Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

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

Archive for the tag “Vintage”

#864 Postcard from Ukraine

Ukraine          Ukraine-Sumy

A postcard from Ukraine, sent by postcrosser Anna Denysova for Ukraine meets the world tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-26 Ukraine a

The postcard depicts a view of Sobornaya Street in Sumy about 100 years ago.

2013-07-26 Ukraine b

At the back, Anna affixed one definitive stamp and a sticker. The postmark date is 2 July 2013 and the location is Sumy, Ukraine. Thanks a lot Anna!


#800 Cover and Postcards from Granada, Spain

Spain          Andalucía          Granada

A surprise cover from Spain!

2013-06-21 Spain a

It’s an airmail cover with two stamps. The postmark date is not clear, but the location is CTA Granada. Inside there are three postcards of old Granada, Spain.

2013-06-21 Spain b

2013-06-21 Spain c

2013-06-21 Spain d

The only information that I have about the sender is the address and website. I think this is a promotion from Fototaller, a photography studio in Granada that was established in 1986. Well, thanks a lot for sending me a cover and postcards! These postcards are sturdy and the print quality is very good. I shall put the address of the studio below:

El Cartofilo Empedernido
Website: http://
c/Alhamar, 9 bajo
18005 Granada

Thank you very much El Cartofilo Empedernido!

#737 Cover and Postcard from Croatia


A cover from Croatia, sent by Tomislav Dolar.

2013-05-08 Croatia 1a

On the cover, Tommy affixed a set of four colorful setenant stamps showing cats. The postmark date is 29 March 2013 and the location is Nedelisce.

2013-05-08 Croatia 1b

Inside is a used vintage postcard showing the Zagreb Cathedral. The postmark date is 13 May 1971 and the location is Zagreb.

2013-05-08 Croatia 1c

Thanks a lot Tommy!

#650 Cover and Postcard from Germany

Germany          Germany-Lower Saxony

A cover from Germany, sent by Igor Adolph.

2013-03-21 Germany (3)

On the cover, Igor used the Regensburg UNESCO stamp. Special children Christmas cancel was applied with date 24 December 2012 and location Himmelsthür.

2013-03-21 Germany (1)

Inside the cover, Igor sent me an old Christmas postcard that was originally posted from Cambridge, Massachusetts to Paris. Two one cent stamps were affixed on the front of the postcard, the postmark date is 13 December.

2013-03-21 Germany (2)

This is the back of the postcard. Thank you very much Igor for such a special gift!

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