Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A Funny Sign from the Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium

Please keep hands out of water.
Animals poop in it.

Our Mission is to entertain, educate and inspire stewardship about our natural environments.

Rich Howard Photography 2013.

This funny sign postcard is unused. 

- - - - - - -

Here are two more postcards from the Aquarium...
The Florida Aquarium 
Photo: Rich Howard, 2013

- - - - - - -

The Florida Aquarium.
Photo: Rich Howard, 2013. 

- - - - - - -

This aquarium is located in Tampa, Florida and opened on March 31, 1995.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Missing a Tooth? No Problem!

Kukaan ei ole taydellinen!

Translation from Finnish:
Nobody's Perfect!

This funny unused postcard was bought in Finland and is from 2017. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A Typical Farmhouse in Emmental, Switzerland

Bauernhof im Emmental bet Schangnau
Farmhouse near Schangnau, Emmental

This postcard was postmarked in 2019.

The sender writes:
You can see a typical farm house on the front.  The farmhouses in this region are the most beautiful in Switzerland.
Switzerland (Helvetia) stamp 2018
Greetings stamp, Ladybug, 100
- - - 
Switzerland (Helvetia) stamp 2018
Swiss Railway Stations, 
Fleurier, 50
- - - 
Switzerland (Helvetia) stamp 2018
Swiss Railway Stations, 
Alp Grum, 20

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A Dog Peeing on a Tobacco Plant, Cigarettes Taste Different?

Do Your Cigarettes Taste Different Lately?
Artist: N. Coletta

Is it just me or does this dog look like he knows what he's doing? haha

This funny postcard was postmarked around 1954.
USA stamp 1954
Liberty Issue 
In God We Trust
Statue of Liberty
3 cents

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Saksun, Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands
Saksun, Excellent sport fishing place.

This postcard was postmarked in 1991.

- - - - - - -

Saksun lies in the bottom of what used to be an inlet of the sea, surrounded by high mountains. The inlet formed a good deep natural harbour, until a storm blocked it with sand. The old harbour become an unaccessible seawater lagoon, only accessible by small boats on high tide.
Faroe Islands stamp 1991
Faroese Birds
3.70 Kr

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A Wooden Postcard of a Salmon from Finland

(Salmo salar)

(Atlantic Salmon)

Sakke Yrjölä (Name of the artist)

This is a postcard made of wood and was mailed from Finland to the USA in 2019.
The sender used one fish stamp and six water stamps to mail it.
Finland (Suomi Finland) stamp 2018
NORDIC Issue - Fish in Nordic Waters
Coregonus Albula
vendace or European cisco
- - -
Suomi Finland stamp 2008
Cross shaped stamp 
Water & Archipelago - 0,05

Monday, March 2, 2020

A Raised Topography Map of Germany

Ge Relief
Die Welt new entdecken
(Rediscover the world)

This postcard has a raised topography map on it!   It was sent in 2019 with the signatures of 18 people from a Postcrossing meet-up.   
Germany (Deutschland) stamp 2019
Astrophysics - Cosmos
ESA Mission Rosetta, 60
- - - 
Germany (Deutschland) stamp 2017
Flora - Flowers, Phlox, 5
- - -
There are three of these stamps on the postcard.... 
Germany (Deutschland) stamp 2017
Flora - Flowers
Eranthis hyemalis
Winterling, 10 
- - - - 
Click HERE to see some of my flower stamps from around the world.