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#1245 Germany 19/04/01

Here is another nice cover from Cottbus, Germany, which was delivered by the private post service “RPV Briefservice” and PostNL. Thank you, Ulf for sending this interesting cover! It was posted on April 1 and arrived on April 8, 2019.

The stamps depict the Spremberg Tower of Cottbus and the Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst (Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art), which is located in the former diesel power station of Cottbus.


#1229 Portugal 19/06/17

António has sent this very nice cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Porto on June 17 and arrived on June 21, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the Carlos Machado Museum, the archeological museum “Do Carmo” in Lisbon, and the geological museum in Lisbon.

#568 Japan 12/06/01

This marvellous first day cover from Japan was posted at Fujigaoka Station in Nagoya on June 1, 2012.

The mini-sheet commemorates the 60th anniversary of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo and the 50th anniversary of the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto.

The green painting on top is entitled “Serving Girl at a Spa”and was made by Tsuchida Bakusen (1887-1936).

The paintings below are (from top left to bottom right):
“Girl” by Mimani Kunzo (1883-1950)
“Portrait of San’yūtei Enchō” by Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972)
“Road Cut through a Hill” by Ryūsei Kishida (1891-1929)
“Mother and Child” by Uemura Shōen (1875-1949)
“Reading by the Window” by Ota Kijiro (1883-1951)
“Peonies at a Back Garden after Rain” by Tokuoka Shinsen (1896-1972)
“Seated Woman” by Sōtarō Yasui (1888-1955)
“Study of Fallen Blossoms” by Fukuda Heihachirō (1892-1974)

In addition to the stamps there is an automate label of 160 yen applied.

Romania 2007/01/29

Cover from Romania, posted in Bucharest on January 29, 2007.

The cover is a postal stationery commemorating the 30th anniversary of the maritime museum in Constanţa, which was established in 1969.

The three additional stamps are depicting the minerals agate (a quartz variety of volcanic origin) and fluorite (composed of calcium fluoride).

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