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#937 Cover and Postcard from the Bahamas

Bahamas

My first cover from the Bahamas! This one is from Patrick for Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-09-06 Bahamas a

On the cover, Patrick affixed two stamps issued in 2013. The first stamp commemorate the 120th anniversary of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band while the second stamp commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bahamas Independence in 2013. The postmark date is 20 August 2013.

2013-09-06 Bahamas b

Inside is a beautiful postcard showing the view of Paradise Island in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Thank you very much Patrick!

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#888 Cover from Büsum, Germany

Germany          Germany-Schleswig-Holstein

A cover from Germany, sent by Ulrich Beenen for Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-19 Germany 2

It’s a long cover with window. Ulrich affixed five definitive stamps and one commemorative stamp that shows the lighthouse of Büsum. Three special cancels were applied on the stamps that feature Büsum lighthouse. The postmark date is 28 July 2013. Thanks a lot Ulrich!

#885 Cover from India

India

A long cover from India, sent by Saujanya Golwelkar for Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-18 India

On the cover, Saujanya affixed one souvenir sheet that contains two stamps featuring two lighthouses of India. Two special postmarks were applied with postmark date 22 June 2013 and location Bangalore. Thanks a lot Saujanya!

#875 Postcard from New York, USA

United States          New York

A postcard from New York, USA, sent by postcrosser Patrick H. for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-10 New York a

The postcard shows the Montauk Point Lighthouse at the easternmost tip of Long Island, New York. The lighthouse was the first to be constructed in the State of New York.

2013-08-10 New York b

At the back, Pat affixed two stamps. A machine cancel was applied with date 18 July 2013 and location Middle Island, New York. Thanks a lot Pat!

#867 Postcard from Ukraine

Ukraine

A postcard from Ukraine, sent by postcrosser Irina for Fast Favorites Tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-26 Ukraine 2a

The postcard depicts the Olimpiysky National Sports Complex in Ukraine. The view is stunning! This card is among my favorites.

2013-07-26 Ukraine 2b

At the back, Irina affixed four stamps, two of them are definitives. One stamp features a beautiful lighthouse while another celebrates UNICEF. The postmark date is 3 July 2013. Thanks a lot Irina!

#842 Postcard from Murmansk, Russia

Russia          Russia-Murmansk

A postcard from Murmansk, Russia, sent by postcrosser Masha for lighthouse or cathedral tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-10 Russia 3a

The postcard shows the Murmansk Lighthouse.

2013-07-10 Russia 3b

At the back, Masha affixed four stamps, where one of them is a lighthouse stamp also! A special cancel was applied featuring a ship, and this also matches one of the stamps which shows a ship! The postmark date is 11 June 2013. Thank you very much Masha!

#816 Cover from Kiel, Germany

Germany          Germany-Schleswig-Holstein          Germany-Kiel

A cover from the city of Kiel, the state capital of Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. It was sent by Ulrich Beenen in Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-01 Germany

It’s a long cover with window. On the cover, Ulrich affixed one lighthouse stamp and a flower definitive. One special cancel was applied that features Roald Amundsen brig. The postmark date is 22 June 2013. Thanks a lot Ulrich!

 

#767 Postcard from Langkawi, Malaysia

Malaysia          Kedah

A postcard from Langkawi Island in the state of Kedah, Malaysia, sent by Khor Kok Keong.

2013-06-01 Langkawi a

The postcard shows the Telaga Harbour Park Lighthouse at Pantai Kok Bay.

2013-06-01 Langkawi b

At the back, Khor affixed one stamp from the lighthouse series, this one shows the lighthouse of Rimau Island in Penang. The postmark date is 12 May 2013 and the location is Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia. Thank you very much Khor!

#757 FDC from Malaysia

Malaysia

Another FDC from Malaysia, sent by Khor Kok Keong.

2013-05-20 Malaysia 2a

This is a second FDC from the Lighthouses in Malaysia series 2 from Khor. On this cover, Khor affixed three stamps from the issue. One special cancel from the issue was applied plus two ordinary cancels. The postmark date is 30 April 2013 and the location is Ipoh, the state capital of Perak. To see the back of the FDC and the pamphlet containing information about the issue, please read my post #756 here. Thank you very much Khor for these two FDCs!

#756 FDC from Malaysia

Malaysia

An FDC from Malaysia, sent by Khor Kok Keong.

2013-05-20 Malaysia 1a

The FDC is from the Lighthouses in Malaysia series 2. On the cover, Khor affixed one large souvenir sheet that features One Fathom Bank Lighthouse in Selangor, Malaysia. A special cancel from the issue was applied. The postmark date is 30 April 2013 and the location is Ipoh, the state capital of Perak.

2013-05-20 Malaysia 1b

This is the back of the FDC.

2013-05-20 Malaysia 1c 2013-05-20 Malaysia 1d

This is the pamphlet that contains information about the issue. Thank you very much Khor!

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