Thursday, May 4, 2017

GERMANY - 2017 (II)


Code: GER-2017-02
Release Date: June 08, 2017
Postal Authority: Deutsche Post
Title: Lighthouses 2017
Format: 2 stamps
Presentation: Sheets of 10 stamps same denomination
Design: Prof. Johannes Graf, Dortmund
Printing Process: Offset Multicolor
Paper: Coated, White, Fluorescent / DP II
Printing by:  Bagel Security-Print GmbH & Co. KG, Mönchengladbach

Stamp 1 of 2

Currency: EURO - EUR
Value: 45 (0.45 EUR)
Service: Local Postcard
Dimensions (mm): 35x35
Lighthouse: Holtenau Nord
ALL: C-1246
Location: NorthEastern Entrance of Kiel Canal, Kiel, GERMANY

Stamp 2 of 2

Currency: EURO - EUR
Value: 70 (0.70 EUR)
Service: Local STD Letter up to 20g
Dimensions (mm): 35x35
Lighthouse: Bremerhaven Front Range
ALL: B-1268

Location: Bremerhaven, GERMANY

The Bremerhaven Rear Range that make couple with this last stamp was also depicted in the serie Leuchttürm by Deutsche Post.  It was 10 years ago, in 2007.

C-1268 Front   (2017)                                            C-1268.1 Rear (2007)
Yes, they have totally different styles, but they make a couple.

Thanks Klaus for the alert and images of this set

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