Tuesday, December 22, 2009

# 070 - Lighthouses of Estonia

I received this cover courtesy Zoya Voronova through Postcrossing. The cover feature the Mehikoorma Lighthouse. The stamp was issued on 24.01.2008.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

# 069 - Lighthouses of Croatia

Many thanks to my friend Tomi from Croatia for sending me this First Day Cover which feature the Lighthouses of Croatia 2009 issue. The three stamps were issued by Croatia Post on 11.09.2009. The three lighthouses are L- R:Gruica, Strazica and Voscica lighthouses.

Monday, December 14, 2009

# 068 - Lighthouses of China

This is another jewel in my collection. Many thanks to Hai Huang from Hubei, China for sending me this cover. This issue titled "Modern Lighthouses of China" feature from L-R: Dalian, Guishan Island, Wusongkou and Mulantou Lighthouses. The State Post Bureau of China issued the four stamps on 22.05.2006.

Monday, December 7, 2009

# 067 - Lighthouses of Spain

This cover feature six stamps issued on 06.06.2007 by the Spanish Postal Service. From L- R: stamps feature Punta del Hidalgo (Tenerife), Cabo Mayor (Cantabria), Punta Almina (Ceuta), Melilla, Cabo de Palos (Murcia) and Gorliz (Biscay) Lighthouses. Thank you very much to Daniel from Spain for the help with this cover.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

# 066 - Lighthouses of the United Kingdom

Today I want to show you a a first day cover issued by Royal Mail on 22.03.1998 featuring Lighthouses of the United Kingdom. This is from my own private collection of FDC's.
L-R: St. John's Point, The Smalls, Needles Rock, Bell Rock and Eddystone Lighthouses.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

# 065 - Lighthouses of Netherlands

This cover feature Den Helder Lighthouse in the Netherlands. The Lighthouse is also known as Lange Jaap (Long John) Lighthouse.
Many thanks to Jaap Termes for sending me this cover.