Archive for the ‘Spain’ Category

#1056 Spain 16/05/09

Spain 160509Pere Magnané has sent this nice cover from Spain, thank you! It was posted in Barcelona on May 9 and arrived on May 11, 2016.

The left stamp commemorates the 50th World Leprosy Day, which was on January 23, 2003.

The right stamps depict the flags of Aragon and Region of Murcia.

#714 Spain 13/10/02

Spain 131002José Luís sent this nice cover from Spain, thanks! It was posted in Carballo on October 2 and arrived on October 7, 2013.

The stamp is the Spanish EUROPA stamp, which was issued on April 23, 2013.

See also: #357 Spain 10/05/13

#681 Spain 10/05/20

Spain 100520José Luís sent me this nice cover from Spain, thank you! It was posted in Gijón on May 20 and arrived on May 25, 2010.

The stamp set was issued on April 1, 2010. The stamps depict  the butterflies Zerynthia rumina and Euphydryas aurinia.

#417 Spain 10/01/05

Fernando sent me this nice cover from Santander, Spain, thank you!

The two left definitives were issued on January 2, 2008. The stamps at the right are part of the architecture set, which was issued on September 9, 2009. They depict the Madrid towers Torre Espacio and Torre de Cristal.

#379 Spain 09/12/29

On December 29, 2009, José Luís sent me this beautiful Christmas cover from Spain. Thank you!

Both stamps are part of the Christmas set, which was issued on October 30, 2009.

The special cancellation commemorates a philatelic exhibition in Pola de Siero.

#368 Spain 09/12/17

José Luis sent me this beautiful cover from Oviedo, Spain, thank you!

The attached stamp set was issued on January 12, 2009. It commemorates the sciences botany and genetics.

The special postmark commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Guardia Civil Trafico.

#357 Spain 10/05/13

José Luís sent me this cover from Carballo, Spain.

It has attached the 2010 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 6, 2010.

#356 Spain 10/04/21

Luís sent me this nice cover from Valencia, thank you! It was posted on April 21 and arrived on April 23.

The left stamp is of the definitive series and depicts King Juan Carlos I. The two right stamps are ATMs issued in Estivella and La Nucía.

#308 Spain 10/04/06

This beautiful cover was sent from Spain by José Luís on April 6, 2010, thank you! It arrived in Graz on April 9.

The stamps were issued on January 20, 2010, and depict the moths Artimelia latreillei and Zygaena rhadamanthus.

The cancellation commemorates the “Juegos Tradicionales y Populares” (Traditional and Popular Games) in Pola de Siero.

#294 Spain 09/10/14

Thank you, Jorge, for this beautiful cover from Igualada, Spain!

It was posted on October 14, 2009. Interestingly Jorge used a cover, which was issued by Eesti Post, and attached the stamp set “Popular Dances” (issued on July 22, 2009). The stamps commemorate the dances muñeira and fandango.

#257 Spain 09/11/19

José Luís sent me this nice cover from Gijón (Spain) thank you!

It was posted on November 19, 2009.

The cover commemorates two stamps issued on October 1, 2009: The top stamp depicts the butterfly Hyphoraia dejeani. The bottom stamp depicts the pansy (Viola tricolor sp.).

#230 Spain 09/11/19

This beautiful cover from Gijón, Spain, was sent to me by José Luís, thank you!

The stamps depict the fungi Boletus pinophilus and Cantharellus cibarius. The stamps were issued on October 16, 2009.

#185 Spain 09/06/03

Spain 090603José Luís sent me this cover with the Spanish EUROPA issue 2009 (issued on April 23, 2009). The cover was posted in Carballo on June 3, 2009.

Thank you very much!

#180 Spain 09/03/02

Spain 090302This beautiful cover from Gijón was sent to me by José Luís, thank you! It was posted on March 2, 2009.

It commemorates the Hortensia (Hydrangea sp.) and the Great Tit (Parus major). The stamps were issued on January 20, 2009.

#177 Spain 09/02/16

Spain 090216This marvelous cover was sent to me by José Luís, thank you very much!

It has attached the whole stamp set “Flags of the Autonomous Communities”, which was issued on January 2, 2009. The stamps depict the flags of (from top left to bottom right) Spain, Cataluña, Galicia, Cantabria, Spain, Asturias, Basque Country, and Andalusia.

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