Cover: Indonesian Provinces

Here is a great pair of covers featuring stamps from a series depicting Indonesian provinces.

There are 33 stamps in this series, issued between 2008 and 2010 (I think). In 2012 a new province was designated, so there are actually 34 provinces today. Indonesian stamps helpfully indicate the sequence of a stamp in a multi-stamp issue: look for the numbers in the lower-right corner of these stamps.

Each stamp features the seal of the province and is illustrated with local designs or images. With nice CDS cancels.

Wikipedia has a good map of Indonesian provinces.

Indonesian Provinces 2008-2010
Country: Indonesia
Date: 2nd May 2013

Stamp Details

Left to right, top to bottom

  • Bali, 1/33, 2008
  • Gorontalo, 2/33, 2008
  • East Nusa Tenggara, 18/33, 2009
  • West Papua, 19/33, 2009
  • South Kalimantan, 29/33, 2010
  • South Sulawesi, 30/33, 2010
  • West Kalimantan, 5/33, 2008


28th September 2013

Here is another cover in the series, with more provinces to add to the list:

Stamps Cover Indonesia 2010 Provinces

Country: Indonesia
Date: 9th September 2013

Stamp Details

Left to right, top to bottom

  • North Sulawesi, 31/33, 2010
  • West Sulawesi, 10/33, 2008
  • Papua, 8/33, 2008
  • Riau, 9/33, 2008
  • North Maluku, 32/33, 2010
  • Jakarta, 27/33, 2010

Thanks to Basora for these covers.

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