|1972: 400th Anniversary of the Birth of Johannes Kepler
As they say "On the shoulders of giants" so with astronomy and for the purpose of this week's Sunday Stamps hirsute theme, a fine beard. Kepler travelled
|1946:Tycho Brahe - 400th Anniversary of his Birth (Design V Bang; Engraver S Ewert)
to meet Tycho Brahe near Prague in 1600 where Brahe was constructing a new observatory. Looking at their depiction in these two stamps they had not only astronomy in common.
|1972: Celebrity Portraits (Design - Hans Erni)
Only a moustache from Albert Einstein . With that famous hair the addition of a beard might have been a little over the top.
|1986-7: Definitives The Post - Past and Present (Design K Oberli; Engraver P Schopfer)
My postie doesn't have a beard however this one from Switzerland does.
Sunday Stamps theme this week is - Beards and moustaches - growing at See It On A Postcard