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#1242 Poland 18/01/22

This nice cover from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you! It was posted in Gdańsk on January 22 and arrived on January 31, 2018.

#1234 India 19/02/28

Dilip has sent this very nice cover from India, thank you very much! It was posted on February 19 in Ahmedabad.

The left stamp commemorates the Indian industrialist Aditya Vikram Birla (1943–1995). The four stamps on the right commemorate the Children’s Day 2010.

#1208 Kosovo 18/12/05

This very nice registered cover from Kosovo was sent by Cengiz, thank you very much! It was posted in Prizren on December 5 and arrived on December 18, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “National Costumes”, which was issued on October 19, 2011. The next stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Albanian alphabet. It was issued on November 14, 2008.

The next stamp commemorates the edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum). It is part of the flowers set, which was issued on August 24, 2018. The right stamp was issued on May 9, 2017. It is part of a set of three stamps, and depicts the castle of Ulpiana.

#1202 Cocos Islands 19/01/12

This nice cover from the Cocos Islands was sent by Austin, thank you! It was posted on January 12 and arrived on January 25, 2019.

See also: #425 Cocos Islands 09/12/21

#1196 Senegal 18/11/05

This nice cover from Senegal was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Dakar-Peytavin on November 5 and arrived on November 21, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Cities of Senegal”, which was issued on December 7, 2017. It depicts the promenade in Thiessois.

The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the 5th Gorée Diaspora Festival. It was issued on November 4, 2010.

Alena included a nice postcard too:

#1194 Switzerland 18/09/10

Vural has sent this very nice cover from Switzerland, thank you! It was posted in Härkingen on September 10 and arrived on September 12, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Swiss Railway Stations” (issued on September 6, 2018) and depicts the railway station of Fleurier.

The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet “Card Games”, which was issued on September 6, 2018. It depicts a card of the Swiss Jass game.

#1180 Liberia 18/10/11

My first cover from Liberia was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Monrovia on October 11 and arrived on October 18, 2018.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on February 14, 2012. It commemorates the 30th anniversary of SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia. The next stamp commemorates president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (*1938). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 22, 2006. The top right stamp depicts US president Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); the stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on May 4, 2009.

The bottom left stamp is part of the set “Traditional Dances and Masks”, which was issued on August 2, 2009. The last stamp is part of the mini-sheet “The Aliens of Star Trek”, which was issued on December 21, 2015.

Alena also included a postcard, which depicts Liberia’s largest lake: Lake Piso.

 

#1169 Thailand 18/07/23

Natta has sent this beautiful cover from Thailand, thank you! It was posted in Bang Na on July 23 and arrived on July 27, 2018.

The left stamps are part of the mini-sheets “The Thai Alphabet“, which were issued on July 29, 2011. The stamps depict the characters “ม” and “ย”.

The top right stamp commemorates the National Day and was issued on December 5, 2017.

The bottom right stamps are part of the set “National Children’s Day”, which was issued on January 13, 2018.

 

#1132 Germany 17/10/01

Alexander has sent this very nice cover from the Oktoberfest in Munich, thank you! It was posted on October 1, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on April 7, 2016. It commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot. The right stamp was issued on September 9, 2010. It commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Oktoberfest.

#1128 PR China 17/05/31


Charlie has sent this very nice FDC from PR China, thank you! It was posted in Beijing (北京) on May 31 and arrived on June 13, 2017.

The stamp set commemorates children’s games.

#1100 Guam 17/04/22

This beautiful cover from Guam was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Dededo on April 22 and arrived on May 9, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on January 30, 1987. The middle stamp commemorates the Kwanzaa festival; it was issued on October 9, 2009. The right stamps depict a ballet dancer; they were issued on September 16, 1998.

#1096 India 17/02/28

This nice cover from India was sent by Anandita, thank you! It was posted on February 28 and arrived on April 14, 2017.

The stamps commemorate the 2016 Children’s Day.

#1085 Algeria 16/11/17

algeria-161117Hocine has sent this nice cover from Algeria, thank you! It was posted in Bir-Mourad-Raïs on November 17 and arrived on December 14, 2016.

The stamps are part of the set “Folklore Dancing”, which was issued on July 20, 2016.

#1082 Rwanda 17/01/20

rwanda-170120-2Déo has sent this beautiful cover from Rwanda, thank you very much! It was posted in Kigali on January 20 and arrived on January 30, 2017.

The left stamps are part of the “Folklore” set, which was issued on November 15, 2010. The stamps on the right are part of the set “National Breeding Year”, which was issued on December 28, 1978.

See also:#967 Rwanda 14/08/27

#1023 Lithuania 16/02/06

Lietuva 160206On February 9, 2016 I received this very nice cover, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Joniškis on February 6.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the costumes of the Aukštaitians. The set was issued on May 20, 1995.

See also: #950 Lietuva 15/06/26

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