GEOGRAPHIC PHILATELY | Covers & Postcards Worldwide

Covers and postcards sent to my address from different countries of the world.

Montserrat (UK) (2013)

MontserratMy latest addition to my country collection and the only missing country of the Caribbean in my collection. It was received with help of philatelic bureau/General Post Office in Brades.

Filed under: Montserrat (UK), Nature

Ascension Island (UK) (2013) birds

ascensionFlorian from Austria helped me in obtaining another missing territory. He sent me – with help of the Ascension Island Philatelic bureau – this beautiful regular cover. It travelled from Austria to Georgetown and then to Czechia for more than half a year. Thank you very much Florian!

 

Filed under: Ascension Isl. (UK), Nature

Ethiopia (2013) cover + postcard

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A new country for my collection received with kind help of Kate. Kate does highly admirable activity. She runs a small school, Empress Mentewab School, to provide the poor children in our local community with a high-quality education.

I very happy to receive cover and postcard from this rare country from such a rare personality :). Many many thanks, Kate!

 

Filed under: Ethiopia, Nature

Canary Islands (ES) (2013) Gran Canaria

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ES_gran-canaria-cardA relative from my family sent me this cover and postcard from her vacation on the Gran Canaria in the Canary island archipelago. It geographically belongs to Africa. The archipelago belongs to Spain and it has no own stamps. Unfortunately, obtaining hand-stamp on Spanish post-offices is uneasy and happily this automated cancellation is very clear :).

 

Filed under: Canary Islands (ES)

Madeira (PT)

PT_Madeira_1 PT_Madeira_2Madeira is island in the Atlantic Ocean, geographically belonging to Portugal. This territory has own stamps, which are valid throughout whole Portugal (including Acores). Analogically, stamps of Portugal can be used on mail from Madeira.

 

Filed under: EUROPA Forests (2011), Madeira (PT)

Kuwait (2013)

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KW_card KW_card-2Another new country in my collection – Kuwait. It was received with help of Huda. She sent me nice 3 postcards inside envelope with perfect selection of stamps. Thank you very much, Huda!

 

Filed under: Kuwait, National symbols, Postcrossing, Regional culture, Religion

Georgia (2013)

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Holger sent me this extraordinary cover from his trip to Georgia as a surprise. Receiving cover from this Caucasian country is a rare occasion, but receiving cover with such a extraordinary and beautiful postmark is unique. Thank you very much, Holger!

Filed under: Georgia

Saint Helena (2013) flag

saint-helena_big saint-helenaStamped cover received with great help of the Philatelic bureau of Saint Helena. It travelled more than a year and it arrived on October 2013 (accidentally as a birthday present :)). Interesting pint is that the inside cover has postmark of January 8, but it took another 10 month to be delivered to my address :).

I must say big Thank you for lovely cancellation of my cover!

Filed under: National symbols, St. Helena (UK)

Lithuania (2013) EU Presidency & Postcrossing

LV_heidi_presidencystamp commemorating the Lithuanian EU Presidency (2013)

LV_heidi_postcrossingstamp commemorating the Postcrossing; I am not sure whether this is an official issue as the logo is completely missing on the stamp

LV_heidi_vilniusVilnius is a WHS of UNESCO

Both covers and postcard sent me Heidi from her trip to Vilnius. Thank you very much! 🙂

Filed under: EU presidency, Lithuania, NCC (@Postcrossing)

Kenya & Uganda (2013)

NCC_sauj_Kenyacover from Nairobi, Kenya

UG_saujcover from Kampala, Uganda

Saujanya via his friend traveling to Kenya and Uganda sent me these two wonderful covers as a surprise. It is even more fantastic as both covers matches my most favourite topic on stamps :). Thank you very much!

 

Filed under: Botany, Kenya, National symbols, NCC (@Postcrossing), Uganda

Finland (2013) Postcrossing

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The Finnish issue of the post crossing stamps was received on postcard via Postcrossing from Mervi. Thank you very much!

Filed under: Finland, Postcrossing, Stamps on Postcard

British Virgin Islands (2013)

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Extraordinary cover sent by Pat from his Caribbean travel trip. Thank you very much!

Filed under: Botany, British Virgin Islands (UK), Nature, NCC (@Postcrossing)

Mongolia (2013)

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Cover received from Jigmid Enkhbold from Erdenet in Mongolia. Thank you very much!

Filed under: Mongolia, Nature

Algeria (2013) postcard

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DZ_postcard_postcrossing_faiza_front

My first received postcard from Algeria was sent by Faiza at Postcrossing. Thank you very much!

 

Filed under: Algeria, Postcrossing, Stamps on Postcard

Algeria (2013) plants

 

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Cover received from Meskaldji Abdeslam. Thank you very much!

Filed under: Botany, MIDDLE EAST

South Korea (2013) star constellations

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Cover received from Park Choonjong from the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Thank you very much!

 

Filed under: astronomy, Korea Rep. (South)

Liechtenstein (2013)

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This cover with postcard was received from Florian. Thank you very much!

 

Filed under: Liechtenstein

T. A. A. F. (2013) Base Martin de Vivies – Ile Amsterdam

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Cover from very distant and isolated sub-Antarctic island Ile Amsterdam in the Indian Ocean.

 

Filed under: T.A.A.F.


Hi, my name is Radim, born in a year of Dragon, interested in Botany and loving flags on stamps :). I am collecting nice covers and postcards thaít are addressed to me. And because I love travelling and it is impossible to see all the nice places of the world, I therefore wish to receive covers or/and postcards from as many countries as possible. Just to "touch" the distant places virtually :-).
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I will deeply appreciate if you can help me with cover from any of worldwide country. I miss 12 countries (18 distinct territories) in my collection, but I will appreciate any nice cover from any country sent to my address :)

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