Thursday, October 23, 2014

RU-P45

A postcard on the famous landmark in Moscow, Saint Basil's Cathedral (Собор Василия Блаженного). It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as "Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow." Thanks kosha.



















Several definitive stamps were used; two 10p. kremlin stamps, a 4p. kremlin stamp and a 0.30p. fox stamp. They were cancelled at Москва (Moscow) 119571 on 16.1.2013.



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

US-P52

A swampy view of the Chicot State Park in Louisiana. It is located near Ville Platte. Thanks alabama-ranger.




















Several stamps were used; two "forever" stamps on Louisiana and Utah, a 1 cents cat, 4 cents chair and a 10 cents clock. They were cancelled on 14.1.2013 and the place name is not clear, something starts with "Shre...".



Tuesday, October 21, 2014

KH-O6

Another postcard sent while traveling. This is a multiview postcard on Banteay Srei (ប្រាសាទបន្ទាយស្រី). Built with red sandstone, this Angkorian temple is located faraway from main groups of temples. Along with other Angkorian temples, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor.















A 3000R forest stamp were used. This card was sent on the last day at Siem Reap, 9.1.2013, at hotel's post box. It was cancelled on the next day with one postmark from Siem Reap, Angkor - សៀមរាប, អង្គរ. Normally, there were two postmarks. Interestingly, a postmark from Pusat Mel Kuantan M2 was cancelled here on 4.2.2013.



Monday, October 20, 2014

MT-P4

A sunset view of vedette at Senglea (L-isla), overlooking Valletta, the capital city on the opposite side of the Grand Harbor. Senglea is a fortified city when this type of vedette or fortified outpost played important roles in defending. Thanks Baldacchino.
















A €0.63 painting stamp was used. It was cancelled at MaltaPost p.l.c. on 22.1.2013.


Sunday, October 19, 2014

PH-P11

A postcard on San Sebastián Church or Basilica of San Sebastián in Manila. It is a neo-Gothic architecture style building in the Philippines. Thanks ritz.





















Several marine life definitive stamps were used; a ₱5 butterflyfish and four ₱2 cone shell. They were cancelled on 17.1.2013 at an unknown place.



Saturday, October 18, 2014

US-P51

A postcard on snow-covered Boston Public Garden. This garden along with Boston Common forms the northern terminus of the Emerald Necklace, a long string of parks. It features an irregular shaped lagoon. Thanks liulangjianke.





















Three "forever" stamps on freedom were used. They were cancelled at Boston MA 02? on 15.1.2013.



Friday, October 17, 2014

DE-P26(BE)

A postcard on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Aachen Cathedral (Dom zu Aachen). The throne of Charlemagne inside the cathedral is shown on the bottom right. This cathedral is located in Aachen (Aken or Aix-la-Chapelle), a border town near the Netherlands and Belgium. Thanks steftan07.
















This card was sent from Belgium. A 1st class stamp for world were used. It was cancelled at Antwerpen X on 14.1.2013



Thursday, October 16, 2014

CN-JS-582138

A postcard on snow-covered Confucian Temple or Fuzimiao (夫子庙) in Nanjing, Jiangsu (江苏 南京). It is situated on banks of Qinhuai River (秦淮河). Thanks xiaopei0125.














Two 150 Fen stamps on Shennonjia (1998-13, 4-3) were used. They were cancelled at Nanjing Zhonghuamen 4 (南京 中华门 4) on 16.1.2013.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

HK-P5

A night view postcard on Hong Kong Central (中環). Des Voeux Road (德輔道), a road named after 10th Governor of Hong Kong,  is shown here. The neo-classical style Legislative Council Building (立法會大樓) is in the center. Thanks happysasa.
















Two bird definitive stamps with face values $1.40 and $1 were used. They were cancelled with postal slogan "Support Children's Cancer Foundation" from an unknown postal center. The date also not clear but still able to be identified as "1?.01.13".



Tuesday, October 14, 2014

US-P50

A postcard on North American Indians, known as Nakoaktok ('Nak'waxda'xw). This card shows a reprint of Kotsuis and Hohhuq of 1914 photo. These were two masked performers in the Winter Dance. They represented huge mystical birds in their culture. Thanks nanwise.

















Two different "forever" stamp (one on USS Constitution and the other Emancipation Proclamation) and two definitive stamps (a 5 cents American Toleware and a 10 cents American clock) were used on this card. They were postmarked in Indianapolis on an unknown date. Interestingly, a postmark from Kuantan M2 postmarked on 23.1.2013 was also on this card.