Thursday, September 21, 2017


A self-made card showing flowers (maybe Bauhinia xblakeana) and three palm trunks. Thanks Negr.


A vertical stripe of two different NT$5 stamps on president were used. They were handstamped at Shilin (士林) on 4.8.2017. 


Apparently, a machine cancel from Shilin (士林) failed to cancel the stamps at first attempt and a handstamp was applied later.   

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


A postal card issued from Chongqing (重庆) with the theme Charm of Old Chongqing (老重庆风情). The scene shown is Duyou Street (督邮街). The ID no. is 13-500000-11-0003-007. Thanks WL while on vacation there.

This card comes with an 80 Fen imprint stamp on bronze artifact. A 3 Yuan scenery definitive stamp and two different value definitive stamps on environment (60 Fen and 10 Fen). They were cancelled at Chongqing Jiefangbei 5 (重庆 解放碑 5) on 21.7.2017.

Sunday, September 17, 2017


A postcard issued by China Post at Xinjiang (新疆) on folklore, Afandi (阿凡迪 or أفندي). Also known as Nasreddin (ننەسىرىدىن), the story of this wise man is well known in the Islamic region from Central Asia to North Africa. This card is on the story where the customer asking for selectively removing only the white facial hair but ending up being ask to find them himself. The ID for this card is 16-650000-11-0008-002. Thanks WL.

Three different stamps were used; they are a 1 Yuan scenery definitive stamp, a 1.20 Yuan bird definitive stamp and a 80 Fen ship personalized stamp. They were cancelled at Urumqi Xinyilu 1 (乌鲁木齐 ئۈرۈمچى 新医路1) on 12.6.2017.  

Friday, September 15, 2017


A postal card from Shaanxi Province (陕西省) showing a drawing by Ming Dynasty painter, Tang Yin (唐寅). The ID no. is 12-610102-0060-003. Thanks WL.

This card comes with an 80 Fen imprint stamp on Giant Wild Goose Pagoda. This card was uprated by machine postage paid from Xi’an Zhonglou 1 (西安 钟楼1) on 16.7.2017 with a value 2.20 Yuan. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


A postcard on Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram (วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม) or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok. One of the most famous temple in Bangkok, it is located in the precincts of Grand Palace. Thanks Jobbo.

A ฿9 stamp on religion statue and two different ฿3 stamps (a post box and a stamp on royal member) were used. They were cancelled at Suvarnabhumi Airport (ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ) on 10.8.60. The year “60” is corresponding to the year of 2017.