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#1053 France 16/06/05

France 160606Jean-Pierre has sent this nice first day cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Paris on June 5 and arrived on June 8, 2016.

The stamp depicts the painting “Lost Illusions” by Charles Gleyre (1806–1874).

#1040 Liechtenstein 16/03/09

Liechtenstein 160309This 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).

#1014 France 16/01/22

France 160122Jean-Pierre has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you!

The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).

#996 Kazakhstan 15/06/24

Kazakhstan 150624Marat 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

#932 Kazakhstan 15/03/02

Kazakhstan 150302Marat has sent this nice cover from Kazakhstan, thank you! It was posted in Aktobe (Ақтөбе) on March 2 and arrived on March 13, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the set “Children’s Drawings” (issued January 15, 2015) and commemorates the fairy tale “Aldar-Koze. Wonderful fur coat”.

The right stamp is part of the “birds” set, which was issued on December 14, 2011. It depicts the common magpie (Pica pica).

#929 Mongolia 13/06/24

Mongolia 130624Enkhbold sent another very nice cover from Mongolia, thank you! It was posted on June 24 and arrived on July 1, 2013.

The left stamp is part of the “Calligraphy” set, which was issued on August 2, 2007. The depicted calligraphy is entitled “Leaves”. The middle stamp commemorates the butterfly swallowtail (Papilio machaon).

The two stamps on the right depict a Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) and some onagers (Equus hemionus).

 

#891 Canada 14/08/28

Canada 140828Sheila has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Westmount on August 28 and arrived on September 5, 2014.

The top stamps are part of the series “Canadian Art” and were issued on May 6, 1994 and April 21, 1995. They depict the paintings Vera (1931) by Frederick Varley (1881 – 1969) and Blossoming (c. 1950) by Alfred Pellan (1906 – 1988).

The bottom stamp is part of the “Christmas” set, which was issued on November 1, 1997.

#864 Liechtenstein 14/03/04

Liechtenstein 140304Vural has sent this nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 4 and arrived on March 7, 2014.

The left stamps are part of the definitive series and were issued on November 16, 2009.

The right stamp is a custom one, which can be seen at the different inscription “Liechtensteinische Post AG” and the logo in the top left corner.

#856 France 14/03/09

France 140309Another nice cover from France, which was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Paris on March 9 and arrived on March 5, 2014.

The stamp depicts the painting “Diving” by Jean René Bazaine (1904–2001). It was issued on March 18, 2011.

#801 South Korea 14/05/19

South Korea 140519This stunning FDC from South Korea was sent by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was posted at Dongdaegu Station in Daegu on May 19 and arrived on June 5, 2014. The stamp set commemorates the PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition. The stamps depict a Minhwa painting, an Hahoe Mask, a children’s dress (Hanbok), an example of the Gungche script style of Hangul, some Onggi pots, a Gayageum (string instrument), a Joseon white porcelain, and eaves as example of Korean architecture.

See also: #767 South Korea 14/02/28

#793 New Zealand 14/05/03

NZ 140503On May 12 I received this very nice cover from New Zealand, thank you Gordon! It was posted in Halswell on May 3, 2014.

The left two stamps are part of the set “ANZAC WWII Poster Art”, which was issued on April 2, 2014. The right stamp is part of a mini-sheet that commemorates different architectural styles of New Zealand. The sheet was issued on March 5, 2014.

 

#735 Antigua and Barbuda 13/12/06

Antigua 131206Ante sent me this nice cover from Antigua and Barbuda, thanks a lot!

It was posted on December 6 and arrived on December 27, 2013.

The left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 25th anniversary of Antigua and Barbuda’s independence. It was issued on October 30, 2006. The right stamp is the 2013 Christmas stamp, which depicts the painting “Madonna” by Antonio da Correggio (1489-1534).

#715 Order of Malta 13/10/23

SMOM 131023Thank you, Alfredo, for sending this cover from the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Rome! It was posted on October 23 and arrived on October 28, 2013.

The stamp is part of a mini sheet, which depicts the painting “Coronation of the Virgin” by Beato Angelico (1395-1455). It was issued on October 1, 2007.

#666 Japan 13/04/19

Japan 130419On 22 April 2013 I received this marvelous registered first day cover, which was sent by Lei Huang, thank you very much! It was posted in Fujigaoka (藤が丘) on April 19.

The mini-sheet commemorates the Philately Week 2013. It depicts the painting “Four Seasons Flowers and Birds” by Kanō Motonobu (狩野 元信; 1476-1559) of the famous Kanō school.

#662 Tanzania 13/05/03

Tanzania 130503This nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Asgarani, thank you! It was posted in Dar-es-Salaam on May 3 and arrived on May 6, 2013.

The left stamp depicts the painting “Divining of the Entrails” of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640).

The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 10th memorial anniversary of the death of Princess Diana (1961-1997). The stamp set was issued on October 24, 2007.

See also: #641 Tanzania 13/03/04

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