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Posted 08/18/2012   04:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice match Alexey.
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The Pont Neuf (New Bridge) is, despite its name, the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France. It is a stone arch bridge, completed in 1607. The bastions give the Pont Neuf a fortified appearance. Here is an image of a stamp depicting the Pont Neuf and the Île de la Cité, designed and engraved by Albert Decaris, and issued by France on May 27, 1978 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the beginning of the construction of the bridge, Scott No. 1599, Y&T No. 1997, plus a contemporary photo of the bridge from a similar angle. Note: This stamp was awarded the 1978 Grand Prix de l'Art Philatélique.

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Posted 08/21/2012   12:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Tefloncinco to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I could not miss this brigde topic looking good puzzler looking good.













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Posted 09/27/2012   09:21 am  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
One more from the Danube Bridges set from Hungary. Four others have been shown previously by gussyboy and nethryk.



Plus a bridge from Tranvancore, the Marthanda Varma Bridge.

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Posted 10/24/2012   10:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Wadmalatz to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Finally found one, depicting St. John of Nepomuk (patron saint of bridges)




in the background probably Charles Bridge in Prague, place of his martyrdom.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_of_Nepomuk
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Posted 10/25/2012   07:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 22crows to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The above Slovak stamp of St John of Nepomuk and the Charles Bridge was part of a joint issue between the Czech Republic (SG4), Germany (SG2504) and Slovakia (SG158).
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Germany Europa 1987
Modern Architecture

Kohlbrand Bridge in Hamburg (1974)



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Posted 11/22/2012   5:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Victoria Falls Bridge, designed by I. Mount, engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd., and issued for use in Southern Rhodesia on June 3, 1940 as one of a set of eight stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of Southern Rhodesia by Cecil John Rhodes, Scott No. 61.

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Posted 11/27/2012   12:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Alexey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I do not know in what section refer to the note, but let it be a totally unexpected theme: "Bridges and the sea."
Recently I get in my collection an interesting stamp: Germany, private mail "Northern Courier",



featuring gorgeous handsome cable-stayed bridge across the Strait of Stralsund, which separates Rügen from the mainland to the north-east.
The island of Rügen, this is a topic for an interesting historical article - one of the legendary northern centers ecumene - the ancestral home of the Germans -- Rugova (or ulmerugov), and later one of the most important centers of Slavic paganism to the famous shrines of Arkona, the alleged birthplace of Rurik, the island of Ruyan ancient Slavic traditions.

But back to the bridge: the main pylon of the bridge is next to a small island Danholm in the middle of Strait, but the bridge itself is so high hovers over it, that it is impossible to get to the island itself by car



and here on the train, perhaps, that it is possible. The well-known series of the GDR, "Industrial archeology", 1988 - the railway lift bridge over the canal Stralsund "Brick Channel"




really impressive building, completely devoid of grace and the expressive power of embodying the German technical thought!



Now compare these two bridges, so to speak, their family photo. Railway bridge completely lost amid the greatness of his young neighbor. Passing on the new bridge may not notice it at all



But here is confident that other monument of German engineering with high Shtralzaundbrucke with interest and looking at all the passengers (disciplined German drivers do not count) - a little more than a kilometer separates them from the famous barque "Comrade"



risen to eternal parking in the harbor of Stralsund. Originally built as a sailing school, he was the prototype of several training ships.
Kherson Naval cadets dream, the hero of many films about the sea, the embodiment of hope for "Scarlet Sails", the trophy of the USSR after the war, he had brought a lot of trophies from the sea regattas, the school for generations of German, Soviet and Ukrainian sailors





He finally returned after a long and hard life in the home port for the native name "Gorh Fock" (alias the popular German writer Johann Kinau, who lived his short life, merchant and writer, but was killed in a sea battle)



and a museum. What is a happy ending for the vessel, which once even lucky enough to be drowned by Soviet tanks.



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Posted 11/28/2012   08:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Tsujunkyo Bridge is Japan's largest stone-arch aqueduct bridge. Built in 1854, the bridge spans the Todoroki River in Yabe Town, Kumamoto Prefecture, on Kyushu. Here is an image of a stamp depicting Tsujunkyo Bridge, printed by photogravure, and issued by Japan (Kumamoto Prefecture) on August 26, 1991, Scott No. Z109, plus a photo of the bridge.

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Río Negro (Black River) bridge, engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd., and issued by Uruguay on June 16, 1930 as one of a set of 16 stamps commemorating the centenary of independence, Scott No.394.

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Posted 02/25/2013   10:12 am  Show Profile Check alan's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add alan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Landmark Bridges of India set of 4 issued by India on 17.08.2007. The bridges featured are:

The Howrah Bridge is a suspension type balanced cantilever bridge that spans the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, commissioned in 1943.

Mahatma Gandhi Setu is a bridge over the river Ganges and connecting Patna with Hajipur was inaugurated in 1982. At 5,575 meters it is one of the longest river bridges in the world

The Pamban Bridge is a cantilever bridge on the Palk Strait connecting Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. It was built in 1914 and is considered a marvel of engineering.

Vidyasagar Setu (commonly known as the Second Hooghly Bridge), is a bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It links the city of Howrah to its twin city of Kolkata. The bridge is a toll bridge for vehicles, but is free for bicycles. It is one of the longest bridges of its type in India and one of the longest in Asia.

The bridge is named after the 19th century Bengali reformist Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.


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