Archive for the ‘zodiac’ Category
See also: #531 Hong Kong 11/01/22
The left stamps depict the oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), they were issued on January 17, 2007.
The middle stamp commemorates the 20th International Organ Music Festival, which was held in Tallinn in July 2006. The stamp was issued on July 28, 2006.
The stamp on the right commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, which started at February 3, 2011—which is also the issue date of the stamp.
Last but not least, the green definitive on the left was issued on November 1, 2011; it is part of the self-adhesive posthorn series.
The attached mini-sheet was issued on December 1, 2011. It commemorates the Chinese Year of the Dragon (2012).
The card and imprinted value commemorates Marco Polo (c. 1254-1324) and the World Philatelic Exhibition in China 1999.
Željko attached an additional stamp “Year of the Dragon”, which was cancelled with a special first day cancellation.
The FDC and stamps commemorate the Chinese Year of the Rabbit.
John sent me this nice cover from Curaçao, thank you! It was posted on September 21, 2011.
The two left stamps are part of a set of five, which commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rabbit. The other stamps are part of the set “New Beginnings – Constitution – Fish” and depict the Yellow Goatfish (Mulloidichthys martinicus) and the grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis).
Mr. Qiu Sheng sent me this beautiful FDC from China, thank you very much! It was posted in the Fenghuangshan subdistrict (凤凰山) 1 of Putian (莆田) on January 5 and arrived on January 16, 2012. Interesting are the three different cancellations: the first day cancel, two black hand cancels, and one blue machine cancellation.
The mini-sheet commemorates the Chinese Year of the Dragon.
The FDC and stamp commemorate the Chinese Year of the Dragon.