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Orange lovers

When I was preparing this mail to send to two Orange lovers, I found out that there still is no IUOMA-group for Orange lovers.

So here it is! If Orange is your favourite colour, and if you want to share Orange mail with the world: join!

(by the way, my favourite colour is Turquoise...)

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Comment by Caymond Hodge on Sunday
Orange and teal are two colors that have been catching my eye.
Comment by Eva (Mail Adventures) on May 7, 2015 at 10:03am

Thanks for the picture! Concerning Felipe, I'm afraid that almost eveyone in spain (except journalists) is calling him "prince" :/

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 6, 2015 at 2:59pm

Correction: the old Willem of Orange was innocent, had a good relationship with van Oldenbarnevelt, but it was his son Maurits of Orange who got a conflict and finally had him executed. 

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 6, 2015 at 2:49pm

Oh yes, I can (I'm Dutch :-) ). You got it :-)

By the way, many Dutch tend to call the former queen Beatrix still 'queen', and the elder people among us (and stamp lovers) even call her late mother, Juliana, also queen (concerning stamps: still there's the stamp 'Juliana Regina', freely translated into 'Juliana rules' (she was a very sympathetic queen)).

To end with the subject (orange, mail), here some stamps of the Oranje family (the person top left is not family but has to do something with the Orange history, too, as you see).

Comment by Eva (Mail Adventures) on May 6, 2015 at 12:42pm

Not sure if you can say "the new Spanish King, prince Felipe" :D

I'm glad that it arrived on time (more or less).

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 1, 2015 at 1:08am

Also today (still Queen's day to me) this Orange-surrounded Smurf King envelope landed in my place (in real the envelope is even more orange orange if you know what I mean).

Even the picture on the stamp on the left, showing the new Spanish King, prince Felipe, is Orange! 

Thank you very much, Eva!

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 1, 2015 at 12:51am

Haha, thank you Carina!

Well, today (30 April) used to be Queensday my entire life (so you are in time!).

Until last year, when WA's birthday became THE day: 27th of April, and King's day instead of Queensday... Netherlands turned orange again :-) (and are back to normal life now).

Comment by Carina on April 30, 2015 at 10:41am

Thank you Heleen! Good to see it arrived. A little late, but Happy Koningsdag :)

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on April 21, 2015 at 10:00pm

Awesome booklet from Carina!!

(And more, among it animals - soon to be posted on my realweirdanimals.blogspot.com blog :-) )

Thank you very much, Carina!

 

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