Archive for the ‘cover’ Tag

#1199 Australia 18/10/24

This very nice cover from Australia was sent by Alfred, thank you! It was posted in Fairfield Heights on October 24 and arrived on October 30, 2018.

Alfred attached some stamps of the Australian Antarctic Territory. The top left stamp commemorates the Antarctic Treaty System. The top right stamp depicts some emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri).

The bottom stamps depict the Prince Charles Mountains and an “Iceberg Alley” at Mawson Station.

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#1198 Cape Verde 19/01/17

My first cover from Cape Verde was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was cancelled in Mindelo on January 17 and arrived on January 28, 2019.

The left stamp is part of the “birds” set, which was issued on November 25, 2008. It depicts the western osprey (Pandion haliaetus).

The right stamp commemorates the 30th anniversary of Inforpress, the Capeverdean News Agency.

#1197 Mauritania 18/11/23

This very nice cover from Mauritania was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted on November 23 and arrived on December 17, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Birds of the Banc d’Arguin National Park“, which was issued on October 24, 2011. It depicts the dimorphic egret (Egretta dimorpha).

The right stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of Chinese medical aid in Mauritania.

Alena included a postcard too:

See also: #751 Mauritania 14/01/12

#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:

#1195 Guinea-Bissau 18/10/24

Péter has sent this amazing cover from Guinea-Bissau, thank you very much! It was posted on October 24, 2018 and arrived on January 8, 2019.

The stamps are part of the set “Coat of Arms”, which was issued on July 28, 2011.

#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.

#1193 Germany 18/09/14

Ulf has sent this beautiful first day cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Hamburg on September 14 and arrived on September 18, 2018.

The top left cancellation commemorates Hamburg’s honorary citiztens Hannelore “Loki” and Helmut Schmidt. The bottom left cancellation commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Kulturpalast Hamburg (cultural centre).

The right stamp and its cancellation commemorates the 150th anniversary of the North German Postal Union.

#1192 Marocco – Western Sahara 18/11/30

This nice cover from the Moroccan administered part of the Western Sahara territory was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Dakhla on November 30 and arrived on December 12, 2018.

Alena included a postcard too:

See also: #788 Western Sahara 14/05/07

#1191 Turkey 18/08/09

This beautiful cover from Turkey was sent by Nail, thank you very much! It was posted in Küçükyalı, Izmir on August 9, and arrived on August 14, 2018.

The mini-sheet on the left was issued on June 5, 2017. It commemorates the World Environment Day.

The stamp on the top right is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on June 5, 2007. It depicts farm animals.

The two stamps on the bottom right are part of the set “Labour and Solidarity Day“, which was issued on May 1, 2010.

#1190 Greece 18/11/23

This very nice FDC was sent by Alfred, thank you! It was issued on November 23 and arrived on November 26, 2018.

#1189 Angola 18/12/05

My first cover from Angola was sent by Mário, thank you very much! It was posted in Luanda on December 5 and arrived on December 14, 2018.

The stamp set was issued on May 1, 2015. It commemorates the Expo 2015 in Milano.

#1188 Bulgaria 18/10/18

This nice cover from Bulgaria was sent by Genadi, thank you! It was posted in Varna on October 18 and arrived on October 29, 2018.

The stamps commemorate the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the EU.

#1187 Kosovo 18/11/27

On November 30, 2018 I received this very nice letter from the Kosovo, thanks Radim!

The cover was posted on November 27 in Kosovska Mitrovica and was delivered by Serbian postal service, which operates in the North Kosovo region.

The stamp set was issued on March 21, 2008.

#1186 Moldova – Transnistria 18/10/12

My first cover from Transnistria (PMR) was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Tiraspol on October 12 and arrived on October 17, 2018.

The stamp sheet was issued on March 31, 2001. It commemorates the corn crake (Crex crex).

Patrik has attached a stamp of the PMR too, which is not valid for international postage and therefore was not cancelled.

 

 

#1185 United Nations 18/10/16

This nice cover from the United Nations Geneva was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on October 16 and arrived on October 24, 2018.

See also: #445 United Nations 11/01/31

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