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Posted 09/08/2016   09:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The International Museum of Horology is a museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, dedicated to the study of time, timekeeping and timekeeping devices (primarily clocks and watches). Here is an image of a stamp with the allegorical design of "Man and Time," designed by Bernard Jéquier, printed by photogravure (Courvoisier, S.A.), and issued by Switzerland on August 30, 1973 to publicize the museum, Scott No. 582.

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Mexico
Centenary of Pachuca, Hidalgo
November 25, 2010
The commemorative stamp features the the monumental clock tower, a 40 meters-high structure that has been the icon of the city. The clock rang for the first time at 11 p.m. on the 15th of September 1910.

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France
Tourism - Porte Horloge of Vire
July 8, 1967
Vire is a town in the Normandy region in northwestern France. The most important historical monument in Vire is the Porte Horloge - a prominent 13th Century medieval gateway surmounted by a 15th Century clock tower at the center of the town.
(engraver: Claude Haley)


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France
Congress of the French Federation of Philatelic Associations
April 26, 1976
The design features the Great Clock installed in a Renaissance arch crossing the Rue du Gros-Horloge in Rouen, Normandy. The mechanism is one of the oldest in France, the movement was made in 1389.
(Engraver: Pierre Gandon)


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Austria
800th Anniversary of the Town of Enns
April 22, 2012
Enns is a town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria on the river Enns. Enns was one of the first places in Austria to receive town privileges. The main tower featured in the stamp was built between 1564 and 1568.

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Czech Republic
750 Years of Brno
June 16, 1993
Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.
The commemorative stamp features the tower of the old city-hall of Brno and the Church of St.Peter and Paul on Petrov Hill.

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Italy
Millennium of the Bell Tower of Treviglio
July 30, 2008
The Basilica of San Martino and its bell tower were built in 1008.
(designed and engraved by Antonio Saliola)

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Posted 12/31/2016   06:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kris Rascher to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Many people will be looking at a clock today! Happy New Year!

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Albania
Clock Towers
March 30, 1984
The stamp set shows clock towers in Gjirokastër, Kavajë, Elbasan, Tirana, Peqin, and Krujë.

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Barbados
Historic Bridgetown and It's Garrison
July 18, 2002
Set of four, one stamp shows the red clock tower on the main guardhouse at the Garrison Savannah. The structure, built around 1803, is now part of the UNESCO garrison historic area.

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Sheikh Khalifa Definitive Issue
July 3, 1973
The design features the Doha Clock Tower built in 1956.


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Romania
Sighisoara Historical Center
July 24, 2009
The Historic Center of Sighi#537;oara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the old Sighi#537;oara Citadel built in the 12th Century by Saxon colonists. Its 64 meters high clock tower is the main entry point to the Citadel.

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Turkey
Historical Clock Towers
September 9, 2017
Izmir Clock Tower is located at the Konak Square in the Konak district of Izmir, Turkey. The 25 m-high clock tower was designed by the Levantine French architect Raymond Charles Père and built in 1901.

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Belgium
Tourism
May 9, 2005
The stamps set features clock towers at Lier, Mons, and Brussells.

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