We recently asked 95 year old Bernard Behr to share his day in the life with us and his favourite stamp! More below.
Today we are introducing Bernard Behr, 95 years old. He started working with his father, Georges Behr, the founder of the Behr, in 1945. And at 95 years of age he still works everyday.
Bernard's alarm goes off... At 8:15am
Bernard's typical day...
9h-12h: Description and classification of a collection
12h-13h: Lunch break prepared by Gabrielle Behr
13h-16h: Description and classification of a collection
16h-17h: A little sunbath
17h-19h30: Description and classification of a collection
19h30: End of the working day until tomorrow, yes!
When Bernard isn't busy selling stamps, he is mainly...
Bernard believes in...
Transmission between generations
Bernard's most memorable work moment...
Having been able to work with his father, his mother, his wife, his son and his grandson
The worst part of Bernard’s job...
When there are no more new stamps
The best part of Bernard 's job...
The arrival of new collections
Bernard’s favorite stamp…
All the triangular Cape of Good Hope stamps
Bernard’s favorite movie…
Anastasia by Litvak
Bernard’s favorite book…
The Fables of La Fontaine
Bernard’s favorite song…
Le travail c’est la santé by Henri Salvador
You have to retire when you're old, I'm only 95 and now isn't the time.