Monday, 21 March 2016

Sweden 1977 - Owl

I just came across this beautiful stamp issued by Sweden on 8 September 1977. It was engraved by Martin Morck, who began his engraving career for Sweden. This was his first engraved stamp. And boy, what a ripper!!

Morck has engraved a lovely image of a Tawny Owl (my thanks to Adrian at Stamp Engravers for the owl info). Just look at the stunning artistry!!

Until next time...

Stay Engraver Crazy!


  1. Yes, it was his first engraving, which he submitted to the Swedish Post and they accepted it and therewith him and that was the start of a fantastic career. It's a tawny owl, which keeps me awake every night and yes, it 's a beautiful stamp!

    1. Hi Adrian,
      Thanks for the info. That's great. I thought it was his frist, but I wasn't entirely certain. And now that I know it's a tawny owl, I'll update the blog tonight. Thanks heaps