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#1110 Vatican 15/07/04

Vatican 150704-2Anton has sent this very nice cover from the Vatican, thank you very much! It was posted on July 4 and arrived on July 9, 2015.

The stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the beginning of the Pontificate of Pope Francis. The set was issued on May 2, 2013.

#1109 Lithuania 15/06/26

Lietuva 150626-2Here is anothe nice cover from Lithuania, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Josvainiai on June 26 and arrived on June 30, 2015.

The stamp commemorates the first Lithuanian satellites LitSat-1 and Lituanica SAT-1, which were launched on January 9, 2014. The stamp was issued on September 20, 2014.

#1105 Canada 17/05/27

On June 12 I received this very nice cover from Canada. It was posted on May 27 at Canada’s most northern post office at Eureka Station, thank you postmaster of Eureka!

According to the coordinates (79°59’20”N), it actually is situated more northern than Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard, which lies at 78°55’30”N.

The stamp is part of the set “UNESCO World Heritage”, which was issued on July 3, 2015. It depicts the international park system of Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek.

On the back the postmaster applied a very nice cachet too.

#1090 British Antarctic Territory 17/02/03

Wolfgang has sent another cover from the British Antarctic Territory, thank you very much!

It was posted on Horseshoe Island on February 3 and arrived on March 23, 2017.

The stamp is part of the “Penguins” stamp set, which was issued on November 19, 2014. It depicts the Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua).

See also: #889 British Antarctic Territory 15/01/01

#1057 France 16/01/22

France 160122-2Philippe has sent this nice cover from France, thank you! It was posted at the Place Bellecour in Lyon on January 22 and arrived on January 25, 2016.

The attached stamp is the 2015 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2015.

#1053 France 16/06/05

France 160606Jean-Pierre has sent this nice first day cover from France, thank you! It was posted in Paris on June 5 and arrived on June 8, 2016.

The stamp depicts the painting “Lost Illusions” by Charles Gleyre (1806–1874).

#1052 Serbia 16/05/23

Serbia 160523Dušan has sent this nice cover from Serbia, thank you! It was posted in Novi Sad on May 23 and arrived on May 27, 2016.

The stamp is part of the 2016 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on May 5, 2016.

#1047 Czech Republic 16/06/16

Czech 160616Thank you, Radim for sending this nice cover from Czech Republic! It was posted in Olomouc on June 16 and arrived on June 20, 2016.

The stamp is the 2016 EUROPA stamp, which was issued on May 4, 2016.

#1046 Liechtenstein 15/04/28

Liechtenstein 150428This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on April 28 and arrived on April 30, 2015.

The attached stamp is part of the the 2015 EUROPA stamp set, which was issued on March 2, 2015.

#1042 Lithuania 16/06/11

Lietuva 160611Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Elektrėnai on June 11 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

#1033 US Virgin Islands 16/03/23

US Virgin Islands 160323Here is another cover from the US Virgin Islands, which was sent by Steven, thank you! This one was posted at the East End Post Office on March 23. It was cancelled again in Puerto Rico on the same day and arrived on April 1, 2016.

#1032 US Virgin Islands 16/03/21

US Virgin Islands 160321Steven has sent this nice cover from the US Virgin Islands, thank you! It was posted in Cruz Bay on March 21 and arrived on March 25, 2016.

#1027 Luxembourg 16/03/14

Luxembourg 160314On March 16 I received this nice cover from Luxembourg. It was posted on March 14, 2016.

The stamp is part of the “Tourism” stamp set, which was issued on September 24. It commemorates the Moselle Valley.

#1009 Monaco 15/12/05

Monaco 151205This very nice cover from Monaco was sent by Olivier, thank you! It was posted on December 5 and arrived on December 10, 2015.

The stamp was issued on July 11, 2015. It commemorates the 800th anniversary of the fortress.

#999 Austria 15/11/29

Austria 151129Here is another special delivery cover from Austria. It was delivered by the balloon “D-ORIE” on November 29 from Christkindl to Steyr, where it was handed over to the post office. The cover arrived at my place on December 4, 2015.

In the top left corner there is the boarding cancel, in the middle there are the day cancel of Steyr and the special cancel of the event “55. Weihnachtsballonpost” (55th Christmas Balloon Post), and on the right there is the “Christkindl”-postmark.

See also: #877 Austria 14/11/30

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