Slovenia
Veliki Stol 2'236 m & Begunjščica 2'060 m

Veliki Stol or Hochstuhl (German for "High Chair"), is the highest peak in the Karavanke mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps with an altitude of 2,236 metres. The border between Slovenia and Austria runs along its ridge.

First ascent Veliki Stol: 1794 by the Carniolan Count Franz von Hohenwart (Austria)

Mount Begunjščica 2'060 m lies in the east of Veliki Stol.

 

mountainstamp.com Slowenja 1932 Begunjscica and Veliki Stol Mountain stamp Lake Bled

Jugoslavia 1932, Veliki Stol (on the left) and Begunjščica in the middle.


mountainstamp.com Slowenja 1941 Begunjscica and Veliki Stol Mountain stamp Lake Bled

German Reich 1941, Veliki Stol (on the left) and Begunjščica on the right.

 

mountainstamp.com Slovenja 1986 Begunjscica Mountain stamp Lake Bled

Yugoslavia 1951, (Hochstuhl) and Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary on the small Bled Island (Lake Bled).
The stamps are showing the Bled castle on the right.

The stamp issued 50 Din (black-violet) at 16.6.1951 and exists overprinted (cobalt-blue) "1 SVETSKO TAKMICENJE / PADOBRANACA 1951" as well (16.8.1951).

 

Yugoslavia 1951

The stamp reissued in other colour and overprinted "STT VUJNA".
Vojna Uprava Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija (Free Territory of Trieste).
The Free Territory of Trieste was an independent territory situated between northern Italy and Yugoslavia between 1947 - 1954.

 

mountainstamp.com Slovenja 1986 Begunjscica Mountain stamp Lake Bled

Yugoslavia 1986, Mount Begunjščica 2'060 m, the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary on the small Bled Island (Lake Bled) and Bled Castle. The smaler peak on the right is the west ridge of Košuta (german = Koschuta), its highest peak is Košutnikovem turnu (2'136 m) at the border to Austria.

 

mountainstamp.com Slovenja 1986 Begunjscica Mountain stamp Lake Bled

Slovenia 2004, Lake Bled and the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary in the foreground. In the background the left ridge of Mt. Veliki Stol is visible.

 

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Slowenja 2011, Mount Veliki Stol (Hochstuhl) and the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary on the small Bled Island (Lake Bled).
The stamps are showing the Bled castle on the right.

 

 

Slovenia 2017
Mount Veliki Stol (Hochstuhl) and the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Mary on the small Bled Island (Lake Bled).
The stamps are showing the Bled castle on the right.
The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives".

 

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