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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).

#1326 Irland 21/04/28

This very nice cover from Irland was sent by Jutta, thank you very much! It was posted in Lisdoonvarna (Lios Dúin Bhearna) on April 28, 2021. The stamps depict some sailing ships.

#1325 Germany 20/06/21

Ulf has sent this beautiful postcard from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted on June 21 and arrived on July 27, 2020.

The image and cancellation on the left commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Nord-Ostsee-Kanal (Kiel Canal). The right stationery “stamp” commemorates the lighthouse in Holtenau, which has its 125th anniversary too, because it was erected at the entrance of the Kiel Canal.

#1317 Liechtenstein 21/02/23

Here is another very nice cover from Liechtenstein that was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Triesenberg on February 23 and arrived on February 25, 2021.

#1315 Japan 21/03/12

This very nice first day cover from Japan was sent by Akira, thank you! It was posted in Totsuka (戸塚), Yokohama on March 12 and arrived on March 22, 2021.

The cover and stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of nautical charts in Japan.

#1309 Germany 21/03/08

Frank has sent this beautiful cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Leinefelde-Worbis on March 8 and arrived on March 10, 2021.

The cover commemorates the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Norddeutsche Seewarte (North German Naval Observatory, now the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany). The postal stationery and the additional stamps depict the research vessel Atair and the lighthouses in Wangerooge and Brunsbüttel.

#1297 Jersey 20/06/08

This very nice cover from Jersey was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted on June 8 and arrived on June 15, 2020.

The 2012 stamps depict the airplanes Hawker Siddeley Trident and DeHavilland DH86.

#1295 Austria 20/11/21

On November 24 I received this beautiful cover from Austria. The personalised stamp and the cover commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first lunatic rover Lunochod 1.

#1284 Chilean Antarctic ??/??/??

This very interesting cover was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! The stamps were cancelled with a cancellation depicting the Chilean Base Eduardo Frei, but on the cover there is an additional cachet of the Russian Bellingshausen Station. Unfortunately there is no cancellation date but the cover arrived on February 7, 2018 via Berlin (inside an extra cover).

See also: #1172 Chilean Antarctic Territory 18/04/18

#1281 Austria 19/10/12

This very nice cover from Austria was delivered by the Mariazell Railway Himmelstreppe from Mariazell to St. Pölten. It was cancelled on October 12 and arrived on October 22, 2019.

#1274 French Guiana 11/10/27

This very nice stationery from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted on October 27 and arrived on November 8, 2011.

#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.

#1263 Jersey 19/12/16

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Jersey, thank you very much! It was posted on December 16 and arrrived on December 30, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the European Football Championships, the next stamp commemorates the HMS Royal Sovereign, the right stamp commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rooster.

#1258 Cayman Islands 20/01/10

Here is another very nice cover from the Cayman Islands, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Watering Place Post Office on Cayman Brac on January 10 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

#1238 Germany 19/06/22

This amazing cover from Germany was sent by Ulf, thank you very much! It was posted in Kiel on June 22 and arrived on August 1, 2019.

The top left definitive stamp depicts the flower Cardamine pratensis. The top middle and right stamps depict the lighthouses of Kiel-Holtenau and Darßer Ort Natureum.

The postmarks commemorate the schooner Mare Frisium, the museum ship Bussard, the Berlin-class replenishment ship Bonn, and the European championship of the OK-dinghies. All of the postmarks were issued during the course of the Kiel Week.

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