ARCHITECTURE + PHILATELY | Le Corbusier :: La Poste’s Ronchamp

ABOVE > The blue stamp issued 13 June 1964 was drawn and engraved by Jacques Combet, who was inspired by a postcard taken from a photograph made by German photographer, Hans Freytag (below) – issue of 19.65 million copies – withdrawn on 20 March 1965

On 8 February 1965 the same stamp appeared with a face value of Fr40 (the-then international postcard rate) in sepia-red, green, and brown – issue of 64 million copies – withdrawn on 27 April 1968

P.S. designKULTUR approves of La Poste’s corporate redo!

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Société Lausannoise de la Timbrologie | Ronchamp, the Spirit of Concrete

 Wikitimbres | Fiche/T01-000-1434: Ronchamp

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