Archive for the ‘motorcycle’ Tag
The attached stamps of 2010 depict camping people and motorcyclers. They are cancelled with an special machine cancellation showing the logo and name of the NGO ATD Quart Monde (ATD Fourth World).
Thank you, John, for sending this nice cover from Pietà, Malta!
The left stamp is part of a set issued on December 29, 2007. It commemorates the Maltese ethnographer Manwel Magri (1851-1907). The three football stamps were issued on the same date. They commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Youth Football Association. The middle top stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the XIIIth Games of the Small States of Europe (hosted in Cyprus). It was issued on the opening day of the games: June 1, 2009.
The bottom left pair is part of the mushrooms set (issued on March 27, 2009). They depict the mushroom Laetiporus sulphureus. The bottom right stamp is part of the motorcycles set, which was issued on September 12, 2007. It depicts a Royal Enfield of 1954.
USA airmail cover posted on January 31, 2007 in Hellertown, Pennsylvania.
The left stamp commemorates the XIth International Botanical Congress in Seattle, Washington, 1969. It depicts the desert plant Fouquieria splendens, which grows in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It has a face value of six cents.
The other two stamps are part of a mini-sheet depicting the motorcycles Harley-Davidson Electra-Glide (1965) and a chopper of 1970. The stamps were issued in 2006 during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Both stamps have a face value of 39 cents each.