Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Frankfurt – Germany.

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Frankfurt – Germany.

A Christmas Market also known as Christkindlmarkt (Christ Child Market) or Weihnachtsmarkt is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany and are traditionally held in the town square, the market has food and drinks stalls, seasonal items, singing and dancing. Dortmund with 3.5 million visitors and Cologne with four million visitors are known to be the largest Christmas markets.

Cancellations issued on these Christmas markets can be good addition to any collection on Christianity, Christ, Fairs and Markets, Culture and Traditions collection. A cancellation on Frankfurt  Christmas Market dated 18 Dec 1989 is listed.

Frankfurt International Christmas Markets – The 2019 Frankfurt International Christmas Market will take place from 25 Nov to 22 Dec 2019 at Romerburg and St Paul’s Square.  Frankfurt is the largest city of the state of Hesse in Germany in Rhine-Main region Once known for Imperial Coronations & Roman Empire, it is now known as Financial hub of the World with Frankfurt stock exchange being one of the largest in the World.

Christmas Market Essen
Christmas Market

GERMANY XMAS MKT FRANKFURT
GERMANY CHRISTMAS MARKET -FRANKFURT

 

Stamps on  Swiss National Bank – Switzerland 2007

Stamps on  Swiss National Bank – Switzerland  2007

Switzerland issued a set of stamps on Centenary Swiss National Bank on 06 Mar 2007.

85ct – Security Features            100ct-Centenary of SNB

SWITZERLAND PERSONALITIES
SWITZERLAND 2007- CENTENARY OF SWISS NATIONAL BANK.

Stamps on Agricultural Welfare– Germany 1958

Stamps on Agricultural Welfare– Germany 1958

Germany issued four stamps on 01 Oct 1958 on Agricultural Welfare.

7+3 Pf– Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818-1888) was a German Mayor and Co-operative Pioneer. He pioneered the rural credit unions.

10+5 Pf – Herdswoman with Butter Churn.

GERMANY 58 CHARITY 1
GERMANY 1958-AGRICULTURAL WELFARE

20+10 Pf – Winemaker with Grape   40+10 Pf -Farmer with Pitchfork

GERMANY 58 CHARITY 2
GERMANY 1958 -AGRICULTURAL WELFARE

Stamps on German Federal Bank – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on German Federal Bank – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  55c on 50th Anniversary of  German Federal  Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank) on 09 Aug 2007. The stamp features Coins &  Euros. The Bank was founded on 26 Jul 1957 and is located in Frankfurt

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC BANK
GERMANY FDC 2007 – GERMAN FEDERAL BANK.

National Bank of Dubai -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

National Bank of Dubai -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

UAE issued a set of three stamps on 40th Anniversary of National Bank of Dubai (1963-2003) on 15 Apr 2003. Stamps feature the main building of the Bank. It is designed in the shape of hulls of traditional Dhows and located in Deira along Dubai creek

UAE BANK OF DUBAI
UAE 2003 -NATIONAL BANK OF DUBAI
UAE BANK OF DUBAI 1
UAE 2003- NATIONAL BANK OF DUBAI

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Al Raha Beach Development -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

Al Raha Beach Development -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

UAE issued a set of four stamps on Urban Development Project Al Raha Beach on 18 Sep 2006. Stamps feature Aldar Properties.

UAE AL RAHA BEACH 1
UAE 2006- URBAN DEVELOPMENT AL RAHA BEACH
UAE AL RAHA BEACH
UAE 2006- URBAN DEVELOPMENT AL RAHA BEACH

Stamps on Hanse Cities -Germany – 2006. 

Stamps on Hanse Cities -Germany – 2006.

07 Sep 2006 –  70 euro cent

Germany has issued a stamp on Hanse Cities to mark 650th Anniversary of Hanseatic League. This stamp featuring ships was a joint issue with Sweden

The Hanseatic League was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchants and markets in Northwestern and central Europe. It started with few North German towns in the late 1100s, the league came to dominate Baltic maritime trade for three centuries along the coasts of Northern Europe. Cities from Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Estonia, Poland etc formed part of the league which dominated till the 1450s. Some cities are Bremen, Hamburg, Lubeck, Stockholm, Riga, Deventer.

A First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY HANSE CITY
GERMANY FDC 2006- HANSE CITIES