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Saturday, July 16, 2011

First Postage Stamps of Newest Country : Republic of South Sudan Released




New postage stamps have been launched for the new Republic of South Sudan. According to Brigadier General (Rtd) Elijah Biar Kuol, the Director General for Administration and Finance in the Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services, 100,000 copies of the stamps have already been distributed to all the states of South Sudan.He said the focus will be in the rural areas where more than 80 percent of the citizens of the Republic of South Sudan live.

The pictures of the new stamps are shown here. The first stamp has a denomination of 1 South Sudan Pound (1 SSP) and displays a South Sudanese flag in vivid color. The second stamp, worth 2.5 SSP features the seal of the nation. The last stamp of value 3.5 South Sudanese Pounds shows and image of President Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit.


I WISH TO HAVE THESE STAMPS SOMEDAY IN MY COLLECTION AND WHO WOULDN’T WANT TO HAVE A COVER COMING FROM THIS NEW COUNTRY?
:-)

Friday, July 08, 2011

Barbados


Another gap in my collection has been filled, thanks to JP! This is a nice cover! JP, I ought you a lot!!! Thanks!!!!!!!!

Uruguay


Another first, this is my first cover from Uruguay. Thanks a lot Jorge! I seldom receive covers from latin American countries. This is such a wonderful addition!

Luxembourg


Thank you David for this wonderful cover from Luxembourg. I thought I could never have another cover from this country. This came to me as a surprise, thanks a lot!

United Kingdom



Another visitor of my blog sent me this cover. Thank you Nigel!

Egypt


It is better late than never. This cover from Egypt took 3 months to reached me. It's Ok! This is my first cover from Egypt. Thank you Dr. Rammy!

United Kingdom


A very special thanks to my elementary and high school classmate and a dear friend Maan Nitura, who is now working in UK for sending me this cover along with worldwide stamps (such a wonderful addition to my collection). THANK YOU MAAN! ma-ajo unta kung na-a pay sunud! hehehe :-)

Denmark


Thank you Peter for this cover from Denmark!

Italy


A visitor of my blog sent me this cover. Thanks a lot! Don't worry you'll hear from me soon, I'm just little bit busy but I will.