Thursday, 9 October 2014

World Post Day 2014


World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in the Swiss capital, Berne. It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan in 1969.
The purpose of World Post Day is to create awareness of the role of the postal sector in people's and businesses everyday lives and its contribution to the social and economic development of countries.

Monday, 6 October 2014

China

China 1997 issue no.11, Ancient Temples in Wutai Mountain, (6-1) Temple Complex in Taihuai Township, (6-2) Great Hall of Nanchan Temple, (6-3) Eastern Hall of Foguang Temple, (6-4) Bronze Hall of Xiantong Temple, (6-5) Bodhisattva Summit, (6-6) Zhenhai Temple

China

China 1997 issue no.18, The Temple of Heaven, (4-1) Hall of Prayer for Bumper Harvest, (4-2) Imperial Vault of Heaven, (4-3) Circular Mound Altar, (4-4) Fasting Palace

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Indonesia

      Indonesia 2013, Chinese New Year of The Snake souvenir sheet

Indonesia

     Indonesia 2012, Chinese New Year of The Dragon souvenir sheet

Indonesia

       Indonesia 2010, Chinese New Year of The Tiger souvenir sheet

Indonesia

         Indonesia 2008, Chinese New Year of The Rat souvenir sheet

Indonesia

               Indonesia 2007, Chinese Zodiac Signs souvenir sheet

Monday, 22 September 2014

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

South Korea

Korean cover, posted on August 1st, 2014 by my correspondent friend Jeongnam Lee enclosed with some beautiful South Korean souvenir sheet stamps

France

French "Holiday" cover, posted on July 21, 2014 by my correspondent friend F.Leboucher from Pornichet, France