Slovakia 2014 International Year of Crystallography

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 14th February 2014
  • one value plus a label
  • Designed by: Igor Benca
  • Printed by: Postal Printing House, Prague
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 26½mm x width 44½mm (width 66mm stamp and label)
  • Sheet format: sheets of 30 stamp/label pairs
  • Perforations: 11.7 x 11.2

International Year of Crystallography. Ta-Ge-Te alloy crystal[edit]


1.00€ ~ the structure of a Ta-Ge-Te alloy crystal (also on label, with inscription in English) Notes. In ultra-violet light the stamp reveals red dots indicative of the unusual asymmetircal structure of the Tantalum Germanium Telluride crystal, as revealed by scans
Year of Crystallography marks the centenary of the award of the Nobel Prize to Max von Laue for research in to atomic structures using X-rays.

Sheet stamp[edit]

€1.00 and label

First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover €1.00 and label


Information card[edit]

information cardl