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#1119 Taiwan 16/08/03

George has sent this beautiful cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted on August 3 and arrived on August 8, 2016.

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#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).

#913 Taiwan 15/01/30

Taiwan 150130George has sent this nice cover from Taiwan, thank you! It was posted in Yonghe ( 永和) on January 30 and arrived on February 10, 2015.

The stamps were issued on January 8, 2015. They commemorate the lion’s mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata), the spotted jelly (Mastigias papua), Physophora hydrostatica, and Pelagia noctiluca.

#860 Taiwan 14/10/16

Taiwan 141016Kia has sent this beautiful first day cover from Taiwan, thank you very much! It was cancelled on October 16 (Minguo calendar year: 103) and arrived on November 5, 2014.

The special postmarks and the right stamp commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Taipei Zoo. The stamp is part of a mini-sheet and depicts a panda bear and its baby.

The left stamp is part of the set “Taiwanese Delicacies”, which was issued on January 31, 2013.

#624 Taiwan 13/01/15

Taiwan 130115On January 21 I received this beautiful registered cover from Taiwan! It was posted in Xizhi (汐止) district of New Taipei City.

The attached mini-sheet was issued on December 1, 2011. It commemorates the Chinese Year of the Dragon (2012).

See also:
#557 Japan 12/04/08
#519 China 12/01/05
#517 France 12/01/06

#438 Taiwan 10/11/05

George sent me this nice panda FDC from Taiwan, thank you!

It was posted on November 5 and arrived on November 13, 2010.

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#248 Taiwan 09/10/08
#190 Taiwan 09/02/26

#248 Taiwan 09/10/08

Thank you, George, for sending me this nice cover from Taiwan!

It was posted on October 8, 2009, and has attached three ATM stamps and a definitive depicting two apples.

#190 Taiwan 09/02/26

Taiwan 090226This beautiful FDC from Taiwan was sent to me by H. P. H., thank you very much!

It was issued on February 26, 2009 (Taiwanese year 98), and commemorates the shells of four different mollusks: Strombus sinuatus, Hydatina amplustre, Cymatium hepaticum, and Mitra mitra.

Taiwan 08/12/02

taiwan-0812021Airmail cover from Taiwan, posted on December 2, 2008.

Oliver sent me this nice cover with the stamps of the set “Food Utensils”, which was issued on June 28, 2007. The stamps depict a steamer, a rice bucket with shelf, dinnerware, and rice basket (left to right).

More info can be found here.

Taiwan 2008/10/20

Cover from Taiwan, posted on October 20, 2008.

This letter consists of a FDC cover commem­­orating the 21st Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Taipei. The stamps on the front side depict the flowers Spiranthes sinensis and Paphiopedilum sp. The three stamps on the back side show some birds catching fish, some fruit (cherries, lychees?), and the bird Dicrurus aeneus (Bronzed Drongo).

George Wu, thank you very much for this beautiful cover!

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