Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sunday Stamps II 27

Violet Sky is plugging along hosting Sunday Stamps over at See it on a Postcard Blog. See who else is sharing today.

This week's theme is cartoons or children's drawings.  I first shared this stamp back in 2011 but maybe it's time to share it again.


A stamp from the old CCCP - er, USSR.
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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sunday Stamps II 19

Hello again, it's time for Sunday Stamps, now hosted by Violet Sky at See it on a Postcard.

The theme this week is Dinosaurs.


These stamps came to me on a Postcrossing card from Turkey.  I last showed them in 2012.  The T-rex looks scary!

Visit See it on a Postcard to see what else is being shared!

Viridian

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Sunday Stamps II 13

The them this week at See it on a Postcard is time of exploration: Space.  I last shared these stamps in 2011, so maybe some new players in Sunday Stamps haven't seen them.


From the USA, a long time ago!  You can click on this scan and enlarge it.

And one of my favorites, from the CCCP (USSR).

Enjoy more space stamps at See it on a Postcard.

Viridian


Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sunday Stamps II 10

The theme is: the Lunar New Year (the Ram).  Hopefully I can link this up early and be one of the first Americans to show this year's stamp:
No rams on it but:
In the United States and elsewhere, the occasion is marked in various ways across many cultures; parades featuring enormous and vibrantly painted papier-mache dragons, parties, and other special events are common. Many families set out a candy tray, like the one depicted in the stamp art, to provide guests with an assortment of dried fruits and candies for a sweet beginning to the new year. Drums are played to celebrate this time of renewed hope for the future, with drumsticks sometimes painted red for luck. Firecrackers are set off to ward off evil spirits. Red envelopes (hong bao) containing money are given as gifts to children and loved ones.  (From the USPS website)

Any reason for a party!

Visit Violet sky at See it on a Postcard for more stamps.

Viridian

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