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#992 Cuba 15/07/24

Cuba 150724Frank 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.


#948 Cuba 15/02/24

Cuba 150224This 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.

#705 Cuba 13/07/01

Cuba 130701Thank you, Luis Alberto, for sending this beautiful cover from Cuba! It was posted in Havana on July 1 and arrived on August 12, 2013 (six weeks of delivery time).

The cover is a first day cover of the stamp set on the right. The four stamps were issued on May 8, 2009. They commemorate the Cuban UNESCO World Heritage Sides Havana, Cienfuegos, Camagüey, and Trinidad.

The two stamps on the left are part of the cactus set, which was issued on August 15, 1994. They depict the cacti Pilocereus robinii and Pereskia marcanoi.

See also: #478 Cuba 11/03/11

#478 Cuba 11/03/11

My first cover from Cuba was sent to me by Modesto, thank you! It was posted in Matanzas on March 11 and arrived on April 26, 2011—more than six weeks!

The cover is a registered one, but Austrian post forgot to attach the yellow “R-label”.

The 2010 stamp set commemorates the underwater world at the Isla de la Juventud. It was issued on February 20, 2010.

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