Archive for the ‘sailing ship’ Tag

#1129 Poland 17/08/28

This stunning FDC from Poland was sent by Roman, thank you! It was posted in Gdańsk on August 28 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The FDC and mini-sheet were issued on August 5. They commemorate the Tall Ships’ Race 2017, which ended in Szczecin.


#1106 Mauritius 17/03/30

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from Mauritius, thank you! It was posted in Flic-en-Flac on March 30 and arrived on April 10, 2017.

#941 Saint Lucia 15/05/20

St Lucia 150520Jean Pierre has sent this beautiful cover from St. Lucia, thank you very much! It was posted on May 20 and arrived on June 3, 2015.

The left stamp is part of the set “Flags and Ships”, which was issued on September 16, 1996. The stamp depict the 1766 flag of Martinique & St. Lucia and a French brig.

The middle stamp is part of the set “Old and New Views of Saint Lucia”, which was issued on August 10, 1971. The right stamp (issued on July 25, 1994) commemorates the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in St. Lucia.

#594 Japan 12/08/06

Thank you, Dr. Masaki Nomura, for sending this nice cover from Japan! It was posted in Kanda, Tokyo (神田) on August 6 and arrived on  August 9, 2012.

The left stamp was issued on July, 15, 1994. It is an issue of the Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県).

The middle stamp (issued 1974) commemorates the different blood types. The right stamp of 1965 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which was founded in 1865.

See also:
#557 Japan 12/04/08
#342 Japan 10/01/04
#208 Japan 09/10/24

#504 Turkey 11/06/03

Vural sent me this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Kuşadası on June 3 and arrived on June 8, 2011.

The left stamp is part of a set of 4 stamps and depicts a lily flower. The set was issued on February 7, 2011.

The right stamp was issued on September 2, 2010. It commemorates the Japan Year 2010 and depicts the frigate “Ertuğrul“, which visited Japan in 1890.

#188 Norway 09/04/23

Norway 090423This nice cover from Norway was posted in  Stavanger on April 23, 2009.

The top left stamp was issued in 1970 and commemorates the Norwegian biologist Georg Sars (1837-1927). The middle two stamps commemorate the fight against tuberculosis (“kampen mot tuberkulosen”). The other three stamps were issued in 1981 and depict sailors at work and a sailing ship.

Thank you, Joey!

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