May 2, 2016

Estonia FDC on "Folk costumes - Audru and Tõstamaa"



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Folk costumes - Audru and Tõstamaa

Date of Issue : 14 April 2016

The postage stamps feature Pärnu County folk costumes -- Audru woman and man and Tõstamaa girl and woman in the middle of the 18th century.

Apr 30, 2016

Israel FDC on "Israel – Spain - Thirty Years of Diplomatic Relation, Bridhe of Strins, Jerusalem"



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Israel – Spain - Thirty Years of Diplomatic Relation, Bridhe of Strins, Jerusalem

Date of Issue : 19 April 2016

The Bridge of Strings is a suspended bridge built at the entrance to Jerusalem as part of the municipal light rail project. It was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The bridge allows the light rail to cross from Jaffa Road to Herzl Blvd. and also serves as a pedestrian bridge.

Apr 29, 2016

Slovakia FDC on "UCI World Road Cycling Champion 2015 - Peter Sagan"



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UCI World Road Cycling Champion 2015 - Peter Sagan

Date of Issue : 21 April 2016

Apr 28, 2016

Russia FDC on "55th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's Flight into Space"





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55th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's Flight into Space

Date of Issue : 12 April 2016

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in the history of the world, who travelled into outer space. Carrier rocket "Vostok" with the ship "Vostok-1" with Gagarin on board was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. After 108 minutes of flight Gagarin successfully landed in the Saratov region, near the town of Engels.

The stamp was issued with an overprint of the new denomination of 31 RUB was placed on the stamp of 2009 "75 Years of the Birth of Y. Gagarin".

Apr 24, 2016

Macau Postage Due Cover to Hong Kong



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Macau Hong Kong

Date Sent: 8 April 2016

On the cover, I just affixed a Macau "Ballad of Mulan" 2 Patacas out of the normal postage of 3 Patacas. You can see the round-shaped T 1/3 chop from Macau. The postage due is thus: ((1 / 3) x 2.3) + 4 = HK$4.8.

Apr 23, 2016

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Another Chinese cover, with the datestamp cancellation of Sha Tau Kok Post Office at Shenzhen.

Apr 21, 2016

China FDC on "The 120th Anniversary of Jiaotong University"



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The 120th Anniversary of Jiaotong University

Date of Issue : 8 April 2016

The history of Jiaotong University can be traced to 1896, with Nanyang Public School, Beiyang Railway Bureau, and Beijing Railway Management Institute as its predecessors. So far, it has developed into five universities: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Southwest Jiaotong University, Beijing Jiaotong University, and Hsinchu Chiao Tung University.

Apr 19, 2016

China FDC on "Paintings of Hermits"





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Paintings of Hermits

Date of Issue : 2 April 2016

The Paintings of Hermits demonstrates the superb art achievement of the late Tang Dynasty. The paintings bears no signature or stamp of the painter, but is inscribed with words "Painting of Hermits by Sun Wei", written by Zhao Ji, Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty, in "Slender Gold" style.

Apr 18, 2016

Korea FDC on "Postage Stamp Design Contest (Peace, Safety)"





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South Korea

Postage Stamp Design Contest (Peace, Safety)

Date of Issue : 24 March 2016

Korea Post is issuing special stamps featuring some of the winning designs from the “2015 International Postage Stamp Design Contest”, which was held under the theme of “Peace” and “Safety”.

Apr 17, 2016

China FDC on "The 120th Anniversary of the Establishment of China Post"





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The 120th Anniversary of the Establishment of China Post

Date of Issue : 20 March 2016

4-1 : Worldwide Coverage
4-2 : Convenient Services
4-3 : Express and Logistics
4-4 : Inclusive Finance

Apr 14, 2016

Macau FDC on "Chinese Classical Poetry – Ballad of Mulan"



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Chinese Classical Poetry – Ballad of Mulan

Poesia Clássica Chinesa – Balada de Mulan

Date of Issue : 8 April 2016

This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, portrays the legendary story of the young Mulan who disguised as a warrior and took his father’s place in the army. The themes of the stamps are: “Mulan decides to replace his father in the army”, “A heroine in the war”, “Refusing the honours and returning home” and “Revelation of the heroine identity”

(The information above is from Macau Post website)

Apr 12, 2016

Estonia FDC on "City of Otepää, 900th Anniversary"



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City of Otepää, 900th Anniversary

Date of Issue : 1 April 2016

The Otepää municipality is in the Valga County, 1180 km2, lies on in the Otepää heights.

Apr 10, 2016

Korea FDC on "Endangered Wildlife"



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Endangered Wildlife

Date of Issue : 15 March 2016

The stamps design feature a female otter and her pups, a full-grown otter.

Apr 9, 2016

China FDC on "Selected Works of Liu Haisu"







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Selected Works of Liu Haisu

Date of Issue : 16 March 2016

3-1 : How Beautiful the Landscape Is
3-2 : Ink Lotus
3-3 : Reversed Y-shaped Waterfall at Mount Huangshan

Liu Haisu (1896-1994), a native of Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, was an eminent Chinese painter, art educator, and calligrapher in the 20th Century.

Apr 5, 2016

Malawi Postcard



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Malawi

My first postcard from Malawi shows a boy surfing on Lake Malawi's beaches in a dugout. Thank You very much to my friend.

Apr 3, 2016

Hong Kong Cover - Sha Tau Kok Post Office







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The cover was sent from Sha Tau Kok Post Office (STK), which is located inside the Sha Tau Kok closed area.

Apr 2, 2016

San Marino Cover - Joint Issue with China 1996



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A very nice cover, with the 1996 San Marino and China Joint Issue souvenir sheet. The souvenir sheet features the Great Wall (China) and the fortress on Mount Titano (San Marino). Thank You very much to my friend !

Apr 1, 2016

Estonia FDC on "Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia - August Rei"



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Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia - August Rei

Date of Issue : 22 March 2016

Mar 30, 2016

Hong Kong Cover - Happy Birthday to Me 2016



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To commemorate my birthday (23 March), I specially go to GPO to send myself a letter, with its pictorial postmark.

Mar 28, 2016

Estonia FDC on "Centenary of the Republic of Estonia - Innovation"



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Centenary of the Republic of Estonia - Innovation

Date of Issue : 17 March 2016

Mar 22, 2016

Cambodia Postcard - Ta Prohm Temple



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Cambodia

A nice postcard from Cambodia showing the view of Ta Prohm Temple, Siem Reap Province. Thank You very much to my friend.