Friday, August 1, 2014

TW-P21

An artistic impression postcard on Shihfenliao Suspension Bridge (十分寮吊橋). According to sender, it was located near Shifen (Railway) Station, Pingxi District (平溪十分車站) in New Taipei City (新北市). Thanks Zhengbapi.
















A NT$12 postage label with dragon, printed at machine 081, was used. It was cancelled with commemorative postmark of flower stamp, not related to this postage label, at Banqiao Temporary Post Office (板橋臨時郵局) on 28.9.101. The year "101" is corresponding to year 2012. 



Thursday, July 31, 2014

TW-P20

A postcard on Chihkan Tower (赤崁樓) in West Central District,Tainan City (臺南市 中西區). It was built by the Dutch in 1653. It was known as Fort Provintia. Other name for this tower is Sakam Tower, a name might be derived from aboriginal village's name. Thanks Evonne.















A NT$10 stamp on tea leave was used. A commemorative postmark on 2012 Confucian Temple Culture Day of Tainan Temporary Post Office (臺南臨時郵局) was used to cancelled this stamp on 28.9.101. The year "101" is corresponding to year 2012.



Wednesday, July 30, 2014

ID-P6

A Balinese postcard showing its terrace rice irrigation and Mount Agung at the background, as viewed from Langsat, near Rendang in East Bali. The water management system, known as Subak, is listed in UNESCO World Heritage List under the name, "Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy." Thanks heidyrosalia.




















A Rp2500 stamp on warfare by Sultan Agung on Batavia was used. It was cancelled at Jakarta Barat on an unknown date.



Tuesday, July 29, 2014

TW-P19

A postal card on Dragon and Tiger Pagodas (龍虎塔). It is located at Lotus Lake, Kaohsiung City (高雄市 蓮池潭). Visitors enter dragon mouth and come out from tiger mouth. Thanks Huijun.
















It comes with a NT$2.50 bird pre-printed stamp. Two flower definitive stamps with face values NT$5 and NT$2.50 were added. They were cancelled at Nangang (南港) on 26.9.2012.



Monday, July 28, 2014

CN-P180

A postcard on scenery of Jiangxi Province (江西风光). Mountain view of Mount Sanqing (三清山) is shown here. This scenic area is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site as "Mount Sanqingshan National Park." Its ID no. is 1999赣(PG)-0034(6-3). Thanks Alice_Ye.













It comes with 60 Fen pre-printed flowere stamp. A 1.20 Yuan bird definitive stamp and two 80 Fen stamps with different design, a personalized stamp and a children's drawing stamp (2009-10, 4-1) They were cancelled with red-color meter cancellation of Zhejiang Yunhe Fengfa 3 (浙江 云和 封发 3) on 14.9.2012 except for the stamp at the far left.



Sunday, July 27, 2014

MT-P2

An aerial view of the walled medieval town of Mdina in the center of Malta Island. It was situated on a hill. It served as the capital during Punic time. St. Paul's Cathedral can be seen projected out from the city at the center. De Redin's bastion dominates in the foreground. Thanks Baldacchino.
















A €0.63 stamp of French period in Malta was used. It was postmarked with meter cancellation from CMR Marsa on 22.9.2012.



Saturday, July 26, 2014

CN-ZJ-523245

A postcard on terracotta army showing a kneeling figurine. They were collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor. These artifacts are found at Xi'an, Shaanxi (陕西 西安) where this site is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site with the name "Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor."Thanks Joa0929.



















A 3 Yuan Guangzhou Asian Games stamp () and a 1.20 Yuan stamp on ancient Chinese tale () were used. They were cancelled with meter postmark of Jiangxi Jiujiang Fenjian 3 (江西 九江 分拣 3) on 17.9.2012.



Friday, July 25, 2014

CN-P179

A postcard with drawing on a city but no information on where it is. Thanks Kevin.














A pair of stamp showing architectures of Tai ethnicity  (1998-8, 4-3 and 4-4) were used. They were cancelled in Fujian Xiamen (福建 厦门) on 15.9.2012 but the exact location is unknown as it was miss out.



Thursday, July 24, 2014

CN-P178

A postal card issued for Beijing Olympic Games with the theme "people-oriented" (人文). It shows an old wooden door. Its ID no. is 2007(3200)-0002(5-3). Thanks E-vute.













This card comes with a 80 Fen pre-printed Beijing Olympic logo stamp. Several stamps were added; a strip of three 1.20 Yuan stamps on Oversea Chinese with different designs (2011-20, 4-1, 4-2 and 4-3) were used together with a 10 Fen environmental stamp.They were first cancelled with a red-color meter cancellation from Guangdong Zhuhai Xinhan (Ji) 1 or "广东 珠海 信函(机)1" on 16.9.2012. The uncancelled stamps were later postmarked with circular stamping of Guangdong Zhuhai Xinhan 1 (广东 珠海 信函 1) on the same day.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

CN-P177

A lottery greeting postcard on Year of the Dragon issued by China Post (中国邮政) in Shenzhen, Guangdong (广东 深圳). It depicts the dragon in a stamp format with yellow color background. 12-440300-13-0024-000. Thanks ddnsunshine.

 











This card comes with a 80 Fen pre-printed Year of the Dragon stamp. Four 80 Fen environmental stamps were added. They were cancelled at Guangdong Shenzhen Longcheng 2 (广东 深圳 龙城 2) on 8.9.2012.