Stamps on SAARC Scout Jamboree  – Bangladesh 2004

Stamps on SAARC Scout Jamboree  – Bangladesh  2004

Bangladesh issued a  2 Taka stamp on 7th Bangladesh and 4th SAARC Scout Jamboree on 06 Jan 2004. The stamp features a rainbow, Scout logo and Flags of SAARC nations.

BANGLADESH SCOUTS
BANGLADESH 2004-SCOUTING
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Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II -Botswana 1988

Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  -Botswana 1988

Botswana issued a set of Four stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  on 13 Sep 1988.

10 & 30 thebe- Pope John Paul II and Map of  Botswana.

BOTSWANA POPE1
BOTSWANA 1988- VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II.

15 & 80 thebe- Portrait of Pope John Paul II.

BOTSWANA POPE2
BOTSWANA 1988 -VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

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 Germany’s Presidency of European Union– Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Germany’s Presidency of European Union– Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on Germany’s Presidency of European Union on 02 Jan 2007.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY
GERMANY 2007 -EUROPEAN UNION PRESIDENCY

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.

GERMANY SAARLAND 1
GERMANY 2007-SAARLAND.
GERMANY SAARLAND 2
GERMANY 2007- SAARLAND -CANCELLATION ON MAP

Centenary of Scouting – EUROPA 2007 – Germany

Centenary of Scouting – EUROPA 2007 – Germany

The theme for EUROPA 2007 was Centenary of Scouting

Date of Issue 03 May 2007

45c- Hiking and Maps

FDC cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY EUROPA 2006
GERMANY 2007 -EUROPA -100 years of Scouting