Archive for the ‘chestnut’ Tag

#772 Ukraine 14/03/12

Ukraine 140312This very nice cover from Ukraine was sent by Kateryna, thank you very much! It was posted in Lviv on March 12 and arrived on March 24, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Trees”, which was issued on February 3, 2012. It depicts the leaf and nut of the horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum).

The right stamp is part of the mini-sheet (issued October 4, 2012), which commemorates the 200th Anniversary of Nikitsky Botanical Garden. It depicts a cactus of the Echinocereus genus.

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#498 Macedonia 10/10/20

Goran sent me this cover from Macedonia, thank you! It was posted in Skopje on October 20 and arrived on October 22, 2010.

The right stamp commemorates the sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa).

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