Archive for the ‘South America’ Category

#1081 Falkland Islands 17/01/02

falkland-170102Here is another beautiful cover from the Falkland Islands that was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much!

It was posted in Stanley on January 2 and arrived on January 19, 2017. This registered cover was delivered by GLS, the GLS sticker is on the back. On the left there is the cachet of the ship MS Midnatsol.

The left stamp is part of the set “The 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Elizabeth II”, which was issued on April 29, 2016. The stamp set on the right commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Elephant Seal Research Group (ESRG). It was issued on November 30, 2015.

See also: #906 Falkland Islands 15/02/11

#1016 Argentine Antarctica 15/11/09

Argentina 151109This stunning cover from the Argentine Antarctica was arranged by Wolfgang and sent by Roberto, thank you very much!

The cover was delivered via Marambio Base with a DHC-6 Twin Otter airplane.

The top stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of Operación 90, which was the first Argentine ground expedition to the South Pole in 1965. The mini-sheet was issued on March 9, 2015.

#1006 Brazil 15/11/30

Brazil 151130Ronaldo has sent this beautiful Christmas FDC from Brazil, thank you!

It was issued on October 1, posted on November 30, and arrived on December 28, 2015.

#981 Ecuador 15/07/21

Ecuador 150721Guillermo has sent this nice cover from Ecuador, thank you! It was posted in Quito on July 21 and arrived on July 29, 2015.

The stamp (issued August 28, 2014) commemorates the EXPO of the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), which was held in Uruguay in 2014.

#957 Brazil 15/04/25

Brazil 150425Carlos Alberto has sent this beautiful cover from Brazil, thank you! It was posted in Salvador on April 25 and arrived on May 21, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the “Professions” stamp set, which was issued on December 30, 2005.

The middle stamp commemorates the Brazilian athlete Adhemar Ferreira da Silva.

The two stamps on the right are part of a set, which announces the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Rio in 2016. The stamp sheet was issued on March 24, 2015.

#906 Falkland Islands 15/02/11

Falkland 150211This beautiful cover from the Falkland Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Stanley on February 11 and arrived on February 20, 2015.

The stamps are part of the “Whales & Dolphins” stamp set, which was issued on November 9, 2012. They commemorate the Peale’s dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis), the fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), and the dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus).

#886 Chile 14/11/20

Chile 141120Thank you Raúl, for sending this nice cover from Chile! It was posted in Concepción on November 20 and arrived on December 2, 2014.

The left stamp is a surcharge stamp of 1991. The middle stamp commemorates the 120th anniversary of Puente Alto.

The right stamp was issued on July 23, 2012. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations with South Korea.

 

#881 Argentina 14/12/19

Argentine 141219Wolfgang has sent this very nice cover from Argentina, thank you! It was posted in Ushuaia on December 19, 2014 and arrived on January 5, 2015. Ushuaia is regarded as the southernmost city of the world, which is stated on the postmarks as well: “La ciudad mas Austral del Mundo”.

The two stamps on the left are part of a set, which was issued on January 20, 2014. The second stamp (issued on November 30, 2013) commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Argentine National Anthem.

The next two stamps commemorate the 110th anniversary of Argentinian presence in Antarctica. It was issued on March 25, 2014. The green stamp below is part of the set “Argentine Culture”, which was issued on August 30, 2000. It depicts a basket of the Mbayá people.

#830 French Guiana 13/07/13

French Guyana 130713This interesting cover from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Cayenne on July, 13, 2013. The letter was returned, because Jean Pierre used my old address, and missent to Guyana.

See also: #444 French Guiana 11/01/04

#826 Chile – Easter Island 14/08/04

Easter Island 140804On August 20, 2014, I received this beautiful cover from the Easter Island. It was sent on August 4 with the help of the Easter Island post officers, thank you!

The stamps are part of the “Easter Island” set, which was issued on June 25, 2001.

#816 Argentina 14/05/19

Argentina 140519This nice cover from Argentina was sent by Tomas, thank you! It was posted in Villa La Angostura on May 19 and arrived on May 26, 2014.

The stamp set was issued on March 5, 2014. It is the UPAEP issue and commemorates Hugo Chávez (1954-2013).

#775 Brazil 14/02/13

Brazil 140213This nice cover from Brazil was sent by João ,thank you! It was posted in São Paulo on February 14 and arrived on February 18, 2014.

João used a FDC of the “Ants” set, which was issued on June 5, 2013. The stamp depicts an  ant of the species Odontomachus bauri. The left stamp was issued 2002 and depicts a trumpet.

See also: #616 Brazil 12/12/03

#731 Guyana 13/11/22

This nice postcard from Guyana was sent by the people at Postcardlocker.com, thank you! It was posted in Georgetown on 22 November and arrived on 10 December 2013.

The stamp commemorates the 10th Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta), which took place in Guyana from 22 to 31 August 2008.

#703 Falkland Islands 13/09/20

Falkland 130920On September 30 I received this cover from the Falkland Islands, thank you Ally! The cover was posted on September 20, 2013. The stamp is part of a set that commemorates the sovereignty referendum, which was held on March 10-11, 2013. The stamps were issued on February 15, 2013.

#699 Paraguay 13/09/17

Paraguay 130917My first cover from Paraguay was sent by Fernando, thank you! It was posted in Asunción on September 17 and arrived on September 27, 2013.

The attached stamps were cut out of their mini-sheets, which both were issued in 2012. The top stamp commemorates the 150th anniversary of the death of Carlos Antonio López (1792-1862), who was the first president of Paraguay.

The second stamp is the UPAEP stamp and commemorates Kerana, a figure in Guarani mythology.

Paraguay 130917backOn the back of the cover, there is another postmark of Asunción and tax cancels.

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