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#1318 Indonesia 21/02/06

This nice cover from Indonesia was sent by Djaja, thank you! It was posted in Bogor on February 6 and arrived on May 28, 2021.

The stamps depict the traditional Indonesian handcrafts of batik and molas.

 

#1312 Italy 18/11/03

This very nice cover from Italy was sent by Ivan, thank you very much! It was posted in San Vito Al Tagliamento on November 3, 2018 and arrived on January 14, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the transumanza (migration of sheep).

The right stamp commemorates the violonist and composer Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713).

#1292 India 20/02/27

Dilip has sent this beautiful cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on February 27 and arrived on March 4, 2020.

The mini-sheet depicts some children’s paintings of tigers. It commemorates the Children’s Day 2011.

#1290 Serbia 19/07/25


This very nice cover from Serbia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Belgrade on July 25 and arrived on July 31, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the 90th anniversary of the foundation of Air Serbia. The right stamps commemorate the writers Ivan Turgenev, Kosta Trifković, and Maxim Gorky.

#1286 Ukraine 19/09/10

Basil has sent a beautiful cover from Ukraine, thank you! It was posted in Kyiv on September 10 and arrived on  September 16, 2019.

#1283 Italy 19/12/09

This very nice cover from Italy was sent by Cristian, thank you! It was posted in Verona on December 9 and arrived on December 16, 2019.

The mini-sheet depicts two paintings by Giorgio de Chirico (1888–1978).

#1266 India 19/10/19

This nice cover from India was sent by Dilip, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on October 19 and arrived on October 24, 2019.

The stamp set was issued on January 25, 2017. It depicts paintings of a drawing competition.

#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.

#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.

#1245 Germany 19/04/01

Here is another nice cover from Cottbus, Germany, which was delivered by the private post service “RPV Briefservice” and PostNL. Thank you, Ulf for sending this interesting cover! It was posted on April 1 and arrived on April 8, 2019.

The stamps depict the Spremberg Tower of Cottbus and the Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst (Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art), which is located in the former diesel power station of Cottbus.

#1233 Mongolia 19/04/17

This beautiful cover from Mongolia was sent by B, thank you! It was posted in Ulaanbaatar on April 17 and arrived on April 30, 2019.

#1232 Algeria 19/01/29

This nice cover from Algeria was sent by Abdelkrim, thank you! It was posted in Bordj El Bahri on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2019.

The top left stamps depict the Fort Du Phare in Algier. The stamp below depicts a bird of the Serinus species. The middle stamps depicts the common dentex (Dentex dentex), and the right stamp depicts a part of the Mosaique Des Muses, which is hosted in the Archaeological Museum of Cherchell.

#1208 Kosovo 18/12/05

This very nice registered cover from Kosovo was sent by Cengiz, thank you very much! It was posted in Prizren on December 5 and arrived on December 18, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “National Costumes”, which was issued on October 19, 2011. The next stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Albanian alphabet. It was issued on November 14, 2008.

The next stamp commemorates the edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum). It is part of the flowers set, which was issued on August 24, 2018. The right stamp was issued on May 9, 2017. It is part of a set of three stamps, and depicts the castle of Ulpiana.

#1206 Djibouti 19/03/13

My first cover from Djibouti was arranged by Alena, thank you! It was posted on March 13 and arrived on March 22, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of Djibouti’s Chamber of Commerce. It was issued on November 7, 2008. The middle stamp depicts a blacksmith. The stamp was issued on May 14, 2000. The right stamp was issued on August 8, 2005. It commemorates the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

A postcard was inside the letter too:

#1204 Japan 18/12/06

This nice cover from Japan was sent by Hiroshi, thank you! It was posted in Kobe (神戸) on December 6 and arrived on December 17, 2018.

The right stamp commemorates Elisabeth of Austria</span) (1837 – 1898).

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