Tuesday, April 30, 2013


Another lottery greeting card showing the characters in "Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf". This time is the family of Big Big Wolf enjoying new year eve dinner (年夜饭). The ID no. is HP2011(6)S. A red-color marking of 16th sub-post office is seen on this side of the card. Thanks Jessicahsu again.

Another card with additional stamps, same as previously, pasted on this 80 Fen pre-printed postcard. A pair of 60 Fen environmental and a 1 Yuan bird definitive stamp were also cancelled with the postmarks from Beijng Jiuxianqiao 4 (北京 酒仙桥 4) on  20.11.2010. Another blur sub-post office marking is found on the pre-printed stamp.

Monday, April 29, 2013


A lottery greeting postcard showing the Pleasant Goat of the Chinese animation "Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf". It shows the annual cleaning (大扫除) prior to the lunar new year. The ID no. is HP2011(3)S. Thanks Jessicahsu.

Additional stamps,a 1 Yuan bird and a pair of 60 Fen environmental stamps, were added on this postcard with pre-printed 80 Fen stamp.  They were cancelled with postmarks of Beijing Jiuxianqiao 4 (北京 酒仙桥 4) on 20.11.2010. An additional re-color marking was stamped. It might be indicated this postcard was processed in a sub-post office previously.

Sunday, April 28, 2013


A postcard on cultural dance in Nigeria. Thanks Irina.

This card was sent inside an envelope with a used stamp. A ₦150 gorilla stamp with WWF logo was used. It was cancelled on November 2010. Due to partially stamped, only "Letter Office" was seen without the actual place and date. 

Saturday, April 27, 2013


The Lunghu Pagodas or Dragon and Tiger Pagodas (龍虎塔) in the Lotus Lake (蓮池潭) at Zuoying District, Kaohsiung (高雄市左營區). This man-made lake is a popular tourism site in the eastern side of Zuoying. Thanks kyc76101.

It was sent from Kaohsiung (高雄) on 6.11.2010. A NT$12 stamp on bridge in Tainan was used.

Friday, April 26, 2013


A large size Siberian postcard showing Lake Svetloye (Озеро Светлое), Ergaki Range (Хребет Ергаки) in Western Sayans (Западный Саяны). Thanks julasha.

It looks like many stamps on this postcard but two of them are labels. A 10p. cross stamp, A 8p. helicopter, a 2p. Kremlin definitive and a 0,50p. fox definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled in Ufa (Уфа) 450039 on 23.10.2010.

Thursday, April 25, 2013


A view on the highest peak, Jade Emperor Peak (玉皇顶), on the Mount Tai (泰山) in Tai'an, Shangdong (山东 泰安). This mountain has a great significant cultural heritage for Han Chinese and it has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage List as "Mount Taishan". Thanks Jekyll.

This card was sent with a 3 Yuan greeting stamp and a 150 Fen stamp on Xiantong Temple in Wutai Mountain (1997-11, 6-4). It was sent from Shandong Tai'an Qingnianlu 3 (山东 泰安 青年路 3) on 1.11.2010. Additional postmark was stamped at the bottom.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


A postcard showing the flowering season in this highland country of Lesotho with the theme "cosmos flowers". A Lesotho girl riding a horse is shown on the other picture. Thank you memorykeeper.

A strip of three 70s flowering plant stamp were used. They are cancelled at Maseru on 1.11.2010.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013


A postal card on the Milu (Père David's deer) Protection Area (麋鹿保护区). Currently, there is three reserves for this deer species in China. One of them is Dafeng Milu National Nature Reserve in Jiangsu (江苏大丰麋鹿国家级保护区). The other two are Beijng Milu Park (北京南海子麋鹿苑) and Shishou Milu Natural Protection Area in Hubei (湖北石首麋鹿凄然保护区). The ID no. for this card is FP3 (10-7) 1997 B. Thanks Shenhai.

A 80 Fen stamp of Cai Shengxi,early general of the People's Army, (2002-17, 5-3) was added on this postal card with 420 Fen pre-printed stamp. It was cancelled at Hangzhou Yongjinmen 3 (杭州 涌金门 3) on 1.11.2010.

Monday, April 22, 2013


A multiview postcard on the UNESCO World Heritage site in Nesvizh (Нясвіж), Belarus known as "Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh". The main picture on the left is the Radziwil castle. The upper right is the Cathedral. The smaller pictures are in the garden complex. Thanks Universe.

A pair of 300 hare stamps and two flower stamps of different face value (30 and 50) were used. It was cancelled with a typical machine cancellation of Belarus on 14.10.2010. However, the place name is not recognizable.

Sunday, April 21, 2013


The Malaysia Pavilion in Shanghai Expo 2010. The horn-shaped roof top of the building is derived from the unique Minangkabau's architecture. While, the color of the rooftop showcases the batik design. Thanks CaoRanRan.

A 4.50 Yuan environmental stamp was used. It was cancelled at Shanghai Xuhui 6 (上海 徐汇 6) on 1.11.2010. A commemorative postmark to celebrate the closing of Expo 2010 is cancelled on 31.10.2010.

Saturday, April 20, 2013


A card from Viana do Castelo showing the typical traditional cloth for women. Thanks Miceu.

A €0,80 stamp for António José da Silva, a Portuguese dramatist, was used. However, there is no postmark on the postcard.

Friday, April 19, 2013


A front view of a coffee shop, My Coffee, opened by Kenneth Ko (高文安), an interior designer from Hong Kong, in Chengdu (成都). Thanks Everbabe.

It was with a pair 1.20 Yuan bird special issued stamps (2008-4,6-1 and 6-2) and a 60 Fen children's drawing (2000-11, 8-3). They are cancelled at Wuhan Shuiyuan 2 (武汉 水院 2) on 26.10.2010.

Thursday, April 18, 2013


A rural view on the Kijima Table Land (城島高原) in Beppu (別府). The daily cows are kept in their compound. Thanks roserose.

A 80 Yen stamp on Hello Kitty is used. It was cancelled at Kagoshima on an unknown date.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


A coastal view of the Grand Anse Beach. A tourism spot on this Caribbean island nation. Thanks krok.

It was sent with a $1 butterfly stamp. The postmark stamped on the center of this stamp is rather unclear except for the month it was done, which is September 2010.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013


A nostalgic view on the bridge in San Francisco showing partially view of Golden Gate Bridge. Thanks vejoyce.

It was sent from Stockton STKN (?) on 20 September. Three 28 cents polar bear stamps, a pair of 5 cents American toleware and a 4 cents chippendale chair were used. 

Monday, April 15, 2013


The Korbu Waterfall (Водопад Корбу) in Altai Mountain. Thanks Marina-r.

A 15p. stamp on Christianity, a 5p. Novgorod Kremlin, a 3p. Rostov Kremlin and a 0,10p. rabbit stamp were used on this postcard. It was sent from Хабаровск 14 (Khabarovsk 14) on 9.9.2010.

Sunday, April 14, 2013


Aerial view of Port Townsend, WA. Established in 1851, it was a thriving sea port in the late 1800s. Currently, it is known for its historical Victorian era homes and buildings. Thanks BeachyBlonde.

It was sent with two 17 cents bighorn stamps and a 64 cents dolphin. This card was processed at Seattle, WA on 11.9.2010.

Saturday, April 13, 2013


A card on river boating on the Ohio River in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. This transportation has been there since 1811. Thanks zeroday.

It was sent with a pair of 44 cents Negro Leagues Baseball stamps of different design and 10 cents American clock definitive. This card was cancelled in Nashville, TN on 7.9.2010.

Friday, April 12, 2013


An aerial of typical rural scene in the Netherlands. Thanks femkedorien.

It was sent with a 44 Eurocents butterfly stamp, a 1st class stamp on drawing of children and a 1st class stamp on Tour de France. They are cancelled at a place end with  -wegein, as the postmark is partially printed, on July 2010.

Thursday, April 11, 2013


A multiview postcard from Texel, an island and municipality. On the top is the lighthouse in De Cocksdorp. The Church of Den Hoorn is shown on the right in second row together with domestic and native animals on the island. The ferry on the third row. The fourth and fifth row are on the island scenery of the settlements. Thanks Cindy79.

It was sent with stamps of the old denomination. A 90 cents Queen and two 60 + 25 cents on philatelic and children stamps were used. They were lightly cancelled by wavy-line postmark from an unknown location.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013


The front view of the Bell House in Baguio City, Luzon. It was named in honor of General J. Franklin Bell, Chief of Staff of the US Army in 1906 -1910. A vacation quarter for the commanding general has since turns into a modern museum of colonial architecture and lifestyle. Thanks ritz.

Three marine life definitive stamps were used. They are ₱1 seahorse, ₱5 giant claim and ₱7 lionfish. They are cancelled with a postmark of Matina Post Office Metro Davao in 20.9.2010.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013


A card showing ship inside a bottle as a display. Thanks small_eye.

It was sent from Hubei Wuhan Shuiguohu 7 (湖北 武汉 水果湖 7) on 30.7.2010. A 150 Fen Macau scenery stamp (1997-20, 4-3) and a 3 Yuan greeting stamp were used.

Monday, April 8, 2013


A lottery greeting postcard depicting a boy herder on the back of a buffalo. The postcard ID no. is 09-330600-13-0028-009. Thanks Z.

This card has a 80 Fen Year of the Ox stamp. A 2.80 Yuan red-crowned cranes stamp (2000-3, 10-8), a 80 Fen Tiananmen personalized stamp and a 10 Fen environmental stamp were added. Although the postmarks cancelled on this card is a bit blur, it is still recognizable. It was sent from Jilin Antu Erdaobaihe linqu 1 (吉林 安图 안도 二道白河林区 1) on 6.9.2010. Antu is within a Korean autonomous prefecture, therefore, Korean characters are found in these postmarks.

Sunday, April 7, 2013


The magnificent Slane Castle on the banks of river Boyne in Slane, County Meath. It was built in the 18th century and now owned by the Earl of Mountcharles. This castle is the seat of the Marquesses Conyngham. This place also becomes venue for international rock stars in recent years, according to the description of this card. Thanks chrissybaby.

A 82 cents sea aster stamp was used. This meter postmark is illegible but it was promoting some event on September 9th to 10th 2010.

Saturday, April 6, 2013


A view on Vajrasana Pagoda (金刚宝座塔) of the Biyunsi Temple (碧云寺) or Temple of Azure Clouds in the Fragrant Hills (香山) in Haidian, Beijing (北京海淀). It is a postal card with ID no. FP11(10-9) 1999 A. Thanks monser.

This card comes with a 60 Fen pre-printed stamp using the picture in front as design. A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was added. It was sent from Guangdong Shenzhen Xin'an 26 (广东 深圳 新安26) on 30.8.2010.