06 January 2020

guia lighthouse; stamp: macau, 2019

other names. Farol da Guia, 東望洋燈塔 (东望洋灯塔)

what. stamp with lighthouse

where. Guia Hill, Macau

issue information. 1 value of set of block of 4 stamps and miniature sheet with 1 stamp, issued to commemorate 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China.

note. Cantonese for lighthouse: 燈塔 (traditional script: dang1 taap3); Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ); Portuguese for lighthouse: farol

13 December 2019

tungting tao lighthouse; postcard: taiwan

other names. 東椗島燈塔, Chapel Island Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Tungting Island, Kinmen County, Taiwan

postmark. "台北 TAIPEI 2.12 19" ; stamp of Taiwan (”Republic of China (Taiwan)”)

note. Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ)


taichung port lighthouse; postcard: taiwan

other names. 台中港燈塔

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Taichung Port, Taichung City, Taiwan

postmark. none evident; stamp of Taiwan (”Republic of China (Taiwan)”)

note. Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ)



keelung lighthouse; postcard: taiwan

other names. 基隆燈塔, Chilung Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Keelung City, Taiwan

postmark. indistinct; stamp of Taiwan (”Republic of China (Taiwan)”)

note. Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ)



tamsui port lighthouse; postcard: taiwan

other names. 淡水港燈塔

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Danshui, New Taipei City, Taiwan

postmark. indistinct; stamp of Taiwan (”Republic of China (Taiwan)”)

note. Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ)


point judith light; stamp, affixed: usa, 2013

what. stamps with lighthouse, affixed on postcard

where. Point Judith, Rhode Island, USA



generic lighthouses; postcard: usa

what. postcard with lighthouses received

postmark. partially indistinct: "SAN FRANCISCO CA"; stamps of USA


24 November 2019

various lighthouses; envelope, stamp, affixed: usa, 2003 & postmark: 2007

the lighthouses.
  • Hillsboro Inlet Light [stamp, envelope]
  • Cape Lookout Light [envelope]
  • Morris Island Light [envelope]
  • Tybee Island Light [envelope]
  • Cape Henry Old Lighthouse [envelope]
  • Sharp's Island Light (Sharps Island Light) [postmark]


what. first day cover envelope commemorating lighthouses of southeastern USA, with affixed stamp and postmark featuring lighthouse

where.

  • Hillsboro Inlet Light: Hillsboro Inlet, Florida, USA
  • Cape Lookout Light: Cape Lookout, North Carolina, USA
  • Morris Island Light: Morris Island, South Carolina, USA
  • Tybee Island Light: Tybee Island, Georgia, USA
  • Cape Henry Old Lighthouse: Cape Henry, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
  • Sharp's Island Light: Tilghman Island, Maryland, USA


remarks. Although on the envelope is printed "Official First Day of Issue: Southeastern Lighthouses", the date stamp reflects 2007, when the stamps should have been issued in 2003. On the envelope is a stamp of "Sharp's Island Light" while one of the stamps used shows the Hillsboro Inlet Light, which was one of the stamps in the set indicated by the envelope.





20 November 2019

various lighthouses; stamp, affixed: usa, 1995 & postmark: usa, 2009

the lighthouses.
  • McGulpin Point Light [postmark]
  • Marblehead Light [stamp]

what. first day cover commemorating lighthouses of the Great Lakes, with affixed stamp and postmark featuring lighthouse

where. 
  • McGulpin Point Light: McGulpin Point, Michigan, USA
  • Marblehead Light: Marblehead, Ohio, USA

remarks. Although on the envelope is printed "United States First Day Cover: Historic Great Lakes Lighthouses", the date stamp reflects 2009, when the stamps should have been issued in 1995. On the envelope is a stamp of "McGulpin Point Light Station" while one of the stamps used shows the Marblehead Light, which was one of the stamps in the set indicated by the envelope.




24 October 2019

somaemuldo lighthouse; postcard: south korea

what. postal card with lighthouse received

where. Tongyeong, South Gyeongsang, South Korea

postmark. "아름다운 등대 (= beautiful lighthouse) 2016 8.25. 안산 (= Ansan)"; pre-printed stamp on postal card

note. Korean for lighthouse: 등대 (deungdae)



oryukdo lighthouse; postcard: south korea

what. postal card with lighthouse received

where. Deungdaeseom Island, Busan, South Korea

postmark. "아름다운 등대 (= beautiful lighthouse) 2016 8.25. 안산 (= Ansan)"; pre-printed stamp on postal card

note. Korean for lighthouse: 등대 (deungdae)



eocheongdo lighthouse; postcard: south korea

what. postal card with lighthouse received

other names. Ochongdo Lighthouse


where. Gunsan, North Jeolla, South Korea

postmark. "아름다운 등대 (= beautiful lighthouse) 2016 8.25. 안산 (= Ansan)"; pre-printed stamp on postal card

note. Korean for lighthouse: 등대 (deungdae)




amber beacon; stamp: singapore, 2019

what. stamp with lighthouse

where. East Coast Park, Singapore

issue information. 1 value of set of 4 stamps and 1 miniature sheet, issued to commemorate parks in Singapore.

note. Malay for lighthouse: rumah api; Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ); Tamil for lighthouse: கலங்கரை விளக்கம் (kalaṅkarai viḷakkam)


22 September 2019

various lighthouses; stamps, affixed: usa, 2013

the lighthouses.
  • Point Judith Light
  • Boston Light

what. stamps with lighthouse, affixed on postcard

where.

  • Point Judith Light: Point Judith, Rhode Island, USA
  • Boston Light: Little Brewster Island, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

elaunbi lighthouse; postcard: taiwan (v3)

other names. 鵝鑾鼻燈塔, O-luan Pi Lighthouse, Garambi Lighthouse, ガランビ灯台

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Hengchun, Pingtung, Taiwan

postmark. "4.8.19 TAIPEI"; stamps of Taiwan (”Republic of China (Taiwan)”)

note. Mandarin Chinese for lighthouse: 灯塔 (simplified script; dēngtǎ), 燈塔 (traditional script; dēngtǎ)



25 August 2019

unknown lighthouse; postmark: south korea, 2016

what. postmark with lighthouse, on postal card.

remarks. The postmark bears the name of the city of Ansan. However, internet searches failed to identify the exact lighthouse featured. Four postal cards of different lighthouses bearing the same postmark were received.

note. Korean for lighthouse: 등대 (deungdae)





ulgi lighthouse; postcard: south korea

what. postal card with lighthouse received

where. Daewangam Park, Ulsan, South Korea

postmark. "아름다운 등대 (= beautiful lighthouse) 2016 8.25. 안산 (= Ansan)"; pre-printed stamp on postal card

note. Korean for lighthouse: 등대 (deungdae)


bremerhaven unterfeuer lighthouse; stamp, affixed: germany, 2017 (v4)

other names. Bremerhaven Zwiebelturm, Bremerhaven Front Light, Das Minarett

what. stamp with lighthouse, affixed on postcard

where. New Harbour, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


kampen lighthouse; postcard: germany (v3)

other names. Rotes Kliff Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Sylt, North Frisian Islands, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 35 (= Giessen) 14-8.19"; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


cape neddick light; postcard: usa

other names. Nubble Light

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Cape Neddick, Maine, USA

postmark. partially indistinct: "JACKSONVILLE FL"; stamps of USA