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.
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".
Postage Due Cover 欠資封 Sobrescrito com Selos de Porteado
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.
China 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.
The Paintings of Hermits demonstrates the superb art achievement of the late Tang Dynasty. The paintings bears no signature or stamp of the painter, but is inscribed with words "Painting of Hermits by Sun Wei", written by Zhao Ji, Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty, in "Slender Gold" style.
This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet, portrays the legendary story of the young Mulan who disguised as a warrior and took his father’s place in the army. The themes of the stamps are: “Mulan decides to replace his father in the army”, “A heroine in the war”, “Refusing the honours and returning home” and “Revelation of the heroine identity”
(The information above is from Macau Post website)
A very nice cover, with the 1996 San Marino and China Joint Issue souvenir sheet. The souvenir sheet features the Great Wall (China) and the fortress on Mount Titano (San Marino). Thank You very much to my friend !
Hi Everyone !
I am Tommy Ying from Hong Kong. Thanks to all my good friends, I am now having real posted FDC or postcards from some 140 countries around the World. If you want to swap real posted FDC or aerogramme or stamped postcards with me, feel free to email me at : firstname.lastname@example.org