Archive for the ‘stamps’ Tag

#1299 Singapore 20/10/28

This beautiful cover from Singapore was sent by Terence, thank you! It was posted on October 28 and arrived on November 16, 2020.

The top stamp is the 2019 ASEAN issue and depicts different costume. The bottom stamp depicts a frangipani flower (Plumeria rubra).

See also: #1122 Singapore 17/08/23

#1298 Canada 20/09/25

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from Canada, thank you! It was posted at the Muskoka Steamships in Gravenhurst on September 25 and arrived on October 9, 2020.

The stamps are part of a set, which was issued on September 14, 2020. They commemorate the physicians James Till (b. 1931) and Ernest McCulloch (1926-2011), Balfour Mount (b. 1939), and Julio Montaner (b. 1956).

#1297 Jersey 20/06/08

This very nice cover from Jersey was sent by Vítor, thank you! It was posted on June 8 and arrived on June 15, 2020.

The 2012 stamps depict the airplanes Hawker Siddeley Trident and DeHavilland DH86.

#1296 Canada 20/11/09

Here is another very nice cover from Canada, which was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Coboconk on November 9 and arrived on November 18, 2020.

#1294 Portugal 20/05/26

Vítor has sent this very nice registered cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted on May 26 in Santo António dos Cavaleiros and arrived on June 8, 2020.

The mini-sheet commemorates the diamond jubilee of the installation of the Aga Khan IV.

#1293 South Sudan 20/09/30

This registered cover from South Sudan is not addressed to me, because there is no international postal service in South Sudan at the moment. It was sent from Juba to Juba and then brought to Austria.

The stamp set was issued on July 21, 2020. It commemorates the international campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic.

#1292 India 20/02/27

Dilip has sent this beautiful cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on February 27 and arrived on March 4, 2020.

The mini-sheet depicts some children’s paintings of tigers. It commemorates the Children’s Day 2011.

#1291 United Nations NY 17/08/03

This beautiful FDC from the United Nations New York was sent by Yue, thank you very much! It was posted on August 3 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The stamp and FDC commemorates the World Heritage “Along The Silk Roads”. The stamp depicts the Longmen Grottoes in China.

#1290 Serbia 19/07/25


This very nice cover from Serbia was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Belgrade on July 25 and arrived on July 31, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the 90th anniversary of the foundation of Air Serbia. The right stamps commemorate the writers Ivan Turgenev, Kosta Trifković, and Maxim Gorky.

#1289 Turks and Caicos Islands 19/06/11

This very nice cover from the Turks and Caicos Islands was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted in Providenciales on June 11 and arrived on June 24, 2019.

The left stamp depicts the pipevine swallowtail (Battus philenor), the middle stamp depicts the Cuban cattleheart (Parides gundlachianus), and the right stamp depicts the Cuban dismorphia (Dismorphia cubana).

#1288 Australian Antarctic Territory 20/03/16

On August 12, 2020 I received this very nice cover from the Australian Antarctic research station on Macquarie Island. It was cancelled on March 16, 2020. A big thank you goes to the postmaster there! The island is part of the state of Tasmania, but the station is managed by the Australian Antarctic Division.

The stamp set was issued on August 20, 2019. It is entitled “Mapping the Australian Antarctic Territory”.

See also: #1133 Australian Antarctic Territory 17/10/01

#1287 Lithuania 18/06/16

Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Druskininkai on June 16 and arrived on June 19, 2018.

The left stamp depicts the Northern birch mouse (Sicista betulina), the right stamp commemorates the 100th birthday anniversary of the  Lithuanian poet Kazys Bradūnas (1917-2009).

#1286 Ukraine 19/09/10

Basil has sent a beautiful cover from Ukraine, thank you! It was posted in Kyiv on September 10 and arrived on  September 16, 2019.

#1285 Dominica 18/12/27

This beautiful cover from Dominica was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Roseau on December 27, 2018 and arrived on January 14, 2019.

The stamps depict the golden skink (Mabuya mabouya), the tropical house gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia), and the fantastic gecko (Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fuga).

 

#1284 Chilean Antarctic ??/??/??

This very interesting cover was arranged by Wolfgang, thank you very much! The stamps were cancelled with a cancellation depicting the Chilean Base Eduardo Frei, but on the cover there is an additional cachet of the Russian Bellingshausen Station. Unfortunately there is no cancellation date but the cover arrived on February 7, 2018 via Berlin (inside an extra cover).

See also: #1172 Chilean Antarctic Territory 18/04/18

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