Sunday, August 30, 2015


A multiview postacrd on Skagen, the northernmost town in Denmark. Several landmarks of this place are shown here. On the left is Buried Church (Den tilsandede kirke). Skagen's White Lighthouse (Det Hvide Fyr i Skagen) is shown on the upper right and another lighthouse, Skagen Lighthouse (Skagen Fyr) on the lower right. Skagen's Vippefyr is on the middle right. This is a type of navigation tools used in Denmark. Thanks Hans.

A 10kr stamp on tools was used with four numeral definitive stamps, one 100-øre, one 300-øre and two 50-øre. These stamps were nicely pasted and they were cancelled by three Sydjyllands Postcenter handstamps on 29.7.2015.

Saturday, August 29, 2015


A lottery greeting postcard on Chinese Thinking. This card is on Ren (仁) or altruistic. A thinking to provide welfare to others. Thanks ruyuan.

This card comes with an 80 Fen imprint Year of the Snake stamp. Three stamps were used to uprate it. Two 1.50 Yuan stamps, one on flower design (2013-6, 12-12) and another on trade center (2012-27, 3-3), and a 80 Fen stamp on opera (2014-14, 3-1). They were cancelled at Shandong Qingdao Jiaolonghao3 (山东青岛 蛟龙号3) on 8.7.2015.

Friday, August 28, 2015


A card issued by post office for World Tourism Day. This card shows the white water rafting or thrills.  Thanks Mikram.

A Rs45 stamp similar to the postcard is used. The postmark is faint and it is from a post office  with "hospital." The date is unclear and only year 2015 is easily recognized.

Sunday, August 16, 2015


A postcard on the Elokhov Cathedral (Елоховский собор) in Moscow.Thanks sysla.

Three stamps were used. They are a ship (7.00p), an aeroplane (5.60p) and a leopard (18p). A faint meter cancellation from Moscow was cancelled on 6.7.2015. It landed on the two upper stamps but not the leopard stamp.

Saturday, August 15, 2015


A postal card on Chinese and Foreign Folklore series (中外民間傳說). This card is on the Parable of the Pipeline (管道的故事). Thanks Heihei.

An imprint stamp similar to the design of this card was found without face value at the back. However, it does indicated airmail postage has been paid. It was cancelled with a pictorial cancellation of Sha Tin Central (沙田中央) on 24.7.2015.

Friday, August 14, 2015


A pictorial postcard on Buddhism. The drawing style is Tibetan. The theme of this card is "Termination." Thanks Jianxiefenghou.

Four 1.20 Yuan modern Chinese musician stamps on (2012, 4-3) were used. They were pasted on top of each other but shown their face values. They were cancelled at Xinjiang Kuqa Tianshanlu (Yingye) 1 or "新疆库车 كۇچار 天山路(营业)1"in Chinese and Uighur on 14.6.2015.

Thursday, August 13, 2015


A postcard on proboscis monkeys of Borneo. This monkey is endemic to this island and found in mangroves. Thanks IsabellaFang.

A 50 sen stamp on the Language and Literature Institute was used. It was neatly cancelled in Limbang, Sarawak on 22.7.2015.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015


A long postcard on Lushan Temple (麓山寺) near Changsha, Hunan Province (湖南省长沙市). It is located at Yuelu Mountain (岳麓山). Thanks Alice_Ye.

Two different face values greeting stamps were used. There are 1.20 Yuan flower and 80 Fen phoenix stamps. Two for each design were affixed. This card was firstly cancelled by machine of Changsha Hanjian (Tongqu) 5 or "长沙函件 (筒取)5" on 4.7.2015 but failed to cancel the other three stamps. So, two hand stamps of Changsha Toudi (Tongxian)2 or "长沙投递(筒箱)2" were used on the same day.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015


A rather long postal card from Henan Province (河南省) near Jiyuan (济源) showing one of its tourism area, Mount Wangwu (王屋山). It is famous as Taoist site. Its ID no. is 11-410711-11-0004-019. This is a complete card and there is advice on the card to tear along the detached lines before sending. Thanks doujiang and also for sending a complete card.

A 4.50 Yuan environmental stamp was used to uprate this card with an 80 Fen horse imprint stamp. It was cancelled at Beijing Qinghe 6 (北京 清河 6) on 7.6.2015. A red circular marking was found at the bottom with numbers "85" in Chinese and "11" in numeral. A postal marking?

Monday, August 10, 2015


A multiview postcard from Østjylland. The pictures on the postcard are Koldinghus, Horsens, and Vejle on the upper row from left to right. At the middle row are Århus, Lillebæltsbroen (Little Belt Bridge), and Jellingestenene. Finally Århus, Randers, and Fredericia at the bottom row. Thanks Hans.

A 10kr stamp on parade was used with four numeral definitive stamps, one 100-øre, one 300-øre and two 50-øre. They were cancelled at Sydjyllands Postcenter using handstamps on 18.6.2015.