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Czeslaw Slania Master Engraver

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Posted 06/11/2021   10:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rulers of Monaco, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Monaco during 1972-1977:

Jacques I (1689–1751), Prince of Monaco from 1731 to 1733, Duke of Valentinois from 1716 until 1733, and Count of Thorigny, Painting by N. Largilliere:

Honore III (1720–1795), Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois from 1731 to 1793, painting by Louis Tocqué (1696-1772):

Catherine de Brignole-Sale (1739-1813), Princess of Monaco from 1757 to 1770, Painting from the French School (18th century):

Honore IV (1758–1819), Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois from 1814 to 1819, painting by J.A.M. Lemoyne (1752-1824):

Louise d'Aumont-Mazarin (1759 - 1826), French Duchess and a Princess of Monaco, painting by Marie Verroust:

Honor V (1778 – 1841), Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois, painting by Marie Verroust:

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Edited by LaoPhil - 06/11/2021 10:42 am
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Posted 06/11/2021   6:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Roberto59 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hello.
For my taste, this is one of his best works, along with his mother's portrait, which I don't have yet.
Regards.

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Czeslaw Slania (22 October 1921 Czeladz - 17 March 2005 Kraków) - 100 Years

Czeslaw Slania was a Polish-born postage stamp and banknote engraver, living in Sweden from 1956. He was the most skilled and prolific of all stamp engravers, with over 1000 stamps to his credit.

Slania was born in Czeladz; near Katowice, Poland. During the Second World War he forged money and documents for the Polish resistance. He entered the Kraków School of Fine Arts, a renowned graphics arts centre, in 1945. While still a student, S#322;ania was employed by the Polish Stamp Printing Works, where he learned to engrave in steel. His first stamp was issued in Poland in 1951. In 1956, Slania moved to Sweden, where he began employment with the Swedish postal authorities in 1959. He produced stamps for Sweden and 30 other countries. His work was of such recognized quality and detail that he is one of the very few "household names" among philatelists, and some specialize in collecting his work.

To commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of Czeslaw Slania, Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands issued on August 12, 2021 a souvenir sheet each, featuring his portrait, engraved by Martin Mörck. The three SS's were issued in a special folder contains information about Slania:

In the next posts, the issued SS's:
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(continuing from previous post):

Czeslaw Slania - 100 Years (I) - Faroe Islands SS:

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Czeslaw Slania - 100 Years (II) - Denmark SS:


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Czeslaw Slania - 100 Years (III) - Greenland SS:

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(continuing from previous 4 posts):

Czeslaw Slania - 100 Years

Here is the original photo used as a model to design the SS's:

A great tribute of the three postal authorities for one of the great stamp engravers, Czeslaw Slania.
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Edited by LaoPhil - 11/20/2021 04:48 am
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Posted 11/20/2021   4:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Corncob2001 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm wondering if anyone can help me out. I'm looking for cz slania album pages. I noticed hipstamp was selling them quite a few months ago but I now see that the sale was taken down.
Any help is appreciated. I'm looking to put together a full album
Cheers
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United Nations 1986
Philately - The International Hobby
Designer: Ingalill Axelsson, Engraver: Czeslaw Slania
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Paintings, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Faroe Islands on June 3, 1985:

The Garden, Hoyvik, painting by Tummas Arge (1942 – 1978):

Self-Portrait, painting by Ruth Smith (1913 - 1958):

Winter Day at Nolsoy, painting by Steffan Danielsen (1922-1976):
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Philately - The International Hobby, designed by Ingalill Axelsson, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by the United Nations (Vienna Office) in 1986:

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"The Triumph of Venus" by the French painter François Boucher (1703-1770), engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Sweden on August 27, 1992:

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The Monument to the Ghetto Heroes is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 during the Second World War sculptured by Nathan Rapoport (1911–1987). It is located in the area which was formerly a part of the Warsaw Ghetto, at the spot where the first armed clash of the uprising took place.

The monument is depicted on this stamp designed by Edmund John, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Poland in 1956:


Israel issued a stamp shows detail of the monument (but not an engraved )
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Brown Bear, designed by B. Pettersson, engraved by Czeslaw Slania and issued by Sweden on April 11, 1978:
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Slania engraved for Israel four different designs for banknotes show personalities. I am posting only the face side, engraved by Slania and the New Sheqel versions:

Banknote of 1000 Sheqalim (Shekels), later issued as 1 New Sheqel. It shows Moses ben Maimon (1138–1204), known as Maimonides and by the acronym Rambam, a medieval Spanish Jewish philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. He was a preeminent astronomer and physician, serving as the personal physician of Saladin:

Banknote of 5000 Sheqalim, later issued as 5 New Sheqalim shows Levi Eshkol (1895-1969), Israeli politician served as prime minister and minister of defense in years 1963-1969:

Banknote of 10,000 Sheqalim issued later as 10 New Sheqalim shows Golda Meir (1898-1978), Israeli politician served as Prime Minister in years 1969-1974:

Banknote of 50 New Sheqalim shows Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888-1970), Israeli author, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1966:
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