Archive for the ‘flora’ Category

#1328 Burundi 21/06/09

This very nice cover from Burundi was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted on June 9 and arrived on June 24, 2021.

The left stamp depicts the mushroom Russula ingen, the middle stamp depicts the flower of the passion fruit (maracuja, Passiflora edulis), and the right stamp depicts the ruff (Calidris pugnax).

#1314 Ethiopia 19/01/16

My mother has sent this postcard from Ethiopia, thank you! It was posted on January 16, 2019.

The left stamp depicts the Entoto Palace of emperor Menelik II. The next stamp depicts the Ethiopian house snake (Lamprophis erlangeri), the next two stamps depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki).

The bottom left stamp commemorates the shiny-leaf buckthorn (Rhamnus prinoides), and the next stamp Zoz Amba St. Georges monastery in Gonder.

 

#1309 Germany 21/03/08

Frank has sent this beautiful cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Leinefelde-Worbis on March 8 and arrived on March 10, 2021.

The cover commemorates the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Norddeutsche Seewarte (North German Naval Observatory, now the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany). The postal stationery and the additional stamps depict the research vessel Atair and the lighthouses in Wangerooge and Brunsbüttel.

#1303 Poland 20/10/19

Roman has sent this beautiful FDC from Poland, thank you! The cover was posted in Gdańsk on October 19, 2020 (the cancel is on the back), and arrived on October 28, 2020.

The stamps depict the field horsetail (Equisetum arvense) and the valerian (Valeriana officinalis).

See also: #1129 Poland 17/08/28

#1300 US Army/Germany 20/10/19

This interesting cover was sent by Kathy, thank you! It was posted at the Katterbach Kaserne, Germany on October 19 and arrived on November 18, 2020. The cover was delivered via US Army Postal service.

#1299 Singapore 20/10/28

This beautiful cover from Singapore was sent by Terence, thank you! It was posted on October 28 and arrived on November 16, 2020.

The top stamp is the 2019 ASEAN issue and depicts different costume. The bottom stamp depicts a frangipani flower (Plumeria rubra).

See also: #1122 Singapore 17/08/23

#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.

#1279 British Virgin Islands 18/12/28

This very nice cover from the British Virgin Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tortola on December 28, 2018 and arrived on January 18, 2019.

The top left stamp commemorates the octocentenary of the Magna Carta (1215), the middle stamp commemorates the sugar-apple fruit (Annona squamosa), the top right stamp depicts some great barracudas (Sphyraena barracuda), and the bottom left stamp commemorates the grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis).

 

#1278 Norfolk Island 18/12/28

Radim has sent this nice cover from Norfolk Island, thank you! It was posted on December 28, 2018 and arrived on January 15, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Norfolk Island hibiscus (Lagunaria patersonia). The right stamp commemorates the red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda).

#1268 British Virgin Islands 19/12/??

Here is another very nice cover from the Caribbean, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tortola in December and arrived on January 23, 2020. The stamps depict the sugar-apple fruit (Annona squamosa).

There is a ship cachet of the MS Berlin on the cover too.

#1265 Germany 20/01/02

This beautiful FDC from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was issued and sent on January 2 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp is part of the flower definitive series and depicts a daylily (Hemerocallis sp.). The right stamp commemorates the 250th birthday anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827).

See also: #1254 Germany 19/12/30

#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.

#1253 Czech Republic 19/12/27

This nice Christmas cover from Czech Republic was sent by Radim, thank you! It was posted in Brno on December 27 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#1250 Guyana 19/05/14


This cover from Guyana was sent by Patrick, thank you! It was posted in Georgetown on May 14 and arrived on May 29, 2019.

The stamp depicts the Queen Victoria’s water lily (Victoria amazonica).

#1247 USA 19/09/17

This nice FDC from the USA was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was cancelled in Tulsa on September 17 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the juniper berry, the winterberry, the beautyberry, and the soapberry.

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