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
200rd anniversary of the creation of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg formed at the Congress of Vienna
the major european powers met in 1814 in vienna to negotiate the redrawing of europe's boundaries. alongside a large united kingdom of the netherlands, entrusted to king william i, the allies (england, austria, russia and prussia) established a new independent state between the meuse and the moselle rivers: the grand duchy of luxembourg.