Archive for the ‘cover’ Tag

#1181 Malawi 18/04/09

This very nice cover from Malawi was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Chichiri, Blantyre on April 9 and arrived on April 25, 2018.

The left stamp depicts the grey cuckooshrike (Coracina caesia).

The right stamps are part of the set “Lake Malawi”, which was issued on April 25, 2014.

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#1180 Liberia 18/10/11

My first cover from Liberia was sent by Alena, thank you! It was posted in Monrovia on October 11 and arrived on October 18, 2018.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on February 14, 2012. It commemorates the 30th anniversary of SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia. The next stamp commemorates president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (*1938). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 22, 2006. The top right stamp depicts US president Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); the stamp is part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on May 4, 2009.

The bottom left stamp is part of the set “Traditional Dances and Masks”, which was issued on August 2, 2009. The last stamp is part of the mini-sheet “The Aliens of Star Trek”, which was issued on December 21, 2015.

Alena also included a postcard, which depicts Liberia’s largest lake: Lake Piso.

 

#1179 Japan 18/08/02

This beautiful first day cover from Japan was sent by Fumiaki, thank you very much! It was posted in Shizuoka (静岡, Kachuo中央) on August 2 and arrived on August 14, 2018.

The stamps are part of the set, which commemorates 150th years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden.

#1178 India 18/06/05

This nice first day cover from India was sent by Piyush, thank you! It was posted in Ludhiana on June 5, 2018.

The stamp set commemorates the World Environment Day.

 

#1177 Japan 18/03/01

Li Ming has sent this very nice registered cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted in Wadomari (和泊) on March 1 and arrived on March 8, 2018.

#1176 Curaçao 11/09/23

In October 2011 I received this registered letter from Curaçao. It was posted on September 23, 2011.

The left stamp is part of the set “Sea Shells”, which was issued on 19 September 2008. It commemorates the shell Strombus gigas.

The right mini-sheet was issued on 25 October 2010. It depicts the sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus).

The cover is interesting because stamps of two different countries were used. The country Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, but the stamps were still valid.

#1175 Bermuda 18/06/14

This very nice cover from Bermuda was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Hamilton on June 14 and arrived on June 26, 2018.

#1174 El Salvador 18/05/04

William has sent this registered cover from El Salvador, thank you very much! It was posted on May 4 and arrived on May 24, 2018.

The four stamps on the front side are part of the set “200th Anniversary of the First Shout of Independence”, which commemorates the 1811 Independence Movement. The set was issued on May 25, 2011.

The left stamp on the back is the 2017 Christmas stamp (issued on November 13). The stamp on the right is part of a set, which commemorates the 80th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan. That set was issued on February 13, 2015.

#1173 Cuba 16/10/19

This nice cover from Cuba was sent by Manuel, thank you! It was posted in Cienfuegos on October 19, 2016 and arrived on January 24, 2017.

The left stamp depicts a crocodile; it is part of the fauna set, which was issued on December 14, 1981. The right stamp is part of the set “The Language of the Fan“, which was issued on February 14, 2014.

#1172 Chilean Antarctic 18/04/18

This stunning cover from the Chilean Antarctic Territory was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was cancelled at the Base Eduardo Frei on April 18 and arrived on May 29, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “Chilean Cartography”, which was issued on November 4, 2015.

The right stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the indigenous Selk’nam people. It was issued on December 29, 2016.

#1171 Latvia 15/07/28

Here is another very nice cover from Latvia, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Liepāja on July 28 and arrived on July 30, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 24, 2015. It commemorates the Rundāle Palace.

Andrius included a nice postcard too.

#1170 Faroe Islands 18/06/25

Here is another very nice cover, which was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Tórshaven on June 25 and arrived on July 5, 2018.

The left stamp is part of the set “The Faroes Under The Sea”, which was issued on February 22, 2010. The next two stamps are part of the 2006 definitive set, which was issued on February 13, 2006. They depict the villages Fuglafjørður and Syðrugøta.

#1169 Thailand 18/07/23

Natta has sent this beautiful cover from Thailand, thank you! It was posted in Bang Na on July 23 and arrived on July 27, 2018.

The left stamps are part of the mini-sheets “The Thai Alphabet“, which were issued on July 29, 2011. The stamps depict the characters “ม” and “ย”.

The top right stamp commemorates the National Day and was issued on December 5, 2017.

The bottom right stamps are part of the set “National Children’s Day”, which was issued on January 13, 2018.

 

#1168 Japan 18/03/30

This nice cover from Japan was sent by Ken’ichi Yoshida, thank you! It was posted in Nakashibetsu on March 30, 2018.

#1167 Samoa 18/05/08

This very nice airmail cover from Samoa was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Apia on May 8 and arrived on May 22, 2018.

The WWF stamps commemorate the Norfolk robin (Petroica multicolor; the stamp inscription is “Pacific robin”) and the Polynesian starling (Aplonis tabuensis).

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