This year, the Cercle Philatélique Ettelbruck is hosting the 79th Luxembourg Stamp Day. Ettelbruck is located in the north of Luxembourg and is one of the 5 municipalities that form the core of the "Nordstad" development pole. With 9,145 inhabitants, Ettelbruck is the largest municipality in the canton of Diekirch and has, among other things, a long tradition as a varied shopping town. The blue railway bridge depicted on the special stamp is located near the Ettelbruck railway station and was completed in 2012.
issue date: 15.09.2020
Price of the stamp: € 0,80
Layout: Fargo s.àr.l. (L)
Printing: High-resolution four-colour offset printing. Bpost Stamps Factory, Malines (B)
Dimensions: 48,75 x 38,15 mm,
10 stamps per sheet
Commemorative stamp - Anniversary of the accession to the throne of Grand Duke Jean
post philately pays tribute to h.r.h grand duke jean. this portrait stamp is issued to mark the 50th anniversary of his accession to the throne.
on 26 april 1961, grand duchess charlotte appointed the hereditary grand duke her lieutenant representative. on 12 november 1964, grand duchess charlotte passed the crown of the grand duchy of luxembourg to her son jean. he became the eighth sovereign since the grand duchy was founded in 1815.