Archive for the ‘crab’ Tag

#1058 Christmas Island 16/08/03

Christmas Island 160803This beautiful cover from the Christmas Island was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on August 3 and arrived on August 17, 2016.

The left stamp depicts a coral rabbitfish, the middle stamp depicts the Christmas Island red crab (Gecarcoidea natalis), and the right stamp depicts the robber crab (Birgus latro).

See also: #224 Christmas Island 09/11/02


#246 Malaysia 09/06/21

Tengku sent me this nice cover from Malaysia, thank you! It was posted in Kuala Lumpur on June 21, 2009.

The three 2006 stamps depict the giant mudskipper (Periophthalmodon schlosseri), the crab Pagurus bernhardus, and the Amboina Box Turtle (Cuora amboinensis).

#205 Norway 09/07/22

Norway 090722This nice cover from Norway was sent to me by Egil, thank you! It was posted in Lillehammer on July 22, 2009.

The three stamps were issued on September 21, 2007. They depict the European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), the Edible Brown Crab (Cancer pagarus), and a Squat Lobster.

The cover also shows the coat of arms of Oppland county.

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