Brass on postage stamps

How is your knowledge of brassy philately? Mogens Andresen, a Danish conductor, composer and author, has produced a website which contains an extensive history of brass instruments from ancient times to the 20th century. An additional feature is a collection of postage stamps from around the world which feature brass instruments, players and ensembles (see examples here). If you know of any such philatelic items that he does not show, I am sure he would be pleased to hear about it.

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See: https://mogensandresen.dk/history-brass-instruments/brass-on-stamps/

As an aside – did you know that the placement of your stamp(s) (should you choose to ignore the “official” positioning) indicates certain messages? Something like the “language of flowers”, but with perforations and gum, and long before the emoji …

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