Austria 1977 Saint Stephan's Cathedral, Vienna

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  • Label : “Österreichische Post AG”; commemorative stamps of the issue “800 years of Saint Stephan’s Cathedral, Vienna” (the so-called “Stephansdom-Serie”);

(issue of 3 stamps)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: 1544-1546; Yvert & Tellier: 1373-1375; Scott: No. 1055-1057; AFA: 1436-1438
  • Colors :
- 2.50 S (Schilling) : dark violet brown
- 3 S (Schilling) : violet ultramarine
- 4 S (Schilling) : brown lilac
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal valus : 2.50 – 3 – 4 S (Schilling)
  • Postage validity : 22 April 1977 – 30 June 2002
  • Designed by :
- 2.50 S (Schilling) : Otto Zeiller (1913-1988) (designer) + Wolfgang Seidel (*1946) (engraver)
- 3 S (Schilling) : Otto Zeiller (1913-1988) (designer) + Alfred Fischer (1926-?) (engraver)
- 4 S (Schilling) : Otto Zeiller (1913-1988) (designer) + Rudolf Toth (1918-2009) (engraver)
  • Printed by : “Österreichische Staatsdruckerei”, Vienna
  • Print process : Recess printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13¾
  • Print run : 3,200,000 each
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without signature line) : 30.0 x 38.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue “800 years of Saint Stephan’s Cathedral, Vienna”;
(issue of 3 stamps)

Stamps

Mint

Michel No. 1544, mint
Michel No. 1545, mint
Michel No. 1546, mint

Postmarked

Michel No. 1544, postmarked
Michel No. 1545, postmarked
Michel No. 1546, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 2.50 S (Schilling) : Pinnacles and tracery of the main tower
- 3 S (Schilling) : Southrn Roman Tower with Frederick’s pediment
- 4 S (Schilling) : View to the interior of the Saint Stephan’s Cathedral