Cool Postmarks?

Here are some of the postmarks I have received over the years:

  1. Tibet, China
  2. Hikkim, India. Highest Post Office in the World
    (here’s a video about it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xrZqP1ngow)
  3. Supai, AZ. The last post office to use mules to deliver mails
  4. Lithuania
  5. Costa Rica
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USA

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Got it today:

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I like that USA Energy Awareness Month. It seems surprised to be travelling… :open_mouth: hahah! :laughing:

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I just got a great one from a direct swap with @pjh52 It came from California although I think they are widespread in the US

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I love how the ornaments in the top right are almost perfectly aligned with the stamp.

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You must love my image :smile::

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I like those:


bottom one: together against Corona - protect oneself and others

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Hahaha! If they were mine I would display them like that on the fridge just for the fun of it. Always makes me chuckle. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

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For the top left postmark from Hong Kong, it shows the “The Old General Post Office Building” that was demolished in 1976 :frowning_face: 29 post offices offer this pictorial postmark.

Here are the other 11 Pictorial Postmarks of different post offices:


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Thanks for sharing this information. I looked up what the building looked like… it was beautiful! Such a shame it is gone. But I like that they saved that arch from the old building with the saying on it: “as cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country”. It’s a nice slogan for a post office.

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Sadly, the current General Post Office (which displays the arch) will be demolished in a few years time, to make way for fancy office buildings…

News here

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One of two postmarks on a recent card from Sweden.
Postmuseum Stockholm wishes “God Jul” or Merry Christmas.

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This is a postmark we can get using post boxes in or near the Korkeasaari zoo in Helsinki :bear:

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In Austria the distance you should keep is that of one baby elefant

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I was looking through my postcards and saw this one. Thought it was cute. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Ah, I also received one Thinking of You postmark on a postcard from OH and I got plenty of Energy Awareness postmarks (lmao).

I’m collecting the pictorial postmarks of Hong Kong, but so far I have only received one.

In my city, Suzhou, China, there are theoretically several pictorial postmarks but most of them have “disappeared” since the pandemic. Here’s one COVID-related postmark along with a multicolor meter stamp about Qixi Festival.

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BTW, about the meter stamps, here’s another multicolor meter stamp that I have received from Gansu Province, China. China Post designed many multicolor meter stamps this year. The words one this one are “In Commemoration of the 40th National Stamp Popularity Poll”.




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Republic of China (Taiwan) 2021 Happy New Year special postmarks,
left: 2020-12-31 Year of Rat,
right: 2021-01-01 Year of Ox.

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Israel Season’s Greetings/Christmas postmark from Nazareth & Jerusalem on 24/12/20Season Greetings Jerusalem Season Gretings Nazareth 2020

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