The HONG KONG 2015 – 31st Asian International Stamp Exhibition (HONG KONG 2015) was held from November 20 to 23 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hongkong Post set up a Temporary Post Office at the exhibition venue. The two covers above were sent from the Temporary Post Office. The second cover, with Temporary Post Office-2 datestamp postmark was autographed by Ms. Shirman Lai, who was the designer of the "18 Districts in Hong Kong" stamp affixed on the top right of the cover.
This issue includes a set of six stamps and one souvenir sheet, portrays the classical characters and scenes in Jiu Ge vividly, namely: “The God and the Goddess of River Xiang”; “The Lords of Fate – The Greater and the Lesser”; “The Lord of the East”, “The Mountain Spirit”; “Hymn to the Fallen”, and “Honoring the Spirits”.
(The information above is from Macau Post website)
The Tahkuna lighthouse lies on the Estonian Hiiumaa island’s the northern peninsula of the same name. The lighthouse was built in 1875 and its duty is to warn ships sailing from the Gulf of Finland into the Baltic Sea from the dangerous Hiiumadal and shoals in entry into the Muhu Straight. This year Tahkuna Lighthouse marks its 140th anniversary.
4-1 : The Meridian Gate (Tab : Jade Disk Engraved with Dragon and Phoenix)
4-2 : The Hall of Supreme Harmony (Tab : Water Container)
4-3 : The Corner Tower (Tab : Along the River During the Qingming Festival)
4-4 : The Gate of Heavenly Purity (Tab : Crenellated White-and-Blue Porcelain Jar)
On 26 June 1945, delegates from 50 countries around the World passed and signed the Charter of the United Nations (which was signed later by Poland) at the UN Conference on International Organization in San Francisco, USA. The same year, on 24 October, the UN officially came into being upon ratification of the Charter by China, France, Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as a majority of other signatories. The UN now has 193 member states with its headquarters in New York City.
Protected Landscape Area Poľana – Black Stork (Ciconianigra) Date of Issue : 9 October 2015
The Black Stork is a migratory bird. It lives in Europe and Asia in spring and summer, and winters in Africa. The Black Stork arrives in Europe in March or April and leaves in August or September. It lives in forests, from lowlands up to an altitude of about 1000m above sea level.
First Day Cover 首日封 Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia Hong Kong
World Post Day
Date of Issue : 9 October 2015
Hongkong Post releases a set of four stamps on the theme of "World Post Day". At the heart of the stamp design are flying pigeons which are formed by crossed hands to represent letters being delivered to different places and symbolise the worldwide coverage of postal services.
The $1.7 stamp FDC was cancelled with a GPO-1 datestamp postmark. The GPO-1 datestamp postmark is also depicted on the pigeon of the $1.7 stamp.
The $3.7 stamp FDC was cancelled with a CMC-3 double ring datestamp postmark. The CMC-3 double ring datestamp postmark is also depicted on the pigeon of the $3.7 stamp.
The $5 stamp FDC was cancelled with a machine cancellation. The machine cancellation is also depicted on the pigeon of the $5 stamp.
Deadly webcap (Cortinarius rubellus) is orange brown with a sharp dullish cap. It is as dangerous as the white amanita. The cellular poisons of the damage mainly the kidneys. The latent period of the poisonous cortinaria have a characteristi-cally long latent period from two to seventeen days.
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