Archive for the ‘South America’ Category
Here 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
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.
The stamp (issued August 28, 2014) commemorates the EXPO of the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), which was held in Uruguay in 2014.
Carlos 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 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).
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.
Wolfgang 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.
On 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.
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
On 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.
My 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.