Saturday, February 7, 2009
A NT$10 orchid stamp was used to send this card. It was blury stamped. Maybe it was stamped on 20/1/09(?). Since only able to identify the number 20, just guessing from what is legible and also the date wrote on the card, which is coincident also on 20/1/2009! The place do this stamping is unknown. There are two characters. first character looks like "大" or maybe "太". The second chracter is unreadable, the upper part looks like "艹". After checking the list of post office in Taichung (台中) and Changhua (彰化), where the sender's address is near to (according to the map in website). Maybe, it is "大村" in Changhua County.
A creative self-design postcard, it shows various views of blue sky captured from Batu Pahat, Johor. Thanks sftan.
A 30 sen stamp commemorating the Angkasawan Program was used to send this card to a local address. It was stamped at Batu Pahat on 19/1/2009 with a seven-wavy-line meter stamp.
Another card sent using the flying goose stamp commemorating Sema Lagerlöf (100 Euro cents). It was stamped at Briefzentrum 30 (Hannover) on 15/1/2009. Another commemorating meter stamping, it shows 100th anniversary of Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM).
This card was sent using a flying goose stamp commemorating Sema Lagerlöf (100 Euro cents). The stamps were stamped at Briefzentrum 30 (Hannover) on 8/12/08. The pictorial meter stamping shows commemorating 725th anniversary(1284-2009) of somethings (not understand the words and also not too clear).
This card was sent at 3.50zł by using two buidling stamps (50gr + 3zł). They were meter stamped in Kraków 2 on 6/1/09.
Two same design stamps with a total face value of 11 krooni (equivalent to 70 Euro cents) were used to send this postcard. The stamps show the Võrumaa's coat of arms (each with a face value of 5.50 krooni = €0.35). They were stamped at Võru on 1/1/2009 (New Year still working?).
Lots of stamp as it was sent in an envelope. Altogether four stamps with a total face value at 94 cents. The stamps from left to right are Navajo jewelry (2¢), Copernicus (8¢) and two doll stamps at 42¢ each. They were stamped at Olympia, Washington, on 2?/12/08 (Look like 29?). Creative meter stamping used, it read as "HAPPY HOLIDAYS".
A rather blur meter stamping on a stamp commemorating Egon Eiermann (100 Euro cents), an architect. Only partially legible and readable. It was stamped at Briefzentrum 2? (Look like 20, Hamburg-Center?) on 28/12/08.
Friday, February 6, 2009
This card shows art work depicting the story of five hundred bandits become buddha of Cave 285 inside Mogao Caves (莫高窟) of Dunhuang (敦煌). A UNESCO site in China. Thanks duoran_.
Three stamps were used to send this card with a total face value of 5.20 Yuan (元). These stamps were paste separately. On the upper right corner is two bird stamps (2 Yuan + 1.20 Yuan).
Another bird stamp (2 Yuan) was pasted on the lower left corner and partially covered the postcard description. The card was stamped at Gongyelu 4 (工业路4) of Shenzhen (深圳) in Guangdong Province (广东) on 19/12/2008.
The card shows a bullock cart. One may find this cart in Malacca. It is mainly as tourism attraction. Thanks aLien_raBbit for this swapping.
Sent with a current definitive stamp, ochraceous bulbul (30 sen) for local address. It was stamped at Kuala Lumpur 02 on 17/12/08.
A UNESCO site from Quedlinburg, Schlossberg. This card shows the castle in the city as listed in the "Collegiate Church, Castle, and Old Town of Quedlinburg". Thanks GanJie for the card and the legend.
Sending in an envelope requires higher postage (170 Euro cents). It was sent using two flower stamps (5 Euro cents + 65 Euro cents) and flying goose commemorating Sema Lagerlöf (100 Euro cents). The stamps were stamped on 8/12/08 at Briefzentrum 38 (Braunschweig).
Thursday, February 5, 2009
A black-and-white card showing snow covered house and outdoor facilities during winter. Thanks Sonkku!
Stamped at Tampere on 24/11/2008. The stamp shows a christmas tree surrounded by four anthropomorphic animals (1 Lk Kl).
It is a butterfly card from Finland. Thanks rebekka!
Stamped at Kuopio on 25/11/2008. A partially irregular sharp stamp showing the flag of Finland (1 luokka klass).
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Bought a card from the Singapore Botanical Garden together with the stamp on a rainny day. The card and stamp show the birds found in Singapore.
A yellow wagtail (45 cents) on the stamp. Dropped into the letter box in the garden on 14/5/2008 and it was processed at Singapore C1 on the same day.
Bought this card and stamp at a post agent during a visit to Luang Prabang, a UNESCO site using "The Town of Luang Prabang" as its officially listed name. The card shows the Tad Mak Mo.
Dropped into the mail box on 16/1/2008, the same night bought the card. Only to be stamped on 21/1/08 with Luang Phabang (ຫຼວງພະບາງ). It was rested there for some days, even though the main post office of this heritage town is about 500m away. The stamp shows a typical Lao house (7000₭).
A card bought from Vang Vieng but the card shows Anousavaly (or commonly known as Patuxay) found in Vientiane. I couldn't buy any stamp on that freezing night...
So, it was sent from Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, on 15/1/2008 but it was stamped previous date. Maybe I'm the first customer and it still not yet change the date. It was stamped on the spot with Wattay (ວັດໄຕ). The stamps show Lao jewelry (5000₭ + 2000₭).