Wolfgang Von Weisl Date of Issue : 9 September 2014
Dr. Benjamin Zeev (Wolfgang Johannes) von Weisl (1896, Vienna – 1974, Gadera) was a Viennese physician and a decorated WWI artillery corps officer, an international author and journalist and a renowned orientalist, as well as a Zionist leader, one of the founders of the Revisionist movement and a pioneer in the struggle for Eretz Israel.
9-1 : The River Flowing Eastward
9-2 : Beautiful Chongqing
9-3 : Spectacular Three Gorges Landscape
9-4 : Hubei and Hunan Provinces Near the River
9-5 : Water Landscape of Lushan Mountain
9-6 : Unique Landscape of Huangshan Mountain
9-7 : Spring Dawn of Nanjing
9-8 : Waterside Towns
9-9 : The River Running Eastward to the Sea
This set of stamps were made based on the long scroll painting of "The Great Yangtze River" by Yuan Yunfu.
The deadly fibrecap (Inocybe erubescens) is very poisonous, containing muscarine. The poison does not disappear even after scalding or drying. Quite soon after eating the mushroom signs of poisoning appear: nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abundant perspiration, flow of spit and tears, often narrowing of the pupils and vision disorders. It is found in parks and deciduous forests when the first pale red russulas spring up.
Fiddler on the Roof - Fifty Years Date of Issue : 9 September 2014
The three stamps are based on Drawings by Chaim Topol.
Fifty years ago, in 1964, the curtain rose on Fiddler on the Roof – the first large-scale Broadway musical based on a Jewish-Yiddish classic. The plot takes place in a Jewish town in Russia and is based on the stories of Tevya the Dairyman written by the greatest Yiddish humorist, Shalom Aleichem.
Since the premiere in New York, Fiddler on the Roof has been performed tens of thousands of times all over the world. The first performance to take place in another country and in another language was in Israel, in Hebrew, in 1965.
Postage Due Cover 欠資封 Sobrescrito com Selos de Porteado
Macau Hong Kong
Date Sent: 5 September 2014
Macau Stamp ~~~ Macau "The New Campus of the University of Macau" Stamp (Issued on 5 September 2014)
Hong Kong Postage Due Label ~~~ Issued on 23 September 2004 Macau Post increase the postage rate, starting from 25 June 2014. On the cover, I just affixed a "The New Campus of the University of Macau" stamp of 2 Patacas out of the normal postage of 3 Patacas. On 18 September, I went to the GPO to get the mail and paid the postage due. The postage due should be : ((1 / 3) x 2.3) + 4 = HK$4.8. On the cover, you can see the round-shaped T 1.00/3.00 postmark from Macau and a Hong Kong "To Pay" chop.
The New Campus of the University of Macau is separated from Taipa, Macau, by a waterway, with the lush Hengqin Mountain in the background, covers approximately one square kilometre and can hold more than 10,000 students. This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, the designs show the buildings of library, administration building, residential colleges and university hall & UM guest house.
(The information above is from Macau Post website)
On the souvenir sheet FDC, there are one 3 Patacas Definitive stamp, which depict the old University of Macau, and also one ATM stamp which depict the Lotus Bridge, a cross-border bridge linking COTAI with Hengqin, to make up the postage.
While on the self made FDC below, there is a special ATM, with "***.5" printed on it. This 0.5 Pataca ATM is not available on ATM machine, and is only available at a few post offices.
Tallinn Zoo, member of WAZA, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, this year marks its 75th anniversary. The Amur leopard, Panthera pardus orientalis and the bearded vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, that have been reproduced in the souvenir sheet, are some of the important objects of protection of species.
25th Anniversary of the Baltic Chain - Joint Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Issue
Date of Issue : 23 August 2014
The Baltic Chain on 23 August 1989, was a giant demonstration initiated to influence Soviet authorities and to express the will of freedom of the people of the three Baltic nations – a human chain of nearly seven hundred kilometres from Tallinn to Vilnius. The number of people standing along the route has been assessed at up to one million. The demonstration was scheduled to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, which unlawfully changed the national status of the Baltic countries and robbed them of their independence.
2-1 : The sleeping Dragon Rising from Longzhong
2-2 : A Dedicated Man
Souvenir Sheet : Portrait of Zhuge Liang
Zhuge Liang (諸葛亮) (181-234), courtesy name Kongming (孔明), a native of Yangdu, Langya (today's Yinan County, Shangdong Province), was a prominent statesman and strategist during the Tree Kingdoms period (220-280).
Originally a township under the jurisdiction of Tongan, Fujian Province during the Qing Dynasty, Kinmen was elevated to county status in 1915. The year 2014 is the 100th since Kinmen became a county. The designs follow:
Two stamps are designed as a se-tenant pair:
NT$5: Juguang Tower and the Western-style residential buildings of the Shuitou Settlement.
NT$12: Traditional Southern-Min-style buildings of the Shanhou Folk Culture Village as well as the Wentai Pagoda, a national historic monument.
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