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

 

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Stamps on Karl Valentin – Germany 2007.

Stamps on Karl Valentin – Germany 2007

Germany issued a stamp of 45 euro cent denomination on 14 Jun 2007 to mark the 125 Birth Anniversary of Karl Valentin.

Karl Valentin (1882-1948) was a Bavarian comedian, clown, author and film producer. He had a significant influence on German Weimar Culture. Valentin starred in many silent films in the 1920s and was sometimes called “Charlie Chaplin of Germany”.

GERMANY FDC VALENTIN
GERMANY FDC 2007- KARL VALENTIN

Lighthouses of Germany on Stamps -Hornum and Oberfeuer – 2007.

Lighthouses of Germany on Stamps -Hornum and Oberfeuer – 2007.

Germany has issued a set of stamps on Lighthouses from 2004 to 2008.

12 Jul 2007 –  45 Pf – Bremerhaven Oberfeuer

Bremerhaven Oberfeuer Lighthouse is located in Bremerhaven. It is also known as Simon Loschen Tower or  Loschen Lighthouse. It is the oldest operative lighthouse in Germany’s North Seashore. It is active from 1855 and stands at 37 m. A First Day Cover is listed.

GERMANY FDC LIGHTHOUSE OBER
GERMANY FDC 2007-LIGHTHOUSE BREMERHAVEN OBERFEUER.

12 Jul 2007 – 55 euro cent- Hornum at Sylt which was built in 1907. It is 34 metres high.

GERMANY FDC LIGHTHOUSE HORNUM
GERMANY FDC 2007-LIGHTHOUSE HORNUM

 

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  220c to mark 500th  Anniversary of Martin Waldseemuller Map. The Waldseemuller Map or Universalis Cosmographia or Universal Cosmography is a printed wall map of the World by German Cartographer Martin Waldseemuller, originally published on April 1507. It is known as the first map to use the word America. It was bestowed in honour of Italian Americo Vespucci. America placed on this map is now South America.

The wall map consists of 12 sections printed from woodcuts. Each section is one of four horizontally and three vertically when assembled. The stamp shows these 12 sections. The only copy of this Map is displayed in Library of Congress Washington DC. A thousand copies were printed originally.

Martin Waldseemuller (1470-1520) was a German Cartographer who along with Matthias Ringmann is credited with first using the word America on maps based on Vespucci and Columbus travels

First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC MARTIN MAP
GERMANY FDC 2007- MARTIN WLADSEEMULLER’S MAP

 

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 Pope Benedikt XVI – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Pope Benedikt XVI – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  55c on 80th Birth Anniversary of Pope Benedikt XVI. He was born in Germany on 16 Apr 1927 and was elected Pope in 2005 and remained Pope till his resignation in 2013.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC POPE
GERMANY FDC 2007 -POPE BENEDIKT XVI

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.