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This amazing cover from Ethiopia was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Addis Ababa on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2017.
The left stamp commemorates the athlete Haile Gebrselassie (*1973). It is part of a set, which was issued on November 9, 2000. The second stamp is part of the set “Golden Jubilee of the African Union“, which was issued on March 19, 2013.
The next stamp is part of the “Churches” set, which was issued on June 9, 2011. It depicts the Zoz Amba St. George’s Monastery in Gondar. The next stamp depicts the plant Thymus achimperi. The stamp is part of the set “Medicinal Plants”, which was issued on April 10, 2012.
The two stamps on the right depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki). The smaller one is part of a set, which was issued on December 12, 2002 and the right one is part of a set, which was issued on June 19, 2000.
The stamp on the left depicts a Nile crocodile. The middle stamp depicts the banana plant (Musa sapientum). The right stamp commemorates the visit of Pope Francis to Uganda in November 2015.
It was posted in Bjelovar on December 3 and arrived on December 7, 2016.
Artūrs has sent this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was posted on December 12 in Rīga and arrived on December 15, 2016.
My first cover from Malawi was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted registered in Mangochi on July 28 and arrived on August 18, 2016. It was delivered by GLS inside a transparent cover with GLS sticker on it.
The left and right stamps are part of the set “50th Anniversary of Independence”, which was issued on July 6, 2014. They depict maize silos.
The middle stamps are part of the “Christmas” set, which was issued on December 20, 2010.
The left stamp was issued on January 13, 2015. It commemorates the patron saint of Andorra: Our Lady of Meritxell. The next stamp (issued Juni 11, 2003) depicts the northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). The next stamp is part of a set, which was issued on March 27, 2002. It depicts the alpine accentor (Prunella collaris). The right stamp commemorates the Catalan poet Salvador Espriú (1913–1985). It was issued on January 10, 2013.
This very nice cover with special Christmas postmark was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Paris on December 23 and arrived on December 29, 2015.
The right stamp was issued on June 11, 2012.
See also: #874 Lithuania 14/11/08
Here is another special delivery cover from Austria. It was delivered by the balloon “D-ORIE” on November 29 from Christkindl to Steyr, where it was handed over to the post office. The cover arrived at my place on December 4, 2015.
In the top left corner there is the boarding cancel, in the middle there are the day cancel of Steyr and the special cancel of the event “55. Weihnachtsballonpost” (55th Christmas Balloon Post), and on the right there is the “Christkindl”-postmark.
See also: #877 Austria 14/11/30
The stamp on the left commemorates the World Post Day. It was issued on October 9, 2015.
The right stamps are part of the mini-sheet “Visakhapuja Day“, which was issued on June 15, 2015.
See also: #928 Thailand 14/12/02