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Posted 03/09/2016   08:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add nethryk to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Please post images of your stamps depicting cogwheels in this thread. Here are five examples from my collection to get things in gear.

- nethryk

Mechanical postal equipment and a twine-tying machine, engraved, and issued by Republic of China (Taiwan) on March 20, 1962, Scott No. 1336.


Industrial workman holding a large cogwheel, a postal tax stamp printed by lithography, and issued by Bolivia in 1939 to benefit the Workers' Home Building Fund, Scott No. RA1.


"Symbols of industry," an airmail stamp designed by French artist and engraver Jacques Combet (1920-1993), printed by photogravure (Delrieu), and issued by Dahomey (now Benin) on July 21, 1966 to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the EuropAfrique economic initiative, Scott No. C38.


"Industry Day," printed by photogravure, and issued by Egypt on July 12, 1980, Scott No. 1137.


Cogwheels, transformer, lab equipment and a student, designed by Slovakian artist Ivan Schurmann (1935- ), combined engraved by Jindra Schmidt (1897-1984) and photogravure, and issued by Czechoslovakia on April 2, 1979 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (initially called Slovak College of Technology), Scott No. 2234.
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Posted 03/09/2016   7:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
FRG (Germany)
EUROPA - Cogwheels
May 2, 1967
The EUROPA 1967 stamps adopted an omnibus design of three cogwheels by Oscar Bonnevalle (Belgium). The central cogwheel bears the CEPT logo and 22 teeth, one tooth for each 1967 members of CEPT.


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Posted 03/10/2016   09:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Exposition Mondiale de la Machine Outil ("Machine Tool World Exposition") is a bi-annual European trade show for the metal working industry. Here is an image of a stamp depicting machines, a globe and the "EMO" cogwheel emblem, designed and engraved by Albert Decaris (1901-1988), and issued by France on May 3, 1975 to publicize this event, Scott No. 1433, Y&T No. 1842.

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"Commercial Progress," engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd., and issued by Uruguay on November 21, 1910, Scott No. 195. Note cogwheel in lower right corner. Bonus: Train.

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Posted 03/10/2016   10:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of Switzerland's engraved version of the EUROPA cogwheels common design issue mentioned in KuoLC5310's post above, an issued by Switzerland on March 13, 1967, Scott No. 482.

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Posted 03/11/2016   08:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of an engraved stamp depicting a mail allegorical figure symbolizing "Labor," issued by Guatemala on May 14, 1948 as one of a set of four similar stamps commemorating the first anniversary of the National Trades Union Congress and the Labor Code, Scott No. 321.

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United Nations Geneva Office
Conference on the Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries
November 17, 1978
The design shows two hemisphere cogwheels.


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Posted 03/11/2016   7:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
nethryk, you certainly come up with some interesting
themes/topics.

Is there anything that hasn't been covered yet?

This United Nations pair was issued in 1953 to honour
the field of technical assistance.

Printed recess by De La Rue

Designer : Olav Mathiesen

Engraver : ?



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Posted 03/12/2016   08:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
lithograving - Thanks! I try to do my part to keep things stirred up around here. Also, creating new topics is a fun reason to review one's stamp collection from different perspectives, which can lead to some fascinating discoveries. All contributions to this thread are greatly appreciated!

Here is am image of a stamp depicting men pushing a cogwheel, designed by Im Bong-jea, printed by lithography on granite paper, and issued by (South) Korea on May 16, 1962 as one of three stamps in a set commemorating the first anniversary of the May 16 Revolution, Scott No. 353.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting the seal of the Technical High School in Helsinki, featuring a female allegorical figure symbolically holding a hammer (labor) and a torch (science), along with a cogwheel, designed by Swedish artist Signe "Ham" Hammarsten-Jansson (1881-1970), engraved by Birger Ekholm, and issued by Finland on September 13, 1949 to commemorate the school's centenary, Scott No. 288, Facit No. 379.

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Brazil
The 40th Anniversary of the Vale do Rio Doce Company
June 1, 1982
The Vale do Rio Doce Company was formed in 1942, with the assets of the Itabira Iron Ore Company, including the "iron mountain" of Caué Peak in the Itabira region of Minais Gerais state. It is one of the world's most important producers of iron ore, iron pellets, and other minerals.
The stamp design shows stylized sun, iron ore, and cogwheels.


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Posted 03/16/2016   09:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a stamp depicting the Rotary International emblem (which incorporates a cogwheel), a map of Tunisia, and symbols of the Punic, Roman, Arab and French civilizations, designed and engraved by French artist Albert Decaris (1901-1988), and issued by Tunisia on May 14, 1955 as one of a set of five similar stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of Rotary International, Scott No. 262.

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Posted 03/17/2016   7:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
United Nations (New York)
Economic and Social Council
October 24, 1958
The United Nations Economic and Social Council is responsible for coordinating the economic, social and related work of UN agencies and commissions.


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Luxembourg
Rotary International
April 4, 1965
Rotary International is an international service organization who brings together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
The stamp design shows the Rotary International cogwheel as a driving force for promoting progress and cooperation.


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Posted 03/22/2016   10:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of an airmail stamp depicting men of two races, and symbols of agriculture and industry (cogwheels), designed by French artist and engraver Pierre Béquet (1932-2012), printed by photogravure (Delrieu), and issued by Mauritania on January 6, 1964 to publicize the EuropAfrique economic initiative, Scott No. C28.

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Brazil
50th Anniversary of the Rotary Club
March 21, 1973
the Rotary Club of Rio de Janeiro, under the chairmanship of John Thomé Saboya e Silva, established an affiliation with Rotary International on February 28, 1923.


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