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This June 4, 1967 stamp (Facit #630) of Finland commemorates the centenary of the birth of Gustaf Mannerheim (1867-1951).

From wikipedia, "A bronze equestrian statue of Marshall of Finland, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim by Emil Tukiainen, stands in the center of Helsinki. It was erected in 1960. The bronze statue is 5.4 meters tall. It is raised on a granite podium 6.3 meters tall, 6.3 meters long and 2.72 meters wide."


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On September 5, 1968 Iceland issued this stamp (Facit #458) to commemorate the birth centenary of author and native son Fridrik Fridriksson (1868-1961). Stamp depicts the Fridriksson statue in Reykjavik.

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Helsinki Railway Station
March 13, 2019
Set of four, one stamp depicts Stone Men, massive art-deco style granite statues by sculptor Emil Wikström (1864-1942).

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This 10c value (Sc #434) from Peru's 1949-51 definitive series depicts the 1946 monument to Admiral Grau in Lima.

From wikipedia, "Miguel Maria Grau Seminario (1834 - 1879) is the most renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879-1884)...and one of the most famous merchant marine and naval leaders of the Americas."


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The seven moai of Ahu Akivi are depicted on this nine peso Chilean stamp of July 11, 1984. The moai are the monolithic statues of Rapa Nui (Easter Island). There are over 900 moai on Rapa Nui; these particular statues are referred to as "the observatory".

From wikipedia, "The seven moai statues are located with absolute astronomical precision. Thus, the sacred observatory and sanctuary with all the seven moai look exactly towards the point where the sun sets during the equinox and which aligns with the moon. Each one is 16 feet (4.9 m) in height and weighs about 18 tons, and its length is 230 feet (70 m)."


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On December 14, 1957 Italy issued this 110 lira stamp (Sc #734) commemorating the 150th anniversary of national hero Guiseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882). Scott catalog is not useful in describing this stamp with two words... "Garibaldi monument".

Michel's Suedeuropa catalog is more helpful. They name the statue's sculptor as Raffaello Romanelli (1856-1928). The work was finished in 1896, and it is part of the Garibaldi monument in Siena.

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Here is the $1 value (SG #50) from Singapore's 1955-9 QEII pictorial definitive series of 1955-9. Stamp depicts the Thomas Woolner marble statue (1876) of Sir Stamford Raffles, "founder" of colonial Singapore. In 1972 the statue was replaced by a cast, polymarble replica at its location on the north bank of the Singapore River where Raffles is thought to have made his landing in 1819. The original statue now stands in another part of the city, opposite Victoria Concert Halls.

Pic is an old photo showing the original statue before it was moved.


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This 3 centesimo stamp (Sc #397) from Panama's December 4, 1954 set of 3 commemorating the centenary of the death of Gen. Tomas Herrera, depicts his equestrian statue in Panama City.

From wikipedia, "Tomas Jose Ramon del Carmen de Herrera y Perez Davila (1804-1854) was a Neogranadine (Colombian) statesman and general who in 1840 became the Head of the State of the Isthmus, a short-lived independent state which is located in what is now Panama...The State of the Isthmus lasted only 13 months. An agreement to which Herrera opposed recommended the union between Panama and Colombia, which lasted until 1903."

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Archaeological Discoveries
May 12, 1981
The stamp shows a stone statue of an eagle holding a serpent with the beak and the claws. It is located inside the San Agustin Archaeological Park which contains the largest collection of religious monuments and megalithic sculptures in Latin America.
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Here is the 20c value (Sc #257) from Mauritius's QEII 1953-61 pictorial definitive series. Stamp depicts statue of Mahe La Bourdannais (1699-1753) in Port Louis. Bourdannais was a French banal officer and administrator in the French East India Company. From 1735-40 he was governor of Isle de France (Mauritius).

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On April 11, 2009 Lithuania issued this 2.15 litas stamp (Sc #891) which publicizes Vilnius's recognition as an "European Capital of Culture". Stamp depicts the monument to Grand Duke Gediminas (1275 - 1341) in Vilnius.

From wikipedia, "Seen as one of the most significant individuals in early Lithuanian history, he was responsible for both building Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, and establishing a dynasty that later came to rule other European countries such as Poland, Hungary and Bohemia."



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December 31, 1993
The statue honors Symon Budny (1533-1593), a Polish-Belarusian philosopher, sociologist and historian who promoted the development of Belarusian culture in the Belarusian language.
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This 1 DM stamp (Mi #40) of Berlin depicts the statue of Heinrich von Stephan in the Postal Museum Berlin. It is one of a set of seven values, all depicting the statue, issued on April 9, 1949 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UPU.

From wikipedia, "Ernest Heinrich Wilhelm von Stephan (1831-1897) was a general post director for the German Empire who reorganized the German postal system. He was integral in the founding of the Universal Postal Union in 1874, and in 1877 introduced the telephone to Germany."

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A photographic image of the head and a portion of the shoulders of the seated Abraham Lincoln statue at the Lincoln Memorial provided the artwork for this February 12, 2014, 21c definite stamp (Sc #4860) of the USA. The statue is sculpted in Georgia marble and weighs 170 tons.

From wikipedia, Abraham Lincoln (1920) is a colossal seated figure of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) sculpted by Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) and carved by the Picirilli brothers. It is in the Lincoln Memorial (constructed 1914-1922), on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., United States, and unveiled in 1922."


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On November 17, the USA issued this 10c definitive stamp (Sc #1592) on the subject of "People's Right to Petition for Redress." Stamp depict's James Earle Fraser's (1876-1953) The Contemplation of Justice which sits at the entrance of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Fraser designed some iconic 20th century U.S. pieces, such as the Indian head/buffalo nickel.


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