Archive for the ‘joint issue’ Category

#1015 Turkey 16/01/20

Turkey 160120This beautiful cover from Turkey was sent by Nail, thank you! It was posted in Izmir on January 20 and arrived on February 4, 2016.

The mini-sheet was issued on November 26, 2012. It is a joint issued with China and depicts the Bosphorus Bridge and the Taizhou Yangtze River Bridge.

#936 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Îles Glorieuses 15/01/19

TAAF 150119This very nice cover from the Glorioso Islands (Îles Glorieuses) was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was cancelled on January 19 and arrived on May 11, 2015.

The stamp is a joint issue with the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the Seychelles. It was issued on October 9, 2014 and depicts the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas).

See also: #300 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Îles Glorieuses 10/02/12

#902 German Antarctic Station 15/02/01

German Antarctic Station 150201Here is another marvelous cover from Antarctica: It was cancelled at the German Antarctic research station Neumayer III.

The letter was carried by the icebreaker FS Polarstern, where it was cancelled on February 1. On February 2 the cover was cancelled with a “PAQUEBOT” postmark and handed over to the South African postal service in Cape Town. Finally it arrived at my place on February 23, 2015.

The large cachet in the top left corner depicts the Neumayer-Station III, which is operated by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). The small cachet below shows the inscription “35. Überwinterung Neumayer III” (35th overwinter survival), the cachet next to it has the inscription “2014 Antarktis 34. Überwinterung” (34th overwinter survival 2014).

The stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Germany and South Korea. It is a joint issue and was issued on June 6, 2013.

I have sent another cover via Neumayer Station to Radim, which you can see here.

#883 France 14/03/27

France 140327Roland sent this FDC from France, thank you very much! It was posted and issued in Paris on March 27 and arrived on March 31, 2014.

The stamp is part of the 2014 France-China joint issue set and commemorates the Seine in Paris.

#862 Malaysia 14/10/??

Malaysia 1410xxThis amazing registered cover from Malaysia was sent by Randy, thank you! It was posted in Selangor and arrived on October 29, 2014.

The left stamp in the first row depicts the lizard Gonocephalus grandis. It is part of the set “Endangered Reptiles”, which was issued on September 28, 2005. The second stamp (part of the set “Protected Mammals”; issued July 27, 2005) commemorates the yellow-throated marten (Martes flavigula). The next stamp depicts the leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus). It is the 2006 joint issue of Malaysia and Brunei. The next stamp is part of the set “Traditional Transportation” (issued on August 18, 2004) and depicts a rickshaw. The four stamps on the right are part of the set “Garden Flowers”, which was issued on July 1, 2010. The stamps depict the flowers Canna indica.

The stamp set in the second row (issued on June 28, 2003) depicts the islands and maps of Ligitan and Sipadan.

In the third row there is the stamp set “Pitcher Plants”, which was issued on April 6, 1996. It commemorates the plants Nepenthes sanguinea, N. macfarlanei, N. rajah, and N. lowii. The stamp on the right (issued on May 8, 1998) is part of a set that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society.

In the last row there is the stamp set, which commemorates the 2000 International Union of Forestry Research Organisations Conference in Kuala Lumpur. The set was issued on August 7, 2000. The stamp on the right is part of the 2010 “Garden Flowers” set too and commemorates the Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera).

#842 France 14/02/12

France 140212On February 17 I received this nice cover from France, thank you, François! It was posted in Pornichet on February 14, 2014.

The stamp set (issued on September 20, 2013) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the famous French physician Alexandre Yersin (1863–1943). The set is a joint issued with Vietnam.

#835 Slovakia 14/04/30

Slovakia 140430This amazing cover from Slovakia was sent by Michal, thank you! It was posted in Handlová on April 30 and arrived on May 5, 2014.

Michal used a FDC of 2009, which commemorates Charlie Chaplin (1889–1977), and added another stamp, which is part of the joint issue with Austria (issued September 11, 2009).

The right stamp is part of the “Cultural Heritage” definitive set, which was issued on January 2, 2009.

See also: #511 Slovakia 10/11/25

#805 France 13/11/07

France 131107Thank you, Roland, for sending this nice FDC from France! It was issued and posted on November 7 and arrived on November 14, 2013. The stamp is a joint issue with Danmark and commemorates the commercial treaty between the two states.

#797 Israel 14/03/09

Israel 140309This cover from Israel was sent by Uri, thank you! It was posted in Tel Aviv on March 9 and arrived on March 14, 2014.

The stamp is a joint issue with Malta and was issued on January 28, 2014. It depicts the halls of the Knights Hospitallers in Acre, Israel and Valleta, Malta.

#777 China 13/12/25

PRC 131225Mr. XU Hui sent me this very nice cover from the People’s Republic of China, thank you! It was posted in Nanchang (南昌) on December 25, 2013, and arrived on January 13, 2014.

On the left there is the stamp set “Bridges”, which is a joint issue with Turkey and was issued on November 26, 2012. The stamps depict the Taizhou Yangtze River Bridge and the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.

The stamp set on the right was issued on July 27, 2013. It commemorates the Dragon and Tiger Mountain (Mount Longhu).

 

#776 India 13/11/09

India 131109Jinesh sent this very nice cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Calicut on November 9 and arrived on November 20, 2013.

The left stamp is part of the India/China joint issue mini-sheet, which was issued on July 11, 2008. It depicts the White Horse Temple of Luoyang, which is supposed to be the first Buddhist temple in China.

The stamps on the right are part of the set “Wild Flowers of India”, which was issued on September 3, 2013. They commemorate the flower genus rhododendron and the Himalayan Bellflower (Campanula latifolia).

See also: #762 India 13/12/11

#707 Indonesia 13/05/11

Indonesia 130511Another nice cover from Irene, thank you! It was posted in Malang on May 11 and arrived on May 17, 2013.

The stamp set was issued on April 6, 2013. It commemorates the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Mexico. The set is a joint issue of the two states and the stamps depict the clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi borneensis) and the Mexican jaguar (Panthera onca).

See also:
#682 Indonesia 13/01/17
#610 Indonesia 12/12/12

#659 Nepal 13/04/21

Nepal 130421My first cover from Nepal was sent by Dinesh from Kathmandu, thank you! It was posted on April 21 and arrived on May 6, 2013.

There are four stamps attached, which were issued on  September 4, 2012. The stamps are a joint issue of Nepal and Israel and commemorate the highest and lowest places on earth, which are the Mount Everest (8848 m) and the Dead Sea (–423 m).

#628 Laos 13/01/24

Laos 130124Maurizio sent me this nice cover from Laos, thank you! It was posted in Vientiane on January 24 and arrived on February 7, 2013.

The attached stamp is part of a set of two, which was issued on July 28, 2012. The set is a joint issue of Vietnam and Laos.

See also:
#131 Cambodia 09/02/28
#403 Vietnam 10/09/15

#622 Kuwait 13/01/14

Kuwait 130114
Farjam sent me this large registered cover from Kuwait, thanks! It was posted in the Souk Al-Dakhly of Kuwait City on January 14 and arrived on January 21, 2013. On the back there is an additional cancellation of the “Mail Storing Center – Kuwait” dated January 15, 2013.

Kuwait 130114backThe top stamps commemorate the 40th anniversary of the inauguration of the Kuwait University. They are part of a set of four, which was issued on March 25, 2007.

The middle stamp (with an ornamental field) is a joint issue of Kuwait and Romania and commemorates 45 years of diplomatic relationships between the two countries. It was issued on June 21, 2008.

Finally the two stamps on bottom are part of a 2009 set, which commemorates the “18th Anniversary of Liberation Day 26-2-2009”.

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