International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

The International Exhibition of Culinary Art (IKA) or culinary Olympics was a Quadrennial Chef  Competition held in Frankfurt from 1900 to 1986, Berlin in 1986 and then in Erfurt from 2000.

A Special Cancellation was provided by Germany for the competition held in Frankfurt from 21-28 Oct 1976. The Cancellation also mentions International Trade Fair for the Hotel and Resturant Industry.

GERMANY CANCELLATION CUINARY FESTIVAL
GERMANY CANCELLATION/POSTMARK CUINARY FESTIVAL FRANKFURT 1976

Special Cancellation Germany 1976- Bonn

A Special Cancellation was provided by Germany on Bonn on 29 Apr 1976.  The stamp is a commemorative stamp to celebrate 100th Birt Anniversary of Dr Konrad Adenauer who was the First Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963.

GERMANY CANC BONN
GERMANY CANCELLATION BONN 1976

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Bahrain 2006

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Bahrain 2006

Bahrain started using Meter Franking Cancellations from 1950. These are also referred to as International Postage Meter stamp.

A Bahrain cancellation is listed below.

BAHRAIN METER FRANKING A13
BAHRAIN METER FRANKING A13

A-13 Hasler (Switzerland) Type Meter Marking/Cancellation

Horizontal rectangle with single -line outer frame

“BAHRAIN” at the bottom, “FILS” horizontal at left,”POSTAGE” vertical at Right.

M# with or without H prefix breaks bottom frame line.

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Taiwan (ROC) -1985

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Taiwan (ROC) -1985

Taiwan or ROC started using Meter Franking Cancellations from 1949. These are also referred as International Postage Meter stamp.

A Taiwan (ROC) cancellation is listed below.

TAIWAN METER FRANKING
TAIWAN METER FRANKING 1985

This design is used in Post Offices . The other details are

PO-A4.Hasler “F 88” Type. (Ascom Hasler machine of Switzerland)

Upright frank with straight line border with ornamental designs within.

Chinese inscription at Top above ‘REPUBLIC OF CHINA’

POSTAGE at bottom above M#

Type A – M# 201 – 201 used by Directorate General of Posts.