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New Stamps from Austria

150 Years of the Brenner Railway The stamp design shows a typical passenger train from the 1980s with an Austrian Railways 1020 series electric engine in a snowy Gries station. On the Austrian side the area around the Brenner Pass … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on 125 Years of the Stainz Railway

With a track width of 760 millimetres, the “Bosnian-gauge”, the Stainz railways is classed as one of Austria’s narrow-gauge local railway lines. From 1892 on it covered the approximately 11.3 kilometre stretch between Preding and Stainz in western Styria. Austrian … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Lions Club Centenary Issue Date: 19.05.2017 Designer: Verena Gretschnig Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 33,35 x 42 mm Values: 0.80€ Puch 150 SR and Puch XII Alpenwagen Issue Date: 20.05.2017 Designer: David Gruber Illustrator: Wolfgang Buchta (photo) Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 42 x … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on The Traditional Costume of Pöttsching

For the “Classic traditional costumes” series it is, on this occasion, the traditional costume of the municipality of Pöttsching in the north of Burgenland that is to be presented. This traditional costume’s origins can be traced back to the traditional … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

650 Years of Gold and Silversmiths Issue Date: 08.05.2017 Designer: Charlotte Schwarz Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B.V Process: Offset / MEtallfolien-Heißprägung Postage Stamps from 1860/62 Issue Date: 08.05.2017 Designer: Anita Kern Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B.V Process: Offset Schlierbach Cheese … Continue reading

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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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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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