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Posted 10/22/2015   1:58 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikeyPikey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Let's begin with the Mechanised Celestial Globe made in 1594 by Jost Burgi in Kassel CH.

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk...s/Burgi.html ... Burgi's page at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland

https://www.hautehorlogerie.org/en/...jost-buergi/ ... Burgi's short page at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) (High Quality Watchmakers) in Geneva

Bonus: a nice airfield postmark! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%...orf_Air_Base https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubendorf_Air_Base

Switzerland
Catalog codes:
Michel CH 1249
Stamp Number CH 737
Yvert et Tellier CH 1178
Zumstein CH 698
Issued on: 1983-05-03
Perforation: comb 11
Printing: Photogravure and Recess
Size: 28 x 33.5 mm
Face value: 40 Ct. - Swiss centime
Print run: 28,832,000
H Hartmann
M Muller

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey



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Posted 10/23/2015   2:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
DDR (Germany)
Globes
October 17, 1972



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Germany
500 Years of the Oldest Globe
September 10, 1992
Martin Behaim (1459 1507) was a German mariner, artist, astronomer, philosopher, geographer, and explorer in service to King John II. He is best known for his Erdapfel (the Earth apple), the world's oldest surviving globe. The globe is preserved in the German National Museum in Nuremberg.


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Here is an Austrian globe stamp issued in 1977
for the 5th Meeting of Coronelli World Federation.

Vincenzo Coronelli (August 16, 1650 December 9, 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher,
and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincenzo_Coronelli


Austria Michel 1554 ANK 1567


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Thank you, KuoLC5310 & lithograving!
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Sweden
Cartography
January 30, 1991
One of the six stamps shows the Celestial Globe by Anders Akerman in 1759.
Anders Akerman (1721 - 1778) was the father of globemaking in Sweden, producing his first globes in 1759.



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France
The Globes of Coronelli
February 11, 2008
Vincenzo Coronelli (1650 - 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes. His Terrestrial and Celestial Globes made for Louis XIV are dated 1688 and 1693. These globes measure 384 cm in diameter.



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Austria
Peter Anich
September 1, 1966
Peter Anich (1723-1766) was an Austrian cartographer and maker of mathematical instruments. His works, particularly the 1772 published Atlas Tyrolensis, are among the most accurate maps of their time.
The commemorative stamp shows a portrait of Peter Anich with maps, books and a globe in the background.



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Belgium
Gerard Mercator
April 14, 1962
Gerardus Mercator (1512 - 1594) was a cartographer, philosopher and mathematician. He is best known for his work in cartography, in particular the world map of 1569 based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines. He was the first to use the term "atlas" for a collection of maps.
The commemorative stamp portrays Mercator in front of a globe.



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Germany
Gerhard Mercator
March 1, 2012
The stamp commemorates the 500th Anniversary of the birth of Gerhard Mercator. The design features Mercator with a globe and his map projection system.


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Belgium
Cartography souvenir sheet
March 12, 2012
The sheet commemorates Gerard Mercator (1512 - 1594) and Jodocus Hondius (1563 - 1612). Hondius was best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe and for re-establishing the reputation of the work of Gerard Mercator.



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Danmark
Bicentenary of the National Museum - The Armillary globe (1543) from Germany
March 28, 2007



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San Marino
450th Anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei
October 22, 2014
The stamp portrays Galileo Galilei (1564 - 1642) and his disciple Vincenzo Viviani (1622 1703) with a terrestrial globe and an armillary sphere.



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Orbis Pictus is a textbook for children written by Czech educator John Amos Comenius (1592-1670) and published in 1658 as an encyclopedia and picture book intended for children. Here is an image of a stamp depicting a globe with illustrations from Orbis Pictus, designed by Czech artist Petr Melan (1947- ), combined engraved by Vaclav Fajt (1952- ) and photogravure, and issued by Czech Republic on March 19, 2008 to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the book's publication.

- nethryk

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Australia
Air Mail - Hermes and Globe
September 1, 1949
December 1, 1956
Designed and engraved by Frank D. Manley


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Monaco
The 30th Anniversary of FICAC
August 22, 2012
The stamp marks the tenth World Congress of Councils for the International Federation of Consular Corps and Associations (FICAC).



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