Sunday, 23 October 2016

City Views - Sunday Stamps II

One thing I'm learning from the old album I mentioned last week is how many countries names have altered over the years.

Take this stamp from Czechoslovakia for example.

Czechoslovakia - 20 October 1965
On the stamp in the background is the Castle of Bratislava; Bratislava is now the capital of Slovakia.

I've spent many hours in Copenhagen, Denmark's capital, and recognise the view on this stamp from 2011.

Denmark
The stamp commemorates the 100th anniversary of Copenhagen's main railway station.

I believe this older stamp shows the inside.

Denmark - 25 March 1965
For views of other cities please check out the links at Sunday-Stamps-II-97.

5 comments:

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Bob - always interesting to see the architectural buildings put on stamps ... loved the Bratislava Castle one ... but railways too .. cheers Hilary

VioletSky said...

And to add to any confusion, even the other half of Czechoslovakia - Czech Republic - has now changed its name to Czechia!
How neat to have the exterior and interior of the railway station.

Maria said...

I'm such a foreigner to Czechia, Czech Republic ... thanks for prompting me to study more about this by sharing these stamps.

Eva A. said...

These are fine views, especially the first one. You're finding treasures in that album!

Joy said...

Nice to see both the outside and inside of the railway station. I love ornate stations.