Monday, October 3, 2022

ITALIA - UNESCO HQ PARIS.


The Cathedral of Florence (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore);since 1982 (50 Years) on the UNESCO WHS-List.
Thank you Jean Pierre !


edizioni EMMEVU
© Photo Luciano Mugnaini
 


 

ROMANIA - Castel Peleș.


Thank you Jean Pierre for this card of the Castle (1873) in Sinaia.
It was the Summer Residence of King Carol I of Romania.


© Ad Libri
Photo : © Florin Andreescu




 

Friday, September 30, 2022

DEUTSCHLAND - Schloss Neuschwanstein.


Thank you Dustin for this Second card.
Schloss Neuschwanstein (Schwangau,Bayern) was commissioned by King Ludwig II from Bayern and construction started in 1869.
After his dead it was opened to the public,it has 1.3 million visitors a year and on a summer day 6000 visits !
Walt Disney visited this castle and took inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.

© Fotoverlag HUBER


 

DEUTSCHLAND - Winckelmann-Museum.





 

Thank you Dustin for this Museum Card.
The Winckelmann-Museum (Stendal,Sachsen-Anhalt) focuses on the life and work of Johann Winckelmann (1717-1768),founder of the classical archeology and of modern Art History.


© Winckelmann-Museum Stendal


Pumuckl is a German-Austrian-Hungarian Children's Series.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

UNITED STATES - Westwood (L.A.,CA).


Thank you Aaron for this card showing Westwood wich is a Neighborhood of Los Angeles.
It's the home of the University of California,Los Angeles (UCLA).


Rockwell Designs
Photo : William G. Hartshorn




 

SARDEGNA - ITALIA.


Thank you Nicoleta for this nice Mapcard / Multiview with a lot of Blue or Azzurra (My favourite Colour)

© R.BALZANO EDIZIONI

Stamp from GPN globepostalnetwork





 



Monday, September 26, 2022

UNITED STATES - Hollywood (Los Angeles).




 

Thank you Aaron for this World famous Landmark "The Hollywood Sign".
Hollywood is famous for the U.S. Film industry.


IZAND.COM
© Mike Zand




Sunday, September 25, 2022

MOTORSPORT !


Thank you Albert geophilately for these nice racing cards !

#6 Matra International Matra MS 7 - Ford Cosworth Formula II.
Driver : "The Flying Scotsman" Jackie Stewart


#11 Archambeaud Racing - Lola T292-42 - BMW 2-Litre Sports Car
Driver : Gérard Larrousse (FRA)
Winner of the 400 Km of Barcelona (Montjuich Park Circuit)


# 2 Bayerische Motoren Werke (Factory Team) BMW 270 - BMW Formula II
Driver : Hubert Hahne (GER) Brother of Armin Hahne 


# 18 Escuderia Nacional CS Lola T100 - Ford Cosworth Formula II
Driver : Jorge de Bragation (ESP)

 

THAILAND - Sent out from Ko Samui.


Thank you Ravindra for this nice Art-Card.


8 Stamps !


 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

FRANCE - Amélie Vuillon - Nymphéa (Waterlilly).



Thank you Gilles for this second Artcard sent from the Post Office inside the Council of Europe.

 

FRANCE - Elise Formatier-Series.


Thank you Gilles for sending this card from the Council of Europe in Strasbourg !


 

Monday, September 19, 2022

TUVALU - MOTW.



Big thanks Jean Pierre for this nice addition to the MOTW-Serie!



 

Friday, September 16, 2022

VIETNAM - Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City.


Thank you Jobbo for this nice postcard.
On the card Schoolgirls riding in front of the People's Committee Building (Completed by the french in 1908).


Visionary Vietnam
© Hans Kemp




 

LED ZEPPELIN.


It's Friday so here's some Heavy Stuff thanks to Gilles!
Led Zeppelin is an English band formed in 1968.
Their most iconic song is "Stairway to Heaven" (1971)
https://tijdloze.stijnshome.be/lijst/2021
Still number 15 in the all-time list of Greatest Pop/rock songs of Studio Brussel.



 

Saturday, September 10, 2022

FRANCE - Colmar.


Thank you Gilles for this second Maximum card showing one of the popular periods of  the Alsace : The Christmas period.

 

COUNCIL OF EUROPE (Strasbourg).


Thank you Gilles for this nice Maximum card.
Union of 46 European countries and 6 Observer States.

 

Thursday, September 8, 2022

FRANCE - La Tremblade.

Thank you Jean Pierre for sending this card of Charente-Maritime.
It's near one of my favourite towns in France : St.-Palais-sur-Mer !


Éditions d'Art Jack
Phto P.Baudry




 

CITTÀ DEL VATICANO.

Pope Johannes Paulus II (Pope between 1978-2005)
Pope Franciscus (Pope since 2013)




 

TAAF - CROZET / Base Alfred-Faure.