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#1361 Germany 21/10/12

This beautiful cover from Germany was sent by Andreas, thank you! It was posted in Kiel on October 12 and arrived on November 11, 2021.

The postmark commemorates Heinrich von Stephan (1831-1897), German post director and one of the founders of the Universal Postal Union.

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#1142 Canada 18/01/11

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Marcel, thank you very much! It was posted in Notre-Dame-des-Pins on January 11 and arrived on January 17, 2018.

Marcel used a FDC from January 5, 2007 and added some additional stamps.

#893 Honduras 14/12/30

Honduras 141230Mauricio has sent this very nice registered cover from Honduras, thank you! It was posted in Tegucigalpa on December 30, 2014 and arrived on January 19, 2015.

The cover has attached only overprinted stamps. The top left stamp originally was issued on October 3, 1956. It commemorates the Basilica of Suyapa. The overprint was issued on June 3, 2005.

The next top overprints were issued on June 3, 2005. The original stamp was issued on January 14, 1983, and commemorates the 3rd anniversary of the UPU Executive Council membership.

The bottom left stamp originally was issued on May 28, 1976. It commemorates the COHDEFOR (Corporación Hondureña de Desarollo Forestal). The overprint was issued on June 15, 1989.

The bottom right stamp originally was issued on May 29, 1964. It was overprinted twice (5 L on 16 c on 1 c); the second overprint was issued on June 3, 2005.

See also: #698 Honduras 13/09/02

#686 Qatar 13/04/21

Qatar 130421Jean Pierre sent me this nice cover from Qatar, thank you! It was posted in Doha on April 21 and arrived on April 25, 2013.

The left stamp was issued on October 7, 2012. It commemorates the 25th Postal Union Congress, which was held in Doha. The middle and top right stamp commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Qatari Endowment Deed. The bottom right stamp (issued on August 3, 2012) commemorates the Arab Postal Day.

See also: #456 Qatar 11/01/22

#639 Uruguay 12/11/28

Uruguay 121128Juan sent me this nice registered letter from Uruguay, thank you! It was posted in Montevideo on November 28.

The top left stamp is the 2012 Christmas stamp, which was issued on November 23, 2012.

The four top right stamps commemorate the 125 anniversary of the National Corps of Firemen (Dirección Nacional de Bomberos); the set was issued on October 26, 2012.

The mini-sheet was issued on October 6, 2012. It commemorates the 25th Universal Postal Union Congress. which was held in Doha, Qatar.

See also:
#349 Uruguay 10/02/17
#195 Uruguay 09/09/24

#455 Kenya 10/06/??

Thanks, Bhavin, for sending this nice cover from Kenya! It was posted in Nakuru and arrived on June 28, 2010.

The attached stamp set comemmorates the 24th UPU congress, which was held in Geneva. They depict the Sitalunga gazelle, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the sport steeple chase, and the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The set was issued on February 7, 2008.

See also: #326 Kenya 10/05/12

#326 Kenya 10/05/12

My first cover from Kenya was sent to me by Bhavin, thank you! It was posted on May 12 in Nakuru and arrived on May 17, 2010.

The attached stamp was issued on February 7, 2008. It is part of a set of four stamps and commemorates the 24th UPU congress, which was held in Geneva. It depicts the athletic sport steeple chase.

#321 Saint Lucia 10/04/23

Thank you, Matthew, for this nice cover from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia!

The cover was posted on April 23, 2010.

The left stamp commemorates the UPU Membership of St. Lucia; it was issued on December 29, 1981. The middle stamp is part of the “Fruiting Trees” set, which was issued on December 5, 2005. It depicts a mango fruit. The right stamp (issued on March 1, 1967) is the airmail stamp depicting a map of St. Lucia.

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