Archive for the ‘seal’ Tag
Here is another beautiful cover from the Falkland Islands that was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much!
It was posted in Stanley on January 2 and arrived on January 19, 2017. This registered cover was delivered by GLS, the GLS sticker is on the back. On the left there is the cachet of the ship MS Midnatsol.
The left stamp is part of the set “The 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Elizabeth II”, which was issued on April 29, 2016. The stamp set on the right commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Elephant Seal Research Group (ESRG). It was issued on November 30, 2015.
See also: #906 Falkland Islands 15/02/11
Steinunn has sent this very nice cover from Iceland, thank you! It was posted in Reykjavík on April 8 and arrived on April 13, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the “Seals” set, which was issued on January 28, 2010. It depicts the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).
The right stamp is part of the 2014 EUROPA stamp set (issued March 27, 2014) and depicts a rather modern instrument: the segulharpa.
The left stamp was issued on January 1, 2009, and depicts the minerals pyrite.The second stamp commemorates the mineral tourmaline and was issued on January 1, 2010. The two stamps at the right are part of the set “Amsterdam Seals”, which was issued on June 2, 2010.