Austria: Personalized stamps (4)

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Bees conserve nature emission 100 ex. 

No longer available

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Bee above the city Beekeepersmeeting - St. Pölten. Emission 100 ex. 

No longer available

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Bees country

The stamp shows a walking guide around two lakes. At the end of the red line (right) flies a bee. 

Emission: 1000 ex. 

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Bee experience road Langau

The stamp shows an sketch of the church of Landau and the monument of St. John. Left below the words bee experience road. Probably a tourist road along which are apiaries.

Issued on occasion of the opening of the bees adventure road near the Bergwerk lake, Landau. 

Emission 1000 ex.

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Telfer Carnival: the Hypocrite

Since 1600 people from Telfs (Tirol, Austria) celebrate carnival every 5 year. After months of preparation the great pageant of the "Schleicher" (the hypocrite) takes place in the village on Sunday. Prominent in the pageant are a group "Hypocrites" and a group "Barbarians". Both are pictured on the stamp. 

The Hypocrites wear enormeous mask, which have a weight of around 12 kgs. The mask find their themes mostly in the farmers lives; hunting or legends. The Hypocrite on the stamp wears a mask with a beehive.

Emission: 2500 ex

by Jan de Crom  
taken from "The Postal Bee"  3/2007 
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