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#1364 Greece 20/11/03

This very nice FDC was sent by Alfred, thank you very much! It was issued on November 3 and arrived on November 11, 2020.

The mini-sheet commemorates the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.

#1345 Belgium 21/06/14

This very nice first day cover from Belgium was sent by Luc, thank you! It was cancelled in Bruxelles on June 14 and arrived on January 19, 2022.

The mini-sheet depicts the birds common tern (Sterna hirundo) and the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica).

#1337 Switzerland 21/09/17

Here is anothe nice cover from Switzerland, thank you Vural! It was posted in Kirchenfeld, Bern on September 17 and arrived on September 22, 2021.

#1326 Irland 21/04/28

This very nice cover from Irland was sent by Jutta, thank you very much! It was posted in Lisdoonvarna (Lios Dúin Bhearna) on April 28, 2021. The stamps depict some sailing ships.

#1324 Montenegro 21/04/05

This very nice registered cover from Montenegro was sent by Alexander, thank you very much! It was posted in Podgorica on April 5 and arrived on April 13, 2021.

The mini-sheet commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first EUROPA stamp issue in 1956.

 

#1320 Portugal 21/05/08

This amazing cover from Portugal was sent by Pedro, thank you very much! It was posted on May 8 and arrived on May 10, 2021.

The beautiful mini-sheet commemorates the 200th birthday anniversary of Florence Nightingale (1820–1910).

#1307 Liechtenstein 21/01/14

Vural has sent another nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on January 14 and arrived on January 18, 2021.

The stamp is part of the EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 6, 2017. It depicts Gutenberg Castle in Balzers.

See also: #1240 Liechtenstein 19/05/08, #1207 Liechtenstein 19/01/30

#1294 Portugal 20/05/26

Vítor has sent this very nice registered cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted on May 26 in Santo António dos Cavaleiros and arrived on June 8, 2020.

The mini-sheet commemorates the diamond jubilee of the installation of the Aga Khan IV.

#1292 India 20/02/27

Dilip has sent this beautiful cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on February 27 and arrived on March 4, 2020.

The mini-sheet depicts some children’s paintings of tigers. It commemorates the Children’s Day 2011.

#1290 Serbia 19/07/25


This very nice cover from Serbia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Belgrade on July 25 and arrived on July 31, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the 90th anniversary of the foundation of Air Serbia. The right stamps commemorate the writers Ivan Turgenev, Kosta Trifković, and Maxim Gorky.

#1283 Italy 19/12/09

This very nice cover from Italy was sent by Cristian, thank you! It was posted in Verona on December 9 and arrived on December 16, 2019.

The mini-sheet depicts two paintings by Giorgio de Chirico (1888–1978).

#1277 Portugal 19/07/22

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo Antonio dos Cavaleiros on July 22 and arrived on July 26, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the 2019 EUROPA stamp issue of the Azores. It was issued on May 9, 2019 and depicts the fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) and the São Miguel goldcrest (Regulus regulus azoricus).

#1270 Liechtenstein 19/03/15

This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 15 and arrived on March 19, 2019.

The stamps are the 2019 EUROPA stamps (issued on March 4, 2019) and depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1259 São Tomé and Príncipe 19/03/08

This beautiful registered cover from São Tomé and Príncipe was sent by Lai, thank you very much! It was posted on March 8 and arrived on March 20, 2019.

The left stamps are part of the mini-sheet “Beaches and Slopes”, which was issued on March 16, 2015. The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. It was issued on March 10, 2008.

See also: #1073 São Tomé and Príncipe 16/12/14

#1256 North Korea 19/10/16

This very nice cover from North Korea was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted in Pyongyang on October 16 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

See also: #927 North Korea 14/07/25

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