Friday, February 25, 2011


A postcard issued for a property developer, QF Real Estate (庆丰房产). This pencil sketch shows the Minren Condominium (名人公寓) in Jiaqing, Zhejiang (浙江 嘉兴). Postcard ID is 2006(1102)-0015(6-5). Thanks SvelterGarde.

It is sent from Shanghai Wujing 7 (上海 吴泾 7) on 24.9.2009. Only the pre-printed 60 Fen lotus stamp was used to pay the postage. An underpaid postcard without any postage due marking.

Friday, February 18, 2011


A postcard shows the landmark of Braunfels, Schloss Braunfels. It is a town in Hessen, in the Lahn Valley. Thanks Liskatze.

A €1.00 flower definitive stamp was used to send this postcard. It was cancelled by Briefzentrum 35 (Gießen) with a pictorial meter cancellation on 15.9.2009. This cancellation promoting bundestagswahl (election), which would occur on 27.9.2009.

Friday, February 11, 2011


A postcard showing one of the gates to the Old Bazaar, Skopje. This bazaar is the historical trade center. It is located in Čair Municipality, one of the municipalities make up of the capital. On this postcard, faraway, there is a minerat and dome of a mosque (Mustafa Paşa Mosque?). Thanks Anja.

It was sent from Skopje on 9(?).9.2009(?). Two stamps with artifacts (10ден and 20ден) were used to send it. Additional orange-color mailing bar code was printed. Maybe, it was printed on transit.

Sunday, February 6, 2011


A new year greeting lottery postcard. A dragon kite flying high is shown on this postcard and indicating thing gets better in the coming new year.The ID for this postcard is 2008-1000(BK)-0035(4-3). Thanks shuizhong xiaoyu.

Together with the pre-printed 80 Fen Year of the Rat, two stamps from Second Land Survey (2008-15, 2-1 and 2-2), each with face value 1.20 Yuan, were added to send this postcard. It was sent from Jiangsu Huaian Yinye 8 (江苏 淮安 营业8) on 19.9.2009 using red-color meter cancellation. Additional scenery postmark is from Guan Tianpei Memorial (关天培祠) from the same city this card was sent, stamped a day before this card was processed in the mailing system.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


A postcard on Melbource with its tram system at Swanston Street. This is part of the city center. The building at the background, faraway, is the Shrine of Remembrance, a memorial for all Australian service men and women. Thanks aussiebear.

A A$1.40 scenery stamp for international mail was used to pay the postage. A simple meter cancellation is used to cancel this stamp on 30.9.2009. The dotted letters read as "PC DLC 525 30SEP09".