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Posted 01/17/2021   4:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here isLithuania's February 21, 2009, 1.35 litas stamp (Sc #888) depicting the coat of arms of the city of Pakruojis. Pakruojis (pop. 29,000) is in the north central part of the country, near Latvia.

From heraldry-wiki.com, "The arms were officially granted on November 24, 1993. (The windmill image) refers to the three old windmills that survived in the city."


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On October 1, 2001 Luxembourg issued a three-stamp set on the theme of "Traveling into the Future". The 45c value (Sc #1063) depicts wind turbines.

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This June 30, 1989 pictorial postmark of Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany shows a windmill. The postmark publicizes Gifhorn's (Pop. 42,000) International Wind- and Watermill Museum.

From wikipedia, "On the Museum's open-air site, which covers an area of around 16 hectares (40 acres), there are currently 16 mills from 12 different countries (as at 2009)."

The panoramic photo of the site shows that the postmark's "in Der Heide" (in the heath/moor) is absolutely correct.


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