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Illustrated picture postcards on Gotthard 2016 stamps

Posted by Indian Thematic Society on November 1, 2016 at 11:30 PM

Two Picture Postcards, depicting its two locomotives starting at the railway Station at Esterfeld and at the last railway station at Bodio, show the coloured stamp imprints on the reverse, with the landscapes as seen at these two Points. These showing the locomotive 176 440 FS on issued for Erstfeld Railway Station & the other showing locomotive 2000 N0. 176 440-7 on the postcard issued for Bodio Railway Station. Also the printed stamps on the reverse of the postcards, worth one Frank, show the Mail “Cargo” & Passenger Engines. The picture postcards with stamp-imprint are valid for correspondence within Switzerland.

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