Christmas 2017 – Advent Calendar

Austria – Every year the advent calendar is a sure sign that Christmas is approaching. With its 24 windows, it is a way for children in particular to help pass the time until Christmas Eve. The run up to ChristmasRead More

Swarovski Crystal

Austria – What would Christmas be without Christmas decorations, without the ornaments and decorations which we associate with this Christian festival Bright stars and snowflakes, with their delicate shapes, are among the most popular symbols of winter and the feastRead More

Red Deer

Austria – It is to the red deer, the largest indigenous ungulate, that Austrian Post is dedicating a commemorative stamp from the “wild animals and hunting” series. Its impressive size has also gained the red deer the title “King ofRead More

Day of the Stamp 2017

Austria – This year’s design for the commemorative stamp for the Day of the Stamp is dedicated to the “last knight”, Emperor Maximilian I. His epic poem Theuerdank, dating from the year 1517, is an important exemplar of the artRead More

Oak Tree

Austria – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Austrian Federal Forestry Office, which was taken out of the national budget and re-established as a joint stock company in 1997, Austrian Post has come up with something very unusualRead More

150 Years of the Brenner Railway

Austria – One of the most important links from Germany to Italy via Austria is the railway line over the Brenner Pass, the standard gauge Brenner railway. On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of its opening in August 1867, AustrianRead More

Christoph Waltz

Austria – “We’ve got an Oscar!” was the enthusiastic reaction here in Austria in 2010 when Christoph Waltz, undoubtedly one of the best known and most successful “Austrians in Hollywood” today, received the much-coveted golden statue for the first time.Read More

125 Years of the Stainz Railway

Austria – With a track width of 760 millimetres, the “Bosnian-gauge”, the Stainz railways is classed as one of Austria’s narrow-gauge local railway lines. From 1892 on it covered the approximately 11.3 kilometre stretch between Preding and Stainz in westernRead More

Puch XII Alpenwagen

Austria Technical Details Issue Date: 20.05.2017 Designer: David Gruber Illustrator: Wolfgang Buchta (photo) Printer: Joh. Enschede? Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 42 x 34,8 mm Values: 0.68€

100 years of Lion Clubs International

Austria Technical Details Issue Date: 19.05.2017 Designer: Verena Gretschnig Printer: Joh. Enschede? Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 33,35 x 42 mm Values: 0.80€

Puch 150 SR

Austria Technical Details Issue Date: 19.05.2017 Designer: David Gruber Illustrator: Hannes Denzel (photo) Printer: Joh. Enschede? Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 42×34,8mm Values: 2.20€

The Traditional Costume of Pöttsching

Austria – For the “Classic traditional costumes” series it is, on this occasion, the traditional costume of the municipality of Pöttsching in the north of Burgenland that is to be presented. This traditional costume’s origins can be traced back to theRead More