Bridges on Stamps  – Stamps of Germany(GDR) 1976.

Bridges on Stamps  – Stamps of Germany(GDR) 1976.

GDR/DDR  issued a set of six stamps on Bridges on 21 Sep 1976.

10 Pf-  Bridge over Lake Templin          15 Pf-  Bridge on “Adlergestell” Berlin

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GDR 1976 -BRIDGE OVER LAKE TEMPLIN & BRIDGE ON ADLERGESTELL BERLIN

20 Pf – Bridge over Elbe River near Roblau       25 Pf- Goltzschtal Viaduct

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GDR 1976- Bridge over Elbe River near Roblau & Goltzschtal Viaduct

35 Pf- Bridge over Elbe River  Magdeburg   50 Pf- Bridge at the “Grober Dreesch”Schwerin

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GDR 1976- BRIDGES
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European Capitals Amsterdam – Miniature Sheet France 2016.

European Capitals Amsterdam – Miniature Sheet France 2016.

France is regularly issuing stamps under the theme of European Capitals. The Netherlands Capital Amsterdam was chosen for 2016. A miniature sheet with four stamps was issued on 03 Nov 2016. The architecture featured on stamps was

0.80 Euro- Le Beguinage  Monastery                 0.80 Euro- Le Rijksmuseum

0.80 Euro – La Westerkerk Cathedral                 0.80 Euro – Canaux et Facades (Canals, Channels and Facades)

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FRANCE MS 2016 -EUROPEAN CAPITALS AMSTERDAM

 

Inauguration of Main Donau Canal – Stamps of Germany 1992.

Inauguration of Main Donau Canal – Stamps of Germany 1992.

Germany issued a stamp on Inauguration of Main Donau Canal. The 100 Pf stamp was issued on 10 Sep 1992 and features the Neue Holzbrucke Bridge. An FDI card is listed. It had a print run of 29,390,000.

The Rhine-Main- Danube Canal is also called Main-Danube Canal, RMD Canal or Europa Canal or Rhein-Main-Donau-Kanal in German. It is located in Bavaria and connects the Main and Danube river across the European watershed. It runs from Bamberg via Nuremberg to Kelheim. The Canal connects the North Sea & Atlantic ocean to the Black Sea. It is navigable artery between Rhine Delta,  Danube Delta and Ukraine. It was inaugurated in 1992 and is 171 Kilometres long.

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GERMANY FDI 1992 -RHINE-MAIN-DANUBE CANAL.

Slender West Lake & Leman Lake – Joint Issue China and Switzerland 1998.

Slender West Lake & Leman Lake – Joint Issue China and Switzerland 1998.

China and Switzerland established diplomatic relations in 1950. China and Switzerland jointly issued stamps on 25 Nov 1998. The theme of stamps was lakes.

China -50 renminbi – The Chillon Castle and Leman Lake Geneva

China -540 renminbi – The Slender west lake and Twenty-four bridge -Yangzhou China.

Switzerland -20 c – The Slender west lake and Twenty-four bridge -Yangzhou China

Switzerland -70c – The Chillon Castle and Leman Lake Geneva

A First Day Cover of China is listed with a 20c stamp of Switzerland and 50 renminbi stamp of China. The cancellations are of respective countries.

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CHINA FDC 1998 – LEMAN AND SLENDER WEST LAKE.CHINA SWITZERLAND JOINT ISSUE

Bridges in Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2005.

Bridges in Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2005.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet on Bridges in Bhutan on 09 Oct 2005. It contained six stamps. The Bridges featured on stamps are

10 Nu -Wachy Bridge

10 Nu – Chain Bridge.

10 Nu – Wooden Cantilever Bridge Paro

20 Nu – Mo Chu Bridge

20 Nu -Langjo Bridge Thimphu

20 Nu – Punatshang Chu Bridge

BHUTAN BRIDGE MS 2005
BHUTAN BRIDGES MS 2005

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Switzerland issued a set of three stamps on Cities of Switzerland on 08 May 2014. The Cities featured on stamps are

Sankt Gallen – It is a city south of Lake Constance in Northeastern Switzerland. It is home to Baroque style architectural Abbey of St Gall.

Lucerne -Known for its snowcapped mountains aroundLake Lucerne, Medieval architecture and Chapel Bridge which links Altstadt (Old Town) to River Reuss’s right bank.

Lugano- The city stands on northern shore of Lake Lugano and is located in Southern Switzerland’s Italian speaking Ticino region.

A FDC with the stamps is listed.

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SWITZERLAND FDC 2014 – CITIES OF SWITZERLAND – SANKT GALLEN , LUCERNE,& LUGANO

 

Miniature Sheet Suez Crossing – Egypt 1998

Miniature Sheet Suez Crossing – Egypt 1998

Operation Badr 1973 was the code name for Egyptian Military Operation to cross the Suez Canal and seize the Bar-Lev line of fortifications on 06 Oct 1973. In conjunction with Syrian attack on Golan Heights, this marked the start of Yom Kippur War. This Suez Crossing surprised the Israelis and is one of the most read and most famous battles ever fought.

Egypt issued an Imperf Miniature Sheet on 06 Oct 1998 to mark 25th Anniversary of Suez Canal Crossing.

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EGYPT MS SUEZ CANAL CROSSING 1998