Thursday, May 4, 2017

VN-P10

A bird-eye view on Tam Cốc during rice harvest season in Ninh Binh. The rice field is scattered in the flat land among the hills and cave karst system. It is famous for its boat ride while enjoying the scenery as seen in this card. Along with several sites within Ninh Bình Province, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site listed under the name "Trang An Landscape Complex." Thanks Jobbo for another amazing card sent while travelling.















A 10500d Year of the Monkey stamp was used. The blue-color postmark is rather faint. It was sent from Ha Noi ??? with postcode 100920 on day of 18. The month and year are not legible.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

AU-AUS-4726



A maxicard issued by Australia Post with the painting by Augustus Earle on “Female penitentiary of factory, Parramatta, New South Wales.” A corresponding stamps was cancelled with the first day cachet on this side too. Thanks Templar59.

 













This card is pre-paid with postage to be sent from Australia to worldwide destination. It was cancelled on 19.4.2017. The code of this processing center is ML 518?



Thursday, April 27, 2017

TW-AS-835602



A private printed postcard from hibeetle showing the outline of Taiwan and other islands using Chinese and English characters. The card theme is “Our Island + Your Story.” Thanks Wen.




 




















A NT$5 stamp with two giraffes and a NT$5 stamp label with a deer were used. They were cancelled at Changhua (彰化) on 5.4.2017.   


Monday, April 24, 2017

CN-P353



A postcard card from Shantou, Guangdong (广东 汕头) showing the view of old street (老街坊). The ID no. is 13-440511-11-0007-004. Thanks Alice Ye.



 












A pair of 2 Yuan bird definitive stamps were added on this card with an 80 Fen imprint stamp on Tropic of Cancer Symbol Tower in Shantou (北回归线标志塔). They were cancelled by a red-color meter cancellation of Guangdong Shantou Pingxin (Tongqu) 8 or “广东汕头平信(筒取)8” on 27.2.2017. 


Friday, April 21, 2017

TH-P26



A black-and-white photo postcard with title “Drawbridge. Wat Pichaiyart Dhonburi.” This is a vintage view of the Thailand. This place, Thonburi (ธนบุรี), is part of Bangkok now. Thanks Jobbo.

 













A ฿12 stamps on Wat Benchamabophit DusitWanaram and a ฿3 stamp on Phyathai Palace were used. They were cancelled at Phlapphlap(??) on 23.3.60. The year “60” is coresponding to the year 2017.




Monday, April 10, 2017

TH-P25



A card on Rajabhakti Park (อุทยานราชภักดิ์) in Huahin (หัวหิน). The statues of notable Thai Kings in this park were used on designing this postcard. Two different photos were used where the close-up of those statues is at the bottom. Thanks Jobbo.

 












Three different stamps were used; a ฿5 stamp on archaelogical park, a ฿4 on Thai Railway and a ฿6 stamp on Thai traditional house. They were cancelled at Lat Phrao (ลาดพร้าว) on 20.3.60. The year “60” is corresponding to year 2017.