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#1193 Germany 18/09/14

Ulf has sent this beautiful first day cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Hamburg on September 14 and arrived on September 18, 2018.

The top left cancellation commemorates Hamburg’s honorary citiztens Hannelore “Loki” and Helmut Schmidt. The bottom left cancellation commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Kulturpalast Hamburg (cultural centre).

The right stamp and its cancellation commemorates the 150th anniversary of the North German Postal Union.


#1012 Mauritius 15/06/22

Mauritius 150722Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Mauritius, thank you very much! It was posted in Flic-en-Flac on June 22 and arrived on July 1, 2015.

The attached stamp set was issued on December 21, 2012. It commemorates the 240th anniversary of mail conveyance in Mauritius.

#928 Thailand 14/12/02

Thailand 141202This very nice cover from Thailand was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Bangkok on December 2 and arrived on December 9, 2014.

The two left stamps were issued on July 1, 2014. They commemorate the centenary of Don Mueang International Airport.

The middle stamp (issued on August 4, 2013) commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Thai postal system. The stamp on the right is part of the mini-sheet (issued on August 13, 2013), which commemorates the 120th anniversary of the Paknam incident. It depicts King Chulalongkorn (1853 – 1910).

#383 Jersey 10/05/25

This nice cover from Jersey was sent by Jean Pierre, thanks a lot! It was posted on May 25 and arrived on May 31, 2010.

The attached stamps are part of a set, which was issued on May 8, 2010. They commemorate the British regional stamps for Jersey of 1958, 1964, and 1966.

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