Israel 2012 Cornerstone Centennial: Technion Israel Institute of Technology

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 7th February 2012
  • Designer: Naama Tumarkin
  • Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France, in sheets of 15 stamps + 5 tabs
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 50mm (including tab) x width 40mm
  • perforations 12.9 x 13.3


2.60sh ~ design drawing for façade of the Technion, Haifa, by Alexander Baerwald, and hand holding a 'nano-parachute'
Tab: invitation to the cornerstone laying ceremony, 3pm, April 11, 1912 The nano-parachute is an object devised by three Technion professors, made of nano-fibres, which is released into the atmosphere, particularly over contaminated sites, and can reveal presence of toxins (by changes of colour)

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2.60sh

First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover