News Archive 2014
New Stamp Issue, 18 October
Velázquez – Infanta Margarita Teresa in a white dress
Velázquez, the famous Baroque-era portrait artist who worked at the court of Philip IV of Spain, made three paintings of the princess. Her marriage with her uncle was meant to hold inheritance claims by non-Habsburg families at bay.
On the day of issue, the special post office will be cancelling mail items with the special first-day postmark.
When? 18 October 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where? Federation of Austrian Philately Associations/Verband Österreichischer Philatelistenvereine, Getreidemarkt 1, 1060 Vienna