Archive for the ‘Sweden’ Category

#724 Sweden 13/05/20

Sweden 130520This nice cover from Sweden was sent by Thomas, thank you! It was posted in Gävle on May 20 and arrived on May 22, 2013.

The top left stamp was issued on September 2, 1967, and commemorates the change to right-hand traffic. The middle stamp (issued March 27, 1984) depicts Queen Silvia. The top right stamp was issued on March 10, 1976. The bottom stamp is part of the set “Cookies”, which was issued on May 8, 2013.

See also: #452 Sweden 10/12/28

#496 Sweden 11/08/09

Bo sent me this nice cover from Sweden, thank you! It was posted at the postal museum in Stockholm on August 9 , 2011.

The stamp set commemorates the Swedish authors Henning Mankell (*1948) and Maj Sjöwall (*1935) and Per Wahlöö (1926-1975).

#452 Sweden 10/12/28

Olle sent me this nice cover from Sweden, thank you!

It was posted in Djura on December 28 and arrived on December 30, 2010. The meter cancellation has the inscription “Gott Nytt År 2011” (Happy New Year 2011).

The two stamps are part of the set “Tasty Morsels”, which was issued on September 27, 2007.

#382 Sweden 10/08/10

Thank you, Lars-Erik, for this nice cover from Falkenberg, Sweden! It was posted on August 10 and arrived on August 12, 2010.

The attached stamp was issued on May 13, 2010. It commemorates the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria with Daniel Westling on June 19, 2010.

#377 Sweden 10/07/26

This nice cover from Sweden was sent by Christer, thanks! It was posted in Sjöbo on July 26, 2010.

The attached stamps are part of the set “Cult Cars”, which was issued on January 29, 2009. They depict the Ford Mustang and the VW Beetle.

Sweden 2008/09/12

Cover from Sweden, posted in Jönköping on September 12, 2008.

The left stamp depict the peeling of an apple, rosemary, and some jordärtskocka (Jerusalem artichoke, Helianthus tuberosus); the right stamp shows a typical Swedish vacation scene: a red hut at a sea with boats and the caught fish are already on the barbecue.

Thank you, Peter, for your nice cover!

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