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Unveiling German History: 1961 Deutsche Bundespost W.E.v. Ketteler Stamp

Unveiling German History: 1961 Deutsche Bundespost W.E.v. Ketteler Stamp

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Embark on a historical adventure with this intriguing 1961 used postage stamp issued by Deutsche Bundespost (West German Postal Service). The stamp commemorates Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler, a pivotal figure in German social history, born on December 25, 1811. More than a stamp, it's a tribute to a reformer. Whether you're a seasoned philatelist (UK/Australia Preferred), a curious historian, or simply someone who appreciates historical artifacts, this stamp is a valuable addition to your collection.

A Collector's Dream:

  • Genuine Artifact: Handpicked for its age and potential rarity, this authentic stamp offers a glimpse into 19th century German social reform movements and the legacy of Wilhelm Emmanuel von Ketteler.
  • Honoring Ketteler: This stamp commemorates Ketteler's contributions to social Catholicism and his advocacy for the working class. (Consider mentioning Ketteler's specific reforms or areas of influence if known)
  • West German Issuance: This specific stamp highlights the perspective of West Germany during this period.
  • Well-Preserved Condition: Despite natural signs of aging (wear and yellowing), this used stamp has been meticulously cared for to retain its original details and colors. (Emphasize "used" for international clarity)

A Conversation Starter for Any Home:

  • Captivating Display: Frame this stamp to spark conversation about German social history, labor rights, and the legacy of influential figures in your home or office.
  • Unique Gift: Surprise the history buff or stamp collector in your life with this one-of-a-kind present.

Explore the World of Philately:

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