Archive for the ‘leopard’ Tag

#1095 Estonia 14/11/15

Estonia 141115Patrik has sent this very nice cover from Estonia, thank you very much! It was posted in Laagri on November 15 and arrived on November 19, 2014.

The mini-sheet was issued on August 25, 2014. It commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Tallinn Zoo and depicts the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) and the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis).

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#949 Kyrgyzstan 15/07/08

Kyrgyzstan 150708Finally I received a cover from Kyrgyzstan with stamps applied! This one was sent by the philatelic bureau of the Kyrgyz Express Post (KEP), which is the second designated postal operator of Kyrgyzstan. The cover was posted in Bishkek on July 8 and arrived on July 13, 2015.

The attached stamp set was issued on November 19, 2014. It is the second stamp issue of KEP and commemorates the fauna of Kyrgyzstan: the saker falcon (Falco cherrug), the yak (Bos grunniens), the Alay Mountains subspecies of the Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica alaiana), and the snow leopard (Panthera uncia).

#707 Indonesia 13/05/11

Indonesia 130511Another nice cover from Irene, thank you! It was posted in Malang on May 11 and arrived on May 17, 2013.

The stamp set was issued on April 6, 2013. It commemorates the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Mexico. The set is a joint issue of the two states and the stamps depict the clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi borneensis) and the Mexican jaguar (Panthera onca).

See also:
#682 Indonesia 13/01/17
#610 Indonesia 12/12/12

India 08/10/31

india-0810311Registered cover from India, posted in Bangalore on October 31, 2008.

This nice cover has attached the mini-sheet “Endemic Butterflied of Andaman & Nicobar Islands”, which depicts the Andaman Mormon (Papilio mayo) and the Pachliopta rhodifer. It was issued on January 2, 2008.

The bottom stamps are three definitives depicting the leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) and two stamps of the mini-sheet “Games of the XXIX Olympiad”, which was issued on August 8, 2008.

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