Germany - Scott #1273 (1978)

The Pied Piper Of Hamelin

The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Rattenfänger von Hameln in German, also known as the Pan Piper or the Rat-Catcher of Hamelin) is the titular character of a legend from the town of Hamelin (Hameln), Lower Saxony, Germany. The legend dates back to the Middle Ages, the earliest references describing a piper, dressed in multicolored (“pied”) clothing, who was a rat-catcher hired by the town to … Continue reading The Pied Piper Of Hamelin