Austria Issued Glass Stamp

austria glass stampAustria issued an impressive stamp made of glass on 10th June 2016 . It presents the reverse-glass painting tradition of the municipality of Sandl in Upper Austria in the miniature scale of a postage stamp. The reverse-glass painting is of a cross and pieta (a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary holding and weeping over the body of her crucified son Jesus). The stamp has a face value of €6.30.

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