May 26, 2016

Sri Lanka Postcard - Drying Fish



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Sri Lanka

A nice Sri Lankan postcard. Thank You very much to my friend !

Singapore Cover - Indian Heritage Centre (IHC)



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Thank You very much to my friend, who sent me this nice cover with Indian Heritage Centre stamps

May 24, 2016

Spain International Reply Coupon



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An "140th of UPU" International Reply Coupon (IRC) from Spain, with a nice pictorial postmark. Thank You very much to my friend !

Estonia FDC on "EUROPA - Think Green"



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EUROPA - Think Green

Date of Issue : 9 May 2016

May 22, 2016

Slovakia FDC on "EUROPA 2016: Ecology in Europe – Think Green!"



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EUROPA 2016: Ecology in Europe – Think Green!

Date of Issue : 5 May 2016

May 21, 2016

China FDC on "Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition 2016"



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Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition 2016

Date of Issue : 29 April 2016

Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition 2016, themed on "City and Nature, Phoenix Nirvana", was scheduled to be held from 29 April to 16 October 2016 in Tangshan City, Hebei Province.

May 17, 2016

Israel FDC on "Memorial Day 2016"



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Memorial Day 2016

Date of Issue : 19 April 2016

May 16, 2016

Latvia FDC on "Europa - Think Green"



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Europa - Think Green

Date of Issue : 9 May 2016

May 15, 2016

Estonia FDC on "Painter Ants Laikmaa 150th Birth Anniversary"



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Painter Ants Laikmaa 150th Birth Anniversary

Date of Issue : 5 May 2016

The postage stamp shows a fragment of his self-portrait of 1902.

Slovakia FDC on "Matej Hrebenda (1796 – 1880)"



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Matej Hrebenda (1796 – 1880)

Date of Issue : 10 March 2016

May 12, 2016

Israel FDC on "50th Anniversary of the Knesset Building in Jerusalem"



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Israel

50th Anniversary of the Knesset Building in Jerusalem

Date of Issue : 19 April 2016

The Knesset Building was inaugurated on August 30, 1966. The building hugs the slope of Givat Ram in western Jerusale and overlooks a broad valley in which the capital of Israel's past meets its present – with the ancient Monastery of the Cross at one end and the Israel Museum and Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus at the other.

May 10, 2016

China FDC on "National Book-Reading Campaign"



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National Book-Reading Campaign

Date of Issue : 23 April 2016

This set of stamp involves unique printing techniques. The left cover of the book bears the microprint of part of the text from the Three Character Classic surrounding the staircase. The stamp bears "National Book-Reading Campaign" in Braille. Under ultraviolet light, lamplight can be seen from the window in darkness.

May 9, 2016

Korea FDC on "Science in Korea (2nd Series)"



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Science in Korea (2nd Series)

Date of Issue : 21 April 2016

The stamp set features Jang Yeong-sil (蔣英實), Heo Jun (許浚) and Lee Tae-kyu (李泰圭).

Jang Yeong-sil (1390-1450) is one of the world's best technicians who led science and technology during the Joseon Dynasty. Heo Jun (1539-1615) is one of the scientists who greatly improved traditional medicine. Finally, Lee Tae-Kyu (1902-1992) was a theoretical chemist who worked in Japan and the United States.

(The information above is from : http://www.korea.or.jp/NewsFocus/Culture/view?articleId=135466)

May 8, 2016

Israel ATM FDC on "Dog Adoption in Israel - Bob"



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Dog Adoption in Israel - Bob

Date of Issue : 19 April 2016

May 7, 2016

Slovakia FDC on "Easter 2016: Bobbin Lace"



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Easter 2016: Bobbin Lace

Date of Issue : 26 February 2016

May 5, 2016

Mexico Postcard - Pope Francis Visit to Mexico



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A very beautiful Mexican postcard featuring Pope Francis visit to Mexico. Thank You very much to my friend !

May 4, 2016

Portugal FDC on "50 Years of LUBRAPEX"



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50 Anos LUBRAPEX

50 Years of LUBRAPEX

Date of Issue : 26 April 2016

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.