Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Tag
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.
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
Sheila has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted in Westmount on August 28 and arrived on September 5, 2014.
The top stamps are part of the series “Canadian Art” and were issued on May 6, 1994 and April 21, 1995. They depict the paintings Vera (1931) by Frederick Varley (1881 – 1969) and Blossoming (c. 1950) by Alfred Pellan (1906 – 1988).
The bottom stamp is part of the “Christmas” set, which was issued on November 1, 1997.
On January 5, 2015 I received this beautiful Christmas letter from Canada, thank you Papillon! It was cancelled at Christmas Island, Nova Scotia, on December 22, 2014.
The attached stamps are part of the 2013 Christmas stamp set, which was issued on October 22, 2013.
This very nice cover arrived on December 3, 2014. It is an FDC of the Christmas stamp, which was on board of the balloon “D-ORIE”. Unfortunately the balloon flight was cancelled due to adverse weather.
In the top left corner there is the boarding cancel, in the middle there is the special cancel of the event “54. Weihnachtsballonpost” (54th Christmas Balloon Post), and on the right there is the “Christkindl”-postmark of the issue day of the Christmas-stamp (28.11.2014).
The green rectangular cancel in the bottom left corner shows the dates of the balloon flight: there the flight cancellation is noted.
See also: #730 Austria 13/12/01
On December 2, 2014, I received this beautiful cover from Garsten, Austria. On November 29 it was delivered by a stagecoach from Garsten to Christkindl.
The postmark on the top is this year’s Christkindl postmark. Below are the special postmarks of the stagecoach event (“25. Kutschenpost”) and of the event “38. Garstner Advent”.
You can find more information of this event in this post: Austria 08/11/29
See also: #733 Austria 13/11/30