- I rarely receive letters from
- it is now less and less common to receive a letter with a clean and neat cancellation
So here is the cover.
As I said the cancellation is rather clean, a simple round postmark which cancels cleanly the stamp.
A third reason why I selected this cover is that it is franked with a stamp picturing a bird and even if this is not my topic of collection I do like birds on stamps. I think this is a rather nice and colorful topic.
Cuban Tody (Todus multicolor)
Cuban Solitaire (Myadestes elisabeth)
Cuban Green Woodpecker (Xiphidiopicus percussus)
Cuban Trogon (Priotelus temnurus)
Cuban Parakeet (Aratinga euops)
Zapata Sparrow (Torreornis inexpectata)
Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) , which is the smallest living bird on earth!
Cuban Vireo (Vireo gundlachii)
The particularity is that all those birds are endemic to