terça-feira, 31 de março de 2009

Estonian covers

Today I show 2 magnific covers from August4 for the Philatelic RR:

Group 28 - around Christmas. If the Christmas tree is a hint, Deer Rudolph tells it all... :D

This minisheet is awesome and Kristiina made it better by using that colored envelope. Everytime I receive great covers like this I remember about my ever-to-start "Covers of the World" project. It's something that I've been thinking to start seriously but always postpone due to lack of time. The goal is to collect a real circulated cover to me from as many countries as possible.

A bit of Nature, a bit of Animals

Today's last post - it's getting a bit late.

What is Spring without animals?

2 special covers I LOVE, from Netherlands. One of them has a fox on it, I've been dying to have it. Paul surprised me with the whole issue... Postcrossers are the best people in the World! : )

Spring is here! Who likes flowers?

Spring is here! I love this season: not too hot and not too cold. I could show a lot of beautiful stamps with flowers but I've choosen these 5 covers:

A minisheet from Madeira booklet "Regiões de Turismo" - 2005

Beautiful cover from Finland. I love this issue...

3 covers, a complete issue. Received in exchange for a stamps issue from Portugal. Lovely!


segunda-feira, 30 de março de 2009

Who asked for SCP stamps? : )

Following Ninocas' request for more nice stamps, here are some, specially for her! :D

This entire card was released for the inauguration of the stadium Alvade XXI, SCP - Sporting Clube de Portugal. On the 5th anniversary the post offices issued a special cancellation, that a good friend managed to send me:

There are also other stamps issued about SCP:

sábado, 28 de março de 2009

Card of the week - cute marmots from the US

This week's elected card came from the US. 2 cute marmots look over the horizon. Always on alert for predators. : )

The card is decorated with old, traditional, BEAUTIFUL stamps:If the US postal administration would go back issuying this kind of stamps the US would be a country I'd love to collect more seriously!

sábado, 21 de março de 2009

Cards of the week

From Germany to Portugal, for the crazy Chatspam RR, the tastiest card of the week.

An official from the US - the cutiest card received last week. The seagul's wings are perfurated.

And last but not least, the Unesco card of the week: Butrinti, Albania. An official from Finland that also included another surprise:
These cute artic foxes stamps. Too bad they weren't cancelled but still awesome! 8)

terça-feira, 17 de março de 2009

Stamps, selos, timbres, briefmarken...

I'm absolutely crazy about stamps! I collect them since childhood and this has been the only collection I kept throught the years. I received this beautiful cover from a swiss postcrosser ( danke, Sara!) some weeks ago. It's amazing and a "miracle", these stamps can't be used for posting anymore!

This cover was also a big surprise cause we were swaping cards, I had no idea I was going to receive an extra "sweet" (yes, Doris, I was speechless when I received the envelope). : )

It all begun with a swap...

My first card collection - foxes - begun with this card, a private swap with a Finn postcrosser. I fell in love the minute I saw it on an online album. After 125 cards received, this is still one of the favorites!

You can see the whole collection at: