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.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ID-L5

A postcard from Tana Toraja, it shows the traditional ceremony in the Toraja Highlands of South Sulawesi. The boat-shaped and oversized saddleback roof on the ritual item could be seen. Thanks EnzoGorlami.
















A Rp4000 flower stamp was used. It was postmarked but not clear. Probably, it was sent from Jakarta as "J?k?rt?" could be recognized.



Monday, July 21, 2014

GG-P1

A self-sent postcard through Samsung Touchnote using generic picture available from the website. It shows a sport event with background of London. Thanks Samsung. It was introduced as free service. One might use their own photos to make a postcard too.
















It was sent from Guernsey. The postage paid label is printed on the card.



Sunday, July 20, 2014

TW-P18

An sunset view on Taipei riverside park at Dadaocheng Jetty (大稻埕碼頭). It was located in southwest of Datong District, Taipei City (台北市 大同區). Thanks Acar.












A NT$10 beetle definitive stamp was used. It was cancelled at Puli (埔里) on 3.9.2012.



Saturday, July 19, 2014

ES-P25

A postcard on the Monument to King Alfonso XII (Monumento al rey Alfonso XII de España) in Buen Retiro Park (Parque del Buen Retiro or El Retiro), Madrid. The monument is situated on the east edge of an artificial lake near the center of the park.Thanks Kati1988.














Two 0,43 stamps and their tabs on traditional rollball event were used. They were cancelled at CTA Madrid on 16.8.2012.


Friday, July 18, 2014

ID-L4

Uluwatu Temple (Pura Luhar Uluwatu), a Balinese sea temple. It is one of nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. It is located in Pecatu village, Kuta South District of Badung Regency of Bali. Thanks heidyrosalia.















A Rp2500 stamp on traditional cloth from Bali was used. It was probably cancelled at Jakarta as only the "Jaka" is recognizable. It was cancelled on 14.8.2012.



Thursday, July 17, 2014

US-NA-510904

A postcard on Oregon Coast with frame-shaped margin. Arches of rock, unique geological features, are found along Oregon Coast. Thanks Weida.

















A $1.05 airmail stamp on Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was used. It was sent from Eugene OR 974 on 16.8.2012. A neat meter cancellation.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

BG-P2

A multiview postcard from Bulgaria showing some of its famous tourism images. The pictures on the top row (from left to right) are Belogradchik Rocks, the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (Храм-паметник „Свети Александър Невски“ ) in Sofia, Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex and view on Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The second row are Stone Forest in Varna, Plovdiv, Nesebar and Sveshtari. The last row are Rila Monastery, Pirin Mountain, folk costume, and Koprivshtitsa. Thanks ceruleanmind.

















A moth stamp (0,40лв) and a human sculpture stamp (1,00лв) were used. They were cancelled with a lightly stamped postmark of Плевен - Pleven 58??? on 23.8.2012.