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#1260 Turkey 19/08/26

This very nice cover from Turkey was sent by Vural, thank you very much! It was posted in Güzelçamlı on August 26 and arrived on September 11, 2019.

The left stamp depicts Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of the Republic of Turkey.

#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

#1258 Cayman Islands 20/01/10

Here is another very nice cover from the Cayman Islands, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Watering Place Post Office on Cayman Brac on January 10 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

#1257 Cayman Islands 20/01/08

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in North Side on January 8 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp depicts a Grand Cayman parrot (Amazona leucocephala caymanensis), the right stamp commemorate the XX Commonwealth Games.

#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

#1255 Gibraltar 19/12/16

This very nice cover from Gibraltar was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted on December 16 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1254 Germany 19/12/30

Here is an interesting cover from Germany, which was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted on December 30 and arrived on January 3, 2020.

The stamp on the right commemorates the 250 birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). The issue date of the stamp was January 2, so it was already used a few days before it got valid.

#1253 Czech Republic 19/12/27

This nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic was sent by Radim, thank you! It was posted in Brno on December 27 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1252 United Kingdom 19/10/14

Raymond has sent this very nice cover from Northern Ireland. It was posted in Belfast on October 14 and arrived on November 4, 2019.

The stamps depict a herring and a red gurnard.

#1251 Order of Malta 18/03/30

This very nice cover from the Order of Malta was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted in Rome on March 30 and arrived on April 4, 2018.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 500th anniversary of the birth of Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582). The set was issued on June 30, 2015. The stamps depict a part of the painting Estasi di Santa Teresa by Pietro da Cortona.

#1250 Guyana 19/05/14


This cover from Guyana was sent by Patrick, thank you! It was posted in Georgetown on May 14 and arrived on May 29, 2019.

The stamp depicts the Queen Victoria’s water lily (Victoria amazonica).

#1249 Czech Republic 18/12/21

This beautiful Christmas cover from Czech Republic was sent by Radim, thank you very much! It was posted in Boží Dar on December 21 and arrived on December 24, 2018.

#1248 United Arab Emirates 19/10/28

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted in AL Seyahi, Dubai on October 28 and arrived on November 7, 2019.

#1247 USA 19/09/17

This nice FDC from the USA was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was cancelled in Tulsa on September 17 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the juniper berry, the winterberry, the beautyberry, and the soapberry.

#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.

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