Sunday, 9 April 2017

covers from Germany

On Thursday I got not only three postcards but also two covers from Germany.

Stamps:
Crocus (issued 11-08-2005)
Marigold (issued 07-07-2005)
500th birthday of Lucas Cranach the Younger (issued 01-10-2015)
with a special postmark about the 500th anniversary of the Reformation from Schmalkalden

Schmalkalden is a town in the German State of Thuringia. In 1531 the Schmalkaldic League, a defensive alliance of Lutheran princes within the Holy Roman Empire, was founded in Schmalkalden. The league was broke up after Emperor Charles V's victory in the Schmalkaldic War between 1546 and 1547.


Crocus (issued 11-08-2005)
200th birthday of Otto von Bismarck (issued 02-04-2015)
with a special postmark about the 150th anniversary of the North German Confederation


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