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#1332 France – Empire of Angyalistan 21/05/09

On May 19 I received this postcard from the Empire of Angyalistan, which was posted on May 9, 2021.

The bottom stamps commemorate the quokka and the ant bear. The top stamp commemorates the launch of the first prototype of the Ocean Cleanup.

#1331 Montenegro 21/07/28

Martin has sent this amazing registered cover from Montenegro, thank you very much! It was posted in Kotor-Stoliv on July 28 and arrived on August 5, 2021.

 

#1324 Montenegro 21/04/05

This very nice registered cover from Montenegro was sent by Alexander, thank you very much! It was posted in Podgorica on April 5 and arrived on April 13, 2021.

The mini-sheet commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first EUROPA stamp issue in 1956.

 

#1322 Mexico 21/04/18

Víctor has sent this nice cover from Mexico, thank you very much! The cover was posted on April 18 and arrived on June 29, 2021.

The stamps commemorate the World Post Day.

#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).

#1293 South Sudan 20/09/30

This registered cover from South Sudan is not addressed to me, because there is no international postal service in South Sudan at the moment. It was sent from Juba to Juba and then brought to Austria.

The stamp set was issued on July 21, 2020. It commemorates the international campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic.

#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.

#1282 Germany 20/02/13

This marvelous cover from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you very much! It was posted in Haldensleben on February 13 and arrived on March 16, 2020.

The topic of the cover and top right stamp is “Sustainability”. The cover is number 247 of 1000.

#1280 Kenya 18/02/20

Déo has sent this nice cover from Kenya, thank you! It was posted in Nairobi on February 20 and arrived on March 6, 2018.

The left stamp depicts Mount Kenya and commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence in 1964. The other stamp commemorates Barack Obama‘s visit to Kenya, his father’s country of birth.

 

#1269 Thailand – Phuketia 19/05/05

Thank you Mark, for sending this interesting letter from Thailand! It was delivered with the private postal service Tuk-Tuk-Express and has stamps of the “Muang Phuket Local Post” attached. The letter was cancelled on April 5 and arrived on May 7, 2019.

#1264 Lithuania 19/10/07

This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Jonas, thank you! It was posted in Kaunas on October 7 and arrived on October 14, 2019.

The second right stamp depicts two northern lapwings (Vanellus vanellus).

#1248 United Arab Emirates 19/10/28

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted in AL Seyahi, Dubai on October 28 and arrived on November 7, 2019.

#1234 India 19/02/28

Dilip has sent this very nice cover from India, thank you very much! It was posted on February 19 in Ahmedabad.

The left stamp commemorates the Indian industrialist Aditya Vikram Birla (1943–1995). The four stamps on the right commemorate the Children’s Day 2010.

#1224 Belize 19/01/15

This is my second cover from Belize, it was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on January 15 and arrived on January 23, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Guanacaste National Park. The middle stamp commemorates the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Belize. The right stamp commemorates the archeological reserve of Nohoch Che’en.

#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:

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