Israel – Austria joint issue

These stamps show a portrait of Simon Wiesenthal in a frame in the form of the Star of David, applied using a special printing technology.

The technique used in the production of this joint issue is a world premiere! The stamps were manufactured with
innovative laser etching and lacing technology as well as laser philatelic perforation.

The text elements on the stamp are in both German and Hebrew.

Simon Wiesenthal was an Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer and Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter who pursued Nazi war criminals.

His life motto was Justice not Vengeance.

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