Brass on stamps

CONTENTS IN THIS CHAPTER:

Latest updated 24/2 – 2019

1 – LIP WIND INSTRUMENTS OF WOOD, BONE or SHELL

2 – SIGNAL HORN, SIGNAL TRUMPET and BUGLE HORN

3 – CORNETTO and SERPENT

4 – NATURAL TRUMPET, NATURAL HORN and SACKBUTT

5 – TRUMPET/CORNET

6 – POSTHORN

7 – FRENCH HORN

8 – TROMBONE

9 – EUPHONIUM and TUBA

10 – LOUIS ARMSTRONG

11 – OTHER JAZZ MUSICIANS

12 – BANDS and ENSEMBLES

BRASS INSTRUMENTS HAS BEEN USED AS MOTIVS ON STAMPS. IS IT BECAUSE OF THEIR APPEARANCE OR IS IT BECAUSE OF THEIR SYMBOLIC SIGNIFICANCE? OR IS IT BECAUSE OF BOTH?

1. LIP WIND INSTRUMENTS OF WOOD, BONE or SHELL

 

2. SIGNAL HORN, SIGNAL TRUMPET and BUGLE HORN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. CORNETTO and SERPENT

4. NATURAL TRUMPET, NATURAL HORN and SACKBUTT

 

5. TRUMPET



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. POST HORN

The actual symbol on the postal service is after all a brass instrument. At the time of the horse carriage, it was used to announce the arrival of the carriage. Mail coach. That is why the instrument has got its name: Posthorn (see VIENNESE, 14 POST HORN).

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

7. FRENCH HORN

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. TROMBONE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. EUPHONIUM og TUBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. LOUIS ARMSTRONG


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. OTHER JAZZ MUSICIANS

12. BANDS and ENSEMBLES

  

 

 

 

 

Mogens Andresen