Archive for the ‘Palace’ Tag

#1314 Ethiopia 19/01/16

My mother has sent this postcard from Ethiopia, thank you! It was posted on January 16, 2019.

The left stamp depicts the Entoto Palace of emperor Menelik II. The next stamp depicts the Ethiopian house snake (Lamprophis erlangeri), the next two stamps depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki).

The bottom left stamp commemorates the shiny-leaf buckthorn (Rhamnus prinoides), and the next stamp Zoz Amba St. Georges monastery in Gonder.



#1273 Singapore 20/02/28

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this very nice cover from Singapore! It was posted on February 28 and arrived on March 6, 2020.

The stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Istana Singapore (palace and residence of the president).


#1171 Latvia 15/07/28

Here is another very nice cover from Latvia, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Liepāja on July 28 and arrived on July 30, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 24, 2015. It commemorates the Rundāle Palace.

Andrius included a nice postcard too.

#1009 Monaco 15/12/05

Monaco 151205This very nice cover from Monaco was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted on December 5 and arrived on December 10, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 11, 2015. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the fortress.

#739 Turkey 13/12/11

Turkay 131211This cover with beautiful mini-sheet from Turkey was sent by Baris, thank you very much! It was posted in Bursa on December 11 and arrived on December 19, 2013.

The mini-sheet was issued on February 27, 2013, and commemorates the Yıldız Palace in Istanbul.

See also: #585 Turkey 12/08/17

#269 Russia 10/01/10

Vladimir sent me this beautiful cover from Krasnodar, Russia, thank you!

The top left definitive depicts the Pavlovsk Palace; it was issued on December 16, 2002.

The bottom left stamp is part of the definitives set “Russian Kremlins” (issued on October 1, 2009) and depicts the Astrakhan Kremlin.

The two commemoratives at the right were issued on September 23, 2009. They are psrt of the set “Culture of Russian People” and depict 19th century head dresses of the provinces (oblasts) Novgorod and Yaroslavl.

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