Archive for the ‘lighthouse’ Category
On September 26 I received this beautiful cover from Latvia, thank you Juris! The cover was posted in Rīga on September 24.
Juris used a stamp and FDC, which was issued on September 12, 2014; it commemorates the Ainaži lighthouse.
The stamp at the bottom is part of the “Coat of Arms”-series and depicts the coat of arms of Staicele. It was issued on March 12, 2010.
The mini-sheet and FDC commemorate five lighthouses of Hong Kong: the Cape D’Aguilar lighthouse, the old and the new lighthouse on Green Island, the Tang Lung Chao lighthouse, and the lighthouse on Waglan Island.
See also: #708 Hong Kong 12/11/01
My first cover from Jamaica was sent by Dawn, thank you! It was posted in Spanish Town on September 9 and arrived on September 27, 2013.
The two stamps on top are part of the lighthouses set, which was issued on July 4, 2012. They depict the Morant Point Lighthouse, which stands on the easternmost tip of Jamaica.
The bottom stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the cricketer George Headley (1909-1983). It is part of a set, which was issued on September 25, 2009.
Juris sent me this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued in Rīga on October 15 and arrived on October 18, 2010. It commemorates the lighthouse of Užavas Bāka.
Three of the attached stamps are part of the 2006 lighthouse set, which They depict the lighthouses Faro de Punta Bugui in Aroroy and Faro de Isla Corregidor in Cavite. The fourth stamp commemorates Philippines 11th president Corazon C. Aquino (1933-2009).
The envelope commemorates the KiwiStamp “Unpredictable Weather”, which was issued on Septemper 7, 2009. The attached stamps are part of the “Scenic” set (issued on March 6, 2000) and depict Rangitoto Island, the Taiaroa Head lighthouse, the Kaikoura Coast, and Lake Camp in South Canterbury. More info can be found at the NZ post website.
It was posted in Newburgh, NY, on July 30, 2009. The definitive stamp at the left is entitled “American clock”, and was first issued on January 24, 2003. The two right stamps are part of the 2009 lighthouse set, which was issued on July 23, 2009. It depicts the lighthouses of Biloxi, Mississippi, and Sabina Pass, Louisana. Unfortunately the right stamp got damaged during delivery.
Thank you very much, Vladimir, for this nice cover from Krasnodar, Russia!
The left stamp was issued on July 4, 2005. It is part of the lighthouses set and depicts a lighthouse on the Solovetsky Islands. The middle stamp was issued on October 1, 2009, and is part of the definitive series “Russian Kremlins”. It depicts the Moscow Kremlin. The right stamp commemorates the 200th birthday of Vladimir Istomin (1809-1855), the “Hero of the Siege of Sevastopol“.
Igor sent me this nice cover, thank you!
It is a postal stationery commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Bietigheim Enz Valley Bridge. The two additional stamps are the tulip definitive and one ATM. The special cancellation has the date March 08, 2009, and commemorates the lighthouse Balje and the stranded fire-ship.
Thank you, Luis Felipe, for this nice cover with the following four stamps!
The bottom left stamp of 5 cent is part of the set “Portuguese Masks”, which was issued on June 29, 2006. It depicts a mask of the Festa dos Rapazas. The two right stamps are of the 2008 lighthouse set. The top left stamp of 2 cent depicts the bird Abelharuco; it is part of the set “Birds of Portugal III”, which was issued on February 26, 2002.
The top left stamp is the 2008 EUROPA issue of the French post. The top right stamps are part of a mini-sheet commemorating French lighthouses, which was issued on November 12, 2007. The stamps show the lighthouses in Porquerolles and Chassiron. The stamps have a face value of 54 cent.
The stamp in the bottom left corner is part of the mini-sheet “Bloc Grands projets européens” (Mini-sheet Great European Projects), which was issued on July 1, 2008. The stamp depicts the satellite Galileo, which is intended as a global navigation system that is an alternative to GPS (USA) and GLONASS (Russia). It has a face value of 55 cent, which is one cent more than the 2007 stamps (did the French post raise the postage by one cent last year?).
Eric, thank you for this beautiful cover!