Stamps on Carl Gotthard Langhans -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Carl Gotthard Langhans -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp on 275th Birth Anniversary of Carl Gotthard Langhans on 27 Dec 2007. Carl Gotthard Langhans ( 15 Dec 1732 -01 Oct 1808 ) was a Prussian master builder and Royal architect. Churches, Palaces, Grand Houses, Interiors, theatres, City Gates etc in Berlin, Postdam, Silesia (Poland) designed by him are examples of Neoclassical architecture in Germany.

His best-known work is Bradenburg Gate in Berlin which symbolises today’s Germany and Germany Unification of 1989/90. Brandenburg Gate features on German Coins and Currency also.

This gate was built on orders of Prussian King Frederick William II between 1788 and 1791 and designed by Carl Gotthard. the gate consists of twelve Doric columns, six on each side, forming five passageways. Atop the gate is a Quadriga, a chariot drawn by four horses and Goddess of Victory Victoria with Prussian eagle and Iron cross on her lance with a wreath of oak leaves. It survived the WW II but was badly damaged and then restored.It was closed from 1961 when the Berlin wall was built and reopened on 22 Dec 1989 when Helmut Kohl walked across to be greeted by Hans Modrow.

The Gate has been host to many rallies and talks and events. US Presidents from John F Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barrack Obama have addressed rallies here. The German National Football team held a Victory rally here to celebrate its victory in 2014 FIFA World Cup. It is also the usual finish line to Berlin Marathon.

Two First Day Covers with Berlin Cancellations are listed. The Covers and Cancellations feature Brandenburg Gate and Horse Drawn Chariot.

GERMANY 07 GOTTHARD
GERMANY 2007 – CARL GOTTHARD LONGHANS AND BRANDENBURG GATE
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Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Germany issued two stamps on 12 Jul 2007 on UNESCO World Heritage sites

65 euro cent – Schwarz-Haupterhaus Riga – House of Blackheads in Riga Latvia.

70 euro cent – Rathaus Stralsund -Town Hall of Hanseatic city of Stralsund built in Gothic style in 1300.

GERMANY FDC UNESCO
GERMANY FDC 2007-UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.

 

Stamps on Hambach Festival– Germany 2007

Stamps on Hambach Festival– Germany 2007

Germany issued a stamp of 145 euro cent denomination on 03 May 2007 to mark the 175  Anniversary of Hambach Festival. The first May Feast at Hambach Castle was celebrated from 27 to 30 May 1832 at Hambach Castle near Neustadt in present-day Rhineland. It was a festival for German Unity.

Two first Day covers with different cancellations are listed.

GERMANY FDC HAMBURG
GERMANY FDC 2017- HAMBACH MAY FESTIVAL

 

Stamps on Moyland Castle – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Moyland Castle – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  85c to mark 700th  Anniversary of Moyland Castle. This moated castle is located in Bedberg-Hau in the district of Kieve. It derives its name from a Dutch word Mooiland meaning “Beautiful Country”. It is also considered one of the most important neo-Gothic buildings. The building now is primarily a museum exhibiting the largest collection of works of artist Joseph Beuys (1921-1986).

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

Stamps on Bellevue Palace  – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Bellevue Palace  – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  55c  on Bellevue Palace on 03 May 2007. The Bellevue Palace has been the official residence of President of Germany since 1994. It is located on the banks of the Spree river.

Two First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC BILLEUVE
GERMANY FDC 2007- BELLEVUE PALACE

India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok -2019

India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok  -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme India -Republic of Korea Joint Issue. It features Queen Hur Hwang -ok. It was issued on 30 Jul 2019. Two stamps of rupees Five and Rs 25 were issued. 500,000 stamps of each denomination and 110,000 miniature sheets have been printed.

MINIATURE SHEET INDIA KOREA 2019
INDIA MS 2019 – INDIA-REPUBLIC OF KOREA JOINT ISSUE.

Stamps on Federal Republic of  Saarland– Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Federal Republic of  Saarland– Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued stamp on 50th Anniversary of Federal Republic of Saarland on 02 Jan 2007.  Saarland is a forested Southwestern German State bordered by France and Luxembourg. It is named after Saar river and is a part of the Moselle Wine region. Its capital Saarbrucken is known for Saarland Museum and baroque style Ludwig Church. It was formed in 1920 after World War I.It joined the Federal Republic of Germany on 01 Jan 1957 as its state after rejecting the 1955 Saar Statute referendum.It used its own currency Saar Franc and issued postage stamps until 1959.

Two First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed. The stamp features Buildings, rivers, Coat of Arms & Steel Industry.

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GERMANY 2007-SAARLAND.
GERMANY SAARLAND 2
GERMANY 2007- SAARLAND -CANCELLATION ON MAP