Postcrossing Topical Catalogue 2011-2022

Welcome to my updated catalogue of Postcrossing-themed stamps, issued between 2011 and the present 2022. This covers mainly those stamps officially released by postal administrations around the world. There are also a number of personalized stamps on this topic, some official but most privately created as well as a large variety of pictorial cancellations and … Continue reading Postcrossing Topical Catalogue 2011-2022

Postcrossing: Received Card #12!

The Postcrossing cards are now coming in fast and furious, which is nice because the site is approaching its 20,000,000th registered postcard.  I’ve entered my prediction for when that card will be registered in an effort to win some nice prizes: 12:05 UTC on 4 November 2013. Today’s card, #RU-206961, came from Moscow.  I’ve received … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Card #12!

Postcrossing: Received Cards #6 and #7

Yesterday, I received two Postcrossing cards -- the first time that's happened since I've rejoined.  Each of these travelled for less than three weeks so that's a bit of an improvement.  Both were sent undercover in envelopes.  That doesn't seem to have any effect on the speed of transit.  Oh, well... The first envelope actually … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Cards #6 and #7

Postcrossing: Sent Cards 4 and 5!

All five of my Postcrossing cards that I sent on 29 July have now safe and sound in Russia.  I didn't receive the notification emails until today (something wrong with Gmail lately...) and neither member scanned the cards when they registered them so I'll just report on distances and comments. First up was another card sent to Moscow -- 7,484 km … Continue reading Postcrossing: Sent Cards 4 and 5!

Postcrossing: Received Card #1 (Japan) and Sent Cards 2 and 3!

A very active Postcrossing day as I received my first card last night (from Japan) and today I found out that two more I’d sent have arrived safe and sound in Russia. I’d taught a lesson at ECC last night and didn’t return home until after 10:00 PM.  As I walked into the guesthouse lobby, … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Card #1 (Japan) and Sent Cards 2 and 3!