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Monuments of science and technology

In 2011, a series of “Monuments of science and technology” continues to issue four stamps dedicated to the clock tower of Russia – one of the oldest types of mechanical watches. The world’s first tower clock in London, appeared on …

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Cosmos 2011 – Romania

Celebrating 50 years of flight first man in outer space (Yuri Gagarin), the 30th anniversary of the flight of the first Romanian in the Cosmos (Dumitru Dorin Prunariu) and 50 years after the first session of COPUOS (Committee for Use …

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Mercury Project and MESSENGER Mission

The Postal Service, in Kennedy Space Center, Florida, issued a Mercury Project/MESSENGER Mission se-tenant pair commemorative stamp. One stamp commemorates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Project Mercury, America’s first manned spaceflight program, and NASA astronaut Alan Shepard’s historic …

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50th anniversary of first men in space

The Soviet Union Aboard the Vostok 1 spaceship, the cosmonaut Jurij Gagarin (1934 –1968) makes the first orbital flight around the Earth and then lands in the Saratov region. He leaves the space capsule, which brought him safe and sound …

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Karl Golsdorf’s 150th birthday

“You can’t save a ton of weight on a locomotive – but you can save a kilo in a thousand places” – this quotation from Karl Golsdorf illustrates pointedly the extreme creativity which the famous Austrian engineer and designer used …

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Cars – Puch 500

Austria post issued a stamp featuring Puch 500 in the car series stamps. As for the history: The “Puch Works”, founded in 1899 by a certain Johann Puch, was an Austrian company that produced bicycles, engines, motorbikes, and cars. Johann …

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Motorbikes – Apfelbeck

Just two years after releasing the R100, the first KTM motorbike, the Mattighofen based company launched itself in the image-conscious sport of road racing in 1955. At that time four-stroke engines were a much more promising basis for success in …

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