Jul 18, 2018

Thailand Postcard - Wat Phra That Nong Bua



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A Thai postcard showing the Wat Phra That Nong Bua. My friend was so kind to affix on the card the very nice Year of the Dog stamp and also the Thailand - Turkey joint issue stamps. Thank You very much !

Jul 16, 2018

Portugal FDC on "Traditional Sweets of Portugal"



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Doces Tradicionais de Portugal

Traditional Sweets of Portugal

Date of Issue : 6 July 2018

Jul 15, 2018

Tonga Postcard - Eua Island



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My first postcard from Tonga showing the view of the Eua Island. Thank You very much to my friend.

Jul 10, 2018

Seychelles Postcard



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Seychelles

Another nice postcard from Seychelles showing the view of the Anse St Jose, Curieuse. Thank You very much to my friend.

Jul 9, 2018

China FDC on "Uprightness and Incorruptibility I"



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Uprightness and Incorruptibility I

Date of Issue : 24 June 2018

4-1 : Treasuring Incorruptibility
4-2 : Yang Xu Hung a Fish
4-3 : The Sleeves Swaying with Only Soft Breeze
4-4 : Issuing a Document to Reject Gifts

Jul 8, 2018

Estonia FDC on "Manilaiu lighthouse"



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Manilaiu lighthouse

Date of Issue : 7 June 2018

Jul 6, 2018

Latvia FDC on "100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic"



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100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic

Date of Issue : 29 June 2018

The three new postage stamps depict fundamental facts of the Song and Dance Celebration movement, events and personalities.

The stamp with a face value of € 0.54 is dedicated to the Song celebration. The centre of the stamp depicts the legendary choir conductor Haralds Mednis, bet the background includes several other prominent Latvian choirmasters and Song Celebration chief directors.

The tradition of Dance Celebration is featured on the stamp with the face value of € 0.57. The stamp depicts two dancers in traditional national costumes of Barta (Bārta) parish.

The third stamp with the face value of € 1.42 renders the image of Ligo banner of the Song Celebration, which was created along with the first Latvian Song Celebration in 1873.

The FDC was autographed by artist Elita Viliama, author of the stamps of the entire series Republic of Latvia – 100.

Jul 3, 2018

China FDC on "Qu Yuan"



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Qu Yuan

Date of Issue : 18 June 2018

2-1 : Li Sao, a Song of Melancholy
2-2 : Tian Wen, Questions to Heaven

Souvenir Sheet : Portrait of Qu Yuan

Qu Yuan (c.340 - c.278 BC), original name Qu Ping and courtesy name Yuan, a native of the State of Chu during the Warring States Period, was a great poet known for his patriotism in the history of ancient Chinese literature.

Laos Postcard



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A nice postcard from Laos, with many beautiful stamps, showing the view of Khon Pha Pheng Falls. Thank You so much to my friend !

Jul 2, 2018

Estonia FDC on "Tallinn Definitive Stamp"



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Tallinn Definitive Stamp

Date of Issue : 30 May 2018

Jul 1, 2018

Portugal FDC on "600 Years of the Discovery of Porto Santo"



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600 Anos da Descoberta da Madeira

600 Years of the Discovery of Porto Santo

Date of Issue : 22 June 2018

Jun 27, 2018

Portugal FDC on "Centenary of Peter Café Sport"



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Açores: 100 Anos do Peter Café

Centenary of Peter Café Sport

Date of Issue : 18 June 2018

Jun 25, 2018

Portugal FDC on "Figures in Portuguese History and Culture"



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Vultos da História e da Cultura

Figures in Portuguese History and Culture

Date of Issue : 20 June 2018

Manuel António Gomes (9 December 1868 – 21 December 1933), known as Father Himalaya, was a visionary and inventor in the fields of solar energy.

The historian Vitorino Magalhães Godinho was a notable academic, author of a vast array of work in the field of social sciences.

Jun 22, 2018

China FDC on "Scenery of Kashgar"



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Scenery of Kashgar

Date of Issue : 9 June 2018

4-1 : Kashgar Old Town
4-2 : Tashkurgan Stone Fort
4-3 : Jinhuyang, Zepu
4-4 : Khunjerab

Jun 21, 2018

Israel FDC on "World stamp Championship"



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World stamp Championship

Date of Issue : 27 May 2018

Jun 19, 2018

China FDC on "Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Qingdao Summit"



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Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Qingdao Summit

Date of Issue : 9 June 2018

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit was held in Qingdao, China from 9 to 10 June 2018.

Jun 18, 2018

Israel FDC on "Jerusalem of Gold Naomi Shemer"



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Jerusalem of Gold Naomi Shemer

Date of Issue : 27 May 2018

Jun 15, 2018

Israel FDC on "Inovation in the IDF"



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Inovation in the IDF

Date of Issue : 27 May 2018

Jun 13, 2018

China FDC on "Ancient Chinese Scientists and Their Works I"



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Ancient Chinese Scientists and Their Works I

Date of Issue : 26 May 2018

4-1 : Li Shizhen (1518 - 1593)
4-2 : Compendium of Materia Medica
4-3 : Song Yingxing (1587 - ?)
4-4 : The Exploitation of the Works of Nature

Jun 12, 2018

Seychelles Postcard



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A very nice postcard from Seychelles showing the view of the Anse Source D'Argent. Thank You very much to my friend.

Jun 10, 2018

Israel ATM FDC on "Diesel locomotive"



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Diesel locomotive ATM

Date of Issue : 27 May 2018

Jun 9, 2018

China FDC on "National Day for Helping the Disabled"



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National Day for Helping the Disabled

Date of Issue : 20 May 2018

Jun 3, 2018

China FDC on "Cultural Relics along the Silk Road I"



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Cultural Relics along the Silk Road I

Date of Issue : 19 May 2018

4-1 : Gilded Bronze Silkworm from the Han Dynasty
4-2 : Gilded Bronze Horse from the Han Dynasty
4-3 : Agate Ox-head-shapedCup with Gold Mouth from the Tang Dynasty
4-4 : Blue Glass Plate Decorated with Gold-traced Eight-petal Floral Medallion from the Tang Dynasty

Jun 2, 2018

Macau Postage Due Cover to Portugal



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Macau Portugal

Date Sent: 23 April 2018

On the cover, I just affixed a Macau "150th Anniversary of the Birth of Camilo Pessanha" 2 Patacas stamp out of the normal postage of 5.5 Patacas. You can see the round-shaped T 3.5/5.5 chop from Macau. Thank You my friend once again for all his effort.

Jun 1, 2018

Portugal FDC on "30th Anniversary of the Oriental Foundation and 10th Anniversary of the Orient Museum"



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30 Anos da Fundação Oriente e 10 Anos do Museu Oriente

30th Anniversary of the Oriental Foundation and 10th Anniversary of the Orient Museum

Date of Issue : 8 May 2018