Saturday, May 24, 2008

France Cover

France Cover
Post Marke ; 06.12.2007 Bordeux

05.10.2007 Space Conquest 1957-2007
Face Value ; 0,85€

Space is the property of the universe in which matter is physically extended and objects have positions relative to one another.In classical mechanics, space was originally treated as being separate from time and is thought of as one of the few fundamental physical quantities. In Isaac Newton's view space was absolute, and held that it exists permanently and independently of whether there is any matter in the space or moving through it.In mathematics spaces with different geometries and numbers of dimensions are described, and this is used in modern physics where both space and time are to be thought of as part of the boundless four-dimensional continuum known as spacetime. From the experimental support for Albert Einstein's theory of relativity scientists now find that space and time cannot be entirely separated. In addition, space is found to have physical properties including intrinsic curvature which varies according to mass distribution. Therefore it was Einstein's view that space and matter cannot be entirely separated either.Among physicists and philosophers there is disagreement regarding whether space is itself an entity, or is part of a conceptual framework.

Rwanda FDC

Rwanda FDC
Nicolas Copernig
Post Marke ; 26.12.1975 Kigali

USA Postcard

Snake River

The Snake River is a major tributary of the Columbia River in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The river's length is 1,040 miles (1,670 km), its watershed drains 108,000 square miles (280,000 km²), and the average discharge at its mouth is 56,900 cubic feet per second (1,610 m³/s). The river flows from its source in Yellowstone National Park through a series of mountain ranges, canyons, and plains.

USA Postcards
Post Marke ; 10.04.2008 La Grande , OR

China P.R. and Germany Partner FCD

China P.R. and Germany Partner FCD
China P.R. Special Post Marke ; 20.08.1998
Germany Special Post Marke ; 20.08.1998 Berlin

China P.R. FDC

China P.R. FCD
60th Anniversary of the Founding of the Palaca Museum
Post Marke ; 10.10.1985

Czechoslovakia FCD

Czechoslovakia FCD Registered Post
Special Post Marke ; 18.09.1961 Praha
Registered Post Office and Number ; Korenov 46

Czechoslovakia FCD s

Czechoslovakia FCD
Special Post Marke ; 11.08.1960 Praha

Czechoslovakia FCD Registered Post
Special Post Marke ; 25.09.1960 Bratislava
Registered Post Office and Number ; Bratislava 1 634

Arrived Face

Austria Cover

Austria Registered Cover
Post Marke ; 01.04.2008 Graz
Registered Post Office Number ; 8010 Graz
Registered Number ; RO 64049332 2 AT
Arrived Post Marke
05.04.2008 Posta ─░┼čleme , Bursa
07.04.2008 Heykel , Bursa

Thank You Mag.Florian H.TIRK

Canada Cover

Canada Cover
Special Post Marke ; 15.03.2008 Woodstock,Ontario

03.03.2008 Peonies
Face Value ; 52c - 52c

The peony or paeony (Paeonia) is the only genus in the flowering plant family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, southern Europe and western North America.
Most are herbaceous perennial plants 0.5–1.5 metres tall, but some are woody shrubs up to 1.5–3 metres tall. They have compound, deeply lobed leaves, and large, often fragrant flowers, ranging from red to white or yellow, in late spring and early summer. In the past, the peonies were often classified in the family Ranunculaceae, alongside Hellebores and Anemones.

01.03.2007 Lilacs
Face Value ; 52c
Quantity ; 5.300.000
Size ;

Syringa (Lilac) is a genus of about 20–25 species of flowering plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to Europe and Asia.They are deciduous shrubs or small trees, ranging in size from 2–10 m tall, with stems up to 20–30 cm diameter. The leaves are opposite (occasionally in whorls of three) in arrangement, and their shape is simple and heart-shaped to broad lanceolate in most species, but pinnate in a few species (e.g. S. protolaciniata, S. pinnatifolia). The flowers are produced in spring, each flower being 5–10 mm in diameter with a four-lobed corolla, the corolla tube narrow, 5–20 mm long; they are A-sexual, with fertile stamens and stigma in each flower. The usual flower colour is a shade of purple (often a light purple or lilac), but white and pale pink are also found. The flowers grow in large panicles, and in several species have a strong fragrance. Flowering varies between mid spring to early summer, depending on the species. The fruit is a dry, brown capsule, splitting in two at maturity to release the two winged seeds.The genus is most closely related to Ligustrum (privet), classified with it in Oleaceae tribus Oleeae subtribus Ligustrinae.Lilacs are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Copper Underwing, Scalloped Oak and Svensson's Copper Underwing.

08.03.2006 Gardens
Rock Garden
Face Value ;51c
Quantity ; 1.500.000

A rock garden, also known as a rockery or an alpine garden, is a type of garden that features extensive use of rocks or stones, along with plants native to rocky or alpine environments.Rock garden plants tend to be small, both because many of the species are naturally small, and so as not to cover up the rocks. They may be grown in troughs (containers), or in the ground. The plants will usually be types that prefer well-drained soil and less water.The usual form of a rock garden is a pile of rocks, large and small, esthetically arranged, and with small gaps between, where the plants will be rooted. Some rock gardens incorporate bonsai, though this practice is not subject to legislative control.Some rock gardens are designed and built to look like natural outcrops of bedrock. Stones are aligned to suggest a bedding plane and plants are often used to conceal the joints between the stones. This type of rockery was popular in Victorian times, often designed and built by professional landscape architects. The same approach is sometimes used in modern campus or commercial landscaping, but can also be applied in smaller private gardens.The Japanese rock garden, in the west often referred to as Zen garden, is a special kind of rock garden with hardly any plants. The Rock Garden is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India. Spread over an area of forty-acre (160,000 m²), it is completely built of industrial & home waste and thrown-away items.

Canada Postcard
"European Bison (Bison Bonasus)"

The wisent or European bison (Bison bonasus), is a bison species and the heaviest surviving land animal in Europe. A typical wisent is about 2.9 m (9.5 ft) long and 1.8–2.2 m (5.9–7.4 ft) tall, and weighs 300–920 kg (660–2000 lb). It is typically smaller than the related American bison (Bison bison), and has shorter hair on the neck, head, and forequarters, but longer tail and horns. Wisent are now forest-dwelling. They have few predators (besides humans) with only scattered reports from the 1800s of wolf and bear predation. Wisent were first scientifically described by Carolus Linnaeus in 1758. Some later descriptions treat the wisent as conspecific with the American bison. It is not to be confused with the aurochs, the extinct ancestor of domestic cattle.Wisent is now a critically endangered species. In the past it was commonly killed to produce hides and drinking horns, especially during the Middle Ages.

Thank You Mike BANKERT

Friday, May 23, 2008

China P.R. Postcard

Mr.Chen's Villa in Xinba Town
Farmers'Villas of Yangzhong

China Postcard
Post Marke ; 20.03.2008

Bulgaria Cover

Bulgaria Cover
Post Marke ; 03.03.1995 Sofia

03.05.1995 Europa 1995
Peace and freedom
50th anniversary of the end of World War II
Face Value ; 15 Leva

World War II or the Second World War was a global military conflict, the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia in 1937 as the Second Sino-Japanese War; the other began in Europe in 1939 with the German invasion of Poland.This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis powers. It involved the mobilization of over 100 million military personnel, making it the most widespread war in history, and placed the participants in a state of "total war", erasing the distinction between civil and military resources. This resulted in the complete activation of a nation's economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities for the purposes of the war effort. Over 70 million people, the majority of them civilians, were killed, making it the deadliest conflict in human history.The financial cost of the war is estimated at about a trillion 1944 U.S. dollars worldwide,making it the most costly war in capital as well as lives.The Allies were victorious, and, as a result, the Soviet Union and the United States emerged as the world's leading superpowers. This set the stage for the Cold War, which lasted for the next 45 years. The United Nations was formed in the hope of preventing another such conflict. The self determination spawned by the war accelerated decolonization movements in Asia and Africa, while Europe itself began moving toward integration.

Vatican Postcard

"Castel Sant'Angelo"
Vatican Postcard
Post Marke ; 05.04.1990 Vaticano

Spain Cover

Spain Cover
Post Marke ; 25.06.1980 Benisa-Alicante

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Fiji FDC

Fiji FDC
Special Post Marke ; 07.06.1985 Suva
The Life and Times of H.M.Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

07.06.1985 The Life and Times of H.M.Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Face Value ; 8c - 25c - 40c - 50c

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926)[1] is the Queen regnant of sixteen independent states and their overseas territories and dependencies. Though she holds each crown and title separately and equally, she is resident in and most directly involved with the United Kingdom, her oldest realm, over parts of whose territories her ancestors have reigned for more than a thousand years. She ascended the thrones of seven countries in February 1952 on the death of her father King George VI. (see Context below).In addition to the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II is also Queen of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, and Saint Kitts and Nevis, in each of which she is represented by a Governor-General. The 16 countries of which she is Queen are known as Commonwealth realms, and their combined population, including dependencies is over 129 million. In theory her powers are vast; in practice (and in accordance with convention) she herself never intervenes in political matters. In the United Kingdom at least, however, she is known to take an active behind-the-scenes interest in the affairs of state, meeting regularly to establish a working relationship with her government ministers.Elizabeth II holds a variety of other positions, among them Head of the Commonwealth, Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Duke of Normandy, Lord of Mann, and Paramount Chief of Fiji. Her long reign has seen sweeping changes in her realms and the world at large, perhaps most notably the dissolution of the British Empire (a process that began in the last years of her father's reign) and the consequent evolution of the modern Commonwealth of Nations.Since 1947, the Queen has been married to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, born a prince of Greece and Denmark but after naturalisation known as Philip Mountbatten and subsequently created Duke of Edinburgh. To date the couple have four children and eight grandchildren; the eighth (Viscount Severn) was born on 17 December 2007 to Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Rwanda FDC s

Rwanda FCD s
Special Post Marke ; 23.11.1970 Kigali
Operation Luna

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Gibraltar FDC

Gibraltar FDC
Special Postmarke ; 25.03.1986 Gibraltar
Centenary of the First Gibraltar Stamp

Gibraltar FDC

Gibraltar FDC
Special Postmarke ; 12.06.1978 Gibraltar
25 Anniversary of the Coronation

Cook Islands FDC

Cook Islands FDC
Special Postmarke ; 15.05.1973 Rerotonga
Commemorating Coinage Issued on Silver Wedding Anniversary

Czechoslovakia FDC

Czechoslovakia FDC
XVIIth 1960 Oliympic Games
Special Postmarke ; 15.11.1960 Praha
Registered Post ; Korenov 390

Arrival Post Marke ; 23.06.1960 Wopenov