Archive for the ‘architecture’ Category
This very nice cover from San Marino was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted in Fiorentino on October 3 and arrived on October 12, 2016.
The left stamps are part of a set, which was issued on March 17, 2014. It commemorates a campaign against gender-based violence.
The middle stamps are part of the set “3D Printing Revolution”, which was issued on March 10, 2015.
The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Communes of San Marino”, which was issued on June 5, 2014. It depicts the Church of San Paolo Apostolo in Faetano.
The stamp was issued on July 11, 2015. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the fortress.
This very nice cover from Bosnia and Herzegovina was sent by Milivoj, thank you! It was posted in Zalužani (Залужани) on November 10 and arrived on November 19, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Wooden Churches” (issued on July 17, 2014) and depicts a wooden church in Omarska (Омарска).
The top right stamp is part of the EUROPA set of 2006, which was issued on April 5. The bottom stamp is part of the 2011 EUROPA set, which was issued on April 6.
This nice cover from Greece was sent by George, thank you! It was posted in Kallithea on August 31 and arrived on September 2, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Greek Sea Marine Life”, which was issued on February 21, 21012. It depicts a common lobster species Palinurus elephas.
The next stamp depicts the spa of Methana. The stamp is part of a set (issued on February 26, 2015), which commemorates thermal spas of Greece.
The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Journalists’ Union of the Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA). The set was issued on January 21, 2015.
The left stamps are part of the set “Map of Barbuda”, which was issued on November 19, 1968.
The middle stamp depicts the French anglefish (Pomacanthus arcuatus). It is part of the “Fish” set, which was issued on February 5, 1969. The next stamp depicts the post office and treasury of Barbuda. It is part of the set “Local Motifs” (issued on October 15, 1974).
The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet, which commemorates the Royal visit to Antigua and Barbuda. It was issued on October 27, 1977.
Jean Pierre has sent this nice cover from Germany, thank you! It was posted at the philatelic shop at the Berlin Zoological Garden on April 17 and arrived on April 20, 2015.
The two stamps on the left were issued on June 5, 2015. They are part of the set “World Heritage – South East Asia” and commemorate the Borobudur Temple Compounds in Indonesia and the city of Luang Prabang in Laos.
The top right stamp is part of the “Roses” definitive set, which was issued on February 6, 2009. The bottom right stamp was issued on May 7, 1993.
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It was cancelled in Sochi, Russia (Сочи) on July 21, but on the back there is an additional postmark of Sukhumi, Abkhazia (Аҟәа, Сухум), which proofs that the letter was posted there and then delivered by Russian post.
There are 4 Russian stamps attached: Two definitives of 2008, one definitive of the “Kremlins” set (issued on October 1, 2009), and one stamp, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of the writer Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996). This stamp was issued on May 22, 2015.
This beautiful cover from Nagorno-Karabakh was sent by Sergey, thank you! It was posted in Stepanakert on May 4 and arrived on May 15, 2015.
The top left stamp is part of the 1998 set “The 5th Anniversary of Liberation of Shushi“. The bottom left stamp is part of the set “The 20th Anniversary of the Liberation of Shushi”, which was issued on May 8, 2012.
The top right stamp commemorates the monastery of Dadivank. The stamp is part of the “Buildings” set, which was issued on September 2, 1996. The bottom right stamp depicts an Eurasian lynx (Felis lynx); the stamp is part of a set that was issued on September 10, 2009.