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Carl Freiherr Auer von Welsbach
postage stamp
Austrian Post Office
Europe: Austria
overall: 34 x 34 mm

Postage stamp. Square. Printed in black on white. Value 40 Groschen. Features head and shoulders portrait of the scientist Carl Freiherr Auer von Welsbach (1858-1929) wearing a pair of pince-nez with fenestrated plaquets. Gas mantle and electric light bulb in left background. Cancelled.


Gift of Mr O.P. Raphael, FBOA, 1955

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