Archive for the ‘Darwin’ Tag

#425 Cocos Islands 09/12/21

Jean Pierre sent me this beautiful cover from the Cocos Islands on December 21, 2009, thank you very much!

The left stamp was issued on February 28, 2008, and depicts the Saunders’s Tern (Sternula saundersi). The three other stamps are part of a set commemorating the 400th anniversary of the visit by Charles Darwin. They were issued on April 21, 2009.

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#344 Cocos Islands 09/12/21
#254 Cocos Islands 09/11/23

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#199 Italy 09/08/19

Italy 090819Alfredo sent me this nice cover from Italy, which has attached a stamp commemorating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin. The stamp was issued on February 12, 2009.

The special cancellation has the inscription “Campionate Mondiale Cercatori D’Oro” (World Championship of Gold Miners), which was held in Biella.

Thank you for the cover!

#143 Portugal 09/04/04

Portugal 040409Nuno sent me this nice cover from Portugal, which was posted in Pombal on April 04, 2009. Thank you!

The stamp depicts a Macaco-Diana and commemorates the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin.

The special postmark commemorates the 7th anniversary of the forum www.selos-postais.com.

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