Archive for the ‘aviation’ Tag

#1118 Malaysia 11/07/07

Malaysia 110707This beautiful FDC from Malaysia was sent by Khor Kok Keong, thank you very much! It was issued on July 7 and arrived on July 13, 2011.

The FDC and stamps commemorates “100 Years of Aviation”.

#601 Serbia 12/07/20

This nice Serbian cover was sent by Dejan, thanks! It was posted in Niš on July 20 and arrived on July 27, 2012.

The attached stamp is part of the set “A Century of Aviation in Serbia”, which was issued on December 9, 2010. It commemorates the Serbian aviation pioneer Ivan Sarić (Иван Сарић; 1876-1966).

See also:
#535 Serbia 10/12/02
#361 Switzerland 10/03/08
#299 Serbia 10/02/23

#497 South Africa 11/08/26

Marten sent me this nice letter from South Africa, thank you! It was posted in Gillits on August 26 and arrived on September 12, 2011.

The top stamp commemorates the flight of the airplane Silver Queen (a Vickers Vimy) from London to Cape Town in 1920 (info here).

#361 Switzerland 10/03/08

Vural sent me this nice cover from Geuensee, Switzerland, thank you! It was posted on March 8 and arrived on March 10, 2010.

The left stamp is part of the cereal set, which was issued on September 4, 2008. The middle stamp commemorates the fairy tale Hänsel und Gretel. It is a 1985 surcharge stamp supporting the Pro Juventute foundation. The right stamp was issued on March 4, 2010. It is part of the set “Centenary of Aviation in Switzerland” and commemorates the aviator Ernest Failloubaz (1892-1919).

%d bloggers like this: