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#1143 Portugal 18/01/08

Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleros on January 8a and arrived on January 10, 2018.

Vítor attached a mini-sheet, which commemorates the city of Cascais, the 2018 European Youth Capital. The mini-sheet was issued on September 8, 2017. It depicts the Santa Marta Lighthouse and the House of Saint Mary in Cascais.


#1142 Canada 18/01/11

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Marcel, thank you very much! It was posted in Notre-Dame-des-Pins on January 11 and arrived on January 17, 2018.

Marcel used a FDC from January 5, 2007 and added some additional stamps.

##1141 Guyana 17/12/08

My first cover from Guyana was arranged by Wolfgang and sent by Mark, thank you! It was posted on December 8, 2017 and arrived on January 9, 2018. It was delivered by GLS.

The left stamp depicts a jaguar (Panthera onca). It is part of the definitives set, which was issued on February 26, 2014.

The right stamp was cut out of a mini-sheet, which was issued on December 23, 2013. It commemorates the Dominican ground lizard (Ameiva fuscata).

#1140 Vatican 18/01/01

This very nice cover from Vatican was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted on January 1 and arrived on January 8, 2018.

#1138 Belgium 17/09/12

This nice cover from Belgium was saent by Christian, thank you! It was posted in Liège on September 12 and arrived on September 14, 2017.

#1135 Croatia 17/12/19

Thank you, Željko, for sending this nice card from Croatia! It was posted in Zagreb on December 19 and arrived on December 21, 2017.

#1134 Czech Republic 17/12/20

Radim has sent this very nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic, thank you very much!

The cover was posted in Olomouc on December 20 and arrived on December 27, 2017.

#1133 Australian Antarctic Territory 17/10/01

On December 19 I received this beautiful cover from the Australian Antarctic Territory. It was cancelled on October 1 at the Davis Station, many thanks to the postmaster of Davis!

The stamp set was issued on March 7, 2017. It is entitled “East Antarctic Deep Sea Creatures” and depicts the Antarctic sea star (Odontaster validus), the Antarctic neosquid (Alluroteuthis antarcticus), a Pogonophryne ssp. and Antarctic pink anemone (Urticinopsis antarctica), and the Dorid nudibranch (Tritoniella belli) and deep sea coral.

See also: #1031 Australian Antarctic Territory 16/02/20

#1132 Germany 17/10/01

Alexander has sent this very nice cover from the Oktoberfest in Munich, thank you! It was posted on October 1, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on April 7, 2016. It commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot. The right stamp was issued on September 9, 2010. It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Oktoberfest.

#1131 Canada 17/09/19

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted on September 19 in Fort Simpson and arrived on September 29, 2017.

See also: #771 Canada 14/03/04

#1130 UN New York 17/06/05

Yue has sent this nice FDC from UN New York, thank you very much! It was issued on June 5 and arrived on July 24, 2017.

The FDC and stamp commemorates the World Environment Day.

#1129 Poland 17/08/28

This stunning FDC from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you! It was posted in Gdańsk on August 28 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The FDC and mini-sheet were issued on August 5. They commemorate the Tall Ships’ Race 2017, which ended in Szczecin.

#1128 PR China 17/05/31

Charlie has sent this very nice FDC from PR China, thank you! It was posted in Beijing (北京) on May 31 and arrived on June 13, 2017.

The stamp set commemorates children’s games.

#1127 Bahamas 17/02/06

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the Bahamas, thank you very much! It was posted in Freeport on February 6 and arrived on February 27, 2017.

The three stamps on top and the bottom right one are part of the “Marine Life” set, which was issued on January 3, 2012. They depict the hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), the Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus giganteus), the purple sea fan (Gorgonia ventalina), and the red cushion seastar (Oreaster reticulatus).

The bottom left stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The bottom middle stamp depicts the butterfly zebra longwing (Heliconius charithonia).

#1126 Mauritius 17/10/09

On my trip to Mauritius I have posted this cover in Moka on October 9. It arrived on October 17, 2017.

The stamp is part of the 2016 set “Freshwater Flora”; it depicts a lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) flower.

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