Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

#1143 Portugal 18/01/08

Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleros on January 8a and arrived on January 10, 2018.

Vítor attached a mini-sheet, which commemorates the city of Cascais, the 2018 European Youth Capital. The mini-sheet was issued on September 8, 2017. It depicts the Santa Marta Lighthouse and the House of Saint Mary in Cascais.

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#1140 Vatican 18/01/01

This very nice cover from Vatican was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted on January 1 and arrived on January 8, 2018.

#1138 Belgium 17/09/12

This nice cover from Belgium was saent by Christian, thank you! It was posted in Liège on September 12 and arrived on September 14, 2017.

#1137 France – Council of Europe 17/10/13

Olivier has sent this very nice FDC from the Council of Europe, thank you very much! It was posted in Strasbourg on October 17 and arrived on October 19, 2017.

See also: #978 Council of Europe 15/10/02

#1136 Monaco 17/12/01

Olivier has sent this very nice cover from Monaco, thank you very much! It was posted in Monte Carlo on December 1, and arrived on December 4, 2017.

The stamp is the 2017 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 9.

 

#1135 Croatia 17/12/19

Thank you, Željko, for sending this nice card from Croatia! It was posted in Zagreb on December 19 and arrived on December 21, 2017.

#1134 Czech Republic 17/12/20

Radim has sent this very nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic, thank you very much!

The cover was posted in Olomouc on December 20 and arrived on December 27, 2017.

#1132 Germany 17/10/01

Alexander has sent this very nice cover from the Oktoberfest in Munich, thank you! It was posted on October 1, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on April 7, 2016. It commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot. The right stamp was issued on September 9, 2010. It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Oktoberfest.

#1129 Poland 17/08/28

This stunning FDC from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you! It was posted in Gdańsk on August 28 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The FDC and mini-sheet were issued on August 5. They commemorate the Tall Ships’ Race 2017, which ended in Szczecin.

#1123 Poland 17/09/18

This beautiful FDC from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you very much! It was posted in Gdańsk on September 18, 2017.

The FDC and stamps were issued on August 31, 2017.

#1121 Norway – Jan Mayen 17/09/04

Wolfgang has sent this nice postcard from Jan Mayen, thank you! It was posted on September 4 and arrived on September 11, 2017.

The stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on June 5, 2015.

#1120 Belgium 16/03/14

This nice FDC was sent by Freddy, thank you! It was issued and posted on March 14, 2016 and arrived on March 17, 2016.

The FDC and stamp commemorate the 30th anniversary of the cartoon character Cédric.

#1114 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Île Amsterdam 10/04/09

TAAF 100409Here is anothe beautiful cover from the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, which was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! The cover was cancelled with postmark of Martin-de-Viviès  on April 4 and arrived on September 24, 2010.

The left stamp was issued on January 1, 2010. It is part of the “minerals” series and depicts a tourmaline crystal. The three stamps on top are part of the “Elephant Seal” mini-sheet, which was issued on January 1, 2008. The stamp on the right depicts a pyrite crystal. It was issued on January 1, 2009.

On the back there is the mission cachet of the 61st mission.
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See also: #548 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Île Amsterdam 11/04/20

#1113 Ukraine 16/12/05

ukraine-161205This nice cover from Ukraine was sent by Basil, thank you! It was posted in Kiev on December 5 and arrived on December 12, 2016.

The stamp set on the right was issued on November 19, 2015. It commemorates the orchids Epipactis palustris, Cephalanthera rubra, and Ophrys taurica.

#1110 Vatican 15/07/04

Vatican 150704-2Anton has sent this very nice cover from the Vatican, thank you very much! It was posted on July 4 and arrived on July 9, 2015.

The stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the beginning of the Pontificate of Pope Francis. The set was issued on May 2, 2013.

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