Lot 1364: SCHWEIZERISCHE FURKABAHN-GES.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 July 1910 VALAIS/URI. BERN. 4,5% Obligation de F500. brown, olive. #60000. No 10409. Large format piece, with text in French and German, and decorative border and underprint. This line connects the upper valleys of the Rhine and the Rhône, over the Furka pass, and crosses some of the most magnificent Alpine scenery of Switzerland. The line is used today by the glamorous 'Glacier Express' tourist train, from Chur to Zermatt. This vertical piece is less well-known than the horizontal type.
Condition Report: VF-EF