Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

#1077 India 16/11/04

india-161104Anandita has sent this nice cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Kolkata on November 4 and arrived on December 1, 2016.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet, which was issued on July 29, 2016. They commemorate the tigers in the Tadoba-Andhari National Park.

#1070 Oman 16/10/04

oman-161004This nice cover from Oman was sent by Jean Pierre, thank you! It was posted in Ruwi on October 4 and arrived on October 25, 2016.

The left stamp was issued on November 30, 2015. It commemorates the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

The two stamps on the right commemorate the Omani Philatelic Association. The stamps are part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on May 21, 2014.

#1069 Bahrain 16/10/09

bahrain-161009Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Bahrain, thank you! It was posted in Manama on October 9 and arrived on October 25, 2016.

The right stamp commemorates the Arab Postal Day.

#1063 Thailand 16/09/05

thailand-160905Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Thailand, thank you! It was posted in Bangkok on September 5 and arrived on September 9, 2016.

The attached stamps are part of the set, which commemorates the 88th birthday of the recently deceased King Bhumipol Adulyadej (1927–2016). The stamp set was issued on December 5, 2015.

#1062 Singapore 16/08/07

singapore-160807This beautiful registered cover from Singapore was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Killiney Road on August 7, 2016.

The top left stamp depicts the olive-backed sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 31, 2012. The two stamps on the bottom left are reissues of the set “Vanishing Trades”, which was issued on October 16, 2013.

The mini-sheet on the right was issued on August 9, 2005. It is part of the “National Day” commemorative set and depicts the fabric work of school children.

#1059 Japan 16/09/06

japan-160906This nice cover from Japan was sent by Fumiaki, thank you! It was posted in Shizuoka (静岡) on September 6 and arrived on September 13, 2016.

#1038 British Indian Ocean Territory 16/04/23

BIOT 160423Radim has sent this beautiful cover from the British Indian Ocean Territory, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 23 and arrived on May 23, 2016.

The stamps and tab depict the coat of arms and the flag of the BIOT.

See also: #799 British Indian Ocean Territory 14/05/27

#1037 Myanmar 16/03/24

Myanmar 160324Bo Bo has sent this nice cover from Myanmar, thank you! It was posted in Yangon on March 24 and arrived on April 14, 2016. I suppose it took a bit longer, because it was “Missent to Thailand” (It seems that is happening more often).

See also: #796 Myanmar 14/04/29

#1036 Japan 15/07/27

Japan 150727Kazuya has sent this beautiful cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted in Honjo (本所), Sumida, Tokyo on July 27, 2015.

#1034 United Arab Emirates 15/06/17

UAE 150617Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted at the Dubai Exhibitions Centre on June 17 and arrived on June 26, 2015.

#1030 China 16/03/07

PRC 160307Wolfgang has sent this very nice registered cover from his trip to China, thank you! It was posted in Guangzhou (广州) on March 7 and arrived on March 25, 2016.

#1029 Hong Kong 16/03/04

HK 160304This very nice registered cover from Hong Kong was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted on March 4 and arrived on March 11, 2016.

The stamps on the right commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association.

#1020 Palestine 15/12/10

Palestine 151210On February 22, 2016 I received this very nice cover from Palestine. It was prepared by Jinesh and sent by Patrik, thank you! The cover was posted in Bethlehem on December 10, 2015.

The left stamps are part of the set “Year of the Child”, which was issued on May 15, 2000. The right stamp is part of the set “Anti-Corruption Day”, which was issued on December 9, 2013

 

#1019 Japan 15/05/14

Japan 150514Miyoshi has sent this very nice cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted at Asukayama post office (飛鳥山前) in Tokyo on May 14 and arrived on May 19, 2015.

#1008 Taiwan 15/11/27

Taiwan 151127David has sent this nice cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted in Lujhu (路竹), Kaohsiung on November 27 and arrived on December 7, 2015.

The left stamp depicts the mushroom Entoloma murrayii. The right stamp depicts the small snakehead (Channa asiatica).

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