Archive for the ‘EUROPA’ Category

#1064 Germany 16/10/27

germany-161027Olivier has sent this beautiful cover from the Internationale Briefmarken-Börse Sindelfingen (International Stamp Fair), thank you! It was posted on October 27 and arrived on November 2, 2016.

#1057 France 16/01/22

France 160122-2Philippe has sent this nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted at the Place Bellecour in Lyon on January 22 and arrived on January 25, 2016.

The attached stamp is the 2015 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2015.

#1052 Serbia 16/05/23

Serbia 160523Dušan has sent this nice cover from Serbia, thank you! It was posted in Novi Sad on May 23 and arrived on May 27, 2016.

The stamp is part of the 2016 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on May 5, 2016.

#1049 Portugal 16/06/27

Portugal 160627Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on June 27 and arrived on June 29, 2016.

The attached mini-sheet is the EUROPA stamp issue of Madeira, which was issued on May 9, 2016.

#1047 Czech Republic 16/06/16

Czech 160616Thank you, Radim for sending this nice cover from Czech Republic! It was posted in Olomouc on June 16 and arrived on June 20, 2016.

The stamp is the 2016 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2016.

#1046 Liechtenstein 15/04/28

Liechtenstein 150428This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on April 28 and arrived on April 30, 2015.

The attached stamp is part of the the 2015 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 2, 2015.

#1044 Turkey 16/05/30

Turkey 160530Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Aydın on May 30 and arrived on June 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 9, 2015. The right stamp is part of the set “Anatolian Civilizations: Hittites“, which was issued on March 30, 2007.

#1007 Lithuania 15/05/02

Lithuania 150502This nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Andrius thank you! It was posted in Skirsnemunė on May 2 and arrived on May 7, 2015.

The top stamps commemorate bishop Motiejus Valančius (1801–1875). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on May 27, 1995. The stamp below is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 3, 2008.

#1001 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/12

Nagorno 150512Here is another beautiful cover from Nagorno-Karabakh, which was sent by Sergey, thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 12 and arrived on May 26, 2015.

The top left stamp is part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on April 19, 2013. It depicts a common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).

The middle stamp is part of the EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 15, 2013. The stamps on the right are the EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 16, 2011.

See also: #933 Nagorno Karabakh 15/05/04

#996 Kazakhstan 15/06/24

Kazakhstan 150624Marat has sent this beautiful cover from Kazakhstan, thank you! It was posted in Aktobe (Ақтөбе) on June 24 and arrived on July 3, 2015.

The left stamps0 are part of the set “Children’s Drawings”, which was issued on January 15, 2015. The right stamp is one of the 2014 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on January 15, 2015.

See also: #932 Kazakhstan 15/03/02

#925 Iceland 15/04/08

Iceland 150408Steinunn has sent this very nice cover from Iceland, thank you! It was posted in Reykjavík on April 8 and arrived on April 13, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the “Seals” set, which was issued on January 28, 2010. It depicts the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).

The right stamp is part of the 2014 EUROPA stamp set (issued March 27, 2014) and depicts a rather modern  instrument: the segulharpa.

#918 Turkey 15/04/07

Turkey 150407Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Karacasu on April 7 and arrived on April 16, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet that commemorates the city of Van. It was issued on July 12, 2011.

The right stamp is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 9, 2014. The stamp depicts an oud.

See also: #785 Turkey 14/04/24

#884 Finland 15/01/07

Finland 150107Seppo has sent this nice cover from Finland, thank you! It was posted in Raahe on January 7 and arrived on January 12, 2015.

The attached stamps are the EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on May 5, 2014.

#847 Jersey 14/09/22

Jersey 140922On September 26, 2014, I received this nice cover from Jersey, thank you Chris! It was posted on September 22.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 125th anniversary of the Victoria College. The set was issued on September 29, 1977. The bottom left stamp commemorates the composer John Ireland (1879 – 1962) and his work “The Forgotten Rite”. It is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on April 23, 1985.

The two middle stamps are part of a set, which was issued on April 24, 1979. It commemorates the 25th anniversary of the International Air Rally.

The two right stamps (part of a set, which was issued on November 25, 1976) commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Lilian Mary Grandin (1876 – 1924), who was Jersey’s first female doctor.

#821 Portugal – Azores 14/07/16

Portugal - Azores 140716On July 21 I received this nice cover from the Azores. It was posted in Ponta Delgada on July 16, 2014.

The stamp is the EUROPA stamp of 2008, which was issued on May 9.

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