Tag Archives: Germany stamp

Lets keep doing the Leipzig trade fair

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, arrange your wares and lets make some sales. We are having a trade fair, like we used to. During the cold war period both Capitalist West Germany and Communist East Germany issued postage stamps. In general, the Western […]

Building a University to try to turn Germans French

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell about how France tried gently to build a barrier with Germany. The stamp today looks […]

The war is lost, maybe we could airmail ourselves out on the Condor

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take your first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story to tell of a great airplane whose stamp is tainted by defeat. The stamp today has a […]

The author and the towers

Welcome readers to todays offering from The Philatelist. So slip on your smoking jacket, fill your pipe, take the first sip of your adult beverage, and sit back in your most comfortable chair. We have an interesting story of a German author whose reputation shot up to the stars when Germany found itself with superfluous […]