It is a philatelic collection of my blog.
I collected horse ,painting -in particular the classical paintings of women,and Japanese painting.
In addition, I have been collecting China's postmark, the Chinese New Year stamp collecting materials,I also interested in the various countries of the FDCs.
I hope my blog can bring happiness to you so that you share my enthusiasm......

07 January 2009

Chinese zodiac stamp series

New Year’s Greeting Postage Stamps, commonly called the Chinese Zodiac postage stamps, are based on the upcoming year’s animal sign.

In 1980, China Post issued the first zodiac stamp. Since then, 29 stamps have been designed and released. Some rare editions have appreciated more than 3,000 times over their face value. Collectors are expressing confidence the zodiac stamp series will become a popular part of Ch
ina's contemporary culture.

Chinese pre-stamped postal card

In the Chinese zodiac years are named for different animals in a twelve year cycle. The Year of the Rat - the first year in the cycle - last fell in 1996. The sequence is Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig.

06 January 2009

Lunar New Year Stamp----the Ox


Chen Shaohua (陈绍华)
Chen Shaohua (陈绍华) designed this stamp commemorating the Year of the Ox,the lunar year running from January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2010. This stamp is the Six issue in the Lunar New Year series which began in 2004 with the Year of the Monkey issue.

Traditionally the Ox is seen to represent positive characteristics such as responsibility, industriousness, intelligence and practicality, as well as negative traits like stubbornness and intolerance.People born under the sign of Ox are patient, taciturn, and inspire confidence in others.Their physical stamina combined with their mental alertness is a distinct advantage when it comes to completing any task at hand.


the Year of the Ox is:1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033.

Famous people born in the Year of the Ox : Johann Sebastian Bach, Napoleon Bonaparte, Charlie Chaplin, George Clooney , Walt Disney, Anton Dvorak, Clark Gable, George Frideric Handel, Oscar De La Hoya , Richard Nixon, Barack Obama , Aishwarya Rai , Wayne Rooney , Vincent Van Gogh .
Famous Ox:
Barack Obama Charlie Chaplin Vincent Van Gogh Wayne Rooney,

04 January 2009

Japan issued related Japanese surrender contentstamp

Japanese surrender signatories arrive aboard the USS MISSOURI in Tokyo Bay to participate in surrender ceremonies.On Sept. 2, 1945, Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu formally signed the surrender documents on board the USS Missouri.