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Optical Instruments: Microscopes, Binoculars, Sextans, Theodolits, Hand Scopes

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50th Anniversary of the First Europa Stamp
January 30, 2006
Set of four, one stamp depicts stamp collecting.
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This May 25, 1999 90 centimes value (Sc #1150) of Liechtenstein is from the set of nine "European Small Countries Games" stamps. Stamp depicts a competitor holding a rifle equipped with a scope, or telescopic site.

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On September 14, 1955 the Federal Republic of Germany issued a two-stamp, semi-postal set commemorating the WESTROPA 1955 Stamp Exhibition in Duesseldorf. Each of these stamps shows a philatelic tool. The 20 + 3 pf value depicts a pair of stamp tongs, and the 10 + 5 pf stamp (Mi #217), shown here, features a magnifying glass.

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Centenary of Indian Postcards
July 2, 1979
The design shows postcards under a magnifying glass.
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Here is Germany's January 2, 2013 75c stamp (Mi #2977) commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty. The treaty is one of friendship and calls for regular consultations between the two countries on all important questions involving defense, education and youth issues.


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On October 9, 2003 Germany issued this 1.44 euros stamp (Mi #2367) commemorating the 90th anniversary of the founding of the German Life Saving Association (DLRG) in Leipzig (1913). Stamp depicts two DLRG employees, one with binoculars, observing a turbulent water surface.

From wikipedia, "The most urgent goal of the DLRG is the creation and promotion of all activities used to fight drowning."

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HELVETIA 2022 World Stamp Exhibition
September 2, 2021
The souvenir sheet shows philately motifs.
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Mapping the Century
August 19, 1999
Set of four, one stamp depicts early 20th century map and theodolite.
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This March 8, 1957 12 stotinka value of Bulgaria is from the Women's Day set of three stamps.

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This 1991 Philatelic Society of Malta stamp depicts Malta 1899 10 shillings stamp under magnifying glass.
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On October 31, 1949 Bulgaria issued a three-stamp set featuring its security police. The 20 lev value (Sc #668) of this set, shown here, depicts a guard with binoculars on a river patrol.

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This May 7, 2003 1st class domestic rate (65c) stamp of Finland is from the one-pane "Moominland Winter" booklet of 6 designs. Stamps shows Moomin cartoon characters by Tove Jansson. On this stamp, Moomin is holding a magnifying glass.

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This May 15, 1954 1.20 koruna value (Sc #653) of Czechoslovakia is from the Professions definitive series. Stamp depicts a scientist with a binocular microscope.

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On September 5, 1962 Bolivia issued a set of eight stamps honoring the country's armed forces. The 2000 bolivianos value (Sc #466) of the set, shown here, depicts military civil engineers, one of whom is using a theodolite.

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Here is the 10 santims value (Sc #446) from Latvia's June 7, 1997 Youth Activities set of 4 stamps. Stamp features stamp collecting, and it shows two very young collectors, one of whom is holding a magnifying glass.


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