Apr 25, 2015

Israel FDC on "Memorial Day 2015"



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Memorial Day 2015

Date of Issue : 14 April 2015

The stamp design reflects the words of the poem "The Wheat Grows Again" by Dorit Tzameret.

Eleven members of Kibbutz Beit Hashita fell in the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Kibbutz member Dorit Tzameret wrote the poem to commemorate the fallen on the first anniversary of the war.

Apr 23, 2015

Israel ATM FDC on "Alectoris Chukar"



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Alectoris Chukar

Date of Issue : 14 April 2015

Apr 21, 2015

Indonesia FDC on "Indonesian Traditional Music Instruments"







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Indonesian Traditional Music Instruments

Date of Issue : 9 March 2015

Apr 19, 2015

Indonesia FDC on "Year of the Ram"





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Year of the Ram

Date of Issue : 4 February 2015

Guatemala Postcard



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Guatemala

Really very surprise to get this beautiful postcard from Guatemala. Thank You very much to my friend !

Apr 17, 2015

China FDC on "Writers of Ancient China (IV)"





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Writers of Ancient China (IV)

Date of Issue : 4 April 2015

6-1 : Tang Xianzu (1550-1616), was a poet and playwright of the Ming Dynasty.
6-2 : Feng Menglong (1574-1646), was a Chinese vernacular writer and poet of the Ming Dynasty.
6-3 : Pu Songling (1640-1715), was a writer of the Qing Dynasty.
6-4 : Hong Sheng (1645-1704), was a playwright of the Qing Dynasty.
6-5 : Kong Shangren (1648-1718), was a dramatist and poet of the Qing Dynasty.
6-6 : Cao Xueqin (1715-c. 1763), was a renowned writer of the Qing Dynasty.

Apr 13, 2015

Hong Kong Mobile Post Office No.3 (MOB - 3) FDC







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Today (13 April 2015), the mobile post office No.3 (MOB - 3) is officially opened.

Apr 12, 2015

Hong Kong Local Postage Due Cover - 1997 Commemoration of The Opening of the Lantau Link Stamp



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Date Sent: 31 March 2015

Postage Stamp
~~~ Hong Kong 1997 Commemoration of The Opening of the Lantau Link Stamp
(Issued on 18 May 1997)

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

The Hong Kong local postage due cover, was affixed with an invalid pre-1997 handover stamp of "Commemoration of The Opening of the Lantau Link". So, the postage due is $1.7 x 2 = $3.4

Apr 11, 2015

Hong Kong Lok Wah Post Office Last Day Cover



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Today (11 April 2015) is the last day of the Lok Wah Post Office. The post office was officially opened on 31 January 1989, and has served the public for 26 years.

Apr 10, 2015

New Zealand Aerogramme



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Bilhete Carta-Avião

New Zealand

An aerogramme from New Zealand. Thank You very much to my friend!

Apr 9, 2015

Slovakia FDC on "Sport: Vladimír Dzurilla (1942 – 1995)"



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Sport: Vladimír Dzurilla (1942 – 1995)

Date of Issue : 31 March 2015

Vladimír Dzurilla (born on August 2, 1942) is a legendary goalkeeper of Czechoslovak and Slovak ice hockey. He represented Czechoslovakia in 139 games. He is a three-time world champion (1972, 1976, 1977), a participant in three Winter Olympics (1964 – bronze medallist, 1968 – silver, 1972 – bronze), and in eight world championships, winning three gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

Apr 6, 2015

China FDC on "Painting of Beauties with Fan in Hand"



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Painting of Beauties with Fan in Hand

Date of Issue : 22 March 2015

The 'Painting of Beauties with Fan in Hand' is a coloured silk scroll painting, measuring 33.7cm by 204.8cm, currently in the collection the Palace Museum. The painting bears no signature of the creator, but it is said to be attributable to Zhou Fang in late Tang Dynasty. This painting depicts 13 imperial concubines and maids, who sit idly with a fan in hand, seem ready to play strings, doll themselves up in front of mirror, do embroidery, or rest idly while waving a fan.

Apr 3, 2015

Taiwan FDC on "Red Chamber Dream (Issue of 2015)"



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Red Chamber Dream (Issue of 2015)

Date of Issue : 30 March 2015

NT$5: Daiyu Burying the Flowers
NT$5: Tanchun Starting a Poetry Club.
NT$10: Granny Liu Touring Daguanyuan
NT$25: Miaoyu Tasting Tea

Apr 2, 2015

Hong Kong Maximum Card - 25th Anniversary of the Basic Law



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Hong Kong

~~~ Hong Kong "25th Anniversary of the Basic Law" Stamp Issue, $3.7 stamp features the Golden Bauhinia Square (Issued on 2 April 2015)
~~~ Cancellation : First Day Special Postmark

Mar 30, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Elva"



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Elva

Date of Issue : 12 March 2015

The city of Elva is the second in size in the Estonian Tartu County both in terms of the number of population and size of its territory (991,6 ha, population 5771 on Jan 1, 2015).

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Thank You very much to my friend, who specially sent me the cover on my birthday (23 March)!

Mar 27, 2015

Malaysia FDC on "International Cooperative Project on Giant Panda Conservation"





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International Cooperative Project on Giant Panda Conservation

Date of Issue : 25 February 2015

The stamp set and the flocked MS feature the pair of giant pandas. The male giant panda, is named Xing Xing which means wealth and the female, Liang Liang, which means beauty.

Mar 26, 2015

Russia FDC on "70th Anniversary of Victory in WWII - Submarine Heroes"



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70th Anniversary of Victory in WWII - Submarine Heroes

Date of Issue : 19 March 2015

The postage stamps features Evgeni Osipov (1913-1943) and Alexander Marinesko (1913-1963).

Mar 25, 2015

Portugal Cover - 2014 World Cup



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Portugal

A very nice cover with 2014 World Cup stamp sheetlet. Thank You so much to my friend !

Mar 24, 2015

Hong Kong Cover - Happy Birthday to Me 2015





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Hong Kong

Yesterday, 23 March was my birthday. To commemorate my birthday, I specially go to Tseung Kwan O Post Office to sent myself two letters. 23 March was also the first day postage label could be used at this post office.

Mar 20, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment"



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Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment

Date of Issue : 12 March 2015