This elegant cover from Royal Mail commemorates the work of William Shakespeare, one of England’s greatest poets. The 10 stamps on the cover feature quotations from his plays and poems. Continue reading “FDC: Shakespeare”
This is my first cover from Russia. I think it is a prepaid aerogramme with additional postage to cover items enclosed in the aerogramme. Continue reading “Cover and Stamps: Weapons of Victory – Soviet WWII Tanks”
This FDC commemorates the bicentenary of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest writers: Charles Dickens. Continue reading “FDC: Charles Dickens”
This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates the bicentenary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. The stamps are illustrated with scenes from six of Austen’s novels. Continue reading “FDC: Jane Austen”
A combo cover featuring two issues from Brazil, with nice CDS cancels from São Paulo.
Left to right
- Brazil Tradenet (2000)
- Centenary of the birth of Jorge Amado, prominent Brazilian writer (2012). This stamp bears the logo of the 21st Lubrapex, which is the national philatelic exhibition of Brazil. (The “Lu” prefix stands for Luso, which is a reference to Portugal and Brazil’s ties with the Portuguese people.)
Thanks to Marcio for this cover.