Thursday, April 1, 2010

3 Amazing covers from Europe!

Hi guys! Sharing with you today are 3 covers from Europe!

Once again, many thanks to Savash Suleyman for another awesome cover from Bulgaria. The stamp on the left is from the "Historical sights, fountains" definitive series, issued on 05th July 1999.

While the right stamp belongs to the latter definitive series, "Bulgarian Monasteries" issue, released on 30th May 2007. The second cover was posted from Milano, Italy! Courtesy of Gottardi Lorenzo. Thank you very much!!
The colorful stamp (left) with a denomination of 50 L(lire) was issued on 1st Dec 1974 to mark Italy Stamp Day -Children drawings. In fact, this stamp is 36 years old!
The stamp in the center was issued on 02nd Oct 1999 to mark the 200th Death Anniversary of Giuseppe Parini (1729-1799); an Italian Enlightenment satirist and poet of the neoclassic period.
The extreme right stamp with a portrait of Gaetano Martino, was issued on 03rd Nov 2000 to commemorate the Messina Conference.

The Messina Conference was held from 01 to 03 June 1955 at the Italian city of Messina on the island of Sicily. The conference of the Foreign Ministers of the six Member States of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) would lead to the creation of the European Economic Community in 1958.

Gaetano Martino was one of the participants of the Messina Conference in 1955, which would lead to the Treaty of Rome in 1957. He was also President of the European Parliament from 1962 to 1964.
Last but not least, is another amazing cover from Czech Republic. Many thanks to Jan Strnad!
Issued on 10th Feb 2010 to commemorate the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, the stamp shows a figure rychlobruslare in dynamic motion. One of the Olympic disciplines is just speed in which the Czech Republic successes.
In addition, Jan sent me 2 beautiful birds maxicards.
They belong to the "Trebonsko fauna" series, issued on 28th May 2008.

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