20 May 2019

various lighthouses; postcard: germany (v6)

the lighthouses.
  • Arngast Lighthouse [upper extreme left]
  • Roter Sand Lighthouse [top, 2nd from left]
  • Borkum Grosser Light (Borkum Neuer Light) [top middle]
  • Pellworm Lighthouse [top, 2nd from right]
  • Büsum Lighthouse [top, extreme right]
  • Pilsum Lighthouse [middle extreme left]
  • Cuxhaven Lighthouse [lower extreme left]
  • Amrum Lighthouse (Seefeuer Amrum) [bottom, 2nd from left]
  • Nordeney Lighthouse [bottom, 3rd from left]
  • Kampen Lighthouse (Rotes Kliff Lighthouse) [bottom, 3rd from right]
  • Pingelturm Lighthouse (Emperor Lock Lighthouse, Kaiserschleuse Lighthouse) [bottom, 2nd from right]
  • Westerheversand Lighthouse [bottom, extreme right]

what. postcard with lighthouses received

where.
  • Arngast Lighthouse: Jade Bay, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Roter Sand Lighthouse: Weser Estuary, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany
  • Borkum Grosser Light: Borkum, East Frisian Islands, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Pellworm Lighthouse: Pellworm Island, North Frisian Islands, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Büsum Lighthouse: Busum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Pilsum Lighthouse: Pilsum, Krummhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Cuxhaven Lighthouse: Cuxhaven, Schleswg-Holstein, Germany
  • Amrum Lighthouse: Amrum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Nordeney Lighthouse: Nordeney, East Frisian Islands, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Kampen Lighthouse: Sylt, North Frisian Islands, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Pingelturm Lighthouse: Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany
  • Westerheversand Lighthouse: Westerhever, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

postmark. partially indistinct: "BRIEFZENTRUM 26 (= h) ??.-3/14"; stamp of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


19 May 2019

podersdorf-am-see lighthouse, austria; postcard: poland

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Podersdorf-am-See, Lake Neusiedl, Burgenland, Austria

postmark. none evident; stamp: see remarks

remarks. The postcard was sent from Poland. However, it bears a printed label which identifies it as Deutsche Post. The original stamp, evident under the label, is likely to be from Poland.

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm; Polish for lighthouse: latarnia morska




hook lighthouse, ireland; postcard: germany

other names. Hook Head Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Hook Head, County Wexford, Ireland

postmark. mostly indistinct: “BRIEFZENTRUM 99 (= Erfurt)″; stamp of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm; Irish Gaelic for lighthouse: teach solais


roter sand lighthouse; postcard: germany (v3)

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Weser Estuary, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 26 (= Oldenburg) -1.-7.16; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm



souter lighthouse, united kingdom; postcard: germany

other names. Marsden Head Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Marsden, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

postmark. mostly indistinct: "BRIEFZENTUM 64 (= Darmstadt); stamp of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm



wangerooge old lighthouse; postcard: germany

other names. Wangerooge Alter Leuchtturm

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Wangerooge, Lower Saxony, Germany

postmark. "WANGEROOGE -3.-2.14"; stamp of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm



lindau lighthouse; postcard: germany (v3)

other names. Neuer Lindau Leuchtturm

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Lindau, Lake Constance, Bavaria, Germany

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 70 (= Waiblingen) 10.-3.14"; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


white shoal light; postcard: usa

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Lake Michigan, Emmet County, Michigan, USA

postmark. partially indistinct: "METRO ???? MI 1 DEC 2016"; stamp of USA

remarks. This postcard features the map of the US state of Michigan and the many lighthouses along its coast. For the purpose of this blog, it would be too impractical to list all of them.



westermarkelsdorf lighthouse; postcard: germany (v2)

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Fehmarn Island, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 73 (= Salach) 30.12.13"; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm





various lighthouses; postcard: germany (v5)

the lighthouses. 
  • Póvoa de Varzim North Pier Breakwater Light [top left]
  • St. Mary's Lighthouse [top centre]
  • Pigeon Point Lighthouse (Pigeon Point Light Station) [top right]
  • Nieuwe Sluis Lighthouse [middle left]
  • La Vieille Lighthouse [middle centre]
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse [middle right]
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse [bottom left]
  • Faro Castillo del Morro Lighthouse [bottom centre]
  • Bass Harbor Head Light [bottom right]

what. postcard with lighthouses received

where.

  • Póvoa de Varzim North Pier Breakwater Light: Póvoa de Varzim, Porto District, Portugal
  • St. Mary's Lighthouse: St. Mary's Island, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
  • Pigeon Point Lighthouse: Pigeon Point, California, USA
  • Nieuwe Sluis Lighthouse: Breskens, Zeeland, Netherlands
  • La Vieille Lighthouse: Finistere, Brittany, France
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse: Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, UK
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse: Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, UK
  • Faro Castillo del Morro Lighthouse: Havanna, Cuba
  • Bass Harbor Head Light: Mount Desert Island, Maine, USA

postmark. indistinct; stamp of Germany

note. Dutch for lighthouse: vuurtoren; French for lighthouse: phare; German for lighthouse: leuchtturm; Portuguese for lighthouse: farol; Spanish for lighthouse: faro


18 May 2019

hohe weg lighthouse; stamp, affixed: germany, 2006

what. stamp with lighthouse, affixed on postcard

where. Weser Estuary, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


greifswalder oie lighthouse; stamp, affixed: germany, 2004

what. stamp with lighthouse, affixed on postcard

where. Greifswalder Oie, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


brunsbüttel mole 1 lighthouse; postcard: germany

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Brunsbuttel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

postmark. partially indistinct: "BRIEFZENTRUM 25 (= Elmshorn) ?6.-8.16"; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


lindau lighthouse; postcard: germany (v2)

other names. Neuer Lindau Leuchtturm

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Lindau, Lake Constance, Bavaria, Germany

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 39 (= Sülzetal) 25.-8.16"; stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm



cape hatteras lighthouse, usa; postcard: germany (v2)

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Hatteras Island, Buxton, North Carolina, USA

postmark. "BRIEFZENTRUM 41 (= Mönchengladbach) 26.-9.16); stamps of Germany

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


wremen lighthouse; postcard: germany

other names. Kleine-Preusse Lighthouse

what. postcard with lighthouse received

where. Wremen, Lower Saxony, Germany

postmark. indistinct; stamp of Germany

remarks. Lighthouse, built in 2005, is a replica of an older lighthouse, which was erected in 1906 and demolished in 1930.

note. German for lighthouse: leuchtturm


various lighthouses; stamps: united kingdom, 1998

the lighthouses. 
  • St. John's Point Lighthouse [first from left]
  • Smalls Lighthouse [second from left]
  • Needles Rock Lighthouse (Needles Lighthouse) [middle]
  • Bell Rock Lighthouse [second from right]
  • Eddystone Lighthouse [first from right]

what.
stamps with lighthouse, in presentation pack

where
  • St. John's Point Lighthouse: Killough, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Smalls Lighthouse: The Smalls, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Needles Rock Lighthouse: Aum Bay, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
  • Bell Rock Lighthouse: Inchcape, Arbroath, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Eddystone Lighthouse: Eddystone Rock, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom


generic lighthouse; postcard, back: russia

what. postcard with lighthouse received, drawn on back of postcard

postmark. indistinct; stamp of Russia

note. Russian for lighthouse: маяк (mayak)


one fathom bank lighthouse; postcard, unused: malaysia

what. unused postcard with lighthouse

where. One Fathom Bank, Selangor, Malaysia


note. Malay for lighthouse: rumah api



pulau angsa lighthouse; postcard, unused: malaysia

what. unused postcard with lighthouse

where. Pulau Angsa, Selangor, Malaysia


note. Malay for lighthouse: rumah api