Discussion in 'Want Lists' started by Werner Salentin, Oct 4, 2016.
New Year greetings postcard
Regular postcard,privately illustrated.
New Year 1960
New Year 1961 (privately illustrated)
New Year 1962
Like posting 82,but inscribed RYUKYUS.
The above is a reply-card.
New Year 1963,privately illustrated
International mail answer-card,with privately added text
Summer-Greetings-Card with a private text.
Summer-greeting-cards were issued in Japan from 1950 onwards.
The Ryukyus followed later.The cards all have an illustration
on the back side,shown in the following post.
Here I take a break from Ryukyu postcards.
My only postcard of Sweden:
used in 1981
The text says,that the card is postpaid for the whole world by
surface mail.For airmail delivery outside of Europe extra postage
has to be added.
This one is a postal stationery and is not.It is a curiosity.
I received it from Sweden in 1970.
If you have a close look to it,you will see,that all printed inscriptions
are in German and not Swedish.
The reason why is very simple:
the sender used a postcard from Germany and put stamps from
Sweden to pay the postage.
The original postcard was issued in 1941 and has an imprinted
6 Pfg. - stamp with the portrait of Adolf Hitler !
Here you can see the enlarged section of the postcard,where the
swedish stamps covers the original Hitler-stamp nearly completely,
but still not invisible.
Interesting usage. The block of four stamps and lack of message on the left leads me to believe the was a philatelic item. An example of a new issue, perhaps.
No,it was a commercial use.The message,as it is normal,is on the
backside.But it was a stamp-collector,who did send me the card.
I do not own a 6 Pfg.-postcard,but only the 5 Pfg. of the same
series,what is identical apart from the colour and postage-value.
A postcard from Bangladesh.
Imprinted stamp: Sheik Mujibur Rahman,the first president of
Bangladesh,murdered in 1975.
A card from the 1990´s,
stamp showing the Mother Language Monument.
Same card,but with added imprint for the BANGLAPEX´92
national stamp exhibition.
Japan,New Year 1968 postcard
New Year 1981
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