Sunday, May 31, 2015


A postcard from Nanjing (南京) showing its ancient city view of the water town near Confucius Temple (夫子庙). Thanks Yvonne.

A 4.20 Yuan bird definitive and a 30 Fen environmental definitive stamps were used. They were neatly cancelled by a single postmark of Nanjing Nanhu 1 (南京南湖1) on 29.8.2014.

Saturday, May 30, 2015


A postcard showing the artifact, a clock (铜镀金仙鹤时乐钟), in the Museum of Nanjing (南京博物馆). Thanks Yvonne.

A 3 Yuan petroleum theme stamp (2013-2, 3-3) was used together with a pair of 80 Fen rose personalized stamps. They were cancelled first with a machine cancellation of Nanjing Guanghuamen 2 (南京 光华门2) and then a single postmark of Nanjing Guanghuamen 8 (南京 光华门8) on the flower stamps. Both cancelled on 22.8.2014.

Friday, May 29, 2015


An artistic postcard issued by Fei E Te Kuai (飞蛾特快) with Santa Claus theme. Thanks duoer.

A 3 Yuan Beijing Olympic stamp (2007-32, 6-6) was used. It was cancelled at Tianjin Ruideli 4 (天津 瑞德里4) on 22.8.2014.

Thursday, May 28, 2015


A postcard on night view at Guangdong Olympic Center (广东奥林匹克体育中) in Guangzhou (广州) during an opening of an event. Thanks Lnyan.

A 540 Fen pheasant stamp (1997-7, 2-2) was used. It was cancelled with postmark of Guangzhou Zhongshanliulu (Tongqu) 1 or "广州 中山六路(筒取)1" on 25.8.2014.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


A volcano postcard from Quetzaltenango, Guatemala showing the two volcanoes, Santa Maria and Santiaguito Volcanoes (Volcanes Santa Maria y Santiaguito). They are large active volcanoes in the western highlands. Thanks B612.

A Q0.50 jade stamp and two endangered animal stamps with face values Q6.50 and Q1.00 were used. They were cancelled at Agencia Vista Nermosa, Guatemala with code Gu013 on 8.8.2014.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015


A scenery card from Jiaxing, Zhejiang (江 嘉兴) showing Yue River (月河).Thanks XiaoJ.

A 4.20 Yuan bird definitive and a 30 Fen environmental definitive stamps were used. They were cancelled with postmark of Zhejiang Jiaxing Guojitai 2 (浙江 嘉兴 国际台 2) on 15.8.2014.

Monday, May 25, 2015


A postcard on snowy view of Xitang (西塘) in Zhejiang Province. This ancient town is one of the water town found in this region. Most of the buildings along the canals were built in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Thanks jinjie739.

Several definitive stamps were used; they are 2 Yuan bird, a pair of 1.20 Yuan bird and a 20 Fen environmental. They were cancelled at Hangzhou Yijingyuan 3 (杭州 颐景园) on 15.8.2014.

Sunday, May 24, 2015


A flower painting postcard with a poem. Thanks ifpin.

A 3 Yuan greeting stamp was used. It was neatly cancelled at Guangdong Shenzhen Guangming 16 (广东 深圳 光明 16) on 11.7.2014.

Saturday, May 23, 2015


A multiview postcard from Gibraltar showing some of its famous. These photos include cable car, rock ape and o'Hara's battery on the top. The Moorish castle, aerial view of Gibraltar and St. Michael's Cave at the middle row. Europa Point, Pillars of Hercules and Catalan Bay at the bottom. Thanks Lino once more for sending from this interesting place.

A 40p spring festival and a 25p satellite image stamp were used. They were cancelled by a wavy-line machine cancellation on 25.7.2014. However, the place of cancellation was not clearly printed.

Friday, May 22, 2015


A card showing the rooftop decoration of a temple. Dragon and phoenix are auspice animals and commonly found as decorations in traditional Chinese temple. Thanks Miss Yang.

A NT$10 stamp on beetle was used. It was cancelled at Pingdong (屏東) on 18.8.2014.

Thursday, May 21, 2015


An aerial view postcard on Gibraltar. Its famous landmark, the Rock, is seen on the right. Thanks Lino for sending this card while travelling.

A 40p Spring festival and a 24p map stamps were used. However, there is no postmark on the card except for a sprayed bar code running across the stamp at the left.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Another multiview postcard on Costa del Sol with a pictorial tourist map in the center. Thanks Lino for sending these cards while travelling.

A 0,90€ stamp on International Year of the Water and a €0,02 definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled at CTA Malaga on 28.7.2014.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015


A multiview postcard from Costa del Sol in the Andalusia. This place is famous for its Sun, Sea and Sand. Also, the historical significant found in this coastal area have made it famous as tourist destination. Thanks Lino.

A 0,90€ stamp on International Year of the Water and a €0,02 definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled at CTA Malaga on 28.7.2014.

Monday, May 18, 2015


A multiview postcard from Fuengirola, the largest town in municipal of Costa del Sol, Málaga.It is a leading tourist center with its coastal area and harbor as focal points. Thanks Lino.

A 0,90€ stamp on International Year of the Water and a €0,02 definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled at CTA Malaga on 28.7.2014.

Sunday, May 17, 2015


A scenery postal card from Aletay, Xinjiang (新疆 阿勒泰). It shows an observation tower, Guanyutai (观鱼台) at Kanas Lake (喀纳斯). The ID no. is 13-654301-11-0002-004. Thanks Jianxiefenghou.

A 80 Fen pre-printed flower stamp was found on this card. No additional stamp was added and it was not taxed too. This card was cancelled at Xinjiang Aletay Yingye 2 (新疆 阿勒泰  ئالتاي 营业 2) on 7.8.2014.

Saturday, May 16, 2015


A self-printed postcrossing meet-up at Ingersoll, Ontario on July 26, 2014. Various type of post boxes were used to design this card. Thanks LyndaC for organizing this meet-up and also the rest who signed on this card.

A $2.50 scenery stamp was used. It was cancelled on 28.7.2014 at post office with N5Y code.

Friday, May 15, 2015


A night view postcard on Helix Bridge, a pedestrian bridge linking Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area. The giant ferris wheel, Singapore Flyer, is seen on the left. Part of the integrated resort, Marina Bay Sands, is seen on the right. Thanks henrik_rbb.

This card was sent inside an envelope with a Singaporean miniature sheet and two blank postcards from his native country. The definitive stamps of the vanishing trade series used on this envelope include one 50 cents, one 30 cents, one 20 cents and two 5 cents. They were cancelled on 11.8.2014 at Singapore C2. However, only two stamps were cancelled.

Thursday, May 14, 2015


A multiview card showing the indigenous people of Guatemala, Maya people. Thanks Ale for arranging this swap and also Guillermo, who wrote in this card.

A pair of Mayan jade artifact stamps with face values Q0.50 were used together with two culinary stamps (face values are Q2.00 and Q3.00). They were cancelled on 16.6.2014 by two pictorial postmarks of Guatemala with code GU 0202.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


A maximum card issued by the Shanghai Philatelic Company that is similar design with a 80 Fen garden stamp of Yu Garden of Shanghai (园, 2013-21, 4-1). The Mid-Lake Pavilion (湖心亭) is shown here. The similar stamp was pasted on this card and cancelled on 7.9.2013 in Shanghai. Thanks Alice_Ye.

A pair of 2 Yuan bird definitive stamps were used .They were cancelled with postmark of Zhejiang Yunhe Fengfa (Tongqu) or "浙江 云和 封发(筒取)" on an unknown date of 2014.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


A postal card on Lady Xian (冼夫人), a noble woman in Guangdong. She was also known as holy mother of Lingnan (岭南圣母). The ID no. is 13-440981-11-0002-001. Thanks. Xiaojun.

This card comes with a 80 Fen lotus flower pre-printed stamp. A 3 Yuan greeting stamp and two different environmental definitive stamps with face values 60 Fen and 10 Fen were added. There were cancelled at Guangdong Gaozhou Wenming (
广东 高州 文明) on 2(?)6.4(?).2014.

Monday, May 11, 2015


A postcard showing the Süleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii), the largest mosque in the city of Istanbul. This mosque is located in the Süleymaniye Quarter, one of the four areas of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of "Historic Areas of Istanbul." The Galata Bridge (Galata Köprüsü), which join the northern shore of the Golden Horn, seen at the background. A card sent from Istanbul when visiting this city.

This card was sent from Istanbul Atatürk Airport. It was sent on 31.5.2014, the first day in Istanbul, by paying 250Kr to the post office counter. The franking machine only printed the lower half. Only recognized the word "Dış Hatlar" of the front and followed with "- Ist." at the end. 

Sunday, May 10, 2015


A view card on northern part of Lefkoşa (Nicosia) with Atatürk Square (Atatürk Meydanı) shown at the bottom. The Venetian Column is seen in this square. The post office and other government buildings are not far from this square. This card was sent during a visit to this city. 

It was sent from the post office in the capital. A 70Kr definitive stamp was used to send this postcard. It was cancelled at Lefkoşa on 2.6.2014.

Saturday, May 9, 2015


Another postcard on Girne (Kyrenia) with the Kyrenia Castle (Girne Kalesi) at the background. A castle since the Middle Age and used to guard the harbor. It has been changed several times. A maritime museum is housed in this castle. This card is one of several cards sent from this place.

A 70Kr stamp on artifact was used. It was cancelled at Girne 1 on 2.6.2014. Even though not fully stamped but it is much clear than the other postmarks done in this place during the visit.

Friday, May 8, 2015


A card on Lefkoşa (Nicosia) with the Büyük Han (the Great Inn) shown. It was one of the first buildings by the Ottomon upon seizing the island. Currently, it is a tourist destination with souvenir shops and cafe. This card was sent during a visit to the northern side of the city.

A 80Kr definitive stamp was used to sent this postcard. It was sent from Kaymaklı, Lefkoşa on 2.6.2014 but the postmark is not clear.

Thursday, May 7, 2015


Another view of the Kyrenia Harbor in Girne (Kyrenia). This historical port was once a trading port. This city is currently a famous tourist city. This card was sent during a stay in this city.

A 70Kr stamp on artifact was used to send this card. It was posted in the mail box outside Girne post office on 3.6.2014 but only cancelled on 5.6.2014. The postmark also partially stamped/