Friday, August 15, 2014

Sanchez Toda

[Spain] (b 1902/d 1975)

Born into a typical middle class family in Madrid on April 30, 1902 he entered the School of Fine Arts in Madrid ; Started working on the Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre (FNMT) in 1924 , where he remained until his retirement. Designed and Engraved more than 100 stamps and most Bank Notes issued since 1937... He was Director of the National Engraving section of the FNMT .was also professor at the National School of Graphical Arts . 

Spain 1930 "Christopher Colombus Tribute" (16) [Perf 12.5] [Des (A. Gisbert)(D. Puebla)][Litho (1c to 20c) Recess (25c to 10pta) (Sanchez Toda)(C. Delhom)] [Print (Waterlow and Sons Limited , London)] Sc(418,...,432)

Spain 1936 "40th. Anniversary of the Madrid Press Association " (16,6,4) [Photo][Waterlow and Sons Limited, London] Sc(557,...,568) [Sanchez Toda only designed the Portrait stamps]

Spain 1936/1937 "National Defense" (12,11) [Litho (M. Portabella, Zaragoza)] Sc(627,630) INC

Spain 1938 "Ferdinand, The Catholic" (6) [Litho (Fournier, Vitoria)] Sc(656,...,661) INC

Spain 1938/1939 "Elizabeth, the Catholic" (6) [Litho] Sc(672,...,677)

Spain 1939 "Pegasus" (2,2,2) [Litho] Sc(E19) [ Stamps with and without the name of the Designer in the down frame]

Spain 1939/1947  "Juan De La Cierva (1st,2nd Issues)" (7)(8) [Litho][Photo] Sc(C100,...,C108)(C109,...,C116)

Spain 1939/1948 "General Franco" (12)(17) [Litho (B. Fournier, Burgos)] Sc(678,...,689)(690,...,705) [The 1st series has the name of the designer in the down frame (1939/1940)]

Spain 1945 "Francisco Gomes de Quevedo y Villegas" (1) [Recess] Sc(742)

Spain 1945 "Stamp Day" (1) [Recess] Sc(C118)

Spain 1945 "Major Joaquim Garcia Morato" (1) [Recess] Sc(C119)

Spain 1945 "Captain Carlos Haya Gonzalez" (1) [Recess] Sc(C120)

Spain 1946 "Stamp Day and Day of the Race" (3) [Recess] Sc(744,745) [The 3rd stamp is a Air Mail stamp)

Some images are credit of Stampworld
Some images are credit of Philateca
[In Construction]

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