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Posted 03/29/2018   12:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add lithograving to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Rudolf Toth was born on March 30, 1918 in Törökbalint, Hungary
which was then still part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
He worked for both the Austrian National Bank and
the Austrian State Printer.
He died in 2009 and is buried in Vienna.

Toth was a student of Professor Ferdinand Lorber
and engraved his first stamp in 1947.

Austria Scott B219 , Prisoners of war charity issue.

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Rudolf Toth engraved his last stamps in 1992

Scott 1558 George Saiko, writer



Scott 1572 Mother Anna Maria Dengel




Rudolf Toth is buried at the Grinzing Cemetery, Vienna

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LG,
I particularly like "The Young Hiker's Hostel" you posted some time back.

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rod222, here is the Young Hikers and Hostel stamp.

Just a simple scene a few lines,dots and dashes and one colour.
Great work by Pilch and Toth.

Austria

Scott 652 1960

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

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Austria

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 683 1962

Friedrich Gauermann, Landscape Painter



Scott 685 - 687 1962

Various Austrian Forest Types





Scott B304

Stamp Day 1962 Engraver at Work

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Austria

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 729 - 736

15th UPU Congress, Vienna 1964
Various paintings of well known painters
portraying "The Post in Art".
The last two are based on Pilch's own paintings.









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Austria 1959

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 640 & 643 (other 2 in set were engraved by Georg Wimmer)

Congress of the International Hunting Council.
I can only imagine the outcry if any pro-hunting
stamps were issued today.





Stamp Day 1960 Scott B302 shows the engraver studying a die proof
of Scott 643 above.

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Austria 1959

Designer : O. Spitzer

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 637

United Europe




Austria 1959

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 644

Josef Haydn, composer




Austria 1959

Designer : Robert Fuchs (1896-1981)

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 646

Relay System





Austria 1959

Stamp Day

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

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Austria 1960

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 650

World Refugee Year 1959 - 60




Austria 1960

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 655

Jakob Prandtauer, architect




Austria 1960

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 657

United Europa




Austria 1960

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 658

40th year of plebiscite which kept Carinthia in Austria.




Austria 1961

Designer : Weyss Lampel

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 659

Flame and broken chain




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I already posted Toth's engraved Scott 662 - 665 1961 on
page 226 of the Collecting by Engraver thread.
http://goscf.com/t/9106&whichpage=226


Austria 1961

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 667

International Banking Congress, Vienna





Austria 1961

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 674

Franz Liszt, composer




Austria 1961

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott B303

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Austria 1969

Designer : Adalbert Pilch

Engraver : Rudolf Toth

Scott 830 - 835

500 years diocese of Vienna
Statues in St Stephan's Cathedral.

St.Stephan



St Paul



Protective mantle Madonna



St Christopher




St. George and the Dragon



St. Sebastian

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thanks for posting all these wonderful stamps. Going through my accumulation of Austrian stamps that didn't fit into the 1840 - 1940 bracket I'd already decided they were so attractive I had to extend my collecting period and these images have just increased my determination. I have even managed to snag a nice album to house them!

I love the way he uses chiascuro to emphasise the design and crank up the emotional element, the stamps have great impact I think

Thanks again
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Hi crispinhj

I'm glad you like the stamps and appreciate your
comments.

One reason I like to post these examples of engraved
stamps is to honour the men and women who created
these little beauties.
These engravers were craftsmen in every respect,
experts in their field and they produced in many
cases works of art.

I'm also hoping that collectors just like you will see these
on here and then acquire them for their own collection.

My belief is that if stamp collecting will survive into
the next 50 years or so then it will be partly because of
the interest in engraved stamps.
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