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Turn On The Light! Candles, Lamps, Torches, Candelights, Bedside Lamps.

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Posted 06/18/2022   12:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Coat of Arms with fire and judging by the shape of the hammers, these fire are from a blacksmith's workshop..?

Gabon 1967

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Posted 06/18/2022   12:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My reference image for the hammers above are from this stamp. The fire from a furnace is on the right hand and a firebird (or phoenix?) is resting on top!

Norway
30 March 1968 / Norwegian Handicrafts / The Blacksmiths / design. R. Berle



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Edited by tomonakaazu - 06/18/2022 12:44 pm
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Posted 06/18/2022   12:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Furnace and bellows are behind of a traditional Blacksmith's workbench with an anvil and handtools.

Portugal
1978

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Edited by tomonakaazu - 06/18/2022 12:54 pm
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Posted 06/22/2022   1:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The season of campfire has arrived... well, in the North hemisphere.

Czechoslovakia
25 February 1963 / 15th Anniversary of Victorious February" and Fifth Trade Union Congress / Sun and campfire / design: C. Bouda, engrave: J. Mrácek

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Edited by tomonakaazu - 06/22/2022 1:48 pm
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Posted 07/30/2022   06:49 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Summer camp season has arrived!

Bangladesh
1978

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Japan
75th Anniversary of the Electric Lamp in Japan
March 25, 1953
The stamp shows an XIX century arc lamp.
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Jersey
Scientific Achievements
August 2, 2022
Set of six, one stamp depicts an electric light bulb invented by Thomas Edison.
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Egypt
18 March 1981 / Rural Electrification Authority, 10th anniversary

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Chile
The 10th International Cancer Congress
August 11, 1970
The design shows a torch with serpent symbol of medicine.
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Azerbaijan
Winter Olympic Games – Nagano
January 13, 1998
Set of eight, one stamp depicts Olympic torch on background of Mount Nishi.
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Edited by KuoLC5310 - 09/26/2022 11:31 am
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Posted 09/28/2022   04:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Following KuoLC5310's olympic torch, another one from 60s.

Mexico
1966 / Games of the XIX Olympiad 1968, at Mexico City
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One more Olympic torch on stamp! or this is not for the Olympic games, as the rings are a bit different formation..?

Ecuador
1965 / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos ( "Bolivarian sports games" by a translator... where?)
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This one was for Olympic Games, and just guessing this was for a tax to support the country to send athletes to the next occasion??

Yugoslavia
24 November 1969 / Obligatory Tax for Olympic Games
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Posted 10/12/2022   09:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tomonakaazu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Torch is a symbol of unity in many stamps;

Cape Verde
1979 / 5th Anniversary of JAAC, African Youth Amílcar Cabral


October is African Heritage Month or Black History Month in the UK, many events are going on.
https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/
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Germany
Definitive Issue
September 1, 2022
Set of two, one stamp shows a stylized light bulb with stamp filament.
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