Archive for the ‘cartoon’ Category

#1107 Israel 16/07/26

israel-160726This nice cover from Israel was sent by Ilana, thank you! It was posted in Tel Aviv on July 26 and arrived on August 2, 2016.

#1013 Norway 15/10/21

Norway 151021Paul has sent this nice cover from Norway, thank you! It was posted in Oslo on October 21 and arrived on October 23, 2015.

#885 Costa Rica 14/12/30

Costa Rica 1501xxThis cover from Costa Rica was sent by Enrique, thank you! It was posted in San José on December 30, 2014 and arrived on January 12, 2015. Unfortunately there is no postmark on the cover (Enrique told me, when he had sent).

The stamp set on the top was issued on October 5, 2001. They depict the orchids Cattleya dowiana “Guaria turrialba” and Trichopilia sp. and commemorate the Costa Rican-Spain Stamp Exhibition in San José.

The bottom left stamp is part of a set (issued on December 1, 2014), which commemorates traditional dishes.

The last stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Costa Rican Comic Strips”, which was issued on June 15, 2011.

See also: #278 Costa Rica 10/02/18

#813 Germany 14/05/08

Germany 140508This very nice first day cover from Germany was sent by Igor, thank you very much! It was posted at the 24th International Stamp Fair in Essen on May 8 and arrived on May 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on May 8, 2014. It is a stamp with surcharge for the Stiftung Deutsche Sporthilfe (a German trust for the aid of sportspersons). The stamp designs were drawn by the German cartoonist Uli Stein.

#767 South Korea 14/02/28

Korea 140228This beautiful FDC from South Korea was sent by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was issued and posted on February 28 and arrived on March 7, 2014.

The FDC and stamps commemorate the cartoon characters of “Larva“.

See also: #664 South Korea 12/09/06

#747 Czech Republic 13/09/09

Czech 130909This nice cover from the Czech Republic was sent by Vlastimil, thank you! It was posted in Brno on September 9 and arrived on September 11, 2013.

The left stamp is part of a stamp set (issued June 12, 2013), which commemorates historic vehicles. It depicts a railcar Tatra 15/30. The right stamp (issued May 29, 2013) commemorates the cartoon “The Mole and the Rocket” (1966).

See also: #611 Czech Republic 12/11/26

#736 Lithuania 13/11/09

Lietuva 131109This beautiful Christmas FDC from Lithuania was sent by Leonardas, thank you very much! The FDC and stamps were issued on November 9, and arrived on December 27, 2013.

See also: #429 Lietuva 10/12/04

#726 Jersey 13/08/28

Jersey 130828Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this nice cover from Jersey! It was posted on August 28 and arrived on September 2, 2013.

The stamps are part of the “Superman/Man of Steel” set, which was issued on June 7, 2013.

See also:
#383 Jersey 10/05/25
#335 Jersey 10/05/21

#630 Japan 13/02/18

Japan 130218Thank you, Nobumasa, for sending this nice cover from Japan! It was posted on February 18 at Nishi-Kawagoe Station in Kawagoe, Saitama (川越), and arrived on February 22, 2013.

The left stamp is part of the definitives set “Nature of Japan”, which was issued on November 28, 1997. It depicts a flower beetle (Koao-hanamuguri) and the Kantou dandelion.

The two stamps on the right are part of the Spring Greetings Set, which was issued on February 1, 2013.

See also:
#613 Japan 12/12/20
#387 Japan 10/06/14

#528 South Korea 11/02/22

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for sending this nice FDC from South Korea! It was posted in SL. Gangnam on February 22 and arrived on March 3, 2011.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the Korean cartoon series “Pororo the Little Penguin“.

#525 Hungary 11/06/20

Thank you, Béla, for sending this nice cover from Hungary! It was posted in Budapest on June 20 and arrived on June 30, 2011.

The top stamp was issued on May 6, 2011. It is the Hungarian issue of EUROPA series “Forests”.

The bottom stamp is part of the set “Philaclub”, which was issued on December 4, 2009.

#508 Malaysia 10/12/13

Khor Kok Keong sent me this nice airmail FDC from Malaysia, thank you! It was issued posted on December 13 and arrived on December 31.

The left stamp commemorates the Ochraceous Bulbul (Alophoixus ochraceus).

The right stamps are part of a set, which is entitled “Traditional Pastime Games with Upin and Ipin“, which is an animated TV series in Malaysia.

#503 Algeria 11/10/05

Ouari sent me this nice letter from Algeria, thank you! It was posted in Sétif on October 5, 2011.

Ouari used a FDC, which was issued on September 25, 2011. It commemorates the “4ème Festival International de la Bande Dessinée Alger” (FIBDA), which was held from October 5 to 8, 2011.

#387 Japan 10/06/14

Masaru sent me this nice cover from Mutsu City in Japan, thank you!

It was posted on June 14 and arrived on June 18, 2010. There are two “Hello Kitty” stamps attached.

#327 Belgium 10/02/20

Thank you, Thomas, for this nice first day cover from Roeselare, Belgium!

It was posted on February 20, 2010. The left stamp is part of the “Smurfs” mini-sheet (issued on November 29, 2008), the right stamp and the FDC cancellation commemorate the cartoon character Largo Winch.

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