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#1363 France 20/11/10

Gilles has sent this nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Strasbourg/Montagne Verte on November 10 and arrived on November 16, 2020.

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#1362 French Polynesia 21/11/02

This very nice cover from French Polynesia was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted in Rairua, Raivavae on November 2 and arrived on December 20, 2021.

See also: #1342 French Polynesia 21/11/12

#1342 French Polynesia 21/11/12

Here is another amazing cover from French Polynesia, which was sent by Jinesh, thank you! It was posted in Papetoai on Moorea on November 12 and arrived on November 29, 2021.

The stamps depict a lizard, a lemon fruit and flower (Citrus limon), and a chestnut-breasted mannikin (Lonchura castaneothorax).

#1341 French Polynesia 21/11/08

This amazing cover from French Polynesia was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted in Mataura, Tubuai on November 8 and arrived on December 6, 2021.

The stamps depict the fruit melon and papaya.

#1332 France – Empire of Angyalistan 21/05/09

On May 19 I received this postcard from the Empire of Angyalistan, which was posted on May 9, 2021.

The bottom stamps commemorate the quokka and the ant bear. The top stamp commemorates the launch of the first prototype of the Ocean Cleanup.

#1330 New Caledonia 21/06/22

This nice cover from New Caledonia was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Nouméa on June 22 and arrived on July 5, 2021.

 

#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.

#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

#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

#1078 France 16/10/26

france-161026This very nice FDC from France was sent by Jean-Pierre, thank you very much! It was issued in Château-Chinon on October 26 and arrived on October 28, 2016.

The left stamp commemorates the former French president François Mitterrand (1916–1996).

#1057 France 16/01/22

France 160122-2Philippe has sent this nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted at the Place Bellecour in Lyon on January 22 and arrived on January 25, 2016.

The attached stamp is the 2015 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2015.

#1053 France 16/06/05

France 160606Jean-Pierre has sent this nice first day cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Paris on June 5 and arrived on June 8, 2016.

The stamp depicts the painting “Lost Illusions” by Charles Gleyre (1806–1874).

#1018 France 15/12/23

France 151223This 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.

#1014 France 16/01/22

France 160122Jean-Pierre has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you!

The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).

#990 France 15/10/12

France 151012-2Mr. 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.

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