Tag Archives: flowers

Japanese flower definitive stamps - cherry blossom

Stamps: Flower Definitives from Japan

I have just got back from Japan (my favourite country). I went to the post office in Tokorozawa and couldn’t resist these flower definitives. (The sakura was still out around Mount Fuji.)

Cover USA 2016

Cover: Birds and Flowers from USA

This cover from the USA carries a nice group of stamps from the previous century featuring birds and flowers.

Stamps Cover Sri Lanka Flowers

Cover: Flowers of Sri Lanka

This cover carries the full set of beautiful stamps from the Flowers of Sri Lanka issue.

Stamps Wild Flowers of India

Souvenir Sheets: Wild Flowers of India

This set of 3 souvenir sheets features the Wild Flowers of India issue from India Post in 2013.

Cover Stamps Germany 2014-05-17

Cover: Germany Definitives, Registered

Here is a registered cover from Germany featuring 2 Flowers definitives and 1 Sights definitive.

Stamps Cover Malaysia 2014 Roses

FDC: Roses from Malaysia

This cover features 3 beautifully illustrated flower stamps: the full set of stamps from Malaysia’s Roses issue, 2nd series, with commemorative cancels.

stamps cover Croatia 2013 Mushrooms

Cover: Mushrooms from Croatia

This is another beautifully illustrated cover from Croatia: Mushrooms (full issue, se-tenant strip).

stamps Japan 1961 Flowers Peony

Stamps: Japanese Flowers

This series of flower stamps were issued in Japan in 1961 – over 50 years ago.


Stamps: Germany, December 2013

On my last trip of 2013 to Germany, I collected these stamps from Deutsche Post: the December issues.

Scottish Definitives - UK 2013

Cover: Scottish Definitives

A great set of “country definitives” from Royal Mail, representing Scotland.

Our City in a Garden SG 2013

Cover: Our City in a Garden

A wonderfully colourful and detailed cover from Singapore, featuring the issue Our City in a Garden. The stamp on the right carries a surprise…

Flower Definitives - MY -2010

Cover: Flower Definitives from Malaysia

This is one of the very first covers that I received in exchange, and it is still one of my favourites.

Year of the Dragon - TW - 2011

Covers: Year of the Dragon

Two great covers from Taiwan celebrating the Chinese new year in the Year of the Dragon, 2012.

Scenes from Taiwan 3 - 2013

Covers: Scenes from Taiwan

Three great covers with beautifully illustrated stamps showing scenes from Taiwan. Including three se-tenant pairs, the last pair with selvedge.

Gardens by the Bay 2012

Cover: Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

This cover features 2 great jumbo stamps commemorating Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay.

Cover: World Orchid Conference (WOC)

This cover from Singapore features 2 beautiful flower stamps commemorating the 20th World Orchid Conference (WOC), with commemorative cancel (applied 12th November 2011).

"Pond Life" definitive stamps 2013

Covers: Pond Life Definitives from Singapore

This is a series of covers from 2011 to 2013 featuring stamps from the Pond Life definitives series from Singapore, some with commeorative cancels.