14 April 1972, Germany
175 years of flat-surface printing
design: K. O. Blase
About 220 years after Letterpress printing, an actor and playwright Alois Senefelder found the method of Lithography by chance (!) – and developed it into a commercial printing technique. This stamp is celebrating that history with a detailed picture of his printing machine printed using the amazing quality of the Lithographic process.
I am always learning something new through stamps…