Archive for the ‘art’ Category
It was posted in Bjelovar on December 3 and arrived on December 7, 2016.
My first cover from Tokelau was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much!
It was posted sometimes in 2015 and arrived on November 25, 2016. The postmark shows no date only the name of the Fakaofo atoll.
The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Tokelau Language Week”, which was issued on October 15, 2014. The next stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Tokelau Vaka” (issued on June 18, 2014). The third stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Weaving”, which was issued on April 23, 2014.
The stamps on the right are part of the set “Scenic Definitives”, which was issued on April 11, 2012.
This beautiful registered cover from Singapore was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Killiney Road on August 7, 2016.
The top left stamp depicts the olive-backed sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 31, 2012. The two stamps on the bottom left are reissues of the set “Vanishing Trades”, which was issued on October 16, 2013.
The mini-sheet on the right was issued on August 9, 2005. It is part of the “National Day” commemorative set and depicts the fabric work of school children.
This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 9 and arrived on March 11, 2016.
The right stamp depicts the painting “Ruggeller Riet” by Alois Ritter (1910–1986).
The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).
Marat has sent this beautiful cover from Kazakhstan, thank you! It was posted in Aktobe (Ақтөбе) on June 24 and arrived on July 3, 2015.
The left stamps0 are part of the set “Children’s Drawings”, which was issued on January 15, 2015. The right stamp is one of the 2014 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on January 15, 2015.
See also: #932 Kazakhstan 15/03/02
This very nice airmail from Costa Rica was sent by Erick, thank you! It was posted in Heredia on October 16 and arrived on October 27, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Musical Instruments of Guanacaste. The set was issued on July 25, 2007.
The middle stamp was issued on January 30, 2015. It is part of a mini-sheet, which commemorate the 50th anniversary of legal medicine in Costa Rica. The stamp depicts Dr. Alfonso Acosta Guzmán.
The top right stamp depicts Costa Rica’s highest mountain, the Cerro Chirripó (3820 m). The stamp is part of the set “National Parks”, which was issued on August 24, 2009.
The bottom right stamp is part of the “Volcanoes” set (issued on June 24, 2004) and depicts the Arenal Volcano (1670 m).
Frank has sent this very nice cover from Cuba, thank you! It was posted in Colón on July 24 and arrived on August 24, 2015.
Frank used a FDC and added a stamp of the set “World Stamp Exhibition BRASILIANA 2013”, which depicts a rumba dancer. The set was issued on October 16, 2013.
The FDC stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence of Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia.
Hans Jørgen has sent another beautiful cover from Denmark, thank you! It was posted in Horsens, cancelled at the Sydjyllands Postcenter on October 6, and arrived already on October 8, 2015.
On the left there are some definitives, which were issued on October 28, 2005.
The right stamp was issued on June 13. It is entitled “Stamp Art” and depicts a design by Jesper Christiansen and Ella Clausen.
See also: #882 Denmark 14/10/06
The mini-sheet commemorates the Ballet Preljocaj.
This beautiful cover from Canada was sent by Mike, thank you very much! It was posted in Stratford on August 28 and arrived on September 4, 2015.
The “Pansies” stamp set on the right was issued on March 2, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the definitive set, which was issued on January 28, 2008. It depicts the monument for Johann Strauss (1825 – 1899) in Vienna.
The stamp set on the right was issued on October 21, 2014. It is part of the “Endangered Species”-series. The stamps depict the humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), the giant oceanic manta ray (Manta birostris), and the American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula).