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#1078 France 16/10/26

france-161026This very nice FDC from France was sent by Jean-Pierre, thank you very much! It was issued in Château-Chinon on October 26 and arrived on October 28, 2016.

The left stamp commemorates the former French president François Mitterrand (1916–1996).

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#1057 France 16/01/22

France 160122-2Philippe has sent this nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted at the Place Bellecour in Lyon on January 22 and arrived on January 25, 2016.

The attached stamp is the 2015 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2015.

#1053 France 16/06/05

France 160606Jean-Pierre has sent this nice first day cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Paris on June 5 and arrived on June 8, 2016.

The stamp depicts the painting “Lost Illusions” by Charles Gleyre (1806–1874).

#1018 France 15/12/23

France 151223This very nice cover with special Christmas postmark was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Paris on December 23 and arrived on December 29, 2015.

The right stamp was issued on June 11, 2012.

#1014 France 16/01/22

France 160122Jean-Pierre has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you!

The FDC was issued on January 22 and arrived on January 28, 2016. It commemorates the American painter Mark Rothko (1903–1970).

#990 France 15/10/12

France 151012-2Mr. A. has sent this very nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Dunkirk (Dunkerque) on October 12 and arrived on October 15, 2015.

The top stamps are part of the sets “Famous Frenchmen”, which were issued on February 14 and April 11, 1970. They commemorate Maurice de Broglie (1875–1960),  Louis Le Vau (1612–1670), Philibert de l’Orme (c. 1514–1570), and Édouard Branly (1844–1940).

The bottom left stamp was issued on March 26, 1949. It commemorates the Stamp Day.

#982 France 15/10/12

France 151012Jean-Pierre has sent this very nice FDC from France, thank you! It was posted on October 12 and arrived on October 14, 2015.

The mini-sheet commemorates the Ballet Preljocaj.

#978 Council of Europe 15/10/02

France - Council of Europe 151002This very nice first day cover from the Council of Europe was sent by Olivier, thank you very much! It was posted in Strasbourg on October 2 and arrived on October 6, 2015.

The stamp commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Flag of Europe.

#940 France 15/05/29

France 150529Roland has sent this nice FDC from France, thank you! It was issued in Paris on May 29 and arrived on June 2, 2015.

#915 French Southern and Antarctic Lands – Europa 14/10/17

TAAF Europa 141017Here is another amazing cover from the TAAF, thank you Jean Pierre! The cover is a FDC, which was cancelled on Europa Island on October 17, 2014 and arrived on April 8, 2015.

#883 France 14/03/27

France 140327Roland sent this FDC from France, thank you very much! It was posted and issued in Paris on March 27 and arrived on March 31, 2014.

The stamp is part of the 2014 France-China joint issue set and commemorates the Seine in Paris.

#856 France 14/03/09

France 140309Another nice cover from France, which was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted in Paris on March 9 and arrived on March 5, 2014.

The stamp depicts the painting “Diving” by Jean René Bazaine (1904–2001). It was issued on March 18, 2011.

#842 France 14/02/12

France 140212On February 17 I received this nice cover from France, thank you, François! It was posted in Pornichet on February 14, 2014.

The stamp set (issued on September 20, 2013) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the famous French physician Alexandre Yersin (1863–1943). The set is a joint issued with Vietnam.

#805 France 13/11/07

France 131107Thank you, Roland, for sending this nice FDC from France! It was issued and posted on November 7 and arrived on November 14, 2013. The stamp is a joint issue with Danmark and commemorates the commercial treaty between the two states.

#712 France 13/06/29

France 130629This nice FDC from France was sent by Roland, thank you! It was issued on June 29 and arrived on July 5, 2013.

The stamp commemorates the 100th edition of the Tour de France.

See also: #242 Italy 09/11/22

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