Archive for the ‘folklore’ Tag

#1085 Algeria 16/11/17

algeria-161117Hocine has sent this nice cover from Algeria, thank you! It was posted in Bir-Mourad-Raïs on November 17 and arrived on December 14, 2016.

The stamps are part of the set “Folklore Dancing”, which was issued on July 20, 2016.

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#1082 Rwanda 17/01/20

rwanda-170120-2Déo has sent this beautiful cover from Rwanda, thank you very much! It was posted in Kigali on January 20 and arrived on January 30, 2017.

The left stamps are part of the “Folklore” set, which was issued on November 15, 2010. The stamps on the right are part of the set “National Breeding Year”, which was issued on December 28, 1978.

See also:#967 Rwanda 14/08/27

#967 Rwanda 14/08/27

Rwanda 140827-2Here is another very nice cover from Rwanda, which was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigali on August 27 and arrived on September 16, 2014.

The left stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Rwanda Scout Association. The set was issued on February 20, 1978.

The middle stamp commemorates the 200th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. It is part of a set, which was issued on January 30, 1976.

The right stamp is part of the “Folklore” set, which was issued on November 15, 2010.

See also: #844 Rwanda 14/08/27

#844 Rwanda 14/08/27

Rwanda 140827This very nice cover from Rwanda was sent by Déo, thank you very much! It was posted in Kigali on August 27 and arrived on September 16, 2014.

The left stamps are part of the “Gorillas” set, which was issued on  November 15, 2010.

The right stamp is part of the “Folklore” set (issued on November 15, 2010).

#782 Rwanda 14/04/??

Rwanda 1404xxMy first cover from Rwanda was sent by Jean Paul, thank you! The registered letter was posted in Kigali and arrived on April 24, 2014. Unfortunately there is no postmark on the cover.

The stamps are part of the “Folklore” set, which was issued on November 15, 2010.

#701 Albania 13/09/23

Albania 130920My mother sent this nice cover from her trip to Albania, thank you! The cover was posted in Tirana on September 23 and arrived on September 30, 2013. Seven days of travel, although it was sent by airmail!

The stamps are part of the set “Folk Dances”, which was issued on November 23, 2012.

#111 Portugal 08/12/23

portugal-081223Cover from Portugal, posted in Cascais on December 23, 2008.

Thank you, Luis Felipe, for this nice cover with the following four stamps!

The bottom left stamp of 5 cent is part of the set “Portuguese Masks”, which was issued on June 29, 2006. It depicts a mask of the Festa dos Rapazas. The two right stamps are of the 2008 lighthouse set. The top left stamp of 2 cent depicts the bird Abelharuco; it is part of the set “Birds of Portugal III”, which was issued on February 26, 2002.

Serbia 09/01/16

serbia-090116Registered cover from Serbia, posted in Niš on January 16, 2009.

The two stamps are of the set “Children’s Costume”, which was issued on November 11, 2008. They depict two different customes, one of the Šumadija (Шумадија) region and one of the Kumodraž region. An interesting article on these Serbian stamps can be found here.

Thank you, Zoran, for this nice cover!

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