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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Swiss Federal Railways

Personalities connected with Gotthard Railway Tunnel: Louis Favre: (1826-1879) the chief engineer of Gotthard Tunnel, J.H. Alfred Escher (1819-1882): Adm. President and Emil Welti (1825-1899): signed the contract on behalf of Switzerland for the use of Gotthard Tunnel by Germany and Italy. All these three personalities have been commemorated with 3 postage stamps with denominations 10c, 20c, and 30c issued in 1932 (Fig.10-12).
Read More….  in Issue No.68 of "ITS Stamp News"
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