflower species Scorzonera rosea.

#615 Singapore 12/12/21

Singapore 121221Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Singapore! It was posted on December 21 and arrived on December 28, 2012.

The cover is a postal stationery, which was issued on September 6, 2012. The prepaid envelope commemorates the Singapore hosting of the Chinese giant pandas Kai Kai (凯凯) and Jia Jia (嘉嘉). In addition the stamp on the left is part of the set “The Gardens by the Bay“, which was issued on June 28, 2012.

See also:
#441 Singapore 09/12/09
#181 Singapore 09/06/19
#162 Singapore 09/06/19

#547 Croatia 12/01/04

Željko sent me this beautiful card from Croatia, thank you! It was posted in Zagreb on January 4 and arrived on January 9, 2012.

The card and imprinted value commemorates Marco Polo (c. 1254-1324) and the World Philatelic Exhibition in China 1999.

Željko attached an additional stamp “Year of the Dragon”, which was cancelled with a special first day cancellation.

#534 Germany 12/01/24

Thank you, Simon, for sending this very nice cover from Hamburg, Germany! It was posted on January 24 and arrived on January 26, 2012.

The cover is a postal stationery, which was issued on May 4, 2006. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the Godesburg. This German castle was founded on October 15, 1210. The cover depicts an aquatint print by Friedrich Salathé reproducing a painting by Karl Bodmer (1809-1893).

#483 Singapore 09/12/09

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Singapore! It was posted on December 9, 2009.

The cover consists of a postal stationery and four stamps. The two stamps on the left were issued on January 9, 2008. They commemorate the Singapore Changi Airport. The two middle stamps are part of the mini-sheet, which I already described in this article. It was issued on October 28, 2009.

#447 Bulgaria 11/01/24

Thank you, Neicho, for sending this nice cover from Bulgaria. It was posted in Oryahovo (Оряхово) on January 24 and arrived on January 28, 2011.

The postal stationery commemorates the Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris). The additional stamp depicts a cactus of the species Mamillaria.

#444 French Guiana 11/01/04

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this beautiful letter from French Guiana! It was posted in Kourou on January 4 and arrived on January 10, 2011.

The postal stationery commemorates the Guiana Space Centre and the Ariane rockets.

#422 Germany 10/03/29

This nice cover from Dresden, Germany, was sent to me by Hans, thank you! It was posted on March 29 and arrived on April 2, 2010.

The imprinted stamp commemorates the sailing ship “Großherzogin Elisabeth“. The cover commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Kiel Week.

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