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#552 Greenland 12/02/27

Frede sent me this nice cover from Greenland, thank you! It was posted in Nuuk on February 27 and arrived on March 13, 2012.

The left stamp was issued in a set of two on 17 January 2011. It commemorates the kayak mail delivery.

The middle stamp is part of the 2009 EUROPA set (issued on 19 January 2009).

The right stamp is part of a set of three, which was issued on 1 October 2007. It commemorates the discovery of Tobias Island (Tubbiap Qeqertaa) in 1993 (see this article).

See also: #319 Greenland 10/04/23

#319 Greenland 10/04/23

My first cover from Greenland was sent to me by Jørn, thank you!

It was posted in Tasiilaq on April 23, and arrived in Graz on May 4, 2010. The attached mini sheet was issued on November 8, 2007. It commemorates the 1934 Greenland expedition of Jean-Baptiste Charcot (1867-1936) and Paul-Émile Victor (1907-1995). The middle stamp depicts the expedition’s ship, the Pourquoi-Pas ?.

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