Wednesday, November 26, 2014


A card on Pulikali (പുലിക്കളി), traditional art being performed during Onam (ഓണം) in Kerala. "Puli" means tiger or leopard and "Kali" means play in Malayalam language. This tradition is performed during annual harvest festival since 200 years ago. Thanks Bhargav.

Two R1 Gandhi definitive stamps and two Rs 5 stamps (airplane and Husain Ahmad Madani) were used. They were cancelled at Pune 411038 on 24.5.2013.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


A multiple view postcard from Vienna (Wien). Most of landmarks from this city are shown. They are Staatsoper, Parlament, Schloß Schönbrunn, Volksoper, Volkstheater, Sezession, Holburg, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Strephansdom, Strauß Denkmal, Gloriette Donaudampfer, Hochstrahlbrunnen, Hofreitschule, Karlskirche, Burgtheater, Belvedere and Riesenrad. These places are mostly included in two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, "Historic Centre of Vienna" and "Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn." Thanks dixie-lady.

A of 145 cents building definitive stamps were used. They were machine cancelled in Wien 1000 on 14.5.2013.

Monday, November 24, 2014


A postcard on Rogozen Treasure (Рогозенско съкровище) of Thracian. These artifacts were found in a village in the northwestern of Bulgaria and named after this village, Rogozen. A find of a century, it consisted of various silver artworks dated back to 4th to 6th Centuries B.C. Thanks ceruleanmind.

This card sent together with a map card inside an envelope. Three stamps were used; they are 0,40лв moth, 0,30лв artifact, and 1лъв scenery. It was sent from София (Sofia) 1040 on 10.4.2013.

Sunday, November 23, 2014


A Bulgarian map-shaped postcard showing various traditional architecture of this country. These places are Elena, Koprivshtitsa, Arbanasi, Zheravna, Tryavna, Kovachevitsa, Balchik, Nesebar, Sozopol, Shiroka Lake, Plovdiv, Zlatograd, Melnik, Bansko, and Mogilitsa. Thanks ceruleanmind.

It was sent inside an envelope together with another postcard. Three stamps were used; they are 0,40лв moth, 0,30лв artifact, and 1лъв scenery. It was sent from София (Sofia) 1040 on 10.4.2013.

Saturday, November 22, 2014


A Year of the Snake greeting lottery postcard issued by China Post of Shenzhen, Guangdong (广东 深圳). Its ID no. is 13-440300-13-0003-000. Three 1 Yuan bird and a 80 Fen environmental definitive stamps were pasted on this side of the card. They were cancelled at Guangdong Shenzhen Longcheng 2 (广东 深圳 龙城 2) on 23.3.2013. Thanks ddnsunshine.

This card comes with a 80 Fen pre-printed Year of the Snake stamp. It was cancelled neatly with postmarks same at the front. Also, there is an red-color "By airmail" marking.

Friday, November 21, 2014


A postal card showing Amur tigers fighting at a snowy environment. This cats also known as Siberian Tiger and Northeast Tiger for Chinese. This card was from Harbin Northeast Tiger Forest Park (哈尔滨东北虎林园), Heilongjiang (黑龙江). Its ID no. is 11-230102-11-4103-005. Thanks Laopan.

This card comes with a 80 Fen Year of the Horse stamp and two stamps on insects were added; they are ladybird (1992-7, 4-1) and praying mantis (1992-7, 4-4). No postal marking except a red-color "Landispanportation."

Thursday, November 20, 2014


A postal card with a kind of fruits as design. Its ID no. is 2000(01)-0062(6-4). Thanks "." for sending this card.

It was filled with stamps and their labels at the back. This card comes with a 60 Fen pre-printed flower stamp. Five stamps with face value 80 Fen were added; four ship personalized stamps with their pre-set labels and one from children's drawing (2009-10, 4-1). They were cancelled at Guangdong Heyuan Zhumenting 2 (广东 河源 朱门亭 2) on 27.4.2013.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


A postcard on dog sled from Québec. This transport was used by Canadian indigenous people known collectively as Eskimo. Thanks mirage3ks for sharing a postcard during vacation.

A $1.85 Year of the Snake stamp was used. It was first cancelled by handstamp from Otter Lake (J0X 2P0) on 3.4.2013. Then it was machine printed postmark from K1A 0C1 on 4.4.2013.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


A postcard of Vandiyur Mariamman Templet (வண்டியூர் மாரியம்மன் திருக்கோயில்), which is surrounded by Sri Mariamman Tank or Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam (வண்டியூர் மாரியம்மன் தெப்பக்குளம்) in Madurai (மதுரை), Tamil Nadu. This tank or pond was built by King Thirumalai Naicker in 17th Century CE. Thanks Bhargav.

Two Rs5 stamps on children's day and aquarius were used together with a pair of Rs1 Gandhi definitive stamps. They were cancelled at Kothrud, Pune on 13.4.2013.

Monday, November 17, 2014


A postcard on Château d'Angers (Angers Castle) with its south façade. A landmark of this city, part of the castle moat is also shown here. Thanks Benedicte.

A 1,00€ stamp of French territory, Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (French Southern and Antarctic Lands) with expedition vehicles, helicopters, was used in stead of French stamp. It was cancelled by machine postmark with code 09831A on 11.4.2013.