Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

#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.

#1244 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful FDC from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you! It was issued and posted on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The cover and stamp commemorate the white stork (Ciconia ciconia).

#1243 Moldova – Transnistria 18/10/12

Patrik has sent this very nice postcard from Tiraspol, Transnistria, thank you! It was posted on October 12 and arrived on October 17, 2018.

The card depicts a map of Transnistria. The stamp commemorates the writer Jonathan Swift (1667–1745).

#1242 Poland 18/01/22

This nice cover from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you! It was posted in Gdańsk on January 22 and arrived on January 31, 2018.

#1241 United Kingdom – Lundy 19/08/29

On September 2 I received this nice cover from Lundy, UK. It was posted on August 29 and cancelled again by the Royal Mail on August 30, 2019.

The stamp commemorates the visit of the royal family to Lundy in 1977.

#1240 Liechtenstein 19/05/08

Here is another nice cover from Liechtenstein that was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on May 8 and arrived on May 10, 2019.

The right stamp depicts the emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator).

#1239 Portugal 19/07/15

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on July 15 and arrived on July 18, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the EUROPA issue of Madeira and depicts the European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) and the Atlantic canary (Serinus canaria).

#1238 Germany 19/06/22

This amazing cover from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you very much! It was posted in Kiel on June 22 and arrived on August 1, 2019.

The top left definitive stamp depicts the flower Cardamine pratensis. The top middle and right stamps depict the lighthouses of Kiel-Holtenau and Darßer Ort Natureum.

The postmarks commemorate the schooner Mare Frisium, the museum ship Bussard, the Berlin-class replenishment ship Bonn, and the European championship of the OK-dinghies. All of the postmarks were issued during the course of the Kiel Week.

#1235 Switzerland 18/11/16

This very nice cover from Switzerland was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in  Koppigen on November 16, 2018 and arrived on January 23, 2019.

The stamps depict a cheese fondue and a piece of Swiss cheese.

#1229 Portugal 19/06/17

António has sent this very nice cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Porto on June 17 and arrived on June 21, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the Carlos Machado Museum, the archeological museum “Do Carmo” in Lisbon, and the geological museum in Lisbon.

#1228 Austria 18/10/06

On October 9, 2018 I received this special cover, which was delivered by a replica of the Hansa-Brandenburg C.I airplane.

The cover was cancelled in Wiener Neustadt. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of civil airmail.

#1227 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful first day cover from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The stamp and cover depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1223 Cayman Islands 18/12/27

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in Hell on December 27, 2018 and arrived on February 11, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Boer goat.

 

#1220 Cyprus 17/03/16

Wolfgang has sent this beautiful registered cover from Cyprus, thank you! It was posted in Paralimni on March 16 and arrived on March 22, 2017.

The stamps depict the flowers Carlina pygmaea, Tulipa cypria, Centaurea akamantis, Crocus hartmannianus, and Origanum dubium.

#1219 Åland 19/05/09

On May 20, 2019 I received this beautiful FDC from Åland, thank you very much, Ulf! The FDC was issued on May 9 and commemorates the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).

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