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- 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.

China Post issued a set of four stamps on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The theme of stamps was the handover of the Olympic Flame from Beijing to London.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

1.20 Yuan – National Stadium China           1.20 Yuan – Watchtower of the Forbidden City.

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CHINA 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

1.20 Yuan – London Eye          1.20 Yuan – Tower of  London

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CHINA 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Germany issued two stamps on 12 Jul 2007 on UNESCO World Heritage sites

65 euro cent – Schwarz-Haupterhaus Riga – House of Blackheads in Riga Latvia.

70 euro cent – Rathaus Stralsund -Town Hall of Hanseatic city of Stralsund built in Gothic style in 1300.

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GERMANY FDC 2007-UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.

 

Stamps on Bishopric of  Bamberg – Germany – 2006.

Stamps on Bishopric of  Bamberg – Germany – 2006.

Germany has issued stamp on 1000th Anniversary Bishopric of  Bamberg on 02 Jan 2007. This Cathedral is an UNESCO Heritage site. It was established in 1007 at Frankfurt Synod to expand Christianity to the Franconian Lands (Bavaria). The land in Furth for Bamberg Bishopric was donated by Emperor Heinrich II on 01 Nov 1007.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

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GERMANY 2007 – BISHOPRIC OF BAMBERG