Austria 2005 Max Schmeling, boxer

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 1st March 2005
  • Designed by: Peter Sinawehl
  • Engraving: Kurt Leitgeb
  • Printed by: ÖSD, Vienna
  • Print process: recess and gravure
  • stamp format height 42mm x width 35mm
  • Perforations: 13.7 x 13.7

100c ~ painting of the German heavyweight boxer, 1905-2005, by George Grosz, 1893-1959
this stamp was originally intended to commemorate Max Schmeling's 100th birthday
but he died before the big date


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