Friday, December 30, 2011


A postcard showing of Gençliğe Hitabe (Address to the Turkish Youth) by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk with his image and Turkish flag. Thanks gokche.

A pair of T value stamps of Feza Gürsey, a Mathematician. This card was sent from 11.1.2010. This cancellation is not clear.

Sunday, December 25, 2011


A postcard from Bratislava showing the outling of its landmarks in old city. On the right is the Bratislava Castle (Bratislavský hrad), with its four corner towers, on top of a hill. The spire of St. Martin's Cathedral (Katedrála svätého) is seen on the left. Thanks scareface.

A pair of orchid stamps with value-indicated for "T2-500g" were used to send this postcard. It was sent from Nitra, with postcode 94910, on 9.1.2010.

Monday, December 19, 2011


A lottery greeting postcard of the Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf (喜洋洋与灰太狼), a Chinese animated television series. This postcard shows the enemies sharing same pot of meals. The postcard ID no. is 2010-440000-13-0088-000. Thanks ICE.

This lottery greeting postcard comes with a pre-printed 80 Fen Year of the Tiger stamp. Additional stamp, a 2 Yuan legend stamp (2003-20, 5-5), was added to increase the postage. However, it is still insufficient to cover the postage. A T mark is stamped with pen-written "170". This postcard was processed at Guangdong Shenzhen Zhongxinju(Ji) 2 on 11.1.2010. The Chinese characters are "广东 深圳 中心局(机)2". "Zhongxinju (Ji)" means center (machine).

Saturday, December 10, 2011


Vineyard in Kras (Krasu) Plateau, southwestern Slovenia, in the Littoral region. This place is famous for its karst topography and given the name, Krasu. This region has a relatively mild climate, suitable for cultivation of different kinds of fruits, such as this vineyard. Thanks ma7mak.

Two orchid definitve stamps were used on this postcard. They are with face value 0,05 and B-value indicated stamp. It was sent from Dutovlje, a settlement in Littoral region with postcode 6221, on 3.1.2010.