Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

France has issued a set of stamps on Poets and Authors of 20th Century on 23 Feb 1991.

2.50+0.50 Fr – Francis Ponge (1899-1988)    2.50+0.50 Fr- Jacques Prevert (1900-1977)

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FRANCE 1991- POETS

2.50+0.50 Fr – Paul Eluard (1895-1952)      2.50+0.50 Fr- Louis Aragon (1897-1982)

FRANCE 91 POETS

 

 

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Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren on 08 Nov 2007. Astrid Lindgren ( 14 Nov 1907 -28 Jan 2002 ) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for her Children’s book series like Pippi Longstocking, Emili i Lonnerberga, SixBullerby Children and for Children’s Fantasy novels like Mio, My Son, Ronia the robber’s daughter etc. She is said to be the world’s 18th most translated author and fourth-most translated children’s writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Andersen and Brothers Grimm. This was a joint issue with Sweden.

Her portrait features on Swedish 20 Kronor Note in 2015 along with the Character Pippi.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN
GERMANY 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN
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SWEDEN 20 KRONER NOTE ON ASTRID LINDGREN AND PIPPI

Sweden issued an 11Kr miniature sheet to commemorate 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren.

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SWEDEN 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN

 

 

 

Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis– Stamps of Guernsey 1988

Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis– Stamps of Guernsey 1988

Guernsey issued a set of stamps on Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis on 15 Nov 1988. Joshua Gosselin (1739-1812) was a natural historian and a fine herbarium. Based on his works the earliest flora of Guernsey has been compiled as a historical ecology. Stamps on Flowers were issued.

16p – Lagurus Ovatus – Also known as Rabbit’s tail grass of Bunny’s tail grass of Hare’s tail grass. The name hare’s tail accurately describes the creamy white flower. It is perhaps most appealing of all ornamental grasses, Native to Mediterranean Basin, Azores , Canary Islands to Saudi Arabia

 

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GUERNSEY 1988 – JOSHUA GOSSELIN’S FLORA SARNIENSIS.

23p – Silene Gallica – Flowering Plant and common roadside weed. Also known as common catchfly and windmill Pink.

35p- Limonium Binervosum- Rock sea-lavender with small violet-blue flowers.

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GUERNSEY 1988 – JOSHUA GOSSELIN’S FLORA SARNIENSIS.

Stamps on Fairy Tales – Luxembourg 1966

Stamps on Fairy Tales – Luxembourg 1966

Luxembourg issued six stamps on 06 Dec 1966 on Fairy Tales.

50+10c– The Veiled Matron of Wormeldange     1.50+0.25 Fr – Jekel-Warden of Wark

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LUXEMBOURG 1966 -FAIRY TALES

3+0.50 Fr – The Gracious Fairy of Rosport

6+1.0 Fr- The Friendly Shepherd of Donkolz-The Good Wolf of Donkolz

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LUXEMBOURG 1966 -FAIRY TALES

Stamps on Fairy Tales – Luxembourg

Stamps on Fairy Tales – Luxembourg

Luxembourg issued six stamps on 06 Dec 1965 on Fairy Tales.

50+10c– The Roman Gentleman from Titelberg      1+0.25 Fr – Schappchen the Hunter

2+0.25 Fr – The Sorceror of Koerich (Capellen)

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LUXEMBOURG 1965 -FAIRY TALES

3+0.50 Fr– The Gremlins of Schoenfels (Mersch)

6+0.50 Fr – Tollchen, the watchman of Hesperange

10+5.90  Fr – The Old Lady of Heispelt

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LUXEMBOURG 1965- FAIRY TALES

Stamps on Hans Christian Andersen -Malta 2005

Stamps on Hans Christian Andersen -Malta 2005

Malta issued a set of stamps on 200th Birth Anniversary Hans Christian Andersen on 03 Mar 2005. Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author best known for Fairy tales. This issue was a joint issue with Denmark.

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MALTA 2005-HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Stamps on Kopenick Affair -Germany – 2006.

Stamps on Kopenick Affair -Germany – 2006.

07 Sep 2006 –  55 euro cent

Germany has issued a stamp on Captain of Kopenick or Hauptmann von Kopenick affair. Der Hauptmann von Kopenick ( The Captain of Kopenick) is the title of several Films, Plays and Television shows on Kopenick affair. This was based on Wilhelm Voigt an imposter whose fraudulent life was depicted.

A First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

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GERMANY FDC 2006- DER HAUPTMANN VON KOPENICK.