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Liechtenstein postage stamp: Europa horn

Photo(s) by “Karen Horton”. Imported from Flickr on Jan 9, 2012. Artwork published in 1973.
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Source: http://www.flickr.com. Uploaded to Flickr by Karen Horton and tagged with “churchwarddesign”. License: Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial.

c. 1973, Europa CEPT issue

The design that year, a stylised post horn, was made by the Norwegian artist Leif Frimann Anisdahl (24 countries; 50 stamps). The 3 arrows are said to represent CEPT’s primary objectives: post, telegraph and telephone services — Europa-Stamps blog


1 Comment on “Liechtenstein postage stamp: Europa horn”

  1. Dec 16th, 2012  12:02 pm
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    Note that the umlaut in Fürstentum [Principality] has been replaced with UE. Even if the character set of Churchward Design were lacking umlauts, it would have been easy for the designer to add a pair of dots. I assume this was done to get a compact and even block of all-caps, with no protruding bits.

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