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#1203 Brunei 18/08/11

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from Brunei, thank you very much! It was posted on August 11, 2018.

The left stamp commemorates the 30th anniversary of the National Day, the next three stamps commemorate the “Golden Jubilee of Royal Brunei Armed Forces” in 2011.


#1092 UN Austria 16/10/26

austria-161026I received this beautiful registered cover from UN Vienna on October 28, 2016.

It was delivered on October 26 with the balloon “OE-SGS” in Puch bei Weiz during the course of the Pinkabria stamp exhibition.

The sales revenue of this event was donated to a children’s cancer research institute.

See also: #1066 Austria 16/10/26

#794 Indonesia 13/11/20

Indonesia 131120Another beautiful cover from Indonesia was sent by Irene on November 20, 2013. It was posted in Malang and arrived on December 11, 2013.

The stamp set commemorates the Indonesian National Defence Force “Pasukan Garuda”; the set was issued on October 5, 2013.

#660 Malta 12/11/23

Malta 121123This nice cover from Malta was sent by Albert, thank you! It was posted in Valletta on November 23 and arrived on November 27, 2012.

The top left stamp is part of the “Scenery” set, which was issued on September 16, 2009.

The right stamp (with coupon) is part of a set, which commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Operation Pedestal in 1942. It depicts the ship HMS Wrestler. The set was issued on August 10, 2012.

The bottom left stamp was issued on December 28, 2009. It depicts an artefact of the Phoenician and Punic period.

See also:
#608 Malta 12/11/07
#412 Malta 09/08/24

#588 South Korea 11/06/10

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for sending this nice FDC from South Korea! It was issued in Gangnam District (강남) of Seoul (서울) on June 6 and arrived on June 16, 2011.

The stamp commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Shinheung Military Academy. The stamp shows the school song of the Shinheung Military Academy and the Shinheung Fellow Student Corps.

See also:
#528 South Korea 11/02/22
#439 South Korea 10/09/14
#358 South Korea 10/02/18

#513 Russia 10/10/27

Alexander sent me this nice letter from Russia, thank you! It was posted in Kolomna on October 27, 2010.

The attached stamps are part of the set “50th Anniversary of Nuclear Russian Navy”, which was issued on June 18, 2009. It depicts the nuclear icebreaker “Lenin“.

See also: #459 Russia 10/10/27

#507 USA 11/07/28

AW Welch sent me these nice FDCs from the USA. They were issued and posted on July 28 and arrived on September 7, 2011.

The FDC and stamps commemorate the US Merchant Marine and depict a container ship, a clipper ship, a liberty ship, and an auxiliary steam ship.

#459 Russia 10/10/27

Alexandr sent me this nice cover from Kolomna, Russia, thank you!

The stamp is part of the set “50th Anniversary of Nuclear Russian Navy”, which was issued on June 18, 2009. It depicts an atomic ice breaker.

#262 India 09/09/26

Thanks to Sujay for sending me this cover from Hubballi (former Hubli), India, which unfortunately got damaged during delivery.

It has attached the mini-sheet commemorating the Indian Coast Guard. The sheet was issued on August 12, 2008. The right stamp commemorates the Indian Navy and was issued on December 4, 2008.

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