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News 2016

Austrian inventions – propelling screw – Josef Ressel

New Stamp Issue, 19 February

Austrian inventions – propelling screw – Josef Ressel

In our "Austrian invention" series, Austrian Post commemorates this great inventor who revolutionised ship technology. However, during his lifetime, Josef Ressel did not reap the benefits of his propelling screw's worldwide succces.

On the day of issue, the special post office will be cancelling mail items with the special first-day postmark.

When? 19 February 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where? Kammerhofmuseum, Kammerhofgasse 8, 4810 Gmunden

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