Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

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#883 FDC from Singapore


An FDC from Singapore, sent by Terence Wong.

2013-08-18 Singapore 2a

The FDC is from the Our Ciy in a Garden series issued by Singapore Post on 13 July 2013. On the FDC, Terence affixed four stamps. Two special cancels from the issue and one ordinary cancel with location MacPherson Road B were applied.

2013-08-18 Singapore 2b

This is the back of the FDC.

2013-08-18 Singapore 2c

This is the pamphlet with information of the issue. Thanks a lot Terence!


#832 Cover from Malaysia

Malaysia          Johor

A cover from Malaysia, sent by postcrosser Nruluhuda Kadir for Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-10 Malaysia

On the cover, Nurulhuda affixed three fauna stamps that feature sugar glider, green iguana, and African pygmy hedgehog. The postmark date is 18 June 2013 and the location is Muar Mail Center, Johor. Thanks a lot Nurulhuda!

#797 Postcard from Idaho, USA

United States          Idaho

A postcard from Idaho, USA, received through official postcrossing from postcrosser Shan.

2013-06-20 Idaho a

The postcard shows three Grizzly Bears.

2013-06-20 Idaho b

At the back, Shan affixed one 2013 Global USA Forever stamp. Thanks a lot Shan!

#772 Postcard from Parc Omega, Montebello, Quebec

Canada          Quebec

This is another Parc Omega postcard that I sent to myself.

2013-06-06 Quebec a

This one shows a wolf.

2013-06-06 Quebec b

At the back, I used one Chinatown Gateway stamp of Montreal. Two cancels were applied: a manual cancel with postmark date 31 May 2013 and a machine cancel with date 1 June 2013.

#771 Cover from Singapore


A cover from Singapore sent by Wee Leong.

2013-06-04 Singapore

Its a long yellow airmail cover. On the cover, Leong affixed three fauna stamps: two of them showing frog and toad, the third one features a kingfisher. The cancel is upside-down, with postmark date 16 May 2013. Thanks a lot Leong!

#748 Cover and Souvenir Sheets from India

A long cover from India, sent by Elton D’Souza of Goa.

2013-05-12 India 1a

On the cover, Elton affixed one souvenir sheet that contains two stamps from the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity issue. The postmark date is 17 April 2013 and the location is Margao. Inside the cover there are three souvenir sheets.

2013-05-12 India 1b

This one is features the traditional dances from India and Mexico, it was jointly issued by India and Mexico.

2013-05-12 India 1c

This one shows the endemic species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots issued in conjunction with the XI Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

2013-05-12 India 1d

The last one is from the lighthouses of India issues. Thank you very much Elton!

#673 FDC from Taiwan


This is the second FDC on deep sea creatures from Taiwan – this one is from S Chuang.

2013-03-24 Taiwan B (1)

On the FDC, Chuang affixed one souvenir sheet and one postage label. Two special cancels were applied, and one of the cancel features the Gregorian date 2012.12.12 in addition to the Minguo date 101.12.12.

2013-03-24 Taiwan B (2)

This is the back of the cover. One more addition to my special date 12-12-12 collection. Thanks a lot S Chuang!

#672 FDC from Taiwan


I received two FDCs on deep sea creatures from Taiwan, the first one is from James Chen.

2013-03-24 Taiwan A (1)

On the FDC, James affixed one beautiful souvenir sheet. Two special cancels were applied, the postmark date is the Minguo date 101.12.12 or equivalent to 12-12-12 (12 December 2012) in Gregorian calendar. This is another addition to my special 12-12-12 postmark collection.

2013-03-24 Taiwan A (2)

This is the back of the FDC. Thank you very much James!

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