Mar 26, 2015

Russia FDC on "70th Anniversary of Victory in WWII - Submarine Heroes"



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70th Anniversary of Victory in WWII - Submarine Heroes

Date of Issue : 19 March 2015

The postage stamps features Evgeni Osipov (1913-1943) and Alexander Marinesko (1913-1963).

Mar 25, 2015

Portugal Cover - 2014 World Cup



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A very nice cover with 2014 World Cup stamp sheetlet. Thank You so much to my friend !

Mar 24, 2015

Hong Kong Cover - Happy Birthday to Me 2015





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Yesterday, 23 March was my birthday. To commemorate my birthday, I specially go to Tseung Kwan O Post Office to sent myself two letters. 23 March was also the first day postage label could be used at this post office.

Mar 20, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment"



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Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment

Date of Issue : 12 March 2015

Mar 19, 2015

Korea FDC on "7th World Water Forum"



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7th World Water Forum

Date of Issue : 12 March 2015

Mar 17, 2015

Australia Aerogramme - Blue Argus



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Nice Australian aerogramme showing the Blue Argus (Junonia orithya), which can be found in the tropical savannah woodlands of Queensland, Western Australian and the Northern Territory. Thank You very much !

Mar 13, 2015

Slovakia FDC on "Easter Motifs in the Work of Karol Ondreička (1898 – 1961)"



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Easter Motifs in the Work of Karol Ondreička (1898 – 1961)

Date of Issue : 6 March 2015

The stamps are with eucalyptus perfume.

Mar 12, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Sesquicentennial of the Birth of the Writer Eduard Vilde"



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Sesquicentennial of the Birth of the Writer Eduard Vilde

Date of Issue : 4 March 2015

Mar 11, 2015

Korea FDC on "Happy School Life"



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Happy School Life

Date of Issue : 3 March 2015

Mar 9, 2015

Indonesia FDC on "Bridges"



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Bridges

Date of Issue : 3 December 2014

1/2 : Bali Mandara Bridge
2/2 : Kelok Sembilan Bridge

Mar 6, 2015

Indonesia FDC on "World Youth Stamp Exhibition & 28th Asian International Stamp Exhibition"



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World Youth Stamp Exhibition & 28th Asian International Stamp Exhibition

Date of Issue : 1 December 2014

Mar 5, 2015

Slovakia FDC on "400th Birth Anniversary of Štefan Pilárik (1615 – 1693)"



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400th Birth Anniversary of Štefan Pilárik (1615 – 1693)

Date of Issue : 6 February 2015

Štefan Pilárik was an Evangelic priest, remarkable poet and prose-writer of the Baroque period.

The postage stamp and FDC include motifs from the author's manuscript “Favus distillans”, its origins being the collection of the University Library in Bratislava.

Mar 3, 2015

Estonia FDC on "Chinese New Year – Year of the Sheep"



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Chinese New Year – Year of the Sheep

Date of Issue : 19 February 2015

Mar 1, 2015

Slovakia FDC on "Valentine´s Day Card"



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Valentine´s Day Card

Date of Issue : 30 January 2015

The new Valentine postage stamp is not only in the shape of a heart, i.e. an illustrated QR code, but can also be identified as the first music video-stamp in the world issued for Valentine’s Day, as the QR code comprises a link to the video from the mega concert of the band Elán in Prague on September 20, 2003 with sequence of the song “Čakám Ťa láska” (I am Waiting for You, My Love) from their debut album “Ôsmy svetadiel” (The Eighth Continent).

Feb 28, 2015

Israel FDC on "Chess"



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Chess

Date of Issue : 10 February 2015

This stamp is being issued to mark the European Individual Chess Championship 2015 which will be held in Jerusalem. The design reflects the connection between chess and Judaism and Israel, as well as chess' status as Israel's national sport and its number one representative sport.

Feb 27, 2015

Indonesia FDC on "200 Years of Discovery of the Borobudur Temple"





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200 Years of Discovery of the Borobudur Temple

Date of Issue : 15 November 2014

Feb 25, 2015

Cape Verde Postcard - Fajã de Agua



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My first postcard from Cape Verde, showing the view of Fajã de Agua, Brava Island. Thank You very much to my friend !

Feb 24, 2015

Macau Year of the Goat ATM Postage Due Cover to Hong Kong



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Macau Hong Kong

Date Sent: 31 January 2015

Macau ATM

~~~ Macau "Year of the Goat" ATM (Issued on 28 January 2015)

Hong Kong Postage Due Label
~~~ Issued on 23 September 2004

On the cover, I just affixed a "Year of the Goat" ATM stamps of 1.5 Pataca out of the normal postage of 3 Patacas. On 18 February, I went to the GPO to get the mail and paid the postage due. The postage due should be : ((1.5 / 3) x 2.3) + 4 = HK$5.2. On the cover, you can see the round-shaped T 1.5/3 postmark from Macau and a Hong Kong "To Pay" chop.

Feb 23, 2015

Hong Kong Chinese New Year Cover





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The two covers above were sent on 19 February 2015, the first day of the Chinese new year and were cancelled with CMC-1 (Central Mail Center) double ring datestamp postmark. The stamps affixed on these two covers are Hong Kong Year of the Ram stamp set and Heartwarming personalised stamps. Wishing you all good luck and success in the Year of the Ram.

Feb 17, 2015

Hong Kong Maximum Card - Year of the Ram



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~~~ Hong Kong "Year of the Ram" Stamp Issue, $3.7 stamp (Issued on 24 January 2015)
~~~ Cancellation : First Day Special Postmark

Feb 16, 2015

China FDC on "The 24 Solar Terms (I)"













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The 24 Solar Terms (I)

Date of Issue : 4 February 2015

6-1 : Lichun (Beginning of Spring)
6-2 : Yushui (Rain Water)
6-3 : Jingzhe (Awakening of Insects)
6-4 : Chunfen ( Vernal Equinox)
6-5 : Qingming (Clear and Bright)
6-6 : Guyu (Grain Rain)

The 24 Solar terms, created in ancient China in accordance with the sun's position on the ecliptic, comprises 24 seasonal division points in a year. Each Term is about 15 days. The set of stamps illustrates six terms of spring season in the 24 solar terms.