Sunday, June 30, 2013


A view of the Mount Teide, the natural icon of the Canary Islands on the Tenerife. The mountain and the land surrounding it are protected as Teide National Park, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site with the same name. Thanks Lino again for another card.

This card was also sent with a 0,78€ definitive stamp. A meter cancellation from Sta. Cruz Tenerife CTP 38 with slogan "Paquete Azul Paquete A Domicilio" cancelled this stamp on 1.10.2010.

Saturday, June 29, 2013


A scenic view of Mesa del Mar, Costa Norte. It is in the municipality of Tacoronte on the northeastern island of Tenerife, Canary Islands. According to the sender, the sand on the island is black color due to its volcanic origin. The snow-capped mountain at the background is Mount Teide. Thanks Lino for sending cards while traveling to this archipelago.

It was sent with a 0,78€ definitive stamp. A meter cancellation from Sta. Cruz Tenerife CTP 38 with slogan "Paquete Azul Paquete A Domicilio" cancelled this stamp on 1.10.2010.

Friday, June 28, 2013


Harbor view of Oudeschild in Texel municipality. Texel is an island in the province of North Holland. This place is on the eastern side of the island. It is a typical view of the Dutch whee boats and windmills are seen. Thanks Cindy79.

Three stamps in the old currency were used. They are two surcharge stamps (face value 60cents + 25 cents; flower shaped "60" and Willem Jansz Blaeu) and a 90 cents definitive stamps. This card was cancelled at 's-Gravenhage (The Hague) on 6.9.2010.

Thursday, June 27, 2013


A typical scenery in the coastal areas of south Florida, where the beaches are the attractions. The warm weather and hundred of miles beaches are attracting million of visitors to Florida. Thanks Lori.

It was sent with three stamps, including two issued long time ago. These stamps are 25 cents 1988 Olympic Games, 29 cents National Postal Museum and the contemporary 44 cents Scouting stamps. As the meter cancellation is blur and printed on the darker shade of the stamp, it is hardly recognized. It was likely sent on 29 Sep(?) from Saint (?).

Wednesday, June 26, 2013


A view on the Xiling Gorge (西陵峡), the most eastern gorge of the Three Gorges (三峡) of Changjiang (长江). It is located in Yichang, Hubei Province (湖北宜昌). Thanks vinchoi.

Two different 230 Fen stamps were used; they are artifact from Hemudu (1996-10, 4-4) and Taihu scenery (1995-12, 5-5) stamps. They were cancelled at Hubei Yichang Fusuilu 2 (湖北宜昌福绥路) on 15.9.2010.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013


The front view of Yang Gensi matry Memory Park (杨根思烈士陵园). It is located in Taixing, Taizhou, Jiangsu (江苏 泰州 泰兴). He was known for his sacrifice in the Korean War when protecting strategic position. The postcard ID no. is 2002(1011)-0009A(11-7). Thanks luoluo.

This card has a 60 Fen pre-printed flower stamp. Three 80 Fen stamps were added; they are children drawing (2009-10, 4-1), Beijing Olympic Logo stamp with its label, and greeting personalized stamp. They were cancelled with postmarks of Guangdong Shenzhen Nantou 7 (广东 深圳 南头 7) on 22.9.2010.

Monday, June 24, 2013


An autumn view of Yuwen Bridge (毓文桥), ancient lounge bridge in Taishun County (泰顺廊桥), Wenzhou (温州). This bridge is located at Shuiwei of Zhoubian Village, Zhouling Town (洲岭乡 洲边村 水尾). It was built in 1839. Thanks Yco.

This card was sent from Zhejiang Wenzhou Tangjiaqiao 20 (浙江 温州 汤家桥 20) on 18.9.2010. Three stamps were used; they are three 100 Fen or 1 Yuan stamps. Their designs include bridge of Macao scenery (1998-28, 4-2), temple of Yandi (1998-23, 3-2) and snow leopard (2001-4, 10-8). 

Sunday, June 23, 2013


An aerial view on the Kuopio by the Lake Kallavesi. The observation tower is Pujio Tower. Thanks vanamo.

It was sent with two stamps of previous currency; they are 0,50mk definitive and 3,50mk flower stamp. It was sent from Kuopio on 27.9.20??.

Saturday, June 22, 2013


A view of Crown of Beauty Theater (美丽之冠) in Sanya, Hainan (海南省三亚). It is an indoor arena or theater on the island, which hosts several international events, Miss World Pageant. Thanks Zi.

A 3 Yuan stamp on Wulinyuan (1994-12), taken from miniature sheet, was used with a 1.50 Yuan environmental definitive stamp. They were cancelled at Hainan Qionghai Bo'ao 1 (海南琼海博鳌 1) on 26.10.2010.

Friday, June 21, 2013


A building designed by Antoni Gaudí known as Casa Milà or La Pedrera and completed in 1912. Located in Barcelona, this building, along with other works of Gaudí in or near Barcelona, has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status under the name "Works of Antoni Gaudí." Thanks Lino.

It was sent with several stamps; a 0,64€ moth, three definitive stamps (a 0,10€ and a pair of 0,02€). They were machine cancelled at CTA Madrid on 20.9.2010. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013


A night view of the famous landmark of Moscow (Москва), Red Square and the Saint Basil's Cathedral in foreground. This place is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, "Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow."Thanks pretty-in-scarlet.

A 25p. Kremlin stamp was used. It was cancelled at Москва (Moscow) 107241 on 14.9.2010. A rather neat cancellation.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


A postcard on seaside view of Bellreguart (Bellreguard) in Valencia. A fishing village with about 4000 inhabitants. It is famous for its beach. Thanks Lino.

It was sent with two stamps; a 0,64€ moth and a 75Pts (equivalent to 0,45€) stamp on fire fighters. Meter cancellation of CTA Madrid canceled these stamps on 20.9.2010.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


A postal card commemorating the 10th Anniversary of China Youth Development Foundation (中国青少年发展基金会) 1989-1999. The ID no. of this card is PH(10-1)1999. Thanks Hu.

This postcard has a 40 Fen pre-printed stamp on artifact (良渚玉琮). It was uprated with a 2.60 Yuan sable stamp (2001-4, 10-9). These stamps were neatly cancelled with a postmarks from Guangdong Meixian Fuqianlu 1 (广东 梅县 府前路 1) on 17.9.2010.

Monday, June 17, 2013


An artistic card showing a drop on the water creating wave effect. Thanks gardengnome.

A pair of comic strips stamps (Calvin and Hobbes, and Garfield; both 44 cents) were used together with a 10 cents American clock stamp. This meter cancellation is not clear, it might be cancelled on 20.9.20??.

Sunday, June 16, 2013


A postcard with sketch of the scene in Djibouti circa 1900. A city with the same name for the country. Located in the Horn of Africa, camels are the working animals there. Thanks memorykeeper.

A 70 Fdj stamp of UNFD was used. It was cancelled twice with postmarks of Djibouti Principal on 4.9.2010. 

Saturday, June 15, 2013


A postcard on the native American, the Alberta Cree Indian. They live in many parts of Canada and also in USA. Thanks phuleshouse.

Three 57 cents stamps on Home Children were used to send this postcard. However, there is no cancellation on this card.

Friday, June 14, 2013


A postal card on The Bund (外滩) in Shanghai. The building in the middle is the Shanghai Club Building. On the right is the Union Building. The Asia Building is on the left, showing part of it. The ID for this card is 10-310106-11-0015-011. Thanks Yangxiaobao.

This card has a 80 Fen pre-printed EXPO2010 stamp. A 80 Fen stamp on woodprint for new year (2004-2, 4-2) and a 150 Fen stamps on Outlaws of the Marsh (1997-21, 4-4) were added. They were cancelled at Shanghai Lingzhao 8 (上海 凌兆 8) on 15.9.2010. An additional pictorial postmark of EXPO 2010 with China Pavilion as design is stamped on this card.

Thursday, June 13, 2013


A pictorial map for Freistaat Sachsen (Saxony Free State). The biggest cities are Dresden and Leipzig. Some of the landmarks of this state is also shown here. Thanks stadtschreiber.

It was sent with two stamps; a 55 cents 200 Anniversary of October Fest and a 45 cents ship. They were cancelled with philatelic postmarks of Leipzig 04109 on 18.9.2010.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


A card with quote from Albert Einstein, "Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." The background is a view on galaxy. Thanks alcott1.

Two 44 cents stamp of two different designs (Mother Teresa and Scouting) were used together with a 10 cents American clock stamp. This meter cancellation is unable to recognize where and when it was sent.  Possible sent in Sep 2010.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


A postcard on a girl with red-color cloths in the snow, a painting by Albert Hencke (1925). Thanks phuleshouse.

A $1.70 stamp on plant was used.  It was cancelled at post office with postcode R3H 3H0 on 21.9.2010 at 10.38am. This meter cancellation comes with postal slogan "Support Mental Health/Appuyez la sante mantale."

Monday, June 10, 2013


A postcard comes with entrance ticket to Yellow Crane Tower (黄鹤楼) in Wuhan, Hubei Province (湖北省武汉). This historical tower was rebuilt in 1981 at a new location. It is considered one of the four great towers of China. Thanks limm.

This card comes with a 80 Fen pre-printed stamp of the pagoda. A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was added. It was sent from Wuhan Shuiguohu 14 (武汉 水果湖 14) on 7.9.2010.

Sunday, June 9, 2013


The front view of Qimingtang (啟明堂) at Lotus Lake (蓮池潭), Zuoying, Kaohsiung (高雄市左營區). Lotus Lake is famous for its lotus blooming and numerous temples around this man-made lake. Thanks ginajoy61.

Two NT$5 stamps of different coastal scenery. They were cancelled with postmark of Kaohsiung (高雄) on 17.12.2010.

Saturday, June 8, 2013


A postal card on the Great Walls in Hushan Mountain (虎山长城). Located near Dandong, Lioning Province (辽宁省 丹东), it is the eastern most Great Wall of China.Thanks XiMo.

This card comes with a 420 Fen pre-printed stamp same design as the front.  It was cancelled in Hangzhou Liuxia (杭州 留下) on 7.12.2010.

Friday, June 7, 2013


A multiview postcard of Zuid-Limburg (South Limburg), the southern most province. It is a place that displays cohesion of culture and landscape.Thanks nathalie71.

It was sent with stamps in old currency. Three 70 cents stamps of different designs were used; they are a definitive stamp from booklet, gardening, and Westerbork 1942-1992. They were cancelled with meter cancellation of 's-Hertogenbosch on 10.12.2010.

Thursday, June 6, 2013


A view on the CCTV Filming Theme Park (中视电影城) in Wuxi (无锡) from higher ground. Built in 1987, it was one of the first TV and film studio in China that provides outdoor scenery for entertainment industry.It is known as "Hollywood in the East" (东方好莱坞). Thanks Tin.

A 4.20 Yuan bird definitive stamp and 30 Fen environmental stamp were used to send this postcard. They were cancelled with postmark of Jiangsu Xuzhou Ximatai Yingye 2 (江苏 徐州 戏马台 营业2) on 10.12.2010.