Archive for the ‘Portugal’ Tag
This beautiful registered cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted at the Loja do Cidadão (Civil Assistance Center) in Odivelas on December 3 and arrived on December 12, 2016.
Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on June 27 and arrived on June 29, 2016.
The attached mini-sheet is the EUROPA stamp issue of Madeira, which was issued on May 9, 2016.
Vitor Manuel has sent this nice cover from Portugal on May 30, 2014, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros and arrived on June 3, 2014.
The stamps are part of the set “Traditional Portuguese Festivities”, which was issued on April 30, 2013.
The card was posted at the Restauradores Square in Lisbon on August 19, 2014.
On July 21 I received this nice cover from the Azores. It was posted in Ponta Delgada on July 16, 2014.
The stamp is the EUROPA stamp of 2008, which was issued on May 9.
On October 7, 2010, I received this nice FDC from Rui José, thank you very much! It was issued on October 2 and commemorates the French Revolution in 1789.
The cover was posted in Lisbon on December 18, 2009. The special cancellation commemorates the 90th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (Organização Internacional do Trabalho, OIT). The inscription says “90 anos a trabalhar pela justiça social” (“90 years working for social justice”).
The stamp is part of the Christmas set, which was issued on October 21, 2009.
It was issued in Lisbon on March 8, 2010, and commemorates the public city transport. The attached stamp is part of the 4th set of this series. It depicts the cacilheiro (a ferry linking Lisbon to Cacilhas) “Madragoa”.
In addition to the stamps and special cancellation a sticker with the inscription “First Day of Issue” in several languages was attached.
The FDC and stamps were issued on October 23, 2008. They commemorate the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008.
Thank you, Luis Felipe, for this nice cover with the following four stamps!
The bottom left stamp of 5 cent is part of the set “Portuguese Masks”, which was issued on June 29, 2006. It depicts a mask of the Festa dos Rapazas. The two right stamps are of the 2008 lighthouse set. The top left stamp of 2 cent depicts the bird Abelharuco; it is part of the set “Birds of Portugal III”, which was issued on February 26, 2002.