Saturday, December 13, 2014

Wilhelm Dachauer

[Austria] (b 1881/d 1951)

Wilhelm Dachauer was born on April 5, 1881 into a family of clockmakers. He was intended to continue his fathers business but after some struggle he was allowed to move to Vienna, where he had a time full of privations. He started an apprenticeship as decoration painter and in the nighttime he prepared for the Academy of Applied Arts. In 1899 the seventeen-year-old Wilhelm began his studies under the supervision of professor Griepenkerl.

In 1913 he had his first arguably successful exhibition ...He was appointed to an honored professorship of the  Vienna Academy of Applied Arts in 1928, a position that he occupied until 1944. Temporarily he was even rector of the institution. Wilhelm Dachauer died in Vienna on February 26, 1951.


Austria 1921 "Express Stamp" (1) [Typo] Sc(QE8)

Austria 1921/1922 "Newspaper Stamps" (8,1) [Typo] Sc(P48,...,P55)

Austria 1922 "Postage Due Stamps/Numerals" (11,1) [Typo] Sc(J103,...,J113)

Austria 1922/1924 "Postage Due Stamps/Numerals" (18,2,2) [Typo] Sc(J114,...,J117)(J118,...J131)

Austria 1922/1924 "Simbols of Agriculture, Labor and Industry" (38,2,2) [Typo] Sc(250,...,287)

Austria 1922/1924 "Symbol of Art and Science" (11,1) [Engr (F. Schirnbock)][Recess] Sc(288,...,298)

Austria 1922/1924 "Air" (8,2,2) [Engr (F. Schirnbock)] [Typo (4 first stamps)][Recess (4 last stamps)] Sc(C4,...,C11)

Austria 1926 "Child Welfare / The Nibelung Legends" (6,6,6) [Engr (R. Franke/3gr,15gr,24gr)(R. Zenziger/others)][Recess] Sc(B71,...,B76) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1935 "Austrian Heroes" (6,6,6) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(B132,...,B137) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1936 "Austrian Inventors" (6,6,6) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(B146,...,B151) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1937 "Austrian Doctors" (9,9,9) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(B156,...,B164) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1941/1944 "Adolph Hitler" (21,1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Photo (Perf 14)(1941/1943)][Recess (Perf 12.5)(1942/1944)] Sc(N76,...,N90)(N91,...,N96)

Germany 1941 "Vienna Fair" (4,4,4) [Photo (Vienna)] Sc(502,...,505)

Germany 1942 "Adolph Hitler" (4,1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess (Vienna)] Sc(524,...,527)

Poland 1942 "3rd Anniversary of the German Occupation" (5,5,5) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(NB19,...,NB23) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1943 "Hitler's 54th Birthday" (3,1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(NB24,...,NB26)

Poland 1944 "5th Anniversary of the German Occupation" (5,5,5) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(NB36,...,NB40) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1949 "Returning Prisioners of War charity Fund" (4,4,4) [Engr (H. Woyty)][Recess/Photo (1st stamp)][Recess/Typo (others)] Sc(B264,...,B267) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1949 "Stamp Day" (1) [Engr (H. Woyty)][Recess] Sc(B268)

Austria 1949 "Austrian Esperanto congress at Graz" (1) [Photo] Sc(563)

Austria 1949 "75th Anniversary of UPU" (3,3,3) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(565,...,567) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1949 "50th Anniversary of the Death of Johann Strauss 'The Younger' " (1) [Engr (Ferdinand Lorber)][Recess] Sc(561)

Austria 1949 "100th Anniversary of the Death of Johann Strauss 'The Elder' " (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(560) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1949 "50th Anniversary of the Death of Karl Millocker" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(562) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1950 "160th Anniversary of the Birth of Michael Daffinger" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(569)

Austria 1950 "140th Anniversary of the Death of Andreas Hofer" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(570)

Austria 1950 "100th Anniversary of the Death of Josef Madersperger" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(571) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1950 "100th Anniversary of the Birth of Alexander Girardi" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(568) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1951 "150th Anniversary of the Birth of Josef Lanner" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(574)  [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Austria 1951 "150th Death Anniversary of Johann Schmidt" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(575)

Austria 1951 "10th Death Anniversary of Wilhelm Kienzl" (1) [Engr (F. Lorber)][Recess] Sc(578)

Austria 1956 "Stamp Day" (1) [Engr (G. Wimmer)][Recess] Sc(B297) [This stamp is an Impossibility, because Dachauer has died in 1951 , so there must be a mistake in the catalogs...Further research is needed ..]

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