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

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This January 3, 2011 55c + 25c value (Mi #2837) of Germany is from the set of four semi-postal charity stamps featuring the cartoon themes of Loriot. This stamp depicts two men at the race track.

From wikipedia, "Bernard-Viktor Christoph-Carl von Buelow (1923-2011), known as Vicco von Buelow or Loriot, was a German comedian, humorist, cartoonist, film director, actor and writer."

The stamp set was issued about 8 month's before Loriot's death.

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Portugal

1980

Europa - explorers - 2v

Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Viscount of Serpa Pinto (1846 1900) was a Portuguese explorer of southern Africa and a colonial administrator.

The stamp depicts the figure of Serpa Pinto and at botton left, a theodolite



Serpa Pinto with his theodolite
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Estonia
Estonian Ornithological Society Centenary
April 29, 2021
Set of two, one stamp depicts a bird sitting on a pair of binocular and a notebook.
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Czech Republic
Technical Monuments
April 16, 2008
Set of three, one stamp depicts Astronomic Theodolite made by Reichenbach-Ertel Company (ca. 1830).
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On February 3, 1982 Bahamas issued a set of four stamps commemorating the centenary of Dr. Robert Koch's discovery of the tubercle bacillus. The 21c value (Sc #507) of this set, shown here, depicts an old and a contemporary microscope.

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Bulgaria
Discoveries
October 31, 2005
The stamp commemorates Bulgarian physician and microbiologist Stamen Grigorov (1878-1945), who discovered the Lactobacillus bulgaricus bacillus, used in the making of yogurt.
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Here is Colombia's March 24, 1969 5 peso airmail stamp (Sc #C512) commemorating the 20th anniversary of Los Andes University.

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