Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

#1277 Portugal 19/07/22

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo Antonio dos Cavaleiros on July 22 and arrived on July 26, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the 2019 EUROPA stamp issue of the Azores. It was issued on May 9, 2019 and depicts the fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) and the São Miguel goldcrest (Regulus regulus azoricus).

#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.

#1271 Tristan da Cunha 17/04/18

Patrik has sent this nice cover from the remote island Tristan da Cunha, thank you! It was posted on April 18 and arrived on June 28, 2017.

See also: #818 Tristan da Cunha 14/04/03

#1270 Liechtenstein 19/03/15

This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 15 and arrived on March 19, 2019.

The stamps are the 2019 EUROPA stamps (issued on March 4, 2019) and depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1268 British Virgin Islands 19/12/??

Here is another very nice cover from the Caribbean, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tortola in December and arrived on January 23, 2020. The stamps depict the sugar-apple fruit (Annona squamosa).

There is a ship cachet of the MS Berlin on the cover too.

#1267 Ukraine 19/05/22

This nice cover from Ukraine was sent by Slava, thank you! It was posted in Vinnitsa on May 22 and arrived on May 28, 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

#1264 Lithuania 19/10/07

This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Jonas, thank you! It was posted in Kaunas on October 7 and arrived on October 14, 2019.

The second right stamp depicts two northern lapwings (Vanellus vanellus).

#1263 Jersey 19/12/16

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Jersey, thank you very much! It was posted on December 16 and arrrived on December 30, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the European Football Championships, the next stamp commemorates the HMS Royal Sovereign, the right stamp commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rooster.

#1261 Germany 20/01/18

This very nice cover from Germany was sent by Alexander, thank you very much! It was posted at the Zugspitze on January 18 and arrived on January 22, 2020.

#1260 Turkey 19/08/26

This very nice cover from Turkey was sent by Vural, thank you very much! It was posted in Güzelçamlı on August 26 and arrived on September 11, 2019.

The left stamp depicts Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of the Republic of Turkey.

#1258 Cayman Islands 20/01/10

Here is another very nice cover from the Cayman Islands, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Watering Place Post Office on Cayman Brac on January 10 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

#1257 Cayman Islands 20/01/08

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in North Side on January 8 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp depicts a Grand Cayman parrot (Amazona leucocephala caymanensis), the right stamp commemorate the XX Commonwealth Games.

#1255 Gibraltar 19/12/16

This very nice cover from Gibraltar was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted on December 16 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1254 Germany 19/12/30

Here is an interesting cover from Germany, which was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted on December 30 and arrived on January 3, 2020.

The stamp on the right commemorates the 250 birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). The issue date of the stamp was January 2, so it was already used a few days before it got valid.

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