Tuesday, September 23, 2014

CN-P194

An artistic postcard from MoMoMo Card (陌墨Mo Card) showing a alarm clock on top of several note books. Thanks xiaobaicc.














Two bird definitive stamps with face values 4.20 Yuan and 40 Fen were used. They were cancelled with a neat postmark from Hangzhou Xiasha 11 (杭州 下沙 11) on 27.12.2012.



Monday, September 22, 2014

TW-P29

A postcard from Craft Exhibition Centre (陳列館) of the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (國立臺灣工藝研究發展中心). This institute is located in Caotun Township, Nantou County (南投縣 草屯鎮). One of the exibiti is a wood sculpture showing rat and nuts for Year of Rat. Thanks jianxizhang.














A NT$7 Frama label from machine 088 and a NT$3 postage label printed on 21.12.2012 at Taizhung Minquanlu (台中民權路) were used. They were cancelled at Taizhung Minquanlu (台中民權路) on 21.12.2012. The interesting part of these  are the postmark date and time, which look like contra.



Sunday, September 21, 2014

CN-QH-572920

An artistic postcard for May Day (五月天) with spirits around a girl. It is designed by MoMoMo Card (陌墨Mo Card). Thanks pupuxi.




















A pair of 1.20 Yuan personalized stamps with bird and a 80 Fen personalized stamp were used. They were cancelled at Xining Dashenzi 5 (西宁 大什字 5) on 23.12.2012.



Saturday, September 20, 2014

CN-P193

A view on Taklamakan Desert (塔克拉玛干沙漠 or تەكلىماكان قۇملۇقى) in Xinjiang Province (新疆省). It is located in the center of Tarim Basin (塔里木盆地 or تارىم ئويمانلىقى). A camel caravan is seen crossing. Its ID no. is FP-5(10-2) 1997A. Thanks Li Channa. Two partial postmarks were seen on this side of the card, it indicated stamps are missing. These postmarks are same to the postmark on the other side.














A 60 Fen environmental stamp was added on this card with a 40 Fen pre-printed stamp similar to the design of this card. They were cancelled at Urumqi Xinyilu 3 (乌鲁木齐 ئۈرۈمچی 新医路) on 15.12.2012.



Friday, September 19, 2014

HK-(GD-564519)

A postcard on sunset over Victoria Harbor (維多利亞港) and Central (中環) as viewed from Victoria Peak (太平山) or The Peak (山頂). Tower of 2 International Finance Centre (國際金融中心二期) is seen projected at the center. Thanks xupeiqi.















This card was sent from China. A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was used but it was cancelled with a black-colored marker line.



Thursday, September 18, 2014

CN-P192

A postcard on the front view of Zengcuoan Fuhai Temple (曾厝垵 福海宫) in the Southeastern of Xiamen Island (厦门岛). It is located in Siming District, Xiamen City (厦门市 思明区). It is one of the old temples in this island. Thanks yaya.













A pair of 1.20 Yuan bird definitive stamps were used. They were cancelled at Fujian Xiamen Haohoulu 9 (福建 厦门 海后路 9) on 2.12.2012.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

TW-P28

A postcard on the gate of Liberty Square (自由廣場) with the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (國立中正紀念堂) in the background and National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳) at the left. This gate was known as the Gate of Great Centrality and Perfect Uprightness (大中至正). Thanks Landy_Chiou.














A NT$10 deep-sea anglerfish stamp was used. It was cancelled at Sanxia (三峽) on 19.12.2012. A neat postmark but not well presented as the stamp has a darker shade.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014

MM-P1(TH)

A postcard on early morning at Bagan (ပုဂံ). Over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains in history, of which the remains of over 2,200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day. One of them, Gawdawpalin Temple (ကောတော့ပလ္လင်ဘုရား), is seen on the left. Thanks Firelily.













This card was sent from Thailand. A ฿15 stamp on Ko Chang was used. It was cancelled on 2?.12.???? at a place's name starts with "Don..."



Monday, September 15, 2014

CN-GD-560852

A lottery greeting postcard issued for China Netcom's Yellow Page (中国网通黄页 or CNC Yellow Page) of Zhengzhou, Henan (河南 郑州). Its ID no. is 2008-1601(BK)-0209(5-3). Thanks kalee.












It comes with a 60 Fen Year of the Rat stamp. It was cancelled at Guangdong Zhongshan Xiaolan 18 (广东 中山 小榄 18) on 18.12.2012. An underfranked postcard, it was stamped with a large thin postage due marking and hand-written "200/400."



Sunday, September 14, 2014

IN-P7

A postcard on Aga khan Palace (Aagakhaan Palace) in Pune (पुणे). It was built in 1892 by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III. It was served as prison for Mahatma Gandhi following the launch of Quit India Movement in 1940s. Thanks Bhargav.















Two different famous person stamps were used; one Rs2 and the other Rs10. They were cancelled at Pune City(?) on 14.12.2012.