Archive for the ‘postal stationery’ Tag

#1309 Germany 21/03/08

Frank has sent this beautiful cover from Germany, thank you very much! It was posted in Leinefelde-Worbis on March 8 and arrived on March 10, 2021.

The cover commemorates the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Norddeutsche Seewarte (North German Naval Observatory, now the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany). The postal stationery and the additional stamps depict the research vessel Atair and the lighthouses in Wangerooge and Brunsbüttel.

#830 French Guiana 13/07/13

French Guyana 130713This interesting cover from French Guiana was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Cayenne on July, 13, 2013. The letter was returned, because Jean Pierre used my old address, and missent to Guyana.

See also: #444 French Guiana 11/01/04

#828 Martinique 14/08/25

Martinique 140825This beautiful cover from Martinique was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Macouba on August 25 and arrived on August 29, 2014.

See also: #756 Guadeloupe 14/02/05

#766 Bahamas 13/06/11

Bahamas 130611-2This beautiful cover from the Bahamas was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you very much! It was posted in Nassau on June 11 and arrived on June 24, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery with an additional stamp, which is part of the set “60th Anniversary of the Accesion of Queen Elizabeth” (issued on July 19, 2012). The stationery imprint commemorates the sea snail species Lace Short-Frond Murex (synonyme: West Indian Murex; Chicoreus brevifrons).

See also: #759 Bahamas 13/06/13

#677 Romania 13/07/17

Romania 130717Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Romania! It was posted in Bucharest on July 17 and arrived on July 19, 2013.

The cover is a postal stationery, which commemorates different flowers and there blooming time. Jean Pierre attached two stamps of the flowers set, which was issued on January 19, 2012. They depict the flowers “Love-lies-bleeding” (Amaranthus caudatus) and arctic alpine forget-me-not (Eritrichium nanum).

The imprinted stamp of the stationery depicts the sunflower species Scorzonera rosea.

#615 Singapore 12/12/21

Singapore 121221Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Singapore! It was posted on December 21 and arrived on December 28, 2012.

The cover is a postal stationery, which was issued on September 6, 2012. The prepaid envelope commemorates the Singapore hosting of the Chinese giant pandas Kai Kai (凯凯) and Jia Jia (嘉嘉). In addition the stamp on the left is part of the set “The Gardens by the Bay“, which was issued on June 28, 2012.

See also:
#441 Singapore 09/12/09
#181 Singapore 09/06/19
#162 Singapore 09/06/19

#534 Germany 12/01/24

Thank you, Simon, for sending this very nice cover from Hamburg, Germany! It was posted on January 24 and arrived on January 26, 2012.

The cover is a postal stationery, which was issued on May 4, 2006. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the Godesburg. This German castle was founded on October 15, 1210. The cover depicts an aquatint print by Friedrich Salathé reproducing a painting by Karl Bodmer (1809-1893).

#483 Singapore 09/12/09

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for sending this beautiful cover from Singapore! It was posted on December 9, 2009.

The cover consists of a postal stationery and four stamps. The two stamps on the left were issued on January 9, 2008. They commemorate the Singapore Changi Airport. The two middle stamps are part of the mini-sheet, which I already described in this article. It was issued on October 28, 2009.

#447 Bulgaria 11/01/24

Thank you, Neicho, for sending this nice cover from Bulgaria. It was posted in Oryahovo (Оряхово) on January 24 and arrived on January 28, 2011.

The postal stationery commemorates the Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris). The additional stamp depicts a cactus of the species Mamillaria.

#444 French Guiana 11/01/04

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this beautiful letter from French Guiana! It was posted in Kourou on January 4 and arrived on January 10, 2011.

The postal stationery commemorates the Guiana Space Centre and the Ariane rockets.

#307 Sri Lanka 10/03/17

Peter Paul sent me another nice cover from Sri Lanka, thank you!

It was posted on March 17 in Wennappuwa and arrived in Graz on March 23.

The stamps are part of the zodiac set, which was issued on October 9, 2007. I already wrote about the stamps and the postal stationery in this post.

#296 Australia 09/12/07

On December 7, 2009, Jean Pierre sent me this nice cover from Darlinghurst, Australia. Thank you very much!

The cover is a postal stationery, which has attached the Christmas stamp, which was issued on November 2, 2009. The three middle stamps are part of the set “Australia’s Favourite Stamps” (issued on June 26, 2009) and commemorate the stamps “£2 Kangaroo & Map” (1913-1938), “5/- Opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge” (1932), and “2½d Peace & Victory” (1946). More info on the original stamps can be found at www.philatelism.com.

#218 Mayotte 09/10/23

Thank you, Jean Pierre, for this beautiful cover from Mayotte!

The cover was posted in Mamoudzou on October 23, 2009. It is a postal stationery depicting a lemur; the imprinted stamp shows some birds. The additional stamp was issued in 2009 and commemorates the jasmine.

I am trying to find out more about the stamp and postal stationery.

#170 Germany 09/03/08

Germany 090308Igor sent me this nice cover, thank you!
It is a postal stationery commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Bietigheim Enz Valley Bridge. The two additional stamps are the tulip definitive and one ATM. The special cancellation has the date March 08, 2009, and commemorates the lighthouse Balje and the stranded fire-ship.

#152 Sri Lanka 09/05/22

Sri Lanka 090522Thank you, Peter Paul, for this extraordinary cover from Sri Lanka!

It was posted on May 22, 2009, and has attached six stamps of the zodiac series, which was issued on October 9, 2007. The cover itself is a postal stationery depicting a strange creature half lion and elephant. Does anybody know more about this symbol?

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