Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

#1357 Japan 21/12/04

Kenichi Kato has sent this very nice cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted in Tokyo on December 4 and arrived on December 15, 2021.

The right stamp commemorates the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.

#1350 PR China 21/11/23

Here is another very nice registered cover from the PRC, which was sent by Li Ming, thank you! It was posted on November 23 and arrived on December 16, 2021.

The top right stamps commemorate the 2021 National Games of China, which were held in Shaanxi.

#1349 PR China 21/05/18

This very nice registered cover from the PRC was sent by Li Ming, thank you very much! It was posted in Shanghai (上海) on May 18 and arrived on June 11, 2021.

The stamp set in the middle commemorates the Expo 2010 in Shanghai.

See also: #1154 PR China 18/02/02

#1318 Indonesia 21/02/06

This nice cover from Indonesia was sent by Djaja, thank you! It was posted in Bogor on February 6 and arrived on May 28, 2021.

The stamps depict the traditional Indonesian handcrafts of batik and molas.

 

#1315 Japan 21/03/12

This very nice first day cover from Japan was sent by Akira, thank you! It was posted in Totsuka (戸塚), Yokohama on March 12 and arrived on March 22, 2021.

The cover and stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of nautical charts in Japan.

#1299 Singapore 20/10/28

This beautiful cover from Singapore was sent by Terence, thank you! It was posted on October 28 and arrived on November 16, 2020.

The top stamp is the 2019 ASEAN issue and depicts different costume. The bottom stamp depicts a frangipani flower (Plumeria rubra).

See also: #1122 Singapore 17/08/23

#1292 India 20/02/27

Dilip has sent this beautiful cover from India, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on February 27 and arrived on March 4, 2020.

The mini-sheet depicts some children’s paintings of tigers. It commemorates the Children’s Day 2011.

#1276 Indonesia 20/03/02

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Indonesia, thank you! It was posted on March 2 and arrived on March 16, 2020.

The left stamp depicts the Puncak Darma on Java. The other stamps depict the knobbed hornbill (Rhyticeros cassidix), the ursine tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus ursinus), and the Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra).

#1275 Hong Kong 18/03/02

This very nice registered cover from Hong Kong was sent by Li Ming, thank you! It was posted on February 3 and arrived on February 7, 2018.

The stamp set on the right commemorates the Chinese Year of the Dog.

#1273 Singapore 20/02/28

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this very nice cover from Singapore! It was posted on February 28 and arrived on March 6, 2020.

The stamps commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Istana Singapore (palace and residence of the president).

 

#1269 Thailand – Phuketia 19/05/05

Thank you Mark, for sending this interesting letter from Thailand! It was delivered with the private postal service Tuk-Tuk-Express and has stamps of the “Muang Phuket Local Post” attached. The letter was cancelled on April 5 and arrived on May 7, 2019.

#1266 India 19/10/19

This nice cover from India was sent by Dilip, thank you! It was posted in Ahmedabad on October 19 and arrived on October 24, 2019.

The stamp set was issued on January 25, 2017. It depicts paintings of a drawing competition.

#1256 North Korea 19/10/16

This very nice cover from North Korea was sent by Ulf, thank you! It was posted in Pyongyang on October 16 and arrived on November 12, 2019.

See also: #927 North Korea 14/07/25

#1248 United Arab Emirates 19/10/28

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the United Arab Emirates, thank you! It was posted in AL Seyahi, Dubai on October 28 and arrived on November 7, 2019.

#1246 India 19/07/27

K. has sent this nice cover from India, thank you! It was posted on July 17 in Pattukotai and arrived on August 7, 2019.

The stamps are part of the mini-sheet “Holiday Destinations in India”, which was issued on August 15, 2018. They depict the Stone Chariot in Hampi and the Udaipur City Palace.

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