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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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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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Cuba
Stamp Day
April 24, 1973
Set of two, one stamp depicts magnifying glass on a postmark.
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Japan
Science Technology and Animation III
February 23, 2004
Set of ten, one stamp depicts an 18th century wooden microscope.
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On January 14, 1983 Italy issued this 400 lira stamp (Sc #1537) to publicize cancer research.

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This Nauru 1984 Local Motif stamp depicts a surveyor at work.
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Here is the one schillingi value (Sc #214) from Tanzania's December 1, 1982 set of four stamps commemorating the discovery of the TB bacillus. Dr. Robert Koch, discoverer of the TBC is shown with his microscope.

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On July 26, 1993 Guyana issued a miniature sheet of nine different 'Science and Medicine' $50 stamps. One of these stamps (Sc #2677c) features Dr. Hideyo Noguchi (1876-1928) and his microscope.

From wikipedia, "Noguchi's most famous contribution is his identification of the causative agent of syphilis (the bacterium Treponema palladium) in the brain tissues of patients suffering from partial paralysis due to meningoencephalitis."

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This August 30, 1986 60 yen stamp (Sc #1701) was issued by Japan to commemorate the 11th Conference of Electron Microscopy held in Kyoto. Stamp depicts a schematic diagram of beam guidance through an electron microscope.

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Pitcairn Islands
Replica of the HMS Bounty
October 17, 2007
Set of 12, one stamp depicts the sextant on the ship.
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