Johann Sebastian Bach

Stamps from Africa

 

You get more background with a click on the link below the Johann Sebastian Bach postage stamp.

 

So, which of these three persons on the Bach stamp actually is Johann Sebastian Bach?

 

1988  Madagascar

 

1988  Madagascar

 

And there is one more portrait of Bach coming with this stamp, what Bach could have looked like. Plus - where in the stamp actually is Bach?

 

1985  The Comoros

 

1985  Djibouti

That is what does not belong onto a letter. Such artwork needs to go into a frame and on the wall. It is one of our favorite stamps: the Bach stamp from the Republic of Ivory Coast.

 

2012  Republic of Ivory Coast

What actually has the jungle doctor to do with Bach? And why after all is this a Bach stamp? What you almost don't see in the original size of the stamp works much better in the enlargement. More is what you find with a click here.

 

1973  Gabun

2000  Gambia

 

 

This actually is really no challenge for the best of the best. Why after all is this stamp permitted into the whole big family of Bach stamps? A hot tip: it's working better, if you enlarge the picture.

 

2000  Gambia

 

2003  Gambia

 

1985  Guinea

 

2002  Guinea

 

2002  Guinea

 

2002  Guinea

 

2002  Guinea Bissau

 

 

What have a pope, Bach, the ICE and a classic car in common? Correct: all that is German.

 

2008  Guinea Bissau

 

2010  Guinea Bissau

 

2010  Guinea Bissau

 

2012  Guinea Bissau

 

1985  Congo

 

1990  Congo

 

2012 Congo

 

2012 Congo

 

2012  Congo

 

2000  Lesotho

 

1975  Mali

 

2000  Mali

 

 

You do already know, why this is a Bach stamp, although neither pics, nor a note of the Thomas Cantor can be found on the paper. However, without the text in the part underneath the pictures there would have been no pardon at all.

 

2009  Mali

 

 

This Bach stamp is what you have to check on Flickr. This is possible with a click on the stamp.

 

2012  Mali

 

1985  Mauritania

 

2012  Mozambique

 

2012  Mozambique

 

1976  Ruanda

 

2000  Ruanda

 

1985  Sierra Leone

 

2000  Sierra Leone

With a very high probability this is no real Bach stamp, but it is awesomely "handmade" - however it looks really cool. Or should it be they look really cool?

 

1990  Somalia

1987  Togo

 

2013  Togo

 

2010  Tongo

 

2000  Chad

 

2012  Chad

 

1985  Central African Republic

 

2011  Central African Republic