Postcards of GDR- St Nicholas’ Church Stralsund

Postcards of GDR- St Nicholas’ Church Stralsund

Stralsund is a Hanseatic town on Germany’s Baltic coast and in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Stralsund’s old town is a World Heritage site.

St Nicholas’ Church in Stralsund is the oldest of the three major parish churches in the City. It was dedicated in 1279 to St Nicholas of Myra, the Patron Saint of Sailors. Since 1524  it is an Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Alexanderplatz is located in Central Mitte District of Berlin. It is a large public square and transport hub. It has many malls, stores, S-Bahn connections and has a TV Tower.It is named after Russian Czar Alexander I

GDR issued a postage stamp Alexader Platz on 13 Jun 1973 and the Postcard on St Nicholas’ Church was issued on 17 Apr 1990.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- ST NICHOLAS’ CHURCH STRALSUND
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Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Berlin was founded in 1237 and became capital of Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, later of Brandenburg-Prussia and Kingdom of Prussia. After the Second War, the city was divided into two East Berlin became Capital of Soviet-backed East Germany and West Berlin controlled by Allies backed West Germany. This continued till unification of Germany in 1990 when the Berlin Wall was pulled down in 1989 and in June 1991 resolution was passed in Bundestag -German Parliament to move the Unified German Capital to Berlin. In 1999 offices moved to Berlin from Bonn.

GDR issued a set of postage stamps on 750 years of Berlin on 17 Feb 1987  and also a Postcard. The 10 Pf stamp and stamp design features Marx-Engels Forum

Mark-Engels forum is a Public Park in Central Mitte district of Berlin. It was built by GDR in 1986and named after Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, authors of Communist Manifesto. Their statues are located here.

Jungfern Bridge – It is the oldest Bridge in Berlin located in Mitte. It is an Iron Bascule Bridge.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1987- MARX-ENGELS FORUM & JUNGFERN BRIDGE.

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Ephraim Palace

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Ephraim Palace

Berlin was founded in 1237 and became capital of Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, later of Brandenburg-Prussia and Kingdom of Prussia. After the Second War, the city was divided into two East Berlin became Capital of Soviet-backed East Germany and West Berlin controlled by Allies backed West Germany. This continued till unification of Germany in 1990 when the Berlin Wall was pulled down in 1989 and in June 1991 resolution was passed in Bundestag -German Parliament to move the Unified German Capital to Berlin. In 1999 offices moved to Berlin from Bonn.

GDR issued a set of postage stamps on 750 years of Berlin on 17 Feb 1987  and also a Postcard. The 10 Pf stamp and stamp design feature Ephraim Palace.

Ephraim Palace is a Rococo style building in Berlin built in 1766 by architect Friedrich Dieterichs.

Markisches Museum – It was founded in 1874 and is located in Mitte Berlin. It houses the history of Berlin along with four other museums in Berlin. This museum is also featured on the Postcard.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1987- EPHRAIM PALACE &. MARKISCHES MUSEUM

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard alongwith the Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square on 07 Aug 1990.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT – GREIFSWALD

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Schwerin Castle and Palace.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Schwerin Castle and Palace.

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

Schwerin Castle and Palace – It is located in the city of Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state.It is situated on an island in the city’s main lake, the Lake Schwerin. It was built between 1845 and 1857.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard alongwith the Schwerin Castle.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990 -GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT AND SCHWERIN PALACE.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument.

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT WEIMAR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postcards of GDR- Rathausstrasse.

Postcards of GDR- Rathausstrasse.

One of the oldest streets in Berlin was renamed as Rathausstrasse in 1951 and a stamp and a Postcard of 10 Pf was issued by GDR on this historic street on 26 Jul 1973. The stamp design features the Neptune fountain.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1973- RATHAUSSTRASSE & NEPTUNE FOUNTAIN.