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#1368 Greenland 22/07/13

Wolfgang has sent this amazing cover from his trip to the Arctic. It was posted in Qaqortoq on July 13 and arrived on July 25, 2022.

#1365 North Macedonia 22/05/25

Martin has sent this very nice registered cover from Northern Macedonia, thank you! It was posted in Ohrid on May 25 and arrived on May 30, 2022.

The stamps commemorate the Albanian writer and translator Kostandin Kristoforidhi (1827-1895).

#1361 Germany 21/10/12

This beautiful cover from Germany was sent by Andreas, thank you! It was posted in Kiel on October 12 and arrived on November 11, 2021.

The postmark commemorates Heinrich von Stephan (1831-1897), German post director and one of the founders of the Universal Postal Union.

#1360 Northern Mariana Islands 20/01/22

This very nice cover from the Northern Mariana Islands was sent by Alexander, thank you! It was posted in Rota on January 22 and arrived on March 3, 2020.

The right stamp commemorates the Italian philosopher and political activist Philip Mazzei (1730–1816).

See also: #917 Northern Mariana Islands 15/03/12

#1348 Canada 21/06/09

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Nargiza, thank you! It was posted in Toronto on June 9 and arrived on June 21, 2021.

The stamps commemorate the 17th prime minister of Canada, John Turner (1929–2020).

#1334 USA 21/02/12

This very nice cover from the USA was sent by Dennis, thank you! It was posted in Tacoma on February 12 and arrived on March 1, 2021.

The stamps commemorate the writer August Wilson (1945–2005), the civil rights activist Roy Wilkins (1901–1981), and the politician Shirley Chisholm (1924–2005).

#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).

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