Tag Archives: birds
While in the post office buying Japanese flower definitives, I spotted another favourite Japanese series: International Letter Writing Week. This issue is from 2016.
Chinese New Year is here and the Year of the Rooster has begun. Best wishes for the year ahead from Thailand. Will it be a good year for you?
This cover from the USA carries a nice group of stamps from the previous century featuring birds and flowers.
This beautifully illustrated issue from Thailand Post features 4 species of parrots that are found in the kingdom.
This cover from carries the latest set of Post & Go ATMs from Royal Mail, featuring 3 animals and a bird that you can see during winter in the UK.
This cover commemorates the Botanic Gardens in Singapore, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This is my first Finnish cover. It carries the Golden Swan issue – a beautiful stamp.
This cover carries 6 new Post & Go ATMs from Royal Mail, featuring traditional designs of heraldic beasts.
This cover features a full set of bird stamps commemorating the conservation groups BirdLife International and Burung Indonesia (BirdLife Indonesia).
This cover carries a joint issue between Singapore and Vietnam, featuring 2 bird stamps.
I was in Germany again last week. Deutsche Post has a great issue out at the moment: Native Songbirds.
This souvenir sheet features the low-value “bird” definitives from Hong Kong. 4 high-value stamps are also available, but are not included on this souvenir sheet to keep it affordable. Overall, a great set of stamps.
The World Stamp Exhibition visits Singapore in 2015, and SingPost is anticipating Singapore 2015 with 4 commemorative issues.
This colourful sheet of stamps features the issue Resident Birds of Sri Lanka. It is printed with the Bangkok 2003 logo, which is the last time that Thailand held the world stamp exhibition before this year’s event (2013).
The latest issue from Thailand Post features 4 owls that make their home in Thailand.
A wonderfully colourful and detailed cover from Singapore, featuring the issue Our City in a Garden. The stamp on the right carries a surprise…
Two very ornate souvenir sheets from Hong Kong, each featuring a set of stamps representing the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.
Two great covers from Taiwan celebrating the Chinese new year in the Year of the Snake, 2013.
Country: Taiwan (Republic of China) Date: 22nd May 2013 First day cover from Chunghwa Post, Taiwan, featuring the “Congratulations” issue. The stamps have a circular perforation inside the usual square perforation, and can be used in either format. With commemorative cancels. These are stamps for sending good wishes on the happy occasions of our lives. […]
Three covers featuring stamps from the “Woodpeckers” issue from Malaysia. Country: Malaysia Date: 13th January 2013 With commemorative cancel. Stamp Details Left to right Banded Woodpecker Common Flameback Woodpecker Lesser Yellownape Woodpecker Country: Malaysia Date: 25th January 2013 With commemorative cancel. Country: Malaysia Date: 14th January 2013 Thanks to Vera, Sue, and Normala for these […]
This cover features 2 great jumbo stamps commemorating Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay.
This is a series of covers from 2011 to 2013 featuring stamps from the Pond Life definitives series from Singapore, some with commeorative cancels.