La ville de Salers – Cantal, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcb94
N 45° 08.269 E 002° 29.639
31T E 460213 N 4998384
Quick Description: [FR] La ville de Salers s'est constituée autour d'un château dominant la vallée de la Maronne. [EN] The city of Salers established around a castle dominating the valley of the Maronne river.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 11/3/2011 2:56:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMD0VQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Ce timbre présente les bâtiments les plus prestigieux du village (Maison Sevestre, Maison de La Ronade, Maison de Bargues, Beffroi, Maison Flogeac)
Par contre, le timbre est un montage. Plusieurs bâtiments normalement séparé les uns des autres ont été accolés pour réaliser cet ensemble.
Dans le fond, l'auteur "Claude DURRENS" a dessiné le Puy Mary.
C'est un timbre horizontal 36x21,45 mm Dentelure 13. Il a été émis le 22 juin 1974. Oblitération 1er jour à Salers (Cantal).

La grandeur passée de Salers se traduit par son architecture Renaissance datant de l'époque du Baillage des Hautes montagnes d'Auvergne.
De la place principale avec ses hôtels particuliers aux ruelles plus populaires, allez jusqu'à l'église Saint Mathieu.
Elle abrite une mise au tombeau du XVème siècle et des tapisseries d'Aubusson du XVIIème siècle.
A l'extrémité de la cité, l'esplanade de Barrouze surplombe les vallées de l'Aspre et de la Marone avec une vue sur le Puy Violent.
Salers a reçu le label des plus beaux villages de France.
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This stamp presents the most prestigious buildings of the village (House Sevestre, House of Ronade, House of Bargues, Belfry, House Flogeac)
On the other hand, the stamp is an assembly. Several buildings normally separated some of the others were attached to realize this set.
At the bottom, the author "Claude DURRENS" drew the Volcanic hill Mary.
It is a horizontal stamp 36x21,45 mm Dentelure 13. It was emitted on June 22nd, 1974. 1st obliteration in the daytime to Salers (Cantal).

The eminence passed from "Salers" village results in its architecture Renaissance dating of the sixteenth century.
Of the main place with its particular hotels to the more popular alleys, go until the church "Saint Mathieu".
it shelters one entombment of the fifteenth century and the tapestries of "Aubusson" of the seventeenth century.
To the extremity of the city, the esplanade of "Barrouze" overhangs the "Aspre" and the "Marone" valleys with a view on the "Puy Violent" mountain.
Salers received the label of the most beautiful villages of France.
Stamp Issuing Country: France

Date of Issue: 6/22/1974

Denomination: 0.65 Francs

Color: Brown and green

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

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