Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

#1157 Order of Malta 18/03/30

Federico has sent this beautiful cover from the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Rome, thank you! It was posted on March 30 and arrived on April 4, 2018.

The mini-sheet (a joint issue with Italy; issued on November 27, 2015) commemorates the San Giovanni Battista Hospital in Rome.

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#1156 Portugal 18/02/20

Here is another very nice cover from Portugal, which was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on February 20 and arrived on February 22, 2018.

The attached stamps are part of the set “Native Livestock Breeds of Portugal”, which was issued on February 8,2018. It commemorates the cattle breeds Barrosã and Mertolenga.

See also: #1145 Portugal 17/01/07

#1149 Liechtenstein 18/02/22

This very nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Mauren on February 22 and arrived on February 26, 2018.

#1148 Anguilla 18/02/12

This very nice registered cover from Anguilla was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in The Valley on February 12 and arrived on February 23, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the “Wildflowers” set, which was issued on September 12, 2009. It depicts the jimsonweed (Datura stramonium).

The right stamp is part of the set “40th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution“, which was issued on July 12, 2007. The stamp depicts Jeremiah Gumbs, one of the leaders of the secessionist movement.

#1147 Lithuania 18/02/19

Andrius has sent another very nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Palanga on February 19 and arrived on February 22, 2018.

The stamps are part of the recent definitive set, which was issued on January 5, 2018. They commemorate the Columns of Gediminas.

#1146 Liechtenstein 18/02/08

Vural has sent another very nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on February 8 and arrived on February 12, 2018.

The middle stamp depicts a painting by Peter Fendi (1796–1842).

#1145 Portugal 17/01/07

Here is another very nice FDC from Portugal, which was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted on January 17 and arrived on January 23, 2017.

The stamp is a joint issued of Portugal and India.

See also: #1143 Portugal 18/01/08

#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.

#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.

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