Sunday, 6 November 2011

Sunday Stamps

For today's free theme, I'm back in the DDR . . .  well actually back in Germany before it was divided into East and West, and I'm revisiting the Moritzburg Hunting Castle, near Dresden.  After posting a stamp featuring this Castle (in Oct 9 Sunday Stamps), I found that I have a postcard from 1937 with a lovely aerial view of the Castle . . .
Sent to England in May 1937, here's the stamp with a Dresden 'Millionen Blumen' (million flowers) cancellation.
Below is the 1960s DDR stamp I posted last month which featured the Castle.

This post is part of Viridian's Sunday Stamps, you can find this week's entries by clicking the icon below.
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  1. It is nteresting to see the castle in context.

  2. Thanks for posting the Wiki link, neat to read about the castle.
    thanks for participating.

  3. It's so interesting to see the real castle as well as the stamp. The towers look like pepper pots. :)

  4. Nice looking castle. Glad to have seen it (and everything else) survived the war.

  5. Thanks for the castle postcard; it looks like a film set. I have a number of stamps in that Deutches Reich series but not the 15(pfennig)

  6. Interesting to read it is on an artificial island, the postcard shows that to perfection. I love how the stamp accentuates the colour.


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