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#1343 Luxembourg 21/06/17

This nice cover from Luxembourg was sent by Milena, thank you! It was posted in Dudelange (postcode 3290) on June 17 and arrived on June 21, 2021.

The stamp commemorates the 125 anniversary of the Lëtzebuerger Landesuebstbauveräin (Federal Pomiculture Association).

#1341 French Polynesia 21/11/08

This amazing cover from French Polynesia was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted in Mataura, Tubuai on November 8 and arrived on December 6, 2021.

The stamps depict the fruit melon and papaya.

#1336 Tunisia 19/12/31

This very nice cover from Tunisia was sent by Ben, thank you! It was posted in Oualagh on December 31, 2019 and arrived on January 13, 2020.

The middle stamp commemorates the lemon variety “Eureka“.

#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.

#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.

#1235 Switzerland 18/11/16

This very nice cover from Switzerland was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in  Koppigen on November 16, 2018 and arrived on January 23, 2019.

The stamps depict a cheese fondue and a piece of Swiss cheese.

#1205 Japan 19/02/01

Thank you, Takeo, for sending this nice first day cover from Japan! It was posted in Kyoto (京都) on February 1 and arrived on February 7, 2019.

#1189 Angola 18/12/05

My first cover from Angola was sent by Mário, thank you very much! It was posted in Luanda on December 5 and arrived on December 14, 2018.

The stamp set was issued on May 1, 2015. It commemorates the Expo 2015 in Milano.

#1162 Burkina Faso 18/03/23

This nice registered cover from Burkina Faso was sent by Rasmane, thank you! It was posted in Ougadougou on March 23, 2018.

Rasmane included a postcard, which depicts the Grand Séminaire Saint Pierre Claver de Koumi.

#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

#880 US Virgin Islands 14/12/30

US Virgin Islands 141230This very nice cover from the US Virgin Islands was sent by Steven, thank you very much!

This cover was posted in Saint Thomas on December 30, 2014, and arrived on January 7, 2015. It was cancelled again on December 30 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The attached stamp set is entitled “Farmer’s Markets” and was issued on August 7, 2014.

#861 Laos 14/10/07

Laos 141007This very nice cover from Laos was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Vientiane on October 7 and arrived on October 21, 2014.

The stamp on the left commemorates the pottery handicraft. It is part of the set “Lao handicrafts”, which was issued on March 14, 2011. The middle stamp is part of the “Aubergines/Eggplant” set, which was issued on October 1, 2008. The right stamp is part of the stamp set, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the ASEAN. It was issued on August 8, 2007.

See also:#628 Laos 13/01/24

#860 Taiwan 14/10/16

Taiwan 141016Kia has sent this beautiful first day cover from Taiwan, thank you very much! It was cancelled on October 16 (Minguo calendar year: 103) and arrived on November 5, 2014.

The special postmarks and the right stamp commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Taipei Zoo. The stamp is part of a mini-sheet and depicts a panda bear and its baby.

The left stamp is part of the set “Taiwanese Delicacies”, which was issued on January 31, 2013.

#858 Italy 14/06/24

Italy 140624This nice cover from Italy was sent by Salvatore, thank you! It was posted in Pompei on June 24 and arrived on July 3, 2014.

The stamp on the right was issued on May 14, 2014. it commemorates the 50th anniversary of Nutella.

#806 Ukraine 13/11/01

Ukraine 131101V.V. sent this beautiful cover from Ukraine, thank you! It was posted in Uzhgorod on November 1 and arrived on November 11, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery and commemorates the Ukrainian sculptor Vasil’ Svida (1913-1989).

The left stamp was issued on August 24, 2013, and depicts some pumpkins. The right stamp (issued October 9, 2013) is entitled “History of National Communication”.

See also: #772 Ukraine 14/03/12

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