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New Stamps from Austria

Inventor of Typewriter: Peter Mitterhofer In the “Austrian Inventions” series, Austrian Post is this time celebrating Peter Mitterhofer, who made the first typewriter in the 1860s, with a commemorative stamp.Peter Mitterhofer was born in 1822 in Partschins in South Tyrol. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Birthday Party Many happy returns of the day! A lively birthday party is depicted on this puzzle stamp mini sheet issued by Austrian Post as part of the “comic stamp puzzle” series – a unique way of franking party invitations … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on 500 Years of Reformation

Issue Date: 24.01.2017 Designer: Dave Gruber Illustrator: Alfred Gugerell Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 50 x 31,8mm Values: €0.68

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Austria Issued Stamp on Outlook 2050 “Tensile Test”

Tensile testing, is also known as tension testing,  in which a sample is subjected to a controlled  tension until failure. The results from the test are commonly used to select a material for an application, for quality control, and to predict … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

150 Years of Carnival in Villach On Shrove Tuesday 1867 a successful parade involving hundreds of costumed participants came to an end in the Carinthian city of Villach, and with it the famous Villach Carnival was born. Austrian Post is … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Air Police  Austria’s Air Police is celebrating its 60th anniversary. After the signing of the Austrian State Treaty in 1955, the ban on ying was lifted and it was possible to establish the Air Police Department in the Federal Ministry for … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamps on Unsung Heroes

Austrian Post is saying thank you to the miners and all those who risked their lives in this operation with a commemorative stamp showing the rescue of Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges. Between 1943 and the end of the Second World … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Railway Theme

Austria:Gleichenberg Railway For the past 85 years the Styrian towns of Feldbach and Bad Gleichenberg have been linked by a standard-gauge electric railway. The Gleichenberg railway is now to be presented on a commemorative stamp from the “Railways” series. In … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Lion and Whale

Lion-In the cave Vrtare male near Dramalj at the depth of about thirty metres, rich material has been extracted and collected from the cave sediment, consisting of fossil bones.  Collected fossil remains relate to Pleistocene fauna of big mammals from the family Canidae, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Churches in Austria: Maria Locherboden The pilgrimage site became known even beyond the borders of Austria thanks to two miraculous events. The first is the tale of a miner by the name of Thaman Kluibenschädl, who, so the story goes, … Continue reading

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