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Postage stamps "Bergmann – Helfer der Menschheit" (literally: "Miners – helpers of humanity")

Horst Schmadel, Seingbouse (F) and Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes Open Gallery

State Chancellery Saarland

State Chancellery Saarland

Four German charity stamps that match the motifs of an analogous postage stamp set issued by the Bundespost for the Saarland, though the Saarlandic stamps were valued in francs. Beneath the appreciatory slogan "Bergmann – Helfer der Menschheit" (literally: "Miners – helpers of humanity"), every one of the four stamps portrays a typical mining motif, a miner with a miner's lamp, with a mechanical pick, with a coal plough and a miner standing near a winding shaft.

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  • Title: Postage stamps "Bergmann – Helfer der Menschheit" (literally: "Miners – helpers of humanity")
  • Creator: Horst Schmadel, Seingbouse (F), Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes Open Gallery
  • Subject Keywords: Das Erbe Kapitel 10 – Bergbau macht Saarland

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