Archive for the ‘costumes’ Tag

#1260 Turkey 19/08/26

This very nice cover from Turkey was sent by Vural, thank you very much! It was posted in Güzelçamlı on August 26 and arrived on September 11, 2019.

The left stamp depicts Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938), the founder of the Republic of Turkey.


#1055 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806This very nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Ceremonial Costumes” and depicts a Kuria lady from Mara. The middle stamp depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus). The right stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964. It depicts the 7th president of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein.

See also: #1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

#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

#851 Hong Kong 14/08/21

HK 140821This marvelous first day cover from Hong Kong was sent by Mr. XU Hui, thank you very much! It was posted on August 21 and arrived on August 27, 2014.

The attached stamp sheet depicts some Cantonese opera costumes.

#280 Malaysia 09/03/23

This beautiful FDC was sent to me by Khor Kok Keong, thank you very much!

It commemorates five traditional wedding costumes of Malaysia. I already wrote about this set in the post #168.

#186 Malaysia 09/03/23

Malaysia 090323_1This beautiful FDC from Malaysia was sent to me by Eddie, thank you!

The FDC was issued in Pulau Pinang on March 23, 2009. It has attached the set of five stamps depicting traditional wedding costumes of Melayu, Cina, India, Orang Ulu, and Bajau.

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