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

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Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Museum of Saint Pierre
October 25, 1971
Set of two, one stamp shows octant, sextant and map.
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Russia

1991

Sea expeditions - 2v

The stamp remembers the 250 years of the artic russian expeditions.

Aleksei Ilyich Chirikov (17031748) was a navigator and captain who along with Bering was the first Russian to reach North-West coast of North America. He discovered and charted some of the Aleutian Islands.

In the stamp, some crew of 'St Paul' ship is joined in the deck, while one man observe with a hand telescope the land by far.



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Here is the high value 70 + 35 (pf) stamp (Mi # 803) from the Federal Republic of Germany's April 17, 1974 "Elements of International Youth Work" charity semi-postal set of four. A young girl is depicted using a microscope.

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DDR (Germany)
Leipzig Autumn Fair
September 2, 1965
Set of three, one stamp depicts optical microscope.
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Czechoslovkia

1960

Red Cross/Fire Corps - 2v

The $ 60h stamp shows three fight fire volunteers, where the boy is carrying a binoculars




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Australia
Bicentenary of the circumnavigation of Tasmania
September 10, 1998
The stamp set depicts sextant and telescope used by navigators George Bass (17711803?) and Matthew Flinders (17741814).
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On May 16, 1989 the DDR issued this se-tenant pair of stamps with label (Mi #W Zd 802) in a traditional sheet format to commemorate the centenary of the Carl Zeiss Foundation in Jena. The 50 pf value (Mi #3252) depicts the Jeneval interference Microscope, and the 85 pf value (Mi #3253) shows the Bicoordinate Measuring Instrument ZKM 01-250C.

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Japan
Bird Week
May 10, 1996
Set of two, one stamp depicts a binocular and bird nest.
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Here are the 40 pf values from the DDR's two 1953-4 "Five Year Plan" definitive series. Stamp on the left (Mi #375) is from the offset-printed set, and stamp on the right (Mi #418) is from the typographically-printed set. A laboratory worker with microscope is depicted.

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Austria

1969

Bundesheer - 1v

Federal Army

The stamp depicts two soldiers, one ot then holding binoculars

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This Netherland 2010 stamp shows a telescope patented by Dutch spectacle-maker Hans Lipperhey (1570-1619).
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Chile
Centenary of the Discovery of the tuberculosis bacillus
August 31, 1982
The design shows an optical microscope and a view of the bacillus.
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This .09 quetzal airmail stamp (Sc #C612) of Guatemala was issued on December 21, 1976 to commemorate the centenary of The School of Engineering at San Carlos. A surveyor at his transit theodolite is depicted.


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International Geophysical Year, 1958. Canadian Stamp showing a Microscope.


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100th Anniversary of the Death of David Thompson, mapmaker and explorer. Canada, 1957. Shown using what is most likely a sextant.


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