Archive for the ‘*stamps’ Category

#1246 India 19/07/27

K. has sent this nice cover from India, thank you! It was posted on July 17 in Pattukotai and arrived on August 7, 2019.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet “Holiday Destinations in India”, which was issued on August 15, 2018. They depict the Stone Chariot in Hampi and the Udaipur City Palace.

#1244 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful FDC from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you! It was issued and posted on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The cover and stamp commemorate the white stork (Ciconia ciconia).

#1239 Portugal 19/07/15

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on July 15 and arrived on July 18, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the EUROPA issue of Madeira and depicts the European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) and the Atlantic canary (Serinus canaria).

#1237 Philippines 19/06/??

This very nice cover from the Philippines was sent by Dr. Patron, thank you very much! It was posted in Bacarra, and arrived on June 25, 2019.

The 2017 satamp set commemorates some jeeps and jeepneys.

#1227 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful first day cover from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The stamp and cover depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1225 Mexico 19/03/29

Víctor has sent this very nice cover from Mexico, thank you! It was posted on March 29 and arrived on May 6, 2019.

The mini-sheet commemorates the Mexican national football team.

#1219 Åland 19/05/09

On May 20, 2019 I received this beautiful FDC from Åland, thank you very much, Ulf! The FDC was issued on May 9 and commemorates the white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).

#1214 Czech Republic 19/04/24

Thank you, Radim for sending this nice cover from Czech Republic! It was posted in Olomouc on April 24 and arrived on April 26, 2019. The stamp is the 2019 EUROPA stamp and commemorates the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).

#1194 Switzerland 18/09/10

Vural has sent this very nice cover from Switzerland, thank you! It was posted in Härkingen on September 10 and arrived on September 12, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Swiss Railway Stations” (issued on September 6, 2018) and depicts the railway station of Fleurier.

The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Card Games”, which was issued on September 6, 2018. It depicts a card of the Swiss Jass game.

#1191 Turkey 18/08/09

This beautiful cover from Turkey was sent by Nail, thank you very much! It was posted in Küçükyalı, Izmir on August 9, and arrived on August 14, 2018.

The mini-sheet on the left was issued on June 5, 2017. It commemorates the World Environment Day.

The stamp on the top right is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on June 5, 2007. It depicts farm animals.

The two stamps on the bottom right are part of the set “Labour and Solidarity Day“, which was issued on May 1, 2010.

#1186 Moldova – Transnistria 18/10/12

My first cover from Transnistria (PMR) was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Tiraspol on October 12 and arrived on October 17, 2018.

The stamp sheet was issued on March 31, 2001. It commemorates the corn crake (Crex crex).

Patrik has attached a stamp of the PMR too, which is not valid for international postage and therefore was not cancelled.

 

 

#1180 Liberia 18/10/11

My first cover from Liberia was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Monrovia on October 11 and arrived on October 18, 2018.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on February 14, 2012. It commemorates the 30th anniversary of SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia. The next stamp commemorates president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (*1938). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 22, 2006. The top right stamp depicts US president Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); the stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on May 4, 2009.

The bottom left stamp is part of the set “Traditional Dances and Masks”, which was issued on August 2, 2009. The last stamp is part of the mini-sheet “The Aliens of Star Trek”, which was issued on December 21, 2015.

Alena also included a postcard, which depicts Liberia’s largest lake: Lake Piso.

 

#1179 Japan 18/08/02

This beautiful first day cover from Japan was sent by Fumiaki, thank you very much! It was posted in Shizuoka (静岡, Kachuo中央) on August 2 and arrived on August 14, 2018.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates 150th years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden.

#1176 Curaçao 11/09/23

In October 2011 I received this registered letter from Curaçao. It was posted on September 23, 2011.

The left stamp is part of the set “Sea Shells”, which was issued on 19 September 2008. It commemorates the shell Strombus gigas.

The right mini-sheet was issued on 25 October 2010. It depicts the sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus).

The cover is interesting because stamps of two different countries were used. The country Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, but the stamps were still valid.

#1169 Thailand 18/07/23

Natta has sent this beautiful cover from Thailand, thank you! It was posted in Bang Na on July 23 and arrived on July 27, 2018.

The left stamps are part of the mini-sheets “The Thai Alphabet“, which were issued on July 29, 2011. The stamps depict the characters “ม” and “ย”.

The top right stamp commemorates the National Day and was issued on December 5, 2017.

The bottom right stamps are part of the set “National Children’s Day”, which was issued on January 13, 2018.

 

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