Category: Memorabilia

Munich Oktoberfest first day cover 1985.

First day cover Munich Oktoberfestival, anniversary edition, 1985. Stamps, 30.World Scout Conference 1985. German Stamp Karl Spitzweg

Munich Oktoberfest anniversary edition, 1985.

Munich Oktoberfest first day cover 1985.

Figure of Bavaria beer tower by B. Kleinschroth (Festive edition, commemorative edition, special edition, anniversary edition).  Stamps, 30. World Scout Conference 1985 Munich Karl Spitzweg 1808-1885, painter Biedermeier period. The Oktoberfest in Munich is the largest festival in the world. It takes place on the Theresienwiese in the Bavarian capital of Munich since 1810

Caption: History of Munich Oktoberfest

  • 175 years Oktoberfest in Munich
  • 1810 – 1985
  • Failed 25 times in…because:
  • 1830 Great Nations War
  • 1814 Agricultural Festival
  • 1854 Cholera
  • 1866 war and cholera
  • 1870 war threat
  • 1873 Cholera
  • 1814 – 1920 First World war
  • 1923 Inflation
  • 1924 Economic misery
  • 1939 – 1948 Second World war