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Posted 05/06/2021   8:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Roberto59 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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The Giraldillo is the figure that tops Seville's Giralda tower, a 3,307-pound, 11.4-foot tall bronze statue of Santa Juana, that acts as a weather vane. Face value $ 4
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Here is the 10 (pf) value (Mi #2929) from the DDR's March 5, 1985 two-stamp set commemorating the Leipzig Spring Fair. Stamp depicts the statue of J.S. Bach outside of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, but with a solid green background replacing the church/city scene. This new Bach monument was completed/placed in 1906.

From de.zxc.wiki, "On a 3.20 meter high limestone plinth is a 2.45 high bronze statue designed by the Leipzig sculptor Carl Seffner (1861-1932) and cast by the company Noack & Brueckner."

The Federal Republic of Germany's rendition of this Bach statue (as a definitive stamp) can be seen on page 21 of this thread.

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Posted 05/10/2021   1:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Statues of Greek Mythology Figures by Baron François Joseph Bosio (1768 – 1845)

Baron François Joseph Bosio was a Monegasque sculptor who achieved distinction in the first quarter of the nineteenth century with his work for Napoleon and for the restored French monarchy. On July 12, 1948, Monaco issued a set of nine stamps designed by Pierre Gandon, shows statues of Greek Mythology figures by Bosio: Nymph Salmacis, Hyacinth, Heracles and Aristaeus.

Baron François Joseph Bosio, by the French artist Julien-Léopold Boilly (1796–1874), engraved by René Cottet:

Nymph Salmacis, engraved by Jules Piel:


Aristaeus statue, engraved by Charles-Paul Dufresne:


Hercules fights Achelous (as a serpent), engraved by Pierre Munier:


Hyacinth, engraved by Charles Mazelin:



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Posted 05/16/2021   12:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
On October 28, 1969 the DDR issued a set of two stamps to commemorate the National Stamp Exhibition in Magdeburg. The lower value 20 (pf) stamp (Mi #1513) of the set features a view of sites in Magdeburg, including the 1907 monument to native son Otto von Guericke (1602-1686). Von Guericke was a scientist and diplomat, and he also served as Lord Mayor of Magdeburg from 1646 to 1676.

The bronze statue at the monument was created by sculptor Carl Friedrich Echtermeier (1845-1910).


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Posted 05/18/2021   11:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Head of a young man, called the "De Benevent" (From Benevento) head C. 50 BC Roman era, designed and engraved by Raoul Serres, issued for use in Saar in 1956 to publicize the 1956 Olympic Games held in Melbourne, Australia:


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Set of two, one stamp depicts a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi with Village Girl, located in the town of Velha Goa in western India.
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Here is the 4 p value (Sc #124) from Guernsey's June 6, 1975 set of 4 honoring French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885) who was a political exile on Guernsey from 1855-70. The limestone statue was sculpted by Jean Boucher (1870-1939) and mounted at its location in the Candie Gardens in July 1914. The statue was originally commissioned for the king of Portugal, but the commission was cancelled.


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On October 11, 1975 France issued this .70 fr stamp (Sc #1454) to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Demining Service. The designers chose a depiction of French sculptor Joseph Riviere's (1912-1961) statue and monument to deminers killed in their work in post-WWII Alsace.

From wikipedia, "His work is held in various public places in France. His best known work is the monument to the dead deminers of the Ballon d'Alsace (Alsatian mountain region)."


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