Cover: 2000th Anniversary of the Birth of Jesus Christ

This cover from Brazil features 2 Christmas stamps from 1999.

Stamps Cover Brazil 2013 Christmas 1999

Country: Brazil
Date of Issue: Christmas 1999
Date of Cover: 9th December 2013
Transit: 60 days over 10,217 miles / 16,443 km = 7.1 mph / 11.9 kph

Stamp Details

The featured stamps are the 2 stamps at top right on this cover.

  • Left: The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (click here for Wikipedia)
  • Right: Baptism by John the Baptist (click here for Wikipedia)

These stamps are 2 from a set of 6 in the issue describing the life of Jesus Christ. The other stamps describe the following events:

  • The Announcement to Mary
  • Birth and Adoration
  • Evangelization of the Apostles
  • Death and Resurrection

Thanks to Marcio for this cover.

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