Thursday, April 30, 2009

# 017 - Lighthouses of Lithuania

Thank you very much Onkar for your efforts to get this cover for me. Onkar prepared this cover and sent it to a friend in Lithuania with a request to post this cover. Thanks to Onkar and his friend in Lithuania for the help. The two lighthouses featured are L - R Pervalka and Uostadvaris. The two stamps were issued on 15th March 2003.

# 016 - Lighthouses of France

Another cover (cover no 2) which has been sent by Daniel. Thanks for your help with my collection. On the cover (Right) is the D'Ouistreham lighthouse, France situated in Normandy and on the (left) the stamp featuring the San Juan de Salvamento known as the "Lighthouse at the end of the world" in Argentina and a replica of same built at Pointe des Minimes at the entrance to La Rochelle. This stamp (on the left) was issued by La Poste on 01.01.2000 to mark the dawn of the millennium.

# 015 - Lighthouses of Saudi Arabia

Thanks Ganesh for sending me this great and (rare) cover from Saudi Arabia.
The lighthouse featured on the stamps is the modern lighthouse at the Port of Yanbu al Bahr (meaning Spring by the Sea) which is a major sea port in the Red Sea.

Friday, April 17, 2009

# 014 - Lighthouses of Croatia.

Thanks to Zeljko from Croatia for sending me this cover featuring the 3 lighthouses stamps issued on 14.09.2007 by Hrvatstka Posta Ltd. The three lighthouses featured are
L - R: Porer, Savudrija and Sveti Ivan na pucini (St John out in the sea).

# 013 - Lighthouses of France

What a surprise for me to receive this cover from a fellow collector of lighthouses stamps who visited my blog. Many thanks to Daniel from France for sending this cover. The two stamps feature L - R: Grand Lejon & Cap Ferret lighthouses.
Daniel's blog is

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

# 012 - Lighthouses of Malaysia.

Thanks to Ian from Malaysia for sending me another cover with the other two lighthouses stamps issued on 31.04.2004 by Pos Malaysia. Cover No # 011 feature the other two stamps.
The two stamps featured are;
L - R: Muka Head and Permatang Sedepa (One Fsthom Bank)