|BC233PSB1||Bicentenary of Isambard Kingdom Brunel Prestige Booklet Set, each with different Brunel postmark.||£80.00||Limited Availability|
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Issue Date: 23/02/2006
Issue Name: Bicentenary of Isambard Kingdom Brunel Prestige Booklet Set
Producer: Buckingham Covers
2006 marks 200 years since the birth of engineering genius, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He created the Great Western Railway and a series of famous steamships. But of course, he's best know for his incredible bridges. Our lovely set of 4 covers each feature a different pane from the Prestige Booklet set along with a first day of issue postmark.
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel FRS (9th April 1806 – 15th September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, who changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions". Brunel built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship, and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineering.
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