Wednesday, May 19, 2021

CN-P563

 A postcard issued for opening of Gaotai Gallery (高台当代艺术中心) in Urumqi (乌鲁木齐). This art piece is named "Hometown" (故乡) by Hailun Ma (马海伦). Thanks WL.














A 1.50 Yuan stamp on Hong Kong (2017-16, 3-3) and a 2 Yuan stamp on marine fish (1998-29, 8-8) were used. They were cancelled at Urumqi Laomancheng (乌鲁木齐 ئۈرۈمچى 老满城) on 23.1.2021.





Monday, May 17, 2021

CN-P562

 A postcard with drawing of ancient building in snowing scene. Thanks Siyi.












A 5 Yuan bird definitive stamp was used. It was cancelled at Fujian Yunxiao Yunping 1 (福建 云霄 云平路1) on 23.2.2021. 






Saturday, May 15, 2021

CN-P561

 A Christmas theme postcard with three Teddy Bears. Thanks Xixi.












Four stamps were used; two children's drawing with face value 1.50 Yuan (2017-23, 5-4 & 5-5), a 1.20 Yuan lighthouse (2016-19, 5-2) and another 1.20 Yuan stamps with two military men in older days (2018-17, 4-4). They were cancelled at Beijing Xiwaidajie 2 (北京 西外大街2) on 24.12.2020.







Wednesday, May 12, 2021

ES-45

 A view card on the historical quarter of Girona (Spanish: Gerona). A city in northern Catalonia. The tall structure in the center is the Cathedral. Another tall structure on the left is Collegiate Church of Sant Feliu. Thanks Josep & Assumpta. The postmark of Barcelona was found cancelled on this side but the date is not clear.










A C-value NVI stamp on Petra was used. Only some ink trace of postmark was left on this side. 




 

Monday, May 10, 2021

TH-45

 An evening view of Wat Suthat (วัดสุทัศนเทพวราราม) in Bangkok. The main sanctuary is on the left with the Giant Swing (เสาชิงช้า) on the right. It is a first grade royal temple. Thanks Jobbo.










Three stamps were used, two different ฿6 stamps on locomotive and rice, and a ฿3 stamp on Metropolitan Electricity Authority. They were cancelled at Sam Sen Nai (สามเสนใน) on 12.1.64. The year "64" is corresponding to year 2021.




 

Saturday, May 8, 2021

CN-P560

A postcard showing artifact in Hebei Museum (河北博物院). It is a bronze stand in the form of a tiger devouring a deer (错金银铜虎噬鹿屏风座). It was issued by China Post with ID no. 19-130100-11-0010-004. Thanks WL.



A 80 Fen ship and a 3 Yuan bamboo personalized stamps, and a 1.50 Yuan rural scene(2017-6, 6-3). They were cancelled at Shijiazhuang Beizhan 1 (石家庄 北站1) on 5.11.2020.





Thursday, December 17, 2020

CN-P559

A postal card on embroidery of Miao people in Guizhou (贵州). This card has a fish-tail shape at one side. The ID no. is 14-522600-11-0007-006. Thanks WL.










This card comes with a 80 Fen lotus flower imprint stamp; a 1 Yuan bird and a 4.20 Yuan scenic definitive stamps were added. They were cancelled at Guizhou Zhenyuan Xinglongjie 1 (贵州 镇远 兴隆街1) on 11.8.2020. Two pictorial markings in red on this ancient city were cancelled on this card




Tuesday, December 15, 2020

TH-P44

 An interior view of Temple of the Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho (วัดโพธิ์) in Bangkok. Thanks Jobbo.









฿5 stamp on Princess Chulabhorn, another ฿5 stamp on Thai National Anthem, a ฿3 stamp on flower seller and a ฿2 stamp on Laksi mail center were used. They were cancelled at Dusit (ดุสิต) on 12.10.63. The year "63" is corresponding to year 2020.





Sunday, December 13, 2020

TH-P43

A different view on Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว) or Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It is at Grand Palace in Bangkok. The golden stupa is Phra Si Rattana Chedi (พระศรีรัตนเจดีย์). Thanks Jobbo.










฿10 Coronation stamp and a ฿5 stamp on Thai National Anthem were used. They are cancelled at Bang Su (บางซื่อ) on 1.10.63. The year "63" is corresponding to year 2020. 







Tuesday, October 27, 2020

LK-P38

 A postcard on a luxury vintage steam train. This locomotive is called "Viceroy Special", the only steam train still in operation to the hill capital of Kandy (මහනුවර). The journey is said to be most picturesque train journey. This picture might be taken at Fort railway station (කොටුව දුම්රිය ස්ථානය), Colombo. Thanks Mikram.









A Rs15.00 World Children's day and a Rs20.00 flower definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled by post office at Colombo General Hospital (කොළඹ මහ රෝහල) on 7.7.2020.