Archive for the ‘France’ Category
This very nice cover with special Christmas postmark was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Paris on December 23 and arrived on December 29, 2015.
The right stamp was issued on June 11, 2012.
The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).
Mr. A. has sent this very nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Dunkirk (Dunkerque) on October 12 and arrived on October 15, 2015.
The top stamps are part of the sets “Famous Frenchmen”, which were issued on February 14 and April 11, 1970. They commemorate Maurice de Broglie (1875–1960), Louis Le Vau (1612–1670), Philibert de l’Orme (c. 1514–1570), and Édouard Branly (1844–1940).
The bottom left stamp was issued on March 26, 1949. It commemorates the Stamp Day.
The mini-sheet commemorates the Ballet Preljocaj.
Roland has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you! It was issued in Paris on May 29 and arrived on June 2, 2015.
The stamp is a joint issue with the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the Seychelles. It was issued on October 9, 2014 and depicts the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas).
This beautiful cover from French Polynesia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Mahina (Tahiti) on March 31 and arrived on April 13, 2015.
The two stamps on the left are part of the mini-sheet, which depicts the new banknotes of 2014. The mini-sheet was issued on January 20, 2014.
The stamps on the right are part of a set, which was issued on January 29, 2015 and commemorates some professions.
See also: #471 French Polynesia 11/01/26
The right stamp is part of the set “French Overseas Territories”, which was issued on November 25, 2011.
See also: #765 Saint Martin 14/02/25
Here is another amazing cover from the TAAF, thank you Jean Pierre! The cover is a FDC, which was cancelled on Europa Island on October 17, 2014 and arrived on April 8, 2015.
The left stamp (issued on January 11, 2014) commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of Anne de Bretagne (1477–1514).
The stamp on the right is part of the set “French Overseas Territories”, which was issued on November 25, 2011.
See also: #295 Saint Barthélemy 10/02/26
The left stamp (issued on July 3, 2013) commemorates Wallis and Futuna’s first athlete Petelo Sanele Vakalima. The right stamp is part of the set “Landscapes of Wallis and Midi”, which was issued on Ocotober 25, 2013.
See also: #752 Wallis & Futuna 13/12/24