Archive for the ‘Croatia’ Tag

#1080 Croatia 16/12/03

croatia-161203Ivanka has sent this nice Christmas cover from Croatia, thank you!

It was posted in Bjelovar on December 3 and arrived on December 7, 2016.

croatia-161203backOn the back Ivanka has attached another beautiful illustration:

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#1022 Croatia 16/02/03

Croatia 160203This beautiful hand-painted cover was sent by Vesna, thank you very much! It was posted in Bjelovar on February 3 and arrived on February 11, 2016.

The stamps commemorate the 2012 Summer Olympics in London 2012 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

#1021 Croatia 15/07/17

Croatia 150717Freddy has sent this very nice cover from Croatia, thank you! It was posted in Dubrovnik on July 17 and arrived on July 21, 2015.

The stamps commemorate the orchid Ophrys dinarica.

Freddy added a postcard of Dubrovnik too: Croatia 150717card

#954 Croatia 15/03/02

Croatia 150302Here is a very nice cover from Croatia, which was sent by Tomislav, thank you! It was posted in Nedelišće on March 2 and arrived on March 4, 2015.

The stamps are part of the set “Croatian Undersea World”, which was issued on April 9, 2014. They depict the Mediterranean fanworm (Sabella spallanzanii) and the sea slug Flabellina affinis.

#819 Croatia 14/07/15

Croatia 140715This nice cover from Croatia was sent by Željko, thank you! It arrived on July 22, 2014. The postmark commemorates the Football Association of Zagreb County. It shows the place Sveti Ivan Zelina and date July 15, 2014.

The stamp commemorates the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. It was issued on June 12, 2014.

#563 Croatia 11/07/28

Ivan sent me this nice cover from Križevci, Croatia. It was posted on July 28 and arrived on August 1, 2011.

The stamp set on top was issued on 15 January 2003 and commemorates the Croatian Fairy World. It depicts the fairies Kosjenka and Tintilinić.

The bottom stamp was issued on 25 March 2003. It commemorates the 600th anniversary of Hrvoje’s Missal.

#547 Croatia 12/01/04

Željko sent me this beautiful card from Croatia, thank you! It was posted in Zagreb on January 4 and arrived on January 9, 2012.

The card and imprinted value commemorates Marco Polo (c. 1254-1324) and the World Philatelic Exhibition in China 1999.

Željko attached an additional stamp “Year of the Dragon”, which was cancelled with a special first day cancellation.

#339 Croatia 10/02/06

Željko sent me this cover from Sisak on February 6, 2010.

The stamp was issued on January 22, 2009. It is part of the “Croatian Towns” set and commemorates the city of Sisak.

#314 Croatia 10/03/31

Thank you, Dragan, for this nice cover from Rijeka, Croatia! The cover was posted on March 31 and arrived on April 9, 2010.

The left stamp is part of the “Ethnography Set” (see this cover), the two stamps at the right were issued on February 12, 2010, and commemorate the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

#237 Croatia 09/03/10

Dragan sent me this nice cover from Croatia, thank you! It was posted in Rijeka on March 10, 2009.

The cover and the two top stamps commemorate the 21st Men’s World Handball Championship Croatia 2009, which took place from January 16 to February 1. The stamps were issued on January 16, 2009.

Croatia 08/11/21

croatia-081121Cover from Croatia, posted in Sisak on November 21, 2008.

The cover commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Briefmarkenfreunde Heidenheim e. V. (Stamp Friends Heidenheim) and the 33th partnership congress in 2003.

The stamps attached commemorate the Croatian writer Josip Kozarac (1858-1906) and the city of Cavtat.

Thank you, Željko, for this nice cover!

Croatia 08/12/08

croatia-081208Cover from Croatia, posted in Rijeka on December 08, 2008.

This nice cover showing Santa Claus and the text “Happy New Year 2009” with three stamps “Nova godina” (Happy new year) was sent to me by Dragan. Thank you!

Croatia 08/11/20

croatia-081120Cover from Croatia, posted on November 20, 2008, in Nedelišće.

Tomislav sent me this nice cover with three stamps issued on September 16, 2008, which commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Order of Poor Clares in Split. Thank you!

Croatia 08/11

croatia-0811Cover from Croatia, posted in November 2008.

I already wrote about the stamps of the ethnography series in this post.

Thank you, Tomislav, for this nice cover!

Croatia 08/11/03

croatia-081103Cover from Croatia, posted in Zagreb on November 3, 2008.

It is a cover from “Svijet Knjige”, which is a Croatian book seller and club. The two stamps are of the “Europa” issue.

I somehow like the idea of re-using covers; there can be made interesting combinations, as one can see in this example.

Thank you, Željko, for this nice cover!

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