Archive for the ‘North & Middle America’ Category

#1226 Cuba 16/08/05

This very nice cover from Cuba was sent by Manuel, thank you very much! It was posted in Cienfuegos on August 5 and arrived on August, 29, 2016.

The stamps depict the belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) and the red-and-green macaw (Ara chloropterus).

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#1225 Mexico 19/03/29

Víctor has sent this very nice cover from Mexico, thank you! It was posted on March 29 and arrived on May 6, 2019.

The mini-sheet commemorates the Mexican national football team.

#1224 Belize 19/01/15

This is my second cover from Belize, it was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on January 15 and arrived on January 23, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Guanacaste National Park. The middle stamp commemorates the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Belize. The right stamp commemorates the archeological reserve of Nohoch Che’en.

#1223 Cayman Islands 18/12/27

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in Hell on December 27, 2018 and arrived on February 11, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Boer goat.

 

#1216 American Samoa 19/04/17

My first cover from American Samoa was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in Pago Pago on April 17, delivered via Honolulu (cancelled on April 20), and arrived on May 6, 2019.

 

#1176 Curaçao 11/09/23

In October 2011 I received this registered letter from Curaçao. It was posted on September 23, 2011.

The left stamp is part of the set “Sea Shells”, which was issued on 19 September 2008. It commemorates the shell Strombus gigas.

The right mini-sheet was issued on 25 October 2010. It depicts the sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus).

The cover is interesting because stamps of two different countries were used. The country Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, but the stamps were still valid.

#1175 Bermuda 18/06/14

This very nice cover from Bermuda was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Hamilton on June 14 and arrived on June 26, 2018.

#1174 El Salvador 18/05/04

William has sent this registered cover from El Salvador, thank you very much! It was posted on May 4 and arrived on May 24, 2018.

The four stamps on the front side are part of the set “200th Anniversary of the First Shout of Independence”, which commemorates the 1811 Independence Movement. The set was issued on May 25, 2011.

The left stamp on the back is the 2017 Christmas stamp (issued on November 13). The stamp on the right is part of a set, which commemorates the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan. That set was issued on February 13, 2015.

#1173 Cuba 16/10/19

This nice cover from Cuba was sent by Manuel, thank you! It was posted in Cienfuegos on October 19, 2016 and arrived on January 24, 2017.

The left stamp depicts a crocodile; it is part of the fauna set, which was issued on December 14, 1981. The right stamp is part of the set “The Language of the Fan“, which was issued on February 14, 2014.

#1159 Canada 18/04/20

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Edward, thank you! It was posted in Canoe BC on April 20 and arrived on April 30, 2018.

The stamp set is entitled “Canadian Opera” and was issued on February 4, 2017. The stamps depict the opera houses of Calgary and Toronto,  the opera singers Gerald Finley and Adrianne Pieczonka, and the stage director Irving Guttman.

#1148 Anguilla 18/02/12

This very nice registered cover from Anguilla was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in The Valley on February 12 and arrived on February 23, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the “Wildflowers” set, which was issued on September 12, 2009. It depicts the jimsonweed (Datura stramonium).

The right stamp is part of the set “40th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution“, which was issued on July 12, 2007. The stamp depicts Jeremiah Gumbs, one of the leaders of the secessionist movement.

#1142 Canada 18/01/11

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Marcel, thank you very much! It was posted in Notre-Dame-des-Pins on January 11 and arrived on January 17, 2018.

Marcel used a FDC from January 5, 2007 and added some additional stamps.

#1139 USA 17/09/27

This very nice cover from USA was sent by Tim, thank you very much! It was posted in Lafayette, Indiana on September 27 and arrived on October 17, 2017.

#1131 Canada 17/09/19

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted on September 19 in Fort Simpson and arrived on September 29, 2017.

See also: #771 Canada 14/03/04

#1127 Bahamas 17/02/06

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the Bahamas, thank you very much! It was posted in Freeport on February 6 and arrived on February 27, 2017.

The three stamps on top and the bottom right one are part of the “Marine Life” set, which was issued on January 3, 2012. They depict the hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), the Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus giganteus), the purple sea fan (Gorgonia ventalina), and the red cushion seastar (Oreaster reticulatus).

The bottom left stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The bottom middle stamp depicts the butterfly zebra longwing (Heliconius charithonia).

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