Nov 20, 2017

Korea FDC on "Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018"





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South Korea

Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Date of Issue : 1 November 2017

Nov 16, 2017

Sri Lanka FDC on "50th Anniversary of the Philatelic Bureau"



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Sri Lanka

50th Anniversary of the Philatelic Bureau

Date of Issue : 8 November 2017

Nov 10, 2017

Korea FDC on "UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage (Namsadang Nori)"



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UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage (Namsadang Nori)

Date of Issue : 27 October 2017

Nov 8, 2017

Japan Postcard - Hokkaido



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Japan

A nice postcard showing the view of Hokkaido, with Sapporo scenery postmark. Thank you very much to my friend !

Nov 6, 2017

Hong Kong Cover - Queen's Road Post Office Last Day





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The covers were sent from Queen's Road Post Office on its Last Day of business.

Nov 5, 2017

Macau Postage Due Cover to Hong Kong



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Macau Hong Kong

Date Sent: 17 October 2017

On the cover, I just affixed 2 Patacas Camilo Pessanha stamp 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.

Nov 1, 2017

South Africa Aerogramme



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South Africa

My first aerogramme from South Africa. Thank You very much to my friend.

Oct 30, 2017

Hong Kong Cover to Macau, and Returned Back



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A cover sent from Kowloon City Post Office to Macau Central Post Office. The cover was unclaimed and returned back to Hong Kong

Oct 29, 2017

Estonia FDC on "Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia – Kersti Kaljulaid"



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Estonia

Heads of state of the Republic of Estonia – Kersti Kaljulaid

Date of Issue : 10 October 2017

Oct 26, 2017

Hong Kong FDC on "Qipao"



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Qipao

Date of Issue : 17 October 2017

$1.70 ─ Qipao in the 1920s
$2.20 ─ Qipao in the 1930s
$2.90 ─ Qipao in the 1940s
$3.10 – Qipao in the 1950s
$3.70 – Qipao in the 1960s
$5 – Qipao in the 1970s

Oct 25, 2017

Japan FDC on "Greetings : Flowers in Daily Life"



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Japan

Greetings : Flowers in Daily Life

Date of Issue : 20 October 2017

Oct 24, 2017

Korea FDC on "Beautiful Roads of Korea"



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South Korea

Beautiful Roads of Korea

Date of Issue : 28 September 2017

Oct 22, 2017

Bhutan Postcard



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Bhutan

My first postcard from Bhutan. Thank you very much to my friend !

Oct 18, 2017

Portugal FDC on "500 Years of Postal Service (2nd Issue)"





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500 Anos do Correio - 2º grupo

500 Years of Postal Service (2nd Issue)

Date of Issue : 9 October 2017

Oct 15, 2017

Andorra Postcard



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Andorra

Another nice postcard from Andorra, with beautiful stamps. Clear postmarks. Thank You very much to my friend !

Oct 12, 2017

Latvia FDC on "Latvia's First Satellite Venta-1"



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Latvia

Latvia's First Satellite Venta-1

Date of Issue : 6 October 2017

Latvia's first artificial earth satellite Venta 1 was launched into space in India on 23 June 2017, and is expected to orbit the Earth for at least a year

Portugal FDC on "300 Years of Joanina Library - University of Coimbra"



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300 Anos Biblioteca Joanina - Universidade de Coimbra

300 Years of Joanina Library - University of Coimbra

Date of Issue : 28 September 2017

Oct 10, 2017

Estonia FDC on "Estonian Mushrooms - the Brown Roll-Rim"



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Estonia

Estonian Mushrooms - the Brown Roll-Rim

Date of Issue : 21 September 2017

The brown roll-rim (Paxillus involutus) is a common mushroom in Estonia, it can be found from June to November. Brown roll-rim poisoning has caused several deaths in Europe. After eating these mushrooms, antibodies that attack red blood cells form in the human body. This immunohemolytic anemia can be compared to allergies. The incubation period of brown roll-rim can last from a few hours to a couple of years. These mushroom are especially dangerous as their poison is not expelled from the body with faeces, instead it accumulates in the body. People have different reactions to the mushroom. Consuming brown roll-rims can lead to death. Boiling or cooking do not make the mushrooms edible.

Oct 9, 2017

Japan FDC on "Japanese Night View Series No.4"



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Japan

Japanese Night View Series No.4

Date of Issue : 29 September 2017

Oct 8, 2017

Portugal Cover - 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Camilo Pessanha



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A nice Portuguese cover, with the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Camilo Pessanha special postmark. Thank You so much to my friend !

Oct 3, 2017

Macau Postage Due Cover to Hong Kong



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Macau Hong Kong

Date Sent: 5 September 2017

On the cover, I just affixed 2.5 Patacas stamps out of the normal postage of 3 Patacas. You can see the round-shaped T 0.50/3.00 chop from Macau. The postage due is thus: ((0.5 / 3) x 2.3) + 4 = HK$4.4.

Oct 2, 2017

China FDC on "Zhang Qian"





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China


Zhang Qian

Date of Issue : 20 September 2017

Zhang Qian (164 - 114 B.C.), with a courtesy name of Ziwen, was born in Chenggu County, Shaanxi Province, China), Hanzhong. He twice served as an imperial envoy to the Western Regions. During the two expeditions to the Western Regions, Zhang Qian and his entourage went by Dayuan, Kangqu, Dayuezhi, Daxia, Yutian, and the others, traveling throughout Central Asia and West Asia, and envoys sent by Zhang Qian reached as far as the northern part of the Roman Empire around the Mediterranean.