Sunday, October 18, 2015

Austria

I wish I had the third stamp in this series of maps of Austria issued in 2012
but I guess I should count myself lucky to have these two. One (Welt, or World) stamp came on a Postcrossing postcard and the other (Europa) came with several other stamps from another Austrian Postcrosser. The third (Inland) shows the flag filling in just the country of Austria in a small map of other unidentified neighbouring countries. 
I can't find a picture of it that I can borrow from the internet.

All of the stamp designs show the flag fluttering in the shape of the country.

see more maps or flags on stamps at Sunday Stamps II

4 comments:

  1. A great serie!
    I hope you'll find the third stamp of this serie one day. I think I like these two most, because they are very original, and they teach us to see our countries in perspective :-)

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  2. What a clever way for an inland country to show its map and location.

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  3. These are great designs indeed.

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  4. I agree, this is a clever and unusual way to represent a country on postage.

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