Archive for the ‘Portugal’ Tag

#1239 Portugal 19/07/15

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on July 15 and arrived on July 18, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the EUROPA issue of Madeira and depicts the European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) and the Atlantic canary (Serinus canaria).

#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.

#1156 Portugal 18/02/20

Here is another very nice cover from Portugal, which was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on February 20 and arrived on February 22, 2018.

The attached stamps are part of the set “Native Livestock Breeds of Portugal”, which was issued on February 8,2018. It commemorates the cattle breeds Barrosã and Mertolenga.

See also: #1145 Portugal 17/01/07

#1145 Portugal 17/01/07

Here is another very nice FDC from Portugal, which was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted on January 17 and arrived on January 23, 2017.

The stamp is a joint issued of Portugal and India.

See also: #1143 Portugal 18/01/08

#1143 Portugal 18/01/08

Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleros on January 8a and arrived on January 10, 2018.

Vítor attached a mini-sheet, which commemorates the city of Cascais, the 2018 European Youth Capital. The mini-sheet was issued on September 8, 2017. It depicts the Santa Marta Lighthouse and the House of Saint Mary in Cascais.

#1108 Portugal 17/02/16

This very nice cover from Portugal was sent by António, thank you! It was posted in Porto on February 16 and arrived on February 20, 2017.

The stamps depict the lighthouse Penedo da Saudade in São Pedro de Moel, the Cabo da Roca Lighthouse, and the Farol do Bugio in São Lourenço da Cabeça Seca.

#1076 Portugal 16/12/03

portugal-161203This 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.

#1049 Portugal 16/06/27

Portugal 160627Vítor 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.

#959 Portugal 15/03/30

Portugal 150330This nice cover from Portugal was sent by Paulo, thank you! It was posted on March 30 and arrived on April 1, 2015.

#908 Portugal 14/05/30

Portugal 140530Vitor 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.

#832 Portugal 14/08/19

Portugal 140819backOn August 25 I received this wonderful postcard, thank you Vítor! It is made entirely of cork and was issued on May 9, 2011.

The card was posted at the Restauradores Square in Lisbon on August 19, 2014.

#821 Portugal – Azores 14/07/16

Portugal - Azores 140716On 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.

#798 Portugal 14/05/02

Portugal 140502Thank you, Vítor, for sending this FDC from Portugal! It was posted at the Praça dos Restauradores in Lisbon on May 2 and arrived on May 5, 2014.

The stamp and special postmark commemorates the footballer Eusébio da Silva Ferreira (1942–2014).

#602 Portugal 12/09/29

Vitor sent me this nice letter with Madeira stamp, thank you! It was posted at Corte Inglês Mall in 1050 Lisbon on September 29 and arrived on October 4, 2012.

The stamp commemorates the Levada do Caldeirão Verde, which is a popular hiking trail nowadays.

See also: #591 Portugal 12/09/29

#458 Portugal 10/10/02

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.

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