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Posted 12/02/2016   10:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
"Jacob wrestling with the angel," designed after a detail from a work by Catalan-Spanish muralist José María Sert (1874-1945), printed by photogravure, and issued by Spain on March 24, 1966 as one of a set of ten stamps honoring Sert, Scott No. 1344.

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France - Armenia Joint Issue
The Smiling Angel
May 1, 2007 (France)
May 22, 2007 (Armenia)
The Smiling Angel (Smile of Reims) is a stone sculpture, located in the Reims Cathedral, which was built during the 13th Century.

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Posted 01/25/2017   11:33 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Liechtenstein
Christmas - Archangels
November 12, 2012
The stamp set features archangels Raphael, Michael, Gabriel, and Uriel.


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Canada
Christmas - Victorian Angels
November 4, 1999
Angel with drum
Angel with toys
Angel with candle


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United States
Christmas
October 19, 1995
The image of the Midnight Angel comes from an antique greeting card produced around 1910. The illustration is attributed to American artist Ellen H. Clapsaddle (1865-1934), who was noted for her children's postcards.

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Posted 02/04/2017   8:03 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
United States
Christmas Angel
November 2, 1965
This Christmas Issue stamp features an image of an angel with a trumpet. The design is based on an 1840 iron and copper weather vane that was originally located on the People's United Methodist Church in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

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United States
Angel with Lute
October 21, 2010
This stamp features a detail of a fragment of a ca. 1480 fresco by Melozzo da Forli (1438 – 1494). Clad in red and green, an angel with a halo strums a lute and glances downward toward the left. The original fresco fragment, measuring 94 cm by 117 cm, is now in the Vatican Pinacoteca.

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Posted 03/05/2017   09:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are images of the two similar stamps in a set depicting Archangel Saint Gabriel, patron saint of telecommunications, designed by Cândido Costa Pinto (1911-1976), printed by lithography, and issued by Portugal on March 24, 1962 to commemorate Saint Gabriel's Day, Scott Nos. 883 & 884.

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Andorra (French)
Christmas
November 7, 2011
The stamp depicts Angel del retaule from the church of Santa Eulàlia d'Encamp.

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Canada
Christmas
November 6, 1998
The stamp set shows the statues of the angel of the Last Judgement and two Adoring angels.


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Finland
Petäjävesi Old Church
September 7, 2005
Set of four, one stamp shows an angel with trumpet.

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A lute-playing angel is featured on the first day cancels of Berlin's 1989 Christmas semi postal stamps.


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The angels posted are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing. I never realized how many angels have been depicted on postage. Just wonderful. As gussyboy1 stated - I too hope more angels come out to play.
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This advertising label of children's picture book publisher Josef Scholz of Mainz, Germany shows a cherub sitting atop a church steeple. The back of the label shows Mr. Scholz's listing of books and their illustrators.

According to Wikipedia, "A cherub is one of the unearthly beings who directly serves God according to Abrahamic religions...their original duty having been the protection of the Garden of Eden."



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