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#893 Honduras 14/12/30

Honduras 141230Mauricio has sent this very nice registered cover from Honduras, thank you! It was posted in Tegucigalpa on December 30, 2014 and arrived on January 19, 2015.

The cover has attached only overprinted stamps. The top left stamp originally was issued on October 3, 1956. It commemorates the Basilica of Suyapa. The overprint was issued on June 3, 2005.

The next top overprints were issued on June 3, 2005. The original stamp was issued on January 14, 1983, and commemorates the 3rd anniversary of the UPU Executive Council membership.

The bottom left stamp originally was issued on May 28, 1976. It commemorates the COHDEFOR (Corporación Hondureña de Desarollo Forestal). The overprint was issued on June 15, 1989.

The bottom right stamp originally was issued on May 29, 1964. It was overprinted twice (5 L on 16 c on 1 c); the second overprint was issued on June 3, 2005.

See also: #698 Honduras 13/09/02

#698 Honduras 13/09/02

Honduras 130902This amazing registered cover from Honduras was sent by Raul, thank you! It was posted in Colonia Kennedy (part of Tegucigalpa) on September 2 and arrived on September 13, 2013.

The three top left stamps (issued March 23, 2011) commemorate the centenary of the foundation of the UPAEP (Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal) in 1911. They depict Yum Kaax, the god of the forest. The mini-sheet commemorates the butterfly Dryadula phaetusa (the inscription is “phalusa”, but the correct term is “phaetusa”).

The other six stamps are part of a set issued on August 25, 2012, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Honduras and South Korea. The stamps depict different artefacts and the presidents of Honduras and South Korea.

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