Aug 29, 2014

China FDC on "The 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Comrade Deng Xiaoping"









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The 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Comrade Deng Xiaoping

Date of Issue : 22 August 2014

4-1 : Leading Baise Uprising
4-2 : Attending the 6th Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly
4-3 : At the 12th National Congress of the CPC
4-4 : Deng Xiaoping Making Speech During His Tour to Southern China

Aug 28, 2014

Taiwan ATM FDC on "Gallant Horse"



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Gallant Horse Postage Label

Date of Issue : 22 August 2014

Aug 26, 2014

China FDC on "The Second Summer Youth Olympic Games"



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The Second Summer Youth Olympic Games

Date of Issue : 16 August 2014

The Second Summer Youth Olympic Games is scheduled to run from 16 to 28 August in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, with its slogan set as "Share the Games, Share Our Dreams". The idea of the mascot, Lele, came from the rain flower pebble and promotes a natural, sporty, healthy and happy lifestyle.

Aug 24, 2014

Indonesia FDC on "Indonesia Waterbirds"



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Indonesia Waterbirds

Date of Issue : 15 July 2014

1/4 : Mycteria cinerea
2/4 : Charadrius juvanicus
3/4 : Gymnocrex rosenbergii
4/4 : Pseudibis davisoni

Aug 22, 2014

Hong Kong FDC on "Cantonese Opera Costumes"



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Cantonese Opera Costumes

Date of Issue : 21 August 2014

$1.70 - Great Han Costume
$2.20 - Gown with a Sloping Collar
$2.90 - Dress for Young Ladies
$3.10 - Military Uniform for Soldiers
$3.70 - Python Ceremonial Robe (Mang)
$5 - Gown with a Vertical Collar (Pei)

Aug 21, 2014

Malaysia FDC on "Malaysian Fruits"



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Malaysian Fruits

Date of Issue : 17 July 2014

60sen : Jackfruit
80sen : Durian
RM1.20 : Rock Melon
RM1.40 : Star Fruit

Aug 19, 2014

Korea FDC on "Philately Week"



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Philately Week

Date of Issue : 8 August 2014

Philately Week special stamps are to feature the winning designs of the 19th International Postage Stamp Design Contest organized last year.

“Creation of new history” by CHO Hyeon-ji (Korea) is the grand prize winner in the general category. “Train travel” by PARK Eun-young (Korea) is the gold prize winner in the general category. “A letter containing the thoughts of a bird” by 10-year old, CHOI Min-seo (Korea) is the grand prize winner in the youth category. “Growing up with stamps” by KIM Tae-yeol (Korea) is the gold prize winner in the youth category.

Aug 14, 2014

Korea FDC on "PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition"



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PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition

Date of Issue : 7 August 2014

PHILAKOREA 2014 celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Postal Service of Korea is the fourth exhibition of its kind held in the country. PHILAKOREA 2014 displays 545 stamp exhibits and more than 200,000 stamps submitted from 68 countries.

PHILAKOEA 2014 commemorative stamps feature “Arirang,” a lyrical folk song of Korea designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2012. For the first time, this PHILAKOREA 2014 commemorative stamp is printed on the traditional Korean paper, Hanji. The unique texture of Hanji adds a flavor of Korea. Image Recognition Technology was applied to the PHILAKOREA 2014 commemorative stamps. When each stamp is viewed via a smart phone or tablet PC, a short film about Arirang can be appreciated.

Aug 7, 2014

Indonesia FDC on "Environmental Care"



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Environmental Care

Date of Issue : 5 June 2014

1/2 : Leptoptilos Javanicus
2/2 : Scylla Serrata

Aug 6, 2014

Korea FDC on "17th Asian Games Incheon 2014"



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17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

Date of Issue : 31 July 2014

The Incheon Asian Games are to take place from September 19 to October 4, 2014 with about 13,000 athletes and officials from all 45 member countries. Athletes will compete in a total of 36 sporting games including 28 Olympic sports and 8 non-Olympic sports.

The commemorative stamps featuring, bowling, squash, rhythmic gymnastics, wrestling, cricket and the mascots of the event will be issued.

Aug 1, 2014

Namibia Postcard - Windhoek



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My first postcard from Namibia, showing different views of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Thank You very much to my friend !

Jul 29, 2014

Hong Kong Local Postage Due Cover - 2014 Definitive Stamps







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Date Sent: 24 July 2014

Postage Stamp
~~~ Hong Kong 2014 Definitive Stamps
(Issued on 24 July 2014)

Hong Kong Postage Due Label (Left)
~~~ Issued on 23 September 2004

Three Hong Kong local postage due covers, with the new 2014 definitive stamps and special cancellation.

Jul 28, 2014

Estonia FDC on "100 Years Herdbook of the Estonian Native Breed Cattle"



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100 Years Herdbook of the Estonian Native Breed Cattle

Date of Issue : 19 July 2014

More than a hundred years ago breeders started to document production data, instituting the Herdbook. The first animals were included from the Vahi Farm cattle of the Tartu Estonian Farmers’ Association on August 21, 1914. Today the Herdbook means the country breed cattle of controlled descent. The Herdbook includes all the country breed heads of cattle of suitable descent. Starting from 1985 data of the country breed animals are also in an electronic database at the Animal Recording Center. In 1914-2010 10 059 heifers, 1769 bulls, a total of 11,808 head of cattle have been entered into the Herdbook.

Jul 27, 2014

Hong Kong FDC on "2014 Definitive Stamps"







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2014 Definitive Stamps

Date of Issue : 24 July 2014

10¢ - North Ninepin Island
20¢ - Basalt Island
50¢ - Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay) located in the High Island Geo-Area comprises four large adjoining beaches: Tung Wan, Tai Wan, Ham Tin Wan and Sai Wan.
$1 - Po Pin Chau
$1.70 - High Island Reservoir East Dam
$2 - Port Island
$2.20 - Wong Chuk Kok Tsui, located in the Port Island-Bluff Head Geo-Area
$2.30 - Bride’s Pool
$2.90 - Lan Kwo Shui, located in the Tung Ping Chau Geo-Area.
$3.10 - Lung Lok Shui, situated on the central west bank of Tung Ping Chau.
$3.70 - Kang Lau Shek, located in the easternmost corner of Tung Ping Chau.
$5 - Ap Chau
$10 - Sharp Island

Jul 24, 2014

Hong Kong 2014 Definitive Stamps Maximum Card













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2014 Definitive Stamps (Issued on 24 July 2014)

--- 50¢ : Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay), located in the High Island Geo-Area comprises four large adjoining beaches: Tung Wan, Tai Wan, Ham Tin Wan and Sai Wan.
--- $1.70 : High Island Reservoir East Dam
--- $2.90 : Lan Kwo Shui, located in the Tung Ping Chau Geo-Area
--- $3.70 : Kang Lau Shek, located in the easternmost corner of Tung Ping Chau
--- $5 : Ap Chau

~~~ Cancellation : Hong Kong 2014 Definitive Stamp Special Postmark

Jul 23, 2014

China FDC on "Fruits (I)"





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Fruits (I)

Date of Issue : 15 July 2014

4-1 : Apple
4-2 : Peach
4-3 : Pomegranate
4-4 : Kumquat

Jul 22, 2014

Korea FDC on "International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul 2014"



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International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul 2014

Date of Issue : 15 July 2014

Jul 18, 2014

Latvia FDC on "800th Anniversary of Turaida Castle"



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800th Anniversary of Turaida Castle

Date of Issue : 11 July 2014

Turaida Castle is one of the best-known archaeological and architectural monuments of Latvia. The construction of the masonry castle started in 1214 at the site of the wooden castle of the Livonian leader Caupo of Turaida, which had burnt down during a battle. Nowadays, Turaida Castle is one of the oldest medieval castles to be seen in Latvia.

Jul 17, 2014

China FDC on "Huangmei Opera"



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Huangmei Opera

Date of Issue : 6 July 2014

A famed opera in China, the Huangmei opera can trace its origins to rural areas among Anhui, Hubei and Jiangxi provinces some 200 years ago. It was inscribed on the list of China's national intangible cultural heritage in 2006.