Friday, November 20, 2009

Blog Update

Its been some time - scanner issues, then lack of time. Here is a first day cover with a Flamingo Cachet, US scott 3370 (Year of the dragon).

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Canadian & US Dragons

This another dual stamp cover by JB Cachets featuring both the US and Canadian Year of the Dragon stamps (and first day cancellations) from 2000.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Austrian Dragon

Here is a cover from Austria, commemorating the city of Klagenfurt. According to Wikipedia:
Legend has it that Klagenfurt was founded after a brave man killed a dragon ("Lindwurm") in the moors around here. A statue in the town center commemorates this.
The cover features a stamp, postmark & cachet all depicting the statue of the lindwurm.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

A Chicago Dragon

Here is a cover from the Chicagopex Stamp show in 2005 - it honored the 70th anniversary of transpacific airmails with a dragon postmark. This also has a small dragon cachet for Dragonair, presumably the Hong Kong based airline.

Friday, May 9, 2008

A Milwaukee Dragon

This cover is from a Stamp Show - Milcopex 2003, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It feature a dragon cachet & postmark, as well as one of the lunary new year stamps from the United States.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

US Year of the Dragon (2000) (4)

Here is a first day cover done by David Peterman, one of my favorite cachet makers, featuring a knight fighting a dragon. His covers are available on his web site - check it out.

Friday, April 18, 2008


This cover from Niger was for a Halley's comet issue, but it includes a cachet of the constellation Draco (the Dragon).