Saturday, November 30, 2013


A postcard reproduced of propaganda from former Soviet Union in 1963. It showed the ambition to go for outer space. Thanks Anitra.

Several stamps were used to send this postcard; these stamps include a pair of 0.50p. fox stamps, a 4.50p. waterfall stamp and a 15p. Curonian Spit stamp with its tab. They were cancelled at Северодвинск (Severodvinsk) 164501 on 18.4.2011 .

Friday, November 29, 2013


A postcard reproduced from painting showing Moscow in the old days. Thanks Alessandraza.

This card was sent with a gutter pair 12p. ancient architecture stamps. They were cancelled at Mockba (Moscow) 109747 on 27.4.2011.

Thursday, November 28, 2013


A postcard from Texas showing the roundup of cows. Working ranches are found in this state and where cowboys are known for this horse-back riding skill. Thanks Algee.

It was sent with several stamps to make up the international rate; a 10 cents American clock, a 44cents King and a 2011 "forever" stamp with word, "celebrate". They were cancelled on probably 25.5.2011 as this meter cancellation did not printed well from maybe a place in Dallas.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013


A postal card on the Revolutionary Memorial Hall of Hongyan Village (红岩村革命纪念馆) in Chongqing (重庆). The ID no. is FP14(10-2) 2000B. Thanks zhurenweng.

It comes with a 4.20 Yuan pre-printed stamp of the same design as this card. A 30 Fen environmental definitive stamp was added. They were cancelled at Hohhot Nanmengwai 6 (呼和浩特 Kökeqota.svg  南门外6) on 26.4.2011.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013


A postcard on the aerial view of Old Town of Tallinn. This section is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name "Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn." The projected building with green roof is St. Olaf's Church (Oleviste kirik). Another church, St. Nicholas' Church (Niguliste kirik) is seen at the bottom of this card. Thanks ellgee.

 A 0,58€ piles of timber stamp was used. It was cancelled at Tallinn PK, the date is unclear and only the month, "5.11", is recognizable.

Monday, November 25, 2013


A monument to Peter the Great in the city of Voronezh (Воронеж). Thanks ElSol.

A pair of 10p. and a 4p. definitive stamps from Kremlin series were used.They were cancelled with postmarks of Воронеж (Voronezh) 394009 on 22.4.2011.

Sunday, November 24, 2013


A postcard from Grodno (Гроднa) showing the Bridgettine Convent (Касцёл Брыгітак), one of the earliest Baroque buildings in the region. It was built in 1642. Thanks Estaine.

A pair of BYR400 wolf definitive stamps were used. A postmark from Minsk-100 cancelled them on 28.4.2011.

Saturday, November 23, 2013


A postcard on the Cathedral "Nativity of the Mother God" (Catedrala "Naşterea Maicii Domnului") and its clock tower of Chișinău. Thanks Tast_y.

A5 L prune fruit stamp was used. It was cancelled at Chișinău 12 on 12.5.2011.

Friday, November 22, 2013


A postal card with aerial view of snow-covered Kizhi Pogost (Кижский Погост). This place is listed as UNESCO World Heritage under the same name. It was located on Kizhi Island in Lake Onega, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Thanks ozlanchik.

The back of this postcard is covered with stamp; a gutter pair of 15p. drawing stamps and a miniature sheet on Moscow with face value 3000p. in old currency. The pre-printed stamp is partial covered. They were cancelled at Mockba (Moscow) on 17.3.2011. 

Thursday, November 21, 2013


A postcard showing the typical scenery during summer. Thanks Tarjahelena.

A 1 lk/kl flower stamp was used. This card was cancelled with a postmark from Järvenpää on 18.3.2011 that is not fall on to the stamp.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


A postcard on Tiger Hill (虎丘) in Suzhou during winter. The pagoda shown on this card is Yunyan Pagoda (云岩寺塔) but colloquially known as Tiger Hill Pagoda. Its nickname is "Learning Tower of China." Thanks FaFa.

It was sent with three stamps; a 80 Fen personalized stamp with its tab, a 1.20 Yuan greeting stamp and a 1.20 Yuan porcelain stamp (2007-3, 2-1). They were cancelled with postmarks of Zhejiang Ningbo Pingxin (Tongqu) 8  or in Chinese "浙江 宁波 平信(筒取)8" on 8.1.2011.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013


An artistic card on blue peacock with flower design. Thanks botterhuis.

A non-value indicated stamp for 1 Wereld was used. It was cancelled at Zwolle on 15.3.2011.

Monday, November 18, 2013


A view of the South China Great Wall (苗疆长城 or 中国南长城) near Fenghuang, Hunan (湖南凤凰). This Great Wall was used to defend from Miao Rebellion during Ming Dynasty. It was rebuilt  during Qing Dynasty for the same purpose. It was inside Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (湘西土家族苗族自治州). Thanks Joe.

Four 1.20 Yuan personalized stamp were used. They were cancelled at Hunan Fenghuang Gucheng 1 (湖南 凤凰 古城 1) on 12.3.2011.

Sunday, November 17, 2013


A postcard on Japanese curreny, Yen ( or ¥). It shows the coins and bank notes in circulation. Thanks Bonnie.

A ¥70 bird definitive stamp was used. It was cancelled at Tokoname, Aichi on 20.3.2011.

Saturday, November 16, 2013


A postcard on the National Library (Biblioţeca Natională) of Chișinău. Thanks Tast_y.

A 8.50 lei airplane stamp was used. It was cancelled with a circular postmark of Chișinău 60 on 2.3.2011.

Friday, November 15, 2013


A card on the ensemble of the Holy Trinity Church in Kaunas. Thanks lindenfir.

Many stamps were used to send this card. Except a bird stamp (1.35lt), others are building definitive stamps; a 1lt, two 20ct, one 10ct and one 5ct. They were cancelled ay Vilnius PSD on 3.3.2011.

Thursday, November 14, 2013


A multiview postcard on Wrocław. On the upper low, from left to right, Tumski Bridge (Most Tumski), Town Hall (Ratusz) and Market Square (Rynek). Second low are Orlęta Lwowskie Square, fountain at Market Square (Rynek) and Zwieryniecki Bridge. The last row are Grunwaldzki Bridge, The Blessed Virgin Mary's Church (Kościōł NMP) and Solny Square (Plac Solny). Thanks Jogusia.

Several definitive stamps were used; a pair of 1.55zł and a pair of 20gr. They were cancelled at Wrocław on 26.2.2011.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


A postcard showing the tool in Chinese Tea Culture. It is a wooden tea tray (茶盤) with sculpture of a crab by the side. Thanks Yunmin.

A NT$12 flower definitive stamp was used. It was cancelled at Fengshan (鳳山) on 9.3.2011.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013


A South Dakota's postcard with drawing on two ring-necked pheasant, the state bird introduced from Old World. This species is a game species. It has made this state "Pheasant Capital of the World." Thanks Sha7533.

A 44 cents alphabet stamp and a 28 cents polar bear stamp was used. It was sent from Sioux Falls on 2.3.2011. The upper line of this cancellation is not clearly printed but still able to recognize the place name.  

Monday, November 11, 2013


A multiview postcard from Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania. It shows some of the landmark in this city since colonial times. Thanks memorykeeper.

A 700/= stamp on traditional hut was used. The postmark was partially cancelled, leaving limited postal information on it.  

Sunday, November 10, 2013


A lottery greeting postcard showing children playing with traditional kites. The ID no. is HP2010(1)Y. Thanks fengwenyi.

It comes with a pre-printed 80 Fen Year of the Tiger stamp and it was sent without any additional stamp. It was cancelled at Hangzhou Zhongshanzhonglu 8 (杭州 中山中路 8) on 1.3.2011. A postage due mark with hand-written "240/500" was cancelled too.

Saturday, November 9, 2013


A postcard showing one of the historical landmark in Suzhou, Jiangsu (江苏省苏州), the Panmen Gate (盘门), a gate to this city in ancient either by land or by canal. It is connected with the Main Canal (京杭大运河). Thanks Yunshui.

A 3 Yuan greeting stamp and a 1.50 Yuan 10th Anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China stamp (2007-17, 3-3) were used. They were cancelled at Jiangsu Suzhou Cai'xiang 6 (江苏 苏州 彩香 6) on 28.2.2011.

Friday, November 8, 2013


An artistic postcard showing a paper-box person. Thanks Feryal for senting this postcard from hometown.

A card sent with five different types of 80 Fen personalized stamps and a 120 Fen Cao Cao stamp (2008-13, 2-2). They were cancelled at Zhejiang Chun'an Yingye 2 (浙江 淳安 营业 2) on 19.2.2011.

Thursday, November 7, 2013


A postcard on Wulingyuan (武陵源), a scenic and historic interest area in Hunan Province (湖南省). It is noted for its quartzite sandstone pillars, a type of karst formation. It is listed in UNESCO World Heritage List under the name Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area. Thanks shangche.

It was sent with a 20 Fen bamboo stamp (1993-7, 4-1) and 290 Fen Hong Kong Stock Exchange stamp (1996-31, 4-4). They were cancelled at Shijiazhuang Chezhan Yingye 10 (石家庄 车站 营业 10) on 10.2.2011

Wednesday, November 6, 2013


A city view postcard on the capital of Moldova, Chișinău. This building is the City Hall of Chișinău Municipality (Primăria Municipiului Chişinău). Thanks Tast_y.

This card also sent with an 8.50 Lei airplane stamp. It was cancelled at CPTP SPS on 8.2.2011.