Friday, June 21, 2019

Happy Summer from Gyro Gearloose

Glad Sommar (Swedish for Happy Summer)

Walt Disney Productions

This postcard features Gyro Gearloose from DuckTales.  It was postmarked from Sweden with a stamp from 1992.

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Gyro is a fictional character, an anthropomorphic chicken that is Duckburg's most famous inventor.  He was created by Carl Barks for The Walt Disney Company.
Sweden (Sverige) stamp 1992
European Football (Soccer) Championship
2.80 kr

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Happy Father's Day!

To Dear Dad

The sender writes:
Dear Papa, I am well, hope you all are the same.  Besure and write.  I will answer mothers letter soon.
With best regards to all,
I remain your Daughter, Anna.

This postcard is embossed and was postmarked in 1909.
USA stamp 1902 
United States of America
Presidents & Other Famous People 
Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790
1 cent 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Suurhusen Steeple in Germany


Kirche aus dem fruhen 13.  Jahrhundert mit dem "schiefsten" Turm der Welt.
Der Uberhang betragt 2 Meter und 47 Zentimeter.

The sender wrote:
The Steeple of the Suurhusen Church, inclined at an angle of 5.19 degrees (or 2.47 metre) at a  height of 27.37 metres and is the most leaning tower in the world.  The settlement was first mention in the downments from 1255 (early 13th century).

This was postmarked from Germany in 2009 .
Germany (Deutschland) stamp  2008
Klosterinsel Reichenau
(Monastic Island of Reichenau)
Weltkulturerbe Unesco  45
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Germany (Deutschland) stamp 2008
The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of 
Carl Spitzweg 1808 - 1885

Friday, June 7, 2019

Aland Islands Postcrossing Meet-up with Artist Autograph

Aland Islands
7-9 &10 June 2017

Greetings from Postcrossing meetup!

Illustration: Ammi Krogius
(The artist also designed the stamp and autographed the front of this postcard!)

This postcard was signed by 18 members of the meeting and has a Postcrossing stamp from Aland on the front and on the back of the card.
Aland stamp 2017
Postcrossing mote pa Aland
(Postcrossing on Aland)
Seagulls with Postcards and a lighthouse
Artist: Ammi Krogius