Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

All the lovely letters and postcards from all around the world sent to Maryam

Archive for the tag “Ship”

#931 Postcard from Åland

Finland          Åland

A postcard from Åland, sent by Andy for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-28 Åland a

It’s a multiview postcard showing four photos of Åland Islands.

2013-08-28 Åland b

At the back, Andy used one Europa stamp featuring a dragonfly. The postmark date is 13 August 2013 and the location is Mariehamn, the capital of Åland. Thanks a lot Andy!

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#918 Postcard from Moscow, Russia

Russia          Russia-Moscow

A postcard from Russia, sent by Vitalk for ship / harbor tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-25 Russia 1a

The postcard shows a black and white picture of a boat near a bridge.

2013-08-25 Russia 1b

At the back, Vitalk affixed three definitive stamps. The postmark date is 29 June 2013. Thanks a lot Vitalk!

#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!

#830 Cover from Kiel, Germany

Germany          Germany-Schleswig-Holstein          Germany-Kiel

A second cover from the city of Kiel in Germany, sent by Ulrich Beenen in Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-06 Germany 2

On the cover, Ulrich affuxed two stamps. A special cancel was applied on the cover which features a sail ship. The postmark date is 26 June 2013. Thanks a lot Ulrich!

#825 Postcard from New York, USA

United States          New York

A postcard from New York, USA, sent by postcrosser NK for ship and harbor tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-05 New York a

The postcard shows the historic South Street Seaport in New York.

2013-07-05 New York b

At the back, NK affixed two stamps. The postmark date is 28 June 2013 and the location is San Francisco, California. Thanks a lot NK!

#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!

 

#801 Cancels from Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Canada          Nova Scotia

A cover with cancels from Liverpool Post Office in Nova Scotia.

2013-06-28 Nova Scotia

On the cover, I used one flag definitive stamp on a sailboat and two beneficial insect stamps. Two cancels were applied. The cancel features a privateer ship, as Liverpool was famous for financing privateers during wars. The postmark date is 18 June 2013. Thank you Postmaster!

#761 Cover from Germany

Germany

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

2015-05-25 Germany

It’s a long cover with a window! This is my first time to receive a cover with window for my collection. On the cover, Ulrich affixed one (upper left corner block) Europa 2013 stamp and five definitive stamps. Two special cancels were applied on the cover. The cancels commemorate the anniversary of the Port of Hamburg. The postmark date is 10 May 2013. Thanks a lot Ulrich!

#718 Cover from France

France

A cover from France, sent by Mathieu Daniel.

2013-04-09 France (1)

On the cover, Mathieu affixed what seems like a portion from a souvenir sheet and four definitive stamps. The stamp in the souvenir sheet feautes Alberto Bolaffi, a stamp dealer from Italy. The postmark date is 11 March 2013 and the location is Mende, Lozere. Inside the covers there are two maxicards – one of which is hand made.

2013-04-09 France (2)

This is the maxicard that Mathieu made himself. It shows toy soldiers! On the card, Mathieu affixed one stamp and two special cancels were applied. The postmark date is 10 June 2012.

2013-04-09 France (3)

The second maxicard features a painting of “The End of Bison” – the FR Bison battleship that was lost on 3 May 1940. Mathieu affixed one stamp and one special cancel was applied with postmark date 19 May 1975 and location is Nantes. Thanks a lot Mathieu!

#676 Cover and Postcard from China

China

Another cover from Wei Xu of Suzhou, China.

2013-03-24 China B (1)

On this cover, Wei Xu affixed four commemorative stamps and two definitive stamps. Two of the commemorative stamps show high rise buildings and the other two show a ship in the sea. The postmark date is 2012.12.12 – another addition to my 12-12-12 collection.

2013-03-24 China B (2)

Inside is a postcard of the Terracotta Army. Thanks a lot Wei Xu!

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