sábado, 28 de fevereiro de 2009
Really a very beautiful cover, dated FEB. 20, 2009 (Toronto's First Post Office).
This souvenir sheet is entitled "Canadians in Hollywood". With 4 stamps, with 4 other distinct players:
- John Candy
- Fay Wray
- Lorne Greene
- Mary Pickford
A tribute to the cinema and an ode to beauty.
Thank you very much, Peter!
segunda-feira, 23 de fevereiro de 2009
Nice FDC dated 12.02.2009, evoking the 200 years after the birth of Felix Mendelssohn.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, generally known as Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer, pianist and conductor.
Influenced in his childhood by the music of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart, he composed symphonies, concert overtures, operas, chamber and choral works, concertos, songs... And, of course, the well-known Wedding March, written in 1843.
Courtesy of Igor!
segunda-feira, 16 de fevereiro de 2009
New FDC dated 12.02.2009
"GEN. JOHAN LAIDONER, 125th Anniversary of Birth"
"General Johan Laidoner (Feb. 12th, 1884 - March 13th, 1953) - Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian armed forces during the War of Independence".
Thank you, Pirjio!
sexta-feira, 13 de fevereiro de 2009
Nice cover, thanks to Lorenzo.
On the right a stamp from the series "Italian Culture Heritage" - Archeological Exhibition, Rimini, 1994;
On the lift side a stamp from the series "Celebrazione Colombiane", 1992. Reference to Christopher Columbus.
quinta-feira, 12 de fevereiro de 2009
Evocative FDC, dated 29.01.2009, in honor of Julius Kuperjanov.
Julius Kuperjanov (October 11, 1894 - February 2, 1919, Tartu, Estonia) was an Estonian military commander during the Estonian War of Independence and commanding officer of the Kuperjanov Partisan Battalion. On 14 January 1919, Julius Kuperjanov was among the liberators of Tartu. He died some weeks later of wounds received leading an attack during the decisive Battle of Paju.
Thank you, Pirjo! Tänan!
Nice cover with 3 stamps.
On the left side an evocative souvenir sheet on "Year of the Rabbit", issued on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
On the lower right side, a stamp from "Art Canada" series - "Coq licorne, 1952", from Jean Dallaire.
Thank you very much, Leung!