February 2021 – L`Chaim

2021 marks a very special anniversary: Jews have demonstrably lived on the territory of present-day Germany for at least 1700 years. The anniversary dates back to the year 321 when the Roman emperor Constantine issued a decree allowing Jews to be appointed to offices in the curia and city administration. The document, now preserved in Read More …

February 2021-2: Postal stationery from Switzerland

A Swiss postcard (postal stationery) from Lausanne to France from 1944. This card went through censorship. Unfortunately, the censorship stamp is washed out. However, the inspection stamp 69 in red is still clearly visible (at least I think it is something like that).  Why now the badly canceled letter as the cover of the month? Read More …

March 2021 – New issues of Liechtenstein Post

On March 1, Liechtenstein Post will issue the following stamps Europe stamps – Endangered national wildlife I have already presented Sweden’s European stamp with the green toad as stamp of the month January. On this year’s theme of “endangered national wildlife”, Liechtenstein has put the mouse weasel (CHF 1.50) and the crayfish (CHF 1.50) on Read More …