Archive for the ‘*stamps’ Tag

#1073 São Tomé and Príncipe 16/12/14

sao-tome-161214My first cover from São Tomé and Príncipe was sent by Eric, thank you very much! It was posted on December 14 and arrived on December 27, 2016.

The mini-sheet commemorates the actress Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962). It is part of a set of stamps and mini-sheets, which was issued on April 15, 2003. It has a denomination of 38 000 dobras (= 1.55 Euro).

#1060 Caribbean Netherlands 16/09/06

saba-160906Radim has sent this beautiful cover from the Caribbean Netherlands, thank you very much! It was posted in Saba on September 6 and arrived on September 19, 2016.

The middle stamp commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which was constituted in 1815.

The right stamp commemorates the explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506).

#1059 Japan 16/09/06

japan-160906This nice cover from Japan was sent by Fumiaki, thank you! It was posted in Shizuoka (静岡) on September 6 and arrived on September 13, 2016.

#1058 Christmas Island 16/08/03

Christmas Island 160803This beautiful cover from the Christmas Island was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on August 3 and arrived on August 17, 2016.

The left stamp depicts a coral rabbitfish, the middle stamp depicts the Christmas Island red crab (Gecarcoidea natalis), and the right stamp depicts the robber crab (Birgus latro).

See also: #224 Christmas Island 09/11/02

#1056 Spain 16/05/09

Spain 160509Pere Magnané has sent this nice cover from Spain, thank you! It was posted in Barcelona on May 9 and arrived on May 11, 2016.

The left stamp commemorates the 50th World Leprosy Day, which was on January 23, 2003.

The right stamps depict the flags of Aragon and Region of Murcia.

#1055 Tanzania 14/08/06

Tanzania 140806This very nice cover from Tanzania was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Kigoma on August 6 and arrived on August 14, 2014.

The left stamp is part of the set “Ceremonial Costumes” and depicts a Kuria lady from Mara. The middle stamp depicts the chestnut bolete (Gyroporus castaneus). The right stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964. It depicts the 7th president of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein.

See also: #1011 Tanzania 14/08/06

#1054 Malawi 16/07/28

Malawi 160728My first cover from Malawi was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted registered in Mangochi on July 28 and arrived on August 18, 2016. It was delivered by GLS inside a transparent cover with GLS sticker on it.

The left and right stamps are part of the set “50th Anniversary of Independence”, which was issued on July 6, 2014. They depict maize silos.

The middle stamps are part of the “Christmas” set, which was issued on December 20, 2010.

 

#1051 Cameroon 16/07/12

Cameroon 160712Here is another beautiful cover from Cameroon. This one was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted in Yaoundé on July 12 and arrived on July 28, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the set “Cameroon EMS Delivery Service”, which was issued on August 18, 2014. The next stamp is part of the set “E-Post Data Center”, which was issued on July 21, 2014. The stamp on the right commemorates the reunification monument in Buéa.

#1050 Mozambique 16/07/18

Mocambique 160718This amazing registered cover from Mozambique was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted in Maputo on July 18 and arrived on August 8, 2016.

The attached 2011 stamps on top depict the common eland (Taurotragus oryx), the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), and the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). The 2015 bottom stamp commemorates the bronze-winged jacana (Metopidius indicus).

 

#1049 Portugal 16/06/27

Portugal 160627Vítor has sent this beautiful cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Santo António dos Cavaleiros on June 27 and arrived on June 29, 2016.

The attached mini-sheet is the EUROPA stamp issue of Madeira, which was issued on May 9, 2016.

#1048 Cameroon 16/06/27

Cameroon 160627My first cover from Cameroon was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Kribi on June 27 and arrived on July 14, 2016.

The attached stamps are part of the set “E-Post Data Center”, which was issued on July 21, 2014.

#1045 Andorra 16/07/05

Andorra 160705This beautiful cover from Andorra was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Ordino on July 5 and arrived on July 8, 2016.

The left stamp was issued on January 13, 2015. It commemorates the patron saint of Andorra: Our Lady of Meritxell. The next stamp (issued Juni 11, 2003) depicts the northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). The next stamp is part of a set, which was issued on March 27, 2002. It depicts the alpine accentor (Prunella collaris). The right stamp commemorates the Catalan poet Salvador Espriú (1913–1985). It was issued on January 10, 2013.

#1044 Turkey 16/05/30

Turkey 160530Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Aydın on May 30 and arrived on June 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 9, 2015. The right stamp is part of the set “Anatolian Civilizations: Hittites“, which was issued on March 30, 2007.

#1043 Lithuania 16/02/05

Lietuva 160205Here is another cover from Lithuania, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Šeduva on February 5 and arrived on February 9, 2016.

#1041 Norway – Svalbard 16/05/17

Norway - Hopen 160517This superb cover from Hopen was sent by Wolfgang, thank you! It was posted on May 17 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

See also: #1026 Norway – Svalbard 16/03/06

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