By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie
Germany:Stamp Cards on Birds
During the philatelic exhibition Nature from September 9th – September 11th in Kaltenwestheim these stamp cards will be available for philatelists , one Special cover and two Special Cards. All philatelic items are featuring the European Goldfinch(Carduelis carduelis), bird of theyear 2016 in Germany. A pictorial postmark featuring a European Goldfinch will be available on all three days of the Exhibition. The Exhibition will be organized by the German Philatelic Collector Group BSV Meiningen with the chairman Mr. Matthias Reichel. Kaltenwestheim is located in the rural region Rhön of the County Thuringia in Germany.
Germany:Postcards on Birds
Two new stationeries(postcards) are available for the philatelic exhibition GABRIA 2016 in Gaildorf, Germany. The exhibition will be held from November 5th to November 6th ,2016. The two postcards are featuring the European Goldfinch(Carduelis carduelis) . It´s the bird of the year 2016 in Germany.
Czech Republic: Frog Stamp