Saturday, October 31, 2009


A tiger rowing the boat for this 1998 Year of the Tiger postcard. The postcard ID is HP1998(12-8). Thanks Zhuangzhilingpeng.

Amazing, this postcard was sent only with its pre-printed 40 Fen Year of the Tiger stamp. A commemorative postmark to commemorating stamp collecting going into school in Linyi (临沂集邮进校园纪念) on 1.6.2009. It is cancelled at a temporary postoffice in Shangdong Linyi No.4 Experimental Elementary School (山东临沂 第四实验小学). Additional round pastmark from Shangdong Linyi Miaozhuang 5 ( 山东 临沂 苗庄5) is stamped on the same day.

Friday, October 30, 2009


Manchu's mask of the Northern China. The centre mask is dedicated to leopard deity. Thanks EvaneScencE.

The pre-printed 60 Fen stamp is partially covered by a 80 Fen bird definitive stamp. Together with two 1 Yuan bird stamps, the postage paid is 3.40Yuan. Red colored machine cancellation from Guangdong Shiqiao 5 (广东 市桥 5) was printed on 6.7.2009. Additional postmark of Guangdong Shiqiao 43 (广东 市桥 43) compliment the cancellation process as one of the 1 Yuan stamp was not cancelled by the machine cancellation.

Thursday, October 29, 2009


Mount Agong (Gunung Agung), a stratovolcano and also the highest point in Bali. It is considered by Hindu Balinese as the abode of God. Terranced paddy fields are in the foreground. Thanks kemz.

A Rp2500 stamp of Beijing Olympic Games stamp with a lion playing badminton (3/4) was used to send this postcard. The postmark was partilly seen. It is from Jakarta Selatan (?) with the number 332 and stamped on 28.6.2009 (?).

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Praça Rui Barbosa. also known as Praça da Estação (Station Square), in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The building in the square as shown here is an old train station. It is currently housed the Museum of Arts and Workmanship. Thanks Luciano.

A meter cancellation with BS1,10 from Rovigo, Belo Horizonte-MG (MG is the short form of Minas Gerais) is printed on the postcard to pay for the postage. A upper and lower part of the cancellation is not aligned. The lower part is slightly shifted to the right.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


The bank of Wenchang River (文昌江) in Wenchang, Hainan (海南 文昌). The coconut trees are symbolic to the Hainan Island as this island is the only place where coconut trees can be found naturally in China. Thanks Lin for finding this postcard.

This postcard was sent from Hainan Wenchang Wenjianlu 1 (海南 文昌 文建路 1) on 5.7.2009. Two 2 Yuan bird definitive stamps and one 50 Fen environmental definitive stamp were used to send this card.

Monday, October 26, 2009


A map card from Massachusetts, land of legends, landmark and lighthouses. A state that is significant in American history. There are several lighhouses in Cape Cod. Two of them are shown on the postcard. Back Bay, Boston, is shown on the upper right corner. Thanks awesomeang.

A 98 cents airmail stamp showing Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, was used to send this postcard. No camcellation was found on the postcard. Must be miss out.

Sunday, October 25, 2009


The bell tower of Cathedral of St. Duje in Split (Right) is the symbolic structure of the city. Two more pictures on the left (upper and lower) also show the tower. Thanks Nessa Saelind.

It was posted in Split on 24.6.2009 (Quit blur postmark on the year in the datestamp). A 7.20Kn Cavtat stamp was used to send this postcard.

Saturday, October 24, 2009


A postcard on the Kuopio city in Eastern Finland. A city almost surrounded by Lake Kallavesi. The Kuopio City Hall is seen on the upper left. Puijo Tower on the right. Thanks Savotar.

This postcard was sent from Kuopio on 1.7.2009. The stamps used on the postcard are a man resting among the flower (1 lk/kl) and flower stamp (0.05€). Both stamps were machine cancelled with five wavy lines.

Friday, October 23, 2009


Hermann Castle (Hermanni linnus) in Narva, Estonia, on the western bank of Narva River. Narva is in the eastern most of Estonia. The castle is overlooking Ivangorod Fortress (on the right) in Russia. Thanks ulvikaru.

A miniture sheetlet with two KR4.40 (€0.28) horse stamps and a KR0.30 (€0.02) flower stamp were used on this postcard. This postcard was sent from Saue on 30.6.2009.

Thursday, October 22, 2009


Another card sent by laomao7109. This ia a new year greeting commercial postcard of Beijing Social Insurance Fund Management Centre (北京市社会保险基金管理中心). The postcard ID no. is 09-110105-13-0160-000.

A Year of the Ox stamp with face value 80 Fen is pre-printed on the postcard. Another 80 Fen sail ship greeting stamp was added together with 3 Yuan greeting stamp. Altogether, it was sent with 4.60 Yuan postage. This postcard was sent from Neimenggu (Inner Mongolia) Baotou Linyinlu 6 (内蒙古包头 林荫路 6) on 25.6.2009. The Mongolian script in the postmark is Buɣutu, the name of Baotou City in Mongolian.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


A commercial postcard on Hubei Province Jianyiyongwei Foundation (湖北省见义勇为基金会). The ID of this postcard is 2006(1701)-0022, 5-4. It is promoting to be courage in contributing to the society. Thanks Tangtang.

This postcard comes with a pre-printed 80 Fen stamp. A 2 Yuan bird stamp and two 10 Fen environmental stamps were added to make up 3 Yuan, surface international postcard postage. The stamps were cancelled with red-color machine cancellation with five wavy lines on top of the date stamp from Hunan Chenzhou Chukou (1). The Chinese characters are 湖南 郴州 出口(1). "Chukou" means export.

Monday, October 19, 2009


A postcard on the Hungarian stamps from several periods. There are early issue from Austria-Hungarian to the independent Hungary. Thanks Zsocsjo.

Four stamps were used to send this postcard from Budapest on 22.6.2009. They are grape stamp (140Ft), a 62Ft stamp in stamp and two traditional chair stamps (8Ft and 10Ft). Two Budapest 72 postmarks were neatly stamped.