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#1112 Philippines 17/06/14

This beautiful cover from the Philippines was sent by Helen, thank you! It was posted in Manila on June 14 and arrived on June 26, 2017.

The left stamp was issued on December 7, 2009. It commemorates the 65th anniversary of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

The stamp set on the right was issued on March 27, 2017. It depicts the lizards Luzon Bicolored Earth Skink (Brachymeles bicolor), Philippine False Gecko (Pseudogekko brevipes), Gigante Limestone Gecko (Gekko gigante), and Striped Tree Skink (Lipinia pulchella).

 

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#894 Dominica 15/01/27

Dominica 150127My first cover from Dominica was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Roseau on January 27 and arrived on February 2, 2015.

The stamps are part of the 2011 set “Skinks and Geckos”. They depict the golden skink (Mabuya mabouya), the crested anole (Anolis cristatellus cristatellus), the Dominican Ground Lizard (Ameiva fuscata), the pygmy skink (Gymnophthalmus pleii), and the Dominican tree lizard (Anolis oculatus).

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