Saturday, November 1, 2014

Stefan Badzhov

[Bulgaria] (b 1883/d 1953)

Graduated from one of the most prestigious Art schools in Europe - UMPRUM in Prague, where he studied decorative Arts with the famous Prof. K. Mashek.
After graduating Stefan settled in Sofia - the capital of a free homeland Bulgaria and started his multiple and diverse activity. Magazine Illustration, Bank Notes, Stamps, Medals, Coats of Arms, interior decoration and above everything Restoration of Monuments, Palaces and Churches.. He was responsible for the Design of the Coat of Arms of Bulgaria , adopted in 1927..start's drawing his first stamp projects already in 1901 and in our days it is unthinkable to talk about Bulgarian stamps without  trespassing Stefan Badzhov's territory...


Bulgaria 1901 "Prince Ferdinand I" (13,1) [Typo (Topographic Bureau/Russian War Department/St. Petersburg)] Sc(57,...,69)

Bulgaria 1912 "Tzar's Silver Jubilee" (3,1) [Typo (Austrian State Printing Works, Vienna)] Sc(101,...,103)

Bulgaria 1917/1919 "Liberation of Macedonia" (7,7,7) [Typo (Austrian State Printing Works, Vienna)] Sc(122,...,127)

Bulgaria 1918 "30th Anniversary of the Tzar Ferdinand Accession to the Throne" (4,1) [Typo (Austrian State Printing Works, Vienna)] Sc(130,...,133)

Bulgaria 1919 "Parliament Building" (2,1) [Typo (State Printing Works,Sofia)] Sc(135,137)

Bulgaria 1919 "1st Anniversary of the Enthronement of King Boris III" (7,1) [Typo (State Printing Works, Sofia)] Sc(138,...,144)

Bulgaria 1920 "70th Anniversary of Ivan Vazov (Poet)" (6,6,?) [Des (R. Aleksiev)][Photo] Sc(147,...,152)

Bulgaria 1921/1923 "Views, Monuments and Personalities" (13,7,1) [Recess (Bradbury, Wilkinson)] Sc(158)

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