Archive for the ‘USA’ Category
The middle and the right stamp are part of the flags sets, which were issued on February 22, 2012 and August 6, 2009 resp.
This very nice cover from the US Virgin Islands was sent by Steven, thank you very much!
The attached stamp set is entitled “Farmer’s Markets” and was issued on August 7, 2014.
On December 16 I received this marvelous cover from the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, a big thank you to the station’s philatelic clerk Mr. Smith!
The left stamp is part of the set “Antarctic Explorers”, which was issued on September 14, 1988. It commemorates the explorer Richard E. Byrd (1888 – 1957). The right stamp is an imperforated copy of the “Global Forever” stamp, which was issued on January 28, 2013.
On the left there are stamps of the Antarctica Local Post and the International Local Post.
On the back there is an additional cancel of the National Science Foundation.
This beautiful cover from the USA was sent by Nehemiah, thank you! It was posted in Paris, IL, on July 1 and arrived on July 8, 2014.
The left stamp is part of the set “Winter Flowers”, which was issued on February 14, 2014. The two stamps on the right commemorate the trains Congressional and 20th Century Limited. The stamps are part of the “Trains” stamp set (issued on August 26, 1999).
See also: #723 USA 13/04/26
This nice Christmas cover from the USA was sent by Scott, thank you! It was posted in Fayetteville on December 4 and arrived on December 10, 2013.
The left stamp is part of the Christmas stamp set, which wa issued on October 11, 2013. The middle stamp is part of the stamp booklet “Gingerbread Houses”, which was issued on November 6, 2013. The left stamp was issued on April 11, 2011, and commemorates president George Washington (1732-1799).
See also: #228 USA 09/12/12
The two definitives were issued on March 16 and May 12, 2007. The three stamps of the United Nations are part of the “Flags” series. They were issued on September 18, 1987, and September 26, 1980, and depict the flags of Greece, Afghanistan, and Yugoslavia.
The right stamp is part of the set “Muscle Cars”, which was issued on February 22, 2013. It commemorates a 1970 Chevelle SS.
See also: #484 USA 10/12/22
This truly interesting cover was sent by Maximilian, Sovereign Prince of Lichtenberg, thank you very much! It was posted in Gaylord, MI on May 8 and arrived on May 14, 2012. The cover was delivered by US postal service as can be seen on the machine label on the right.
There are two stamps of the Principality of Lichtenberg attached, which were cancelled with the “Lichtenberg Post” postmark. The stamps are part of the second issue 2012 and depict the archangel Michael. To find out more about the self-proclaimed nation of Lichtenberg see the website http://polichtenberg.com.
The FDC and stamps commemorate the US Merchant Marine and depict a container ship, a clipper ship, a liberty ship, and an auxiliary steam ship.
It was posted in Menomonie on September 15 and arrived on September 22, 2010. Willie attached some UN stamps of the flag series, which were cancelled by US post too!
See also: #418 USA 10/08/10
Willie sent me this beautiful registered cover from the USA, thank you! It was posted in Menomonie on August 10 and arrived on August 19, 2010.
There are several UN stamps attached, which have been normally cancelled by US post! Two stamps of the flags series, depicting the flags of Kampuchea and Honduras, and two stamps of the “Human Rights” set.
Two of the US stamps commemorate the Mackinac Bridge, which was issued on February 3, 2010. Three are part of the 2010 set “Animal Rescue”. The two top middle US stamps commemorate the Zion National Park, they were issued on June 28, 2009. The definitive in the middle commemorates the author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896).
It was posted in Newburgh, NY, on July 30, 2009. The definitive stamp at the left is entitled “American clock”, and was first issued on January 24, 2003. The two right stamps are part of the 2009 lighthouse set, which was issued on July 23, 2009. It depicts the lighthouses of Biloxi, Mississippi, and Sabina Pass, Louisana. Unfortunately the right stamp got damaged during delivery.