Wednesday, December 31, 2014


A postcard published by nine cat for self-design. This card is for birthday card with a bunny pop-up from cake. Thanks findless for sending this surprise.

It was sent using an postal greeting envelope with a 9 Yuan pre-printed stamp together with other blank cards and postmark cards. It was cancelled at Hangzhou Gucuilu 4 (杭州 古翠路 4) on 28.7.2013.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014


An aerial view of Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (上海城市规划馆). It houses a miniature model of this city. Thanks LeLe.

It was sent using a 3 Yuan greeting stamp and a 150 Fen Macau scenery stamp (1998-28, 4-3). They were cancelled at Shanghai Jiangqiao 2 (上海 江桥 2) on 22.7.2013

Monday, December 29, 2014


A postcard showing stamps issued for various traditional costume of Belarus. Thanks Natali-Natali.

A N-value stamp was used. It was neatly stamped at Byaroza, Brest Oblast (Бяро́за Брэ́сц. B.) on 12.7.2013. 

Sunday, December 28, 2014


A postcard in the shape of Lanzarote Island. It shows the landscape of this volcanic origin island. Thanks Lino for this wonderful odd-shaped postcard.


A 0,90€ stamp on saving water was used. It was cancelled twice by the meter cancellation of Las Palmas CTA on 5.7.2013.

Saturday, December 27, 2014


Postcard on the monument to General Mikhail Dmitrievich Skobelev (Михаи́л Дми́триевич Ско́белев) in Ryazan (Рязань). A famous general for his role in conquest of Central Asia and Russo-Turkish War. Thanks Niakris77 for sharing a landmark near her place.

A pair of 10p. bear and a 4p. elk definitive stamps were used. They were cancelled with neat postmarks of Рязань (Ryazan) 390000 on 28.6.2013.

Friday, December 26, 2014


A postcard on the view from Corfe Castle in the Purbeck Hills, Dorset. Corfe Castle is the name of a castle and also the village. Thanks moermel for sending this card while staying in England.

A 88p Queen Elizabeth II Machin definitive stamp was used. It was cancelled at Bath on 8.7.2013.

Thursday, December 25, 2014


A multi-view postcard from Laos showing some of the cultural aspects in this country. Beside Buddhism, animist practice was also shown. That Luang was shown at the second line from the bottom.Thanks Matthew07 sent this card while traveling to this landlocked country.

A 7000K Laotian house stamp and a 2000K buffalo hone stamp were used.It was cancelled at Vientiane on 9.7.2013.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014


A postcard issued byReitanlage Lindenhöhe with its accommodation facilities in a snowy environment. This place is located in Göda, Saxony. It offers horse riding activities. Thanks Ich_bin_Berliner.

This card was sent inside an envelope along with an unwritten Romanian postcard and some souvenir. A 45 cents train stamp was used together with a pair of 10 cents flower and also a pair of 5 cent flower definitive stamps. They were cancelled at Briefzentrum 12 (Berlin-Südost) on 1.7.2013.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


A postcard on Gomel (Гомель) showing the embankment of Sozh (Сож). This river pass through this city. Thanks pstr.

It was sent inside an registered envelope together with a sheetlet of stamps. Several building definitive stamps were used, they were three P-value stamps, two BYR200 stamps and a BYR2000 stamp. They were cancelled at Gomel 50 on 3.7.2013.

Monday, December 22, 2014


A postcard showing scenery in Xiamen University (厦门大学) in Fujian Province (福建省). It shows the lake,Furong Lake (芙蓉湖), inside the main campus. Thanks ICE.

It was sent inside an envelope along with two unwritten postcards of the same series. Five 80 Fen environmental definitive stamps were used. They were cancelled at Guangdong Shenzhen Henggang 40 (广东 深圳 横岗 40) on 1.7.2013.

Sunday, December 21, 2014


A postal card issued in conjunction of Guangzhou Asian Games. It shows one of the mascots, Le Yangyang (乐羊羊). The ID no. is 10-440104-11-0072-005. Thanks Jun.

A pair of 1.20 Yuan bird definitive stamps were added on this card comes with a 80 Fen pre-printed mascots stamp. They were cancelled at Guangzhou Jingjijishukaifaqu 38 (广州 经济技术开发区38) on 1.7.2013.

Saturday, December 20, 2014


A postcard on Finnish sauna in the rural area. Sauna is a common place for relaxation and gathering for the Finnish.Thanks anneli1954.

A 1 lk/kl irregular-shaped stamp was used. It was cancelled neatly using machine cancellation at Helsinki-Helsingfors on 1.7.2013.

Friday, December 19, 2014


A multi-view postcard on Cueva de los Verdes, a cave system created by lava flows. This cave lies within the Monumento Natural del Malpaís de La Corona, a protected area. Thanks Lino.

A 0,90€ saving water stamp was used. It was sent from Tías on 25.6(?).2013(?). Tías is situated on Lanzarote Island.

Thursday, December 18, 2014


A multi-view postcaard on Caleta del Sebo of La Graciosa Island . This is the main settlement on this small island off Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands. The main industry of this place is fishing and tourism. This card shows some of the fishermen activities on land. Thanks Lino.

Three stamps were used; they were 0,35€ caring society stamp, 0,31€ bird of prey stamp and another 0,35€ fasten seat belt stamp. They were cancelled at Caleta de Sebo La Graciosa on 1.7.2013.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


A postcard on Pedro Barba of La Graciosa Island, an island off Lazarote Island, Canary Islands. A tourism hotspot in this volcanic origin island. Thanks Lino. Apparently, a meter cancellation from CTA Las Palmas was printed on this side of the card on 2.7.2013.

A 0,78 definitive stamp and a 0,28 stamp on postal personnel were used. They were cancelled at Caleta de Sebo La Graciosa on 1.7.2013.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014


A map postcard from Valencia showing some of its landmarks. On the top, L'Hemisfèric (left), a IMAX 3D-cinema, planetarium and laserium and Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia (Queen Sofia Palace of the Art), an opera house and culture center, on the right. On the bottom left is Torres de Serrans. Plaça de la Mare de Déu on the lower right. Beach on the center right. Santa Catalina Tower on the center left. Thanks Lino again.

A pair of 0,50 stamp on oceanography were used. They were cancelled at CTA Valencia on 1.7.2013 but it was hardly recognized the wordings. 

Monday, December 15, 2014


A multi-view postcard of Valencia showing its beaches and resort. Thanks Lino.

A pair of 0,50 stamp on oceanography were used. They were cancelled on 1.7.2013 but the place name was not recognized. It looked like something "...iel - ..."

Sunday, December 14, 2014


A nature view postcard on Mt. Olympus in Olympus Peninsular, Washington state. It is the tallest mountain in this peninsular and becomes the center feature of Olympic National Park.Thanks crafter.

A non-value indicated stamp with globe for global address was used. It was cancelled at Seattle WA 993 on 29.6.2013

Saturday, December 13, 2014


A multi-view postcard on Mirador del Río, a viewpoint situated at about 475 meters high in northern Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands. Platform, souvenir shop and cafe are found in this place, which was carved out from lava rock. From here, one could observe La Graciosa, an island as seen in picture on lower right and upper left. Thanks Lino once more.

This card also sent with three stamps; a 0,32 waterway, a 0,35 caring society with a dog and another 0,35 fasten seat belt with a teddy bear. They were cancelled at CTA Las Palmas on 27.6.2013.

Friday, December 12, 2014


A multi-view postcard on Órzola in Haría, Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands. On the upper left is a fishing port. Upper right is Cantería Beach Los Fariones Cliffs. Lower left is white caletón and lower right is sun-drying salted fish, jareas. Thanks Lino.

Three stamps were used; a 0,32 waterway, a 0,35 caring society with a dog and another 0,35 fasten seat belt with a teddy bear. They were cancelled at CTA Las Palmas on 26.6.2013.

Thursday, December 11, 2014


Night view of Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (哈尔滨国际冰雪节), an annual event of Harbin. It shows an ice church from an ice frame. Thanks Huier.

Two bird definitive stamps with face values 1.20 Yuan and 1Yuan were used together with a 80 Fen children's drawing stamp (2009-10, 4-1). They were cancelled at Harbin Zhongyangyouzheng 2 (哈尔滨 中央邮政2) on 13.6.2013.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


A postcard on Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario. A heritage park, it is located near St. Lawrence River.Thanks mirage3ks.

A $1.85 Year of the Snake stamp was used. It was first cancelled by commemorative handstamp from Morrisburg ON on 12.6.2013. Later, it was printed with meter cancellation of K1A OC1 on 13.6.2013.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014


A long postcard showing the Mamanuca Islands off Denarau. This place is a famous tourist spot in Fiji. Thanks Spirit for sending this card while on vacation.

A $1 bird definitive stamp and a 20 cents plant stamp were used to send this post card. It was cancelled on 24 Jun but the place that postmarks it was not clear.

Monday, December 8, 2014


A partial irregular shape postcard with top of the card cut according to the city name and crest. It shows the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd) of Budapest. Spanning across the Danube, this bridge was the first permanent bridge across this river in the city. It was opened in 1849. Thanks kailin.

It was sent using a postage label printed at BP.F. Tesco on 13.6.2013. The postage for sending this card was 270Ft.

Sunday, December 7, 2014


A street view postcard on Kobe (神戸), a famous port city. Here, it shows one of the foreigner's house during the old days. This one belonged to Ben Allison, an Englishman and world traveler. It is located in Kitano-cho (北野町) or known as Kitano Ijinkan (北野異人館), which contains numbers of foreign residences. Thanks kanie.

Three stamps issued sometime ago were used. These stamps were ¥50 painting, ¥10 national park and another ¥10 stamp on fish. They were cancelled at Kanie, Aichi on 27.6.2013.