Monday, March 31, 2014


A postal card on Opatija, pearl of the Adriatic (Opatija, biser Jadrana). There is a non-value indicator pre-printed stamp on this city. A 3,10 stamp with QR mark was added. They were cancelled at Rijeka 51000 on 7.1.2012. Thanks Dragan.

At the back of this card is blank. The sender has written some information about this postal card. It was issued with price 1,60 kuna.

Sunday, March 30, 2014


A bell-shaped sculpture in Moscow (Москва). Thanks Sharonv. Strangely, there was an arrival postmark, Kuantan on 11.1.2012, on this postcard.

Three 7p. snowmen stamps were used together with 2p. Kremlin definitive and 0,10p. hare definitive stamps. They were cancelled at Москва (Moscow) 117208 on 14.12.2011.

Saturday, March 29, 2014


A postcard shows the sculpture, "Vehicle for the Governor," at Svaboda Square, Minsk (Мінск). Thanks Dzmitry. Apparently, there is a meter cancellation on this side of the card. The place name is unclear.

A BYR 1000 stamp was used with four flower definitive stamps (one BYR500 and three BYR50). They were cancelled at Гродна (Grodno) on 30.11.2011.

Friday, March 28, 2014


A postcard on the Great Hall of Drepung Monastry (འབྲས་སྤུངས་ or 哲蚌寺) in Tibet. It is located at the foot of Mount Gephel (དགེ་འཕེལ། or 更丕乌孜山), west of Lhasa. It is one of the largest monasteries in Tibet. Thanks mimi_friend.

A 5.40 Yuan stamp on Slender West Lake (1999-26, 2-2) was used. It was sent from Jiangsu Taichang Nanjiao 1 (江苏 太仓 南郊 1) on 10.1.2012.

Thursday, March 27, 2014


A lottery greeting postcard depicting a dragon to indicate Year of the Dragon. Its ID no. is HP201201. Thanks FloraYu.

A 230 Fen artifact stamp was added on this card which has a 80 Fen pre-printed Year of the Dragon stamp. It was sent from Shanghai Caolu 7 (上海 曹路 7) on 6.1.2012.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


A lottery greeting postcard showing the word "Dragon" in red background. Its ID no. is HP201209. Thanks Christchin.

It has a 80 Fen Year of the Dragon pre-printed stamp. A 2 Yuan stamp on folktale (2004-14, 4-4) ans a 30 Fen environmental definitive stamp were added. They were cancelled at Beijing Guangminglou 4 (北京 光明楼 4) on 1.1.2012. Three special postmarks on auspicious animals were stamped here too.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014


A lottery greeting postcard from China Post of Henan Province (河南省中国邮政). It depicts some of the services available from post offices. Its ID no. is 2004-1601(BK)-0218(5-3). Thanks kalee.

This card comes with a 60 Fen kite pre-printed stamp. It was machine cancelled by Guangdong Zhanjiang Pingxin 3 (广东 湛江 平信 3) on 29.12.2011. An underfranked postcard, therefore, the postal clerk wrote T 240/400 at the bottom right.

Monday, March 24, 2014


A postcard from Lushan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It shows the entrance of White Deer Grotto Academy (白鹿洞书院). Located at the foot of Wulou Peak in Lushan, Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province (江西省 九江市 五老峰), it is one of the four famous academies in Ancient China. Thanks Scholes.

A pair of 150 Fen Chongqing stamps (1998-14, 2-2) were used. They were cancelled at Beijing Lugu 7 (北京 鲁谷 7) on 27.12.2011.

Sunday, March 23, 2014


An artistic card showing an animal (probably raccoon) waving its hand. Thanks liangsheng.

It was sent with a 3 Yuan Guangzhou Asian Games stamp (2010-27, 6-6) and two different 80 Fen personalized stamps. There is airmail (par avion) marking but no postmark. A marking from Shanghai Museum is stamped at the left side of this card.

Saturday, March 22, 2014


An artist impression postcard on Haarlem. The waterbody is the Spparne River and the round-shaped building at the back is the prison, according to sender. Thanks helenafl.

Three stamps in old currency were used; they are 70+35 cents kid with newspaper-made hat, 70 cents 100 Years of Royal Dutch Society for Coins and Numismatics (Koninklijk Nederlands Genootschap voor Munt-en Penningkunde) and 70+30 cents Red Cross. There is no postal marking on this card.

Friday, March 21, 2014


A postcard on covered bridge from Waterloo County, Ontario. This West Montrose covered bridge near Elmira is known locally as "Kissing Bridge." It was built in 1881 and designated as National Historic Site. Thanks corinnacr.

A strip of two different stamps on Royal Wedding, with face values $1.75 and P-value, were used. They were cancelled by postal processing center with postcode L8E 5A3 on 20.12.2011. It has an interesting slogan, Santa HOHOHO Père Noël.

Thursday, March 20, 2014


An advertisement postcard to publicize Inteercity Music Festival (世界城市音乐节) in Chaoyang Park, Beijing (北京潮阳公园万人广场) from 11th to 12th September 2011. This card was issued by Card+ Media (乐卡). Thanks Jessicahsu.

Two bird definitive stamps with face values 1 Yuan and 2 Yuan were used to send this card. They were cancelled with postmark of Beijing Jiuxianqiao 5 (北京 酒仙桥 5) on 18.12.2011. It was sent by surface mail as indicated by the red-color marking, another postal marking, probably par avion, was erased while it was still wet. A marking, Love Post, was cancelled here too.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014


A festive season postal card showing the candles and decorative items. There is an unknown first day postmark stamped on the tallest candle light. Thanks coralfish.

This postcard comes with a B-value pre-printed stamp, a A-value and a BYR100 flower definitive stamps were added. But, there is no postal marking on this side of the card.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014


A postcard showing the front view of Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and a smaller picture shows its close-up view. It is a large private-owned mansion and opened as tourist attraction. Thanks jenhart75.

Two "forever" stamps with coastal view and a 10 cents American clock stamp were used. They were cancelled but this meter cancellation is very blur.

Monday, March 17, 2014


A postcard from Rouen, the capital for Haute-Normandie. It shows the Gros Horloge, an astronomical clock dating back to the 16th century. It is located in the Gros Horloge Street.Thanks senga76.

A non-value indicator painting stamp by Alfred Sisley for "Monde 20g" was used. It was cancelled by machine from 44083A on 14.12.2011.

Sunday, March 16, 2014


Postcard showing the road leading to Xiaoling (孝陵), one of the royal tomb of the Eastern Qing Tombs (清东陵 or ᡩᡝᡵᡤᡳ ᡝᡵᡤᡳ ᠮᡠᠩᡤᠠᠨ) in Zhunhua, Hebei Province (河北省遵化市). This tomb lie in the center of Eastern Qing Tombs and it is the tomb of the Shunzhi Emperor (世祖順治帝), who became the first Qing emperor to rule over China (1638-1661). This place is one of the sites in UNESCO World Heritage List for "Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties." Thanks Scholes.

A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was used together with a label from other stamp issue. They were cancelled with a neat postmark from Beijing Xingucheng 1 (北京 新古城 1) on 10.12.2011.

Saturday, March 15, 2014


An artistic postcard showing buildings on probably a place in Middle East. As the billboard on the lower right shows Arabic script. Thanks Freddy.

A 4.50 Yuan stamp on Oversea Chinese theme (2011-20, 4-4) was used. The postmark from Guangzhou Chini 8 (广州 赤坭 8) cancelled on 14.12.2011 did not touch on this stamp. 

Friday, March 14, 2014


A festive season card showing a squirrel taking sweets. Thanks Alessandra.

Several stamps were used to send this card; a 12p. artifact, a 7p. Christmas and a 1.50p. lynx. They were cancelled by a meter cancellation from Москва (Moscow) 109044 on 3.12.2011.

Thursday, March 13, 2014


A postal card from Canada showing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (la Gendarmerie Royal du Canada). Thanks rjcanuck.

This card has a postage paid label with a pre-printed Canadian flag stamp. However, there is no postal cancellation on this card.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014


A Christmas postcard with festive decorations and candles. Thanks Detlef.

A 75 Eurocents stamp on UNESCO World Heritage Site was used. It was cancelled with postmark of Leipzig 04109 on 8.12.2011.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014


A card sent through Kuukie (趣奇网) with Malaysian Chinese singer, Michael (光良), as its design. Thanks Chrischin.

Three 150 Fen stamps on Tai ethnic architecture (one 1998-8, 4-3 and two 1998-8, 4-4) were used. They were cancelled at Shanghai Xuhui 6 (上海 徐汇 6) on 14.12.2011.

Monday, March 10, 2014


An Amsterdam postcard showing its old houses next to canal parked with boats. Thanks poekje.

Several stamps in old currency were used; these include a 80 cents horse, 60 cents Queen Wilhelmina and 60+25 cents postal history. An 2010 Christmas stamp was also used. They were cancelled at Zwolle on 4.12.2011.

Sunday, March 9, 2014


A postcard from Ohio showing some of its covered bridges. This type of bridge can be found in many places in this state. Thanks Carolreader.

It was sent inside envelope. Two "forever" stamps on ship and painting were used together with a 10 cents American clock stamp. They were cancelled with postmarks of Cleveland OH 441 on December (Year and day are unknown).

Saturday, March 8, 2014


A postcard on mountain gorilla of Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) in northwestern Rwanda. It is the flagship species in this national park. Thanks wozhiwu.

Three stamps were used to send this postcard; a 300FRw dancers, a 100FRw plant and a 50FRw market. However, there is no cancellation on the card.

Friday, March 7, 2014


A coastal view artistic postcard showing seagulls flying over the beach. Thanks Balito.

Two flower definitive stamps with face values 55 cents and 20 cents were used. They were cancelled at Briefzentrum 13 (Berlin-Nord) on 5.12.2011.