Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Germany: Schwetzingen

Schwetzingen is a german town situated in the northwest of Baden-Württemberg, around 10 km (6.2 mi) southwest of Heidelberg and 15 km (9.3 mi) southeast of Mannheim. Schwetzingen was mentioned as "Suezzingen" for the first time in 766, therefore the city is celebrating its 1250th Birthday this year. To commemorates this event the German Post issued a special stamp and postmark. Both you can see on the back of this card.



Stamp:
The 1250th Anniversary of the City of Schwetzingen - Issued: 02-01-2016 with special postmark

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