Monday, June 3, 2013

Sleepy kitten, 70 CT stamp and Allied '45 stamp - a card from the Netherlands


Country: Netherlands
Place: Purmerend
Received: 01/05/2013
Distance: 1 511 km
Travelled: 39 days

Sleepy kitten

Purmerend was founded in 1410 on the basis of the small fishing village Purmer between the  Purmer LakeBeemster Lake and Wormer Lake. In 1434 Purmerend was given city rights, and its total population makes about 80 thousands of people now.

70 CT stamp

This 70 CT stamp was designed by Wim Crouwel  (b. 1928), a Dutch graphic designer and typographer known for his posters and exhibition designs.

Allied '45 stamp

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