Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

All the lovely letters and postcards from all around the world sent to Maryam

Archive for the category “Ontario”

#939 Cancels from Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

Acover with cancels from Niagara-on-the-Lake Post Office, Ontario.

2013-09-19 Ontario 2

Thanks a lot Postmaster!

#938 Cancels from Ottawa, Ontario

Canada          Ontario          Ottawa

A cover with cancels from Ottawa Post Office in Ontario.

2013-09-19 Ontario 1

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#844 Postcard from Belleville, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A postcard from Belleville, Ontario, sent by postcrosser Ruby Sienna through official postcrossing.

2013-07-11 Belleville a

It’s a Where’s Waldo postcard: the Great Exhibition.

2013-07-11 Belleville b

At the back, Ruby affixed one permanent domestic rate stamp. The postmark date is 10 July 2013 and the location is Toronto. Thanks a lot Ruby!

#833 Cancels from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A cover with cancels from Niagara-on-the-Lake Post Office, Ontario. Please be aware that Niagara-on-the-Lake is a town where Niagara River enters Lake Ontario, not the town near Niagara Falls.

2013-07-10 Ontario

On the cover, I affixed a setenant stamps that commemorate the War of 1812 that feature Charles de Salaberry and Laura Secord. Two pictorial cancels were applied, which feature the clock tower in Niagara-on-the-Lake town. The postmark date is 4 July 2013. Thank you postmaster!

#798 Postcard from Toronto, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A postcard from Toronto, Ontario, sent by postcrosser Rosie Shaw for Canada to Canada tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-06-21 Ontario a

The card shows a nightview of Toronto downtown with CN Tower at the center. I have visited the tower twice, one during daytime and the seond one at night. The view is stunning from up there.

2013-06-21 Ontario b

At the back, Rosie affixed one stamp that commemorates the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II coronation. Thanks a lot Rosie!

#795 Cancels from Port Dover, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A cover with cancels from Port Dover Post Office in Ontario.

2013-06-19 Ontario 2

On the cover, I used one motorcycle stamp issued by Canada Post to match the postmark. Port Dover is famous for Friday 13th motorcycle rally. The postmark date on the cancel is 13 June 2013! Thanks a lot postmaster!

#794 Canadian War Museum Postcard from Ottawa, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A postcard from the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario.

2013-06-19 Ontario 1a

I have visited the museum twice. Free entrance every Thursday evening after 4 pm. Among its collections is a Mercedes limousine used by Hitler. The architect of the museum, Raymond Moriyama was sent to an internment camp as a child during World War II by the Canadian government. The picture on the postcard shows the Vimy Memorial Sculptures in the Regeneration Hall of the museum.

2013-06-19 Ontario 1b

At the back, I used the Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment stamp. The postmark date is 12 June 2013 and the location is Ottawa.

#789 Postcard from Medieval Festival, Morrisburg, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

On my visit to Upper Canada Village on 9 June 2013, next to the village was the annual Medieval Festival where medieval period comes alive!

2013-06-16 Ontario 1a

The most enjoying thing was the knight jousting tournament!

2013-06-16 Ontario 1b

At the back of the postcard, I affixed one definitive stamp. One pictorial cancel and one machine cancel were applied. The postmark date from the pictorial cancel is 12 June 2013 with location Morrisburg. The machine cancel date is 13 June 2013.

#788 Postcard from Upper Canada Village, Morrisburg, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

My family and I visited Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario on 9 June 2013. The place is about 1 hour 15 minute drive from our home in Ottawa.

2013-06-16 Ontario 2a

Upper Canada Village is a living museum that depicts life in Canadian rural settings in 1800s. Among the things that we really enjoyed was the scow tow ride – a barge pulled by a horse along the village canal.

2013-06-16 Ontario 2b

At the back, I affixed a cow stamp. One pictorial cancel was applied with date 12 June 2013 and location Morrisburg, Ontario.

#786 Cancels from Morrisburg, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A cover with cancels from Morrisburg Post Office, Ontario.

2013-06-13 Ontario

On the cover, I used one motorcycle stamp and two low-value beneficial insect stamps. Two pictorial cancels and one machine cancel were applied. The postmark date is 12 June 2013. Thanks a lot postmaster!

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