Czeslaw Slania - 100th Birth Anniversary - Miniature Sheet
Czeslaw Slania - 100th Birth Anniversary - Miniature Sheet for only GBP £4.65
This year, Posta is celebrating the 100th anniversary of master engraver Czeslaw Slania (1921-2005). Slania was born on October 22, 1921, in the small town of Czeladz in Poland. Slania is considered one of the world's most productive and accomplished engravers. He engraved over 1,000 postage stamps for 32 different countries around the world and became renowned for the precision, speed and sophistication of his work. While working on stamps he also engraved a great number of other works, including banknotes, and was appointed the Royal Court Engraver of Sweden, Denmark and Monaco. During his lifetime, he received a number of honours and awards for his work.