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New Stamps from Switzerland

Switzerland – Dominican Republic Joint Issue The two countries have had a very good economic, political and cultural relationship over the course of these 80 years.The first Swiss families settled in the Dominican Republic in the 19th century. Official bilateral … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

 Countryside: Verzasca Valley The Verzasca Valley still conveys a part of the history of Ticino. The valley is located just minutes from the city center and yet is immersed in nature.Not surprisingly, the Verzasca Valley and the sparkling river to … Continue reading

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Swiss Railway Stations Brig:Built in 1908, situated between the Simplon Tunnel and tunnel crossing the Lötschberg, the station is located on the international transit routes Geneva-Lausanne-Milan and Basel-Bern-Milano. Lucerne:The modern head station, with the atrium facing the lake, was erected … Continue reading

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Gottardo 2016 Two special stamps with a gutter document a strengthened sense of togetherness. The Gotthard Base tunnel is opening up new prospects for the north and south. At 57 kilometres in length, it is a world-re- cord-breaking tunnel. 28,200,000 tonnes of … Continue reading

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Dada Centenary The city of Zurich has a legacy – and with it, the whole of Switzerland, indeed the whole world. In 1916, the magical word “Dada” changed the face of art. In French, it means hobby horse and in Russian “yes yes”. … Continue reading

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200th Anniversary of  Geneva, Neuchâtel and Valais in the Swiss Confederation Issue Date: 07.05.2015 Designer: Tessa Gerster, Lausanne Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe (F) Process: Offset  Colours: 4 Colours Size: Stamps: 33×28 mm Sheetlet: 192×95 mm (2 rows of 3 stamps) Swiss Sponsorship for Mountain … Continue reading

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Pro Patria – Village Museums The Pro Patria stamps for 2015 depict ob- jects from the collections of museums in the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Berne, Thurgau and Vaud. This year’s four stamps complete a three-year, twelve-part set of special stamps devoted … Continue reading

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Pets Issue Date: 26.02.2015 Designer: André Seiffert, Gachnang (TG) Printer: Joh. Enschedé, Haarlem, Netherlands Process: Offset  Colours: 4 Colours Size: 33x28mm Rhine Falls The Rhine Falls were formed around 15,000 years ago after the last ice age when melt water gradually eroded the steep limestone flank.A small … Continue reading

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Centenary of the Swiss FCMP Although in federal Switzerland the cantons are responsible for heritage conservation, the Confederation also provides advice and support with the resources availableto it. The oldest institution which the Confederation has for this purpose is the … Continue reading

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Ammonite When collectors go scouting in the fossil-rich layers ofthe Swiss Jura mountains, they are usually looking for the beautiful spirally coiled ammonites. These fossils are the remains of creatures related to octopus and squid that first appeared around 400 … Continue reading

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