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Friday, 12 January 2018

Austria Post Mail Box

Austrian Post (www.post.at)
Austrian Post is the leading logistics and postal services provider in Austria. Its main business activities include the transport and delivery of letters, direct mail items, print media and parcels. The branch network of Austrian Post ranks among the largest private customer networks in the country, offering high-quality postal, banking and telecommunications products and services to its customers throughout Austria. The company makes an important contribution to safeguarding the nation’s communications and logistics infrastructure based on its nationwide and reliable supply of high quality postal services on behalf of the Austrian population and economy. Moreover, Austrian Post is also represented by subsidiaries in twelve European markets, particularly in the parcel and logistics segment as well as in unaddressed direct mail items..at )


Austrian Post is the leading logistics and postal services provider in Austria. Its main business activities include the transport and delivery of letters, direct mail items, print media and parcels. The branch network of Austrian Post ranks among the largest private customer networks in the country, offering high-quality postal, banking and telecommunications products and services to its customers throughout Austria. The company makes an important contribution to safeguarding the nation’s communications and logistics infrastructure based on its nationwide and reliable supply of high quality postal services on behalf of the Austrian population and economy. Moreover, Austrian Post is also represented by subsidiaries in twelve European markets, particularly in the parcel and logistics segment as well as in unaddressed direct mail items.

An interesting site hosting a great collection of old postcard from worldwide (over 75.000 !) is made by Austrian Public Library here http://akon.onb.ac.at/
Mailbox photo made by me in Vienna Airport:


Sunday, 7 January 2018

0019 Bangladesh Flag of country Card, FOTW16

Bangladesh Flag of Country

Date of sending: 3 (?) November 2017
Date of receipt: 4 December 2016
Travel time: estimated 30 days
Private Swap
Sender - Foysal Ratul


 

0018 Barbados Flag of country card FOTW15

Barbados Flag of Country
Prepared by me in 20 November 2017
Date of sending: not visible - beginning of December 2017
Date of receipt: 14 December 2016
Travel time: estimated 10 days
Personal arrangement
Sender - Myself - via somebody's friend travelling in his holiday (not postcrosser). I was quite lucky to receive it.



SMOM - Sobrano Militare Ordine di Malta Post Office and mailbox

SMOM - Sovrano Militare Ordine di Malta Poste Magistrali and Mailbox


The postal administration of the order, known as the Poste Magistrali, was instituted on 20 May 1966 under a Decree of the Grand Master of the order and the first stamps were issued on 15 November 1966. Until recently the stamps were denominated in the currency of the order which was Scudi, Grani and Tari, which roughly equated to the currency of Malta before it joined the Eurozone; 1 scudo = 12 tari = 240 grani = 12 Maltese cents. Since 1 January 2005 the stamps have been denominated in euros.
The stamps are inscribed Poste Magistrali and bear one or more small Maltese Crosses. Early issues were printed by De La Rue, but today a variety of Maltese and Italian printers are used. As well as postage stamps, the Order has produced aerogrammes, maximum cards, first day covers, miniature sheets, postage due stamps and postcards with imprinted stamps.
Each year, one stamp issue is devoted to St. John the Baptist, who is the Order's Patron Saint, and one to the celebration of Christmas.
The SMOM is not a member of the Universal Postal Union.
The post office is located in Italy, Rome, on street Via dei Condotti 68.

Photos are made by me, during my trip in Italy in July 2016




Mailbox photos are from internet:





Vatican Post Office and Mailbox


Vatican Post is an organization responsible for postal service in Vatican City. The organization is part of the Post and Telegraphy Service.
Vatican Post consists of the Philatelic and Numismatic Office of the Vatican City State. Vatican Post started operations on 1 August 1929 and operates four branch offices, and is member of UPU. (Union Postale Universelle  www.upu.int )

Photos made by me during my trip in Italy, in July 2016.



Italy Mailbox

Poste Italiane ( https://www.posteitaliane.it )

Poste Italiane is Italy's largest service provider and has the most employees of any company in the country. Our group, an important partner to Italian families and businesses for over 150 years, has succeeded in keeping pace with changing times and innovating without compromising its values. We provide post and logistics services and we are also among the main players in the financial services and insurance market in Italy.


Our network of nearly 13,000 post offices – unparalleled in Italy in terms of its size and reach - and our 30,000 delivery personnel make us a key component of Italian society. The strength of our network allows us to serve local communities and offer equal opportunities to all Italians: we provide our 30 million customers (individuals, companies and the government) with a wide range of simple, transparent, easy-to-use and innovative services designed to improve the lives of citizens and make companies more competitive.

Mailbox in Italy photo by me, in Rome - during my trip in July 2016


Friday, 5 January 2018

0017 Egypt Flag of country card FOTW14

Date of sending: 25 December 2017 (!!)
Date of receipt 04 January 2018
Travel time: 9 days 
Private Swap
Sender - Simona Zemanova
Publisher: me and www.postcardsmarket.com