Tuesday, 21 July 2020

USA: Fort Yukon, Alaska

Fort Yukon is a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. The population, predominately Gwich'in Alaska Natives, was 583 at the 2010 census, down from 595 in 2000. Fort Yukon has a strongly continental subarctic climate. The highest temperature ever recorded in Alaska occurred in Fort Yukon on June 27, 1915, when it reached 100 °F or 37.8 °C. Fort Yukon is also subject to severe winters, being less influenced by chinook winds than areas to the west. Until 1971, Fort Yukon held the all-time lowest temperature record for Alaska and the United States at −78 °F or −61.1 °C

Green Succulent - Issued: 28-04-2017

Fort Yukon: ♁ 66°34′3″N 145°15′23″W

Monday, 20 July 2020

Finland: Moomins - Protection of the Baltic Sea

This beautiful Cover was sent from Moomin World in Finland- Thanks a lot Kimmo!

Moomins - Protection of the Baltic Sea (full set) - Issued: 22-01-2020

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Liechtenstein: Diversity - Joint Issue with Switzerland


Diversity (full Set) - Issued: 14-11-2019


Diversity (full Set) - Issued: 14-11-2019

Many thanks to Rosmarie & Hansjürg!

Sunday, 2 February 2020

France: "Cœur Boucheron"

France's La Poste is continuing its tradition of having famous fashion designers or houses create the illustrations for its heart-shaped Love stamps issued in time for use on Valentines mail.The tradition began in 2000 with stamps designed by Yves Saint Laurent. The 2019 stamps were designed by Boucheron, a French luxury jewellery and watches house located in Paris.

"Cœur Boucheron" (full set) - Issued: 18-01-2019

Many thanks to Eric for this nice Cover!

Poland: The Magical World of Disney - "Frozen"

The Magical World of Disney  - "Frozen" - Issued: 01-06-2015

Saturday, 11 January 2020

Croatia: The 100th Anniversary of Zagreb Technical School (Polytechnic) - First-Day-Cover

The 100th Anniversary of Zagreb Technical School (Polytechnic) - Issued: 28-11-2019
The 500th Anniversary of the Veprinac Statute  - Issued: 02-10-2007
Croatian Towns - Pula - Issued: 03-03-2014

Many thanks to Yue for the help with this nice FDC!

Serbia: Famous Persons of Serbia

 From left to right: Aleksandar Deroko (1894 – 1988) was a Serbian architect, professor at the Department of Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Belgrade. Slobodan Jovanović (1869 – 1958) was a Serbian scientist and university professor, jurist, historian and a man of letters, President of the Serbian Royal Academy, Chancellor of the University of Belgrade, Dean of the Faculty of Law, President of the Serbian Cultural Club. Miloje M. Vasić (1869 - 1956) was an archeologist and university professor was born in Veliko Gradište. He was the director of the National Museum from 1906 to 1914.

Famous Persons of Serbia (full set) - Issued: 14-11-2019

Many thanks Dusan!

Sunday, 5 January 2020

Switzerland: Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne, also known as the “Olympic Capital”, has been the home of the modern Olympic Movement for more than a hundred years. Today, more than 50 international sporting organizations call this region their home.This year the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games will be held in Lausanne from 9th and 22nd January 2020. The Youth Olympic Games will feature 8 sports and 16 disciplines. 81 events, there will be 13 mixed team events (NOCs), 34 men's events, and 34 women's events. Ski mountaineering and women's Nordic combined will feature for the first time in an Olympic event.

Youth Winter Olympic - Lausanne, Switzerland  - Issued: 14-11-2019
Anniversaries (from a set of 3) - Issued: 05-03-1990

Many thanks again to Hansjürg!

Friday, 3 January 2020

Portugal: EUROMED 2019 "Costumes used in the Mediterranean"

EUROMED 2019 "Costumes used in the Mediterranean" (from a set of two) - Issued: 08-07-2019

Thanks a lot Vittor for this nice Cover!

Philippines: The 30th Southeast Asian Games 2019

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) issues stamps, souvenir sheets, and official first day covers in commemoration of the 30th Southeast Asian Games which the Philippines hosted in 2019. There were fifty-six sports spread out over a total of five hundred thirty separate events, operating at venues such as Clark, Subic, Metro Manila, and other areas. This SEA Games is notable for the inclusion of e-sports. The SEA Games were held from 30 November until 11 December 2019.

The 30th Southeast Asian Games 2019 (m/s) - Issued: 30-11-2019

Thanks a lot Ani!

Thursday, 2 January 2020

Italy: Juventus, Italian Champion 2018-2019

Juventus, Italian Champion 2018-2019  - Issued: 05-07-2019

Thanks a lot Marcello!

Monday, 23 December 2019

USA: Sparkling Holidays

Sparkling Holidays (Stamp Set & Sheet) - Issued: 11-10-2018

Thanks a lot Carlos!

 - A Merry Christmas Time to Everyone! -

Liechtenstein: Artistic Photography - "Birds Eyes"

Artistic Photography - "Birds Eyes" (full set) - Issued: 03-09-2018

Switzerland: Pro Juventute - 30 Years Children’s Rights

Schwitzerland: Pro Juventute - 30 Years Children’s Rights - Issued: 14-11-2019

Many thanks to Hansjürg!

Saturday, 21 December 2019

France: T.A.A.F. - Dumont-d’Urville Station - L’Astrolabe

The Dumont d'Urville Station (French: Base antarctique Dumont-d'Urville) is a French scientific station in Antarctica on Île des Pétrels, archipelago of Pointe-Géologie in Adélie Land. It is named after explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville, whose expedition landed on Débarquement Rock in the Dumoulin Islands at the northeast end of the archipelago on January 21, 1840. It is operated by the "French Polar Institute Paul-Émile Victor", a joint operation of French public and para-public agencies.

This cover was carried by the french Icebreaker L’Astrolabe as you can see by the blue cancellation in the middle of the cover. The L’Astrolabe is used to bring personnel and supplies to the Dumont d'Urville Station.

Mawson's Huts - Issued: 02-01-2013
Logos of French South and Antarctic Territory - Year 2015 - Issued: 19-03-2015

Pakistan: Monuments of Ancient Cultures - Joint Issue w/ Ukraine

Ancient Cultures - Joint Issue with Ukraine (full set) - Issued: 25-12-2014
Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Issued: 19-08-1998

Romania: Postcrossing Stamp 2017

2x Happy Postcrossing - Issued: 24-02-2017

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Andorra: UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage - "Les Festes del foc del solstici d'estiu als Pirineus"

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage - "Les Festes del foc del solstici d'estiu als Pirineus" - Issued: 08-06-2018

Many thanks to Eric for this nice Cover!

Singapore: Early Education for Girls - "Registered FDC"

Early Education for Girls (Full Set) - Issued: 11-10-2018

Many thanks to Eddie for this nice Cover!

Tuesday, 17 December 2019