Archive for the ‘Monaco’ Category

#1089 Monaco 16/11/15

monaco-161115Here is another very nice cover that was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Monte Carlo on November 15 and arrived on November 17, 2016.

The left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the Mercantour National Park. It was issued on April 20, 2011 and depicts the Bertoloni columbine (Aquilegia bertolonii).

The middle stamp was issued on February 5, 2016. It commemorates the Princess Grace Rose Garden. The right stamp was issued on April 30, 2014. It commemorates the Evolution of Transportation.

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#1039 Monaco 16/04/13

Monaco 160413François has sent this very nice cover from Monaco, thank you! It was posted on April 13 and arrived on April 15, 2016.

The left stamps commemorate the great tit (Parus major). The right stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on April 1, 2016. It depicts the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta).

François included a nice postcard too.

Monaco 160413 card

#1009 Monaco 15/12/05

Monaco 151205This very nice cover from Monaco was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted on December 5 and arrived on December 10, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 11, 2015. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the fortress.

#897 Monaco 15/02/11

Monaco 150211This beautiful cover from Monaco was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted on February 11 and arrived on February 13, 2015.

The two stamps on the left are part of the set “Flora and Fauna of the Mediterranean”, which was issued on January 1, 2002. The stamps depict the blue thunbergia (Thunbergia grandiflora) and the great tit (Parus major).

The right stamp commemorates the 20th Anniversary of Monaco’s Membership of the United Nations. It was issued on May 28, 2013.

See also: #410 Monaco 10/09/28

#410 Monaco 10/09/28

This nice cover from Monaco was sent to me by Roland, thank you! It was posted on September 28, 2010.

The left stamp (issued April 29, 2010) commemorates the submarine reserve of Larvotto. It depicts the noble pen shell (Pinna nobilis).

The right stamp was issued on December 4, 2009 (although the stamp shows the date 2010). It commemorates the 50th anniversary of Ayrton Senna‘s (1960-1994) birthday.

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