Archive for the ‘North & Middle America’ Category
The middle stamp commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which was constituted in 1815.
The right stamp commemorates the explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506).
The left stamps commemorate the collared forest falcon (Micrastur semitorquatus). They are part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on January 14, 2015.
The stamps on the right are part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on November 11, 2011.
Evelyn has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in New Westminster, BC on January 7 and arrived on January 12, 2016.
This very nice cover from the Grenadines was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted on Carriacou on October 28 and arrived on November 26, 2015.
The stamps are part of the “Fish” mini-sheet, which was issued on December 12, 1997. The stamps depict the queen angelfish (Holacanthus ciliaris), the clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum), and the fourspot butterflyfish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus).
This very nice airmail from Costa Rica was sent by Erick, thank you! It was posted in Heredia on October 16 and arrived on October 27, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Musical Instruments of Guanacaste. The set was issued on July 25, 2007.
The middle stamp was issued on January 30, 2015. It is part of a mini-sheet, which commemorate the 50th anniversary of legal medicine in Costa Rica. The stamp depicts Dr. Alfonso Acosta Guzmán.
The top right stamp depicts Costa Rica’s highest mountain, the Cerro Chirripó (3820 m). The stamp is part of the set “National Parks”, which was issued on August 24, 2009.
The bottom right stamp is part of the “Volcanoes” set (issued on June 24, 2004) and depicts the Arenal Volcano (1670 m).
Frank has sent this very nice cover from Cuba, thank you! It was posted in Colón on July 24 and arrived on August 24, 2015.
Frank used a FDC and added a stamp of the set “World Stamp Exhibition BRASILIANA 2013”, which depicts a rumba dancer. The set was issued on October 16, 2013.
The FDC stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence of Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
The left stamps are part of the set “Map of Barbuda”, which was issued on November 19, 1968.
The middle stamp depicts the French anglefish (Pomacanthus arcuatus). It is part of the “Fish” set, which was issued on February 5, 1969. The next stamp depicts the post office and treasury of Barbuda. It is part of the set “Local Motifs” (issued on October 15, 1974).
The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the Royal visit to Antigua and Barbuda. It was issued on October 27, 1977.
This beautiful cover from Canada was sent by Mike, thank you very much! It was posted in Stratford on August 28 and arrived on September 4, 2015.
The “Pansies” stamp set on the right was issued on March 2, 2015.
The left stamp was issued on August 14, 2004. It commemorates the 500th anniversary of the first post-transport from Miquelon to Newfoundland. The next stamp is part of the “Bird” series: it depicts the American redstart (Setophaga ruticilla). The stamp was issued on January 17, 2015.
The next stamp was issued on March 26, 2014. It commemorates Albert Briand (1909–1966), who was president of the Territorial Council of SPM from 1964 to 1966. The right stamp is part of the “Birds” series too: it depicts the Bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla garralus), and it was issued on January 15, 2014.
See also: #277 Saint Pierre & Miquelon 09/11/04
This beautiful cover from Cuba was sent by Ing. Modesto R. Garcia Castro, thank you! It was posted in Matanzas on February 24 and arrived on March 23, 2015.
The cover is a FDC of 2013, the stamps and cover depict some orchids. The stamp on the left was issued on January 17, 2013. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of relations between Cuba and Finland.
Jean Pierre has sent this beautiful cover from St. Lucia, thank you very much! It was posted on May 20 and arrived on June 3, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Flags and Ships”, which was issued on September 16, 1996. The stamp depict the 1766 flag of Martinique & St. Lucia and a French brig.
The middle stamp is part of the set “Old and New Views of Saint Lucia”, which was issued on August 10, 1971. The right stamp (issued on July 25, 1994) commemorates the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in St. Lucia.
This stunning cover from Costa Rica was sent by Rosalia, thank you very much! It was posted on May 29 in Turrialba and arrived on June 8, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which was issued on July 5, 2002 and commemorates the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
The part of the mini-sheet on the right commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Ministry of Labour & Social Security. It was issued on August 26, 2008.