Thursday, January 9, 2020

Brazilian Women Who Made History

Three stamps featuring three famous Brazilian women. Hortência Marcari: one of Brazil's greatest basketball players. The queen of Brazilian television Hebe Camargo. And Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares.

This cover took a good beating in the mail. Looks like it was dropped in a puddle or something. But Dr. Fedrizzi uses envelopes made from heavy card stock and it would take much more than rain or a sorting machine mishap to destroy it completely.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

King Edward Point, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Mailed back to me from the King Edward Point research station. The island of South Georgia sits in the Atlantic ocean a little over 1500 km east of the Falkland Islands. The station is operated by the British Antarctic Survey and is home to a staff of just over 20 during the summer months.

Friday, January 3, 2020

100 Years of Aviation in the Netherlands

This stamp sheet commemorates the 100th year of the Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR). The sheet features airplane designs that span that 100 year history.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Australian Antarctic Territory, Mawson Station

Happy New Year! I received this yesterday from Australia's Mawson Station in East Antarctica and figured I would start the year with it.