Archive for the ‘Turkey’ Category

#1044 Turkey 16/05/30

Turkey 160530Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Aydın on May 30 and arrived on June 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 9, 2015. The right stamp is part of the set “Anatolian Civilizations: Hittites“, which was issued on March 30, 2007.

#1015 Turkey 16/01/20

Turkey 160120This beautiful cover from Turkey was sent by Nail, thank you! It was posted in Izmir on January 20 and arrived on February 4, 2016.

The mini-sheet was issued on November 26, 2012. It is a joint issued with China and depicts the Bosphorus Bridge and the Taizhou Yangtze River Bridge.

#918 Turkey 15/04/07

Turkey 150407Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Karacasu on April 7 and arrived on April 16, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet that commemorates the city of Van. It was issued on July 12, 2011.

The right stamp is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 9, 2014. The stamp depicts an oud.

See also: #785 Turkey 14/04/24

#785 Turkey 14/04/24

Turkey 140424Vural sent this very nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Karacasu on April 24 and arrived on April 28, 2014.

The mini-sheet (issued march 16, 2011) commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Treaty of Moscow.

The stamp on the left was issued on May 25, 2009. It commemorates the Day of Ethics.

See also: #504 Turkey 11/06/03

#739 Turkey 13/12/11

Turkay 131211This cover with beautiful mini-sheet from Turkey was sent by Baris, thank you very much! It was posted in Bursa on December 11 and arrived on December 19, 2013.

The mini-sheet was issued on February 27, 2013, and commemorates the Yıldız Palace in Istanbul.

See also: #585 Turkey 12/08/17

#585 Turkey 12/08/17

Baris sent me this nice cover from Turkey, thanks! It was posted in Beşevler, Bursa on August 17 and arrived on August 27, 2012.

The attached stamps were issued on March 8, 2012. They are intended to promote social equality of men and women. The inscription on the tab means “We are dedicated” (Biz de varız).

See also:
#394 Turkey 10/08/02
#117 Turkey 09/01/31
Turkey 2008/07/31

#504 Turkey 11/06/03

Vural sent me this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Kuşadası on June 3 and arrived on June 8, 2011.

The left stamp is part of a set of 4 stamps and depicts a lily flower. The set was issued on February 7, 2011.

The right stamp was issued on September 2, 2010. It commemorates the Japan Year 2010 and depicts the frigate “Ertuğrul“, which visited Japan in 1890.

#501 Turkey 10/12/09

Vecdi sent me this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Yarimca, Körfez on December 9 and arrived on December 16, 2010.

The set of two stamps commemorates the traditional Turkish art of rug making. The set was issued on November 17, 2010.

#470 Turkey 11/03/17

Vural sent me this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Nazilli on March 17.

The left 2011 stamp depicts a flower of the lilium genus. The right stamp is part of the set “The Sultan’s Boats”, which was issued on June 14, 2010.

#424 Turkey 10/02/15

Ahmet sent me this beautyful cover from Pasaport, Turkey, thank you!

The stamps are part of the 2010 Winter Olympics set, which was issued on February 12, 2010.

#394 Turkey 10/08/02

Thank you, Baris, for sending this nice cover from Heykel, Bursa, Turkey!

The cover was posted on August 2 and arrived on August 9,2010. The cover was carried onboard of the Airbus A319 on Lufthansa first flight LH3275 from Bursa to Munich.

The attached stamp is the EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 9, 2010.

#346 Turkey 10/02/15

Another beautiful self-made cover by Ahmet from Pasaport, Turkey. Thank you

The left stamp is part of the 2010 Winter Olympics set, which was issued on February 12, 2010. The right is a definitive, which commemorates Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938).

#312 Turkey 10/02/15

Ahmet sent me this very nice cover from Pasaport, Turkey. The cover was posted on February 15, 2010, and has attached a stamp (issued February 12, 2010) commemorating the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and a definitive depicting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938).

#266 Turkey 09/09/11

Thank you, Ahmet, for this beautiful cover from Pasaport, Turkey.

The left stamp (issued March 16, 2009) commemorates the 5th World Water Forum 2009, which was held in Istanbul.

The two right stamps depict the founder of the Republic of Turkey: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938).

#117 Turkey 09/01/31

turkey-090131Cover from Turkey, posted in Heykel-Bursa on January 31, 2009.

Thank you, Baris, for this nice cover with a 2008 stamp of 80+10 kuruş commemorating the Istanbul railway station Sirkeci Garı!

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