Friday, 14 July 2017

Metal Foil Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Subcategory - Metal Foil Stamps - Tin foil

Bolivia 1986  Construction of Railway between Uncia & Antofagasta on Tin Foil Miniature Sheet      

Issue date 25 September 1986

Correos Bolivia has issued 2 sheets to commemorate the Construction of Railway line between Uncia & Antofagasta in the 1920s which helped to bring the tin ore mined in the high plain city of Uncia, Bolivia to the Port City of Antofagasta in Chile to be sent to the Tin Refining factories in Europe by sea .

The 2 sheets has been printed on a tin foil depicting the old locomotive and sailing ship on one sheet and the new locomotive being currently used and the modern ship being used to transport the tin ore.

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