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

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On March 19, 1998 British Antarctic Territory issued a set of four 'History of Mapping' stamps. The 16 p value (Sc #253) of the set depicts a surveyor looking through a theodolite, ca. 1902-3.

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Romania
Cantacuzino Institute Centenary
November 5, 2021
The design shows a photograph of Romanian physician and bacteriologist Ioan Cantacuzino (1863-1934) with an optical microscope.
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Tristan da Cunha
Norwegian Tristan Expedition
December 7, 2017
Set of four, one stamp depicts Allan Crawford with his surveying equipment.
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The Republic of Korea issued these two 70 won stamps (Sc #s 1389-90) on October 22, 1984 to commemorate the Philakorea Stamp Show. The stamps are the same size, but are not shown that way here.


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Here is Philippines's September 2, 1976 80 sentimos stamp commemorating the 'diamond jubilee' (75th anniversary) of the country's Bureau of Lands.

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On December 28, 1973 Pakistan issued this 20 paisa stamp (Sc #359) to commemorate the centenary of the discovery of the leprosy bacillus by Dr. Gerhard Hansen.

From wikipedia, "Gerhard Henrik Amauer Hansen (1841-1912) was a Norwegian physician, remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae in 1873 as the causative agent of leprosy."

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This nicely engraved 5c stamp (Sc #396) of Canada was issued on February 28, 1962 to commemorate Education Year.


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United Nations
Philately - The International Hobby
May 22, 1986
The design depicts a magnifying glass over a UN stamp.
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Here is the Republic of Korea's November 18, 1983 70 won stamp (Sc #1356) commemorating the country's 11th Philatelic Week.

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On May 9, 1998 Republic of China (Taiwan) issued its second "Science and Technology, 1988" set of 4 stamps. The $16.50 value (Sc #2639) of this set, shown here, depicts a food technologist at his microscope.

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This October 12, 1973 10 won value (Sc #875) of Republic of Korea commemorates Philatelic Week. Two young stamp collectors are shown, and one is holding a magnifying glass.

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On January 16, 1950 Yugoslavia issued a three-stamp set commemorating the construction of the Belgrade to Zagreb highway. The two dinar value (Sc #283) of the set depicts a survey crew.

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This April 14, 1964 2 pence value (Sc #298) of Malta is from the two-stamp set commemorating the Anti-brucellosis Congress. Stamp depicts a microscope, David Bruce (1855-1931) and Themistocles Zammit (1864-1935). Bruce and Zammit independently discovered/identified brucellosis.

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Here is Luxembourg's May 15, 2018 70c stamp (Sc #1485) commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Grand Ducal Institute.


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On September 26, 1967 New Hebrides Condominium issued a four-stamp set commemorating the Islands' participation in the South Pacific Front of WWII. The 15 gold centimes value (Sc #123), shown here, depicts a New Hebridean and an Australian as coast watchers.

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