Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Sven Ewert

[Sweden] (b 1895/d 1959)

Sven Ewert was educated in Vienna 1906-16 and during this period , one of his Professors was the Austrian Engraver and Designer Ferdinand Schirnböck. He debuted seriously as stamp engraver of the Swedish postal service in 1928 and engraved almost all Swedish stamps until his death in 1959. In addition to the Swedish Post Office,Sven Ewert also engraved a number of stamps for  the Danish Post Office.


Sweden 1930 "AIR / Night Flight Over Stockholm" (2,1) [Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(C6,C7)

Sweden 1931 "Royal Palace, Stockholm" (1) [Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(229)

Sweden 1941 "400th Anniversary of 1st Autorhized version of the Bible in Swedish" (3,1) [ Design after J.G. Sandberg][Recess] Sc(316,...,318)

Sweden 1941 "Royal Palace , Stockholm" (1) [Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(322)

Sweden 1942 "Birth Bicentenary of C.W. Scheele (Scientist)" (3,1) [Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(335,...,337)

Sweden 1946 "Death Centenary of Tegner (Poet)" (3,1) [Design after a Bust  by Bystrom][Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(377,...,379)

Sweden 1954 "Birth Bicentenary of Anna Maria Lenngren (Author)" (3,1) [Engr (Sven Ewert)][Recess] Sc(465,...,467)

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