Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category
The left stamp commemorates the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The right stamp depicts the Western Spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) and commemorates the Vankalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
This 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.
Jean 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.
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.
This 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.
This 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.
Kazuya has sent this beautiful cover from Japan, thank you! It was posted in Honjo (本所), Sumida, Tokyo on July 27, 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