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#1327 Canada 21/07/0?

Tristan has sent another very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Vancouver in July 2021.

The top stamps commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sailing ship Bluenose. The bottom stamp commemorates the 17th prime minister of Canada, John Turner (1929–2020).

#1320 Portugal 21/05/08

This amazing cover from Portugal was sent by Pedro, thank you very much! It was posted on May 8 and arrived on May 10, 2021.

The beautiful mini-sheet commemorates the 200th birthday anniversary of Florence Nightingale (1820–1910).

#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).

#1310 Czech Republic 21/02/20

Ivan has sent this very nice cover from the Czech Republic, thank you very much! It was posted in Milostín on February 20 and arrived on February 15, 2021.

The left stamps commemorate the writer Adolf Branald (1910–2008) and film director Karel Zeman (1910–1989).

#1298 Canada 20/09/25

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted at the Muskoka Steamships in Gravenhurst on September 25 and arrived on October 9, 2020.

The stamps are part of a set, which was issued on September 14, 2020. They commemorate the physicians James Till (b. 1931) and Ernest McCulloch (1926-2011), Balfour Mount (b. 1939), and Julio Montaner (b. 1956).

#1296 Canada 20/11/09

Here is another very nice cover from Canada, which was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Coboconk on November 9 and arrived on November 18, 2020.

#1294 Portugal 20/05/26

Vítor has sent this very nice registered cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted on May 26 in Santo António dos Cavaleiros and arrived on June 8, 2020.

The mini-sheet commemorates the diamond jubilee of the installation of the Aga Khan IV.

#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.

#1287 Lithuania 18/06/16

Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Druskininkai on June 16 and arrived on June 19, 2018.

The left stamp depicts the Northern birch mouse (Sicista betulina), the right stamp commemorates the 100th birthday anniversary of the  Lithuanian poet Kazys Bradūnas (1917-2009).

#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.

 

#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

#1260 Turkey 19/08/26

This very nice cover from Turkey was sent by Vural, thank you very much! It was posted in Güzelçamlı on August 26 and arrived on September 11, 2019.

The left stamp depicts Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of the Republic of Turkey.

#1255 Gibraltar 19/12/16

This very nice cover from Gibraltar was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted on December 16 and arrived on December 30, 2019.

#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.

#1251 Order of Malta 18/03/30

This very nice cover from the Order of Malta was sent by Federico, thank you! It was posted in Rome on March 30 and arrived on April 4, 2018.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 500th anniversary of the birth of Teresa of Ávila (1515–1582). The set was issued on June 30, 2015. The stamps depict a part of the painting Estasi di Santa Teresa by Pietro da Cortona.

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