Czeslaw Slania engraved for Spain this pair of stamps, being the 38º country for Slania engraved stamps. This stamps, in a joint issue whith Sweden, shows to two Spanish Nobel Prize Laureates: Dr. Severo Ochoa (1905-1993), who in 1959 was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine together with the American physicist, Dr. Arthur Kornberg, and Dr. Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934), who was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine together with the Italian physicist, Dr. Camillo Golgi, in 1906).
While in Swedish stamps is allowed the name of engraver in the stamp, in Spain is not allowed now, it was allowed during first middle of XX Century.
20.03.2003. Nobel Prize Laureates. Joint issue with Sweden.
At the left Santiago Ramón y Cajal, at the right Severo Ochoa.
The black print of this pair was a gift of Spanish Post to stamps subscribers. Note that Slania´s signature is printed in the sheet, not original.