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Horses on Stamps - Johann Elias Ridinger

Ridinger – Ceskoslovensko – Johann Elias Ridinger (Ulm) 1698 – (Augsburg) 1767 – 2.40 Kčs. Postage-stamp in color as upper right corner margin block of four showing the title sheet of the master’s majestic 18-sheet set “New Riding School”, called also Large or Viennese School of 1734 (Th. 628) within the five-sheet set “Horses”. Ed. by the Czechoslovakian postal authorities. April 21/24, 1969. Steel engraving by Bedřich Housa (b. Prague 1926) together with autotype rotogravure. 4¾ × 3⅜ in (12 × 8.5 cm). – Never hinged.

Bedřich Housa, Horses on Czechoslovakian Stamps

The highest value of the set and the one and only in color, too! The other four motifs – each blocklike as above – in the sequence of their value as following: Hendrik Goltzius (Millebrecht/Venlo 1558 – Haarlem 1617, Eqvvs liber et incopositvs, -.30 Kčs.) – Matthäus Merian (Basel 1593 – Schwalbach 1650, Le Bonite, -.80) – Vaclav Hollar (Prague 1607 – London 1677, Don Goncalo Fernandes de Cordva, 1.60) – Albrecht Dürer (1471 Nuremberg 1528, The Large Horse, 1.80).

Offer no. 13,370 / price on application

– – The same, but each value as single copy of 2⅛ × 1¼ in (5.4 × 3.3 cm).

Offer no. 13,371 / price on application