Sunday, January 30, 2011


A postcard showing the Wenling Millenium Sunlight Park (温岭 千年曙光园) in Zhejiang Province. This park is on the Leigongshan or Thunder God Mountain (雷公山). This tablet is built to celebrate the new millenium. It was located in Shitang Town (石塘镇), southeast of Wenling, at the coast. The ID for this postcard is 2003(1102)-0041(10-6). Thanks miko.

A 60 Fen peony stamp is pre-printed on this postcard. Additional stamps were added to pay the oversea postcard airmail rate. They are a pair of 1.50 Yuan environmental definitive stamps and a 1.20 Yuan greetings stamp. It is overpaid, as the airmail rate for overseas postcard is 4.50 Yuan. Red-color 5-wavy lines meter cancellation mis-cancelled the stamps on the far left. The round-shaped date stamp is not found on the postcard.

Monday, January 24, 2011


A new year greeting lottery postcard prepared for Nanjing Branch for the Postal Saving Bank of China.(中国邮政储蓄银行南京市分行). The ID for this postcard is 2009-320100-13-0394-001. Thanks gafazou. Upon closely inspected, there is one red-color arrival postmark of Shandong Dezhou (山东德州) made on 29.9.2009, at the middle, slightly lower left, on the postcard. This indicated it was mis-sent to the other city with zip-code "253000".

There is a pre-printed 80 Fen Year of the Ox stamp on this postcard. No other stamp was found on it, therefore a red-color postage due "T" mark was stamped on this card with blue-color pen-written charge. This postcard was sent from Jiangsu Suzhou Guoxiang 1 (江苏 苏州 郭巷1) on 23.9.2009.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


A long postcard from 60th Anniversary of People's Republic of China with the moment when Beijing was announced as the host city for the Olympic Games. Thanks evanescence.

A 80 Fen Tiananmen stamp was pre-printed on this postcard. It was sent from Guangzhou Shiqiao 43 (广州 市桥 43) on 3.10.2009.

Two additional stamps, with face values, 120 Fen historical tale of "Cao Cao weights the elephant" (2008-13, 2-2) and 100 Fen Maiji Grotto stamp (1997-9, 6-3), were added to increase the postage for overseas postcard rate.

Friday, January 14, 2011


A postcard on Kunsthaus Graz or Graz Art Museum by the River Mur. This odd-shaped building is a landmark for this cultural capital. The museum displays the contemporary art for the past decades. This building is within the core area of the city, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage under the name, "City of Graz - Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg". Thanks macie08.

It was sent from Graz on 12(?).10.2009. Two stamps were used to pay its postage. They are 65g European Football Champian and 75g 100th Annoversary of Tiroler Landes-Trachtenverband.

Monday, January 10, 2011


A postal postcard showing the Presidential Villa (元首楼), which is part of the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse (钓鱼台国宾馆) in Beijing. The ID for this postcard is TP11 (4-4) 1999. Thanks Zhangxiazao.

There is a 420 Fen pre-printed stamp with the same design as postcard. An additional 150 Fen temple stamp (1997-11, 6-5) was used to increase the postage paid. It was sent with cancellation from Guangdong Zhuhai Beishida (Dai)1 on 8.10.2009. The Chinese characters for the cancellation is 广东珠海 北师大(代)1.

Thursday, January 6, 2011


A free postcard distributed by Way Weekly Magazine (《卫周刊》). Thanks chengqiwen.

A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was used to pay the postage. It was cancelled in Nanjing Sajiawan 6 (南京 萨家湾6) on 10.10.2009.

Monday, January 3, 2011


A postcard showing the bridges of Rotterdam South. On the front is De Hef, with two tower-like structure. Koninginneburg is at the back of it. The Erasmusburg or known as "The Swam" is seen partially at the right. Its white-color pylon is a landmark over Nieuwe Maas River. Thanks MissMaple.

Three stamps were used to send this postcard from Rotterdam . Two stamps with face value 65¢+25¢ (barometer and children's drawing) and one 80¢ stamp (Davos Asthma Centre). They were cancelled by machine on 12.10.2009