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New Swiss Stamps

Unspunnen:The Ultimate Traditional Swiss Festival The Swiss festival of Unspunnen is a traditional celebration of Swiss mountain life and was rst held in 1805. However, it only became a regular event in 1946 and has since taken place every 12 years. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

125 Years of the Brienz Rothorn Railway The Brienz Rothorn railway (BRB) was commissioned in 1892, just 15 months after construction work began. At the time, it was the highest steam-powered rack railway in the world. The fascination with this … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps

Andora Discover the stamp of Andorra Castell Saint Vicenç Enclar. Just above the old town of Santa Coloma stands the Roc d’Enclar, a small rocky mountain which, thanks to its geostrategic location, has allowed a visual control on the bottom … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Baby Animals Extinct:the otter Otters used to be found living on the banks of practically every stretch of water in Switzerland. They became extinct in the middle of the last century as a result of over-hunting. To ensure a natural return from areas … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

50 years of the Swiss Heart Foundation The Swiss Heart Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The special stamp designed by Bernese graphic artist Jenny Leibundgut Riggs shows a symbolized heart in the colours of the blood circulation system with stylised pulse sound waves … Continue reading

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 First Swiss Digital Stamp

Swiss Post has issued stamps with multimedia elements as part of its efforts to win the attention of consumers and philatelists.The first stamp edition of the current year contains interactive elements, such as surveys and competitions and can be accessed … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas

Switzerland Date of Issue:17 November 2016 Spain Date of Issue:1 December 2016 Gibraltar Date of Issue:2 November 2016

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 Switzerland Issued Stamp on Stamp Day

Scene of the action: The region of Oberaargau at the northeasternmost tip of the canton of Berne, nestled between the Jura range and the Napf mountains. The river Aare ows majestically through pastures and elds, past green hills, fortified castles and lush meadows. … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas

Hungary Issue Date: 16.11.2016 Designer: Boglárka Nádi Printer: Pátria Nyomda Zrt. Process: Flexo, 2 spot colours Size: 26 x 33 mm Values: Domestic Liechtenstein Issue Date: 18.11.2016 Designer: Stefan Erne, Triesen Printer: Gutenberg AG, Schaan, Liechtenstein Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 38 x 32 / 32 x 38 mm Values: CHF 0.85, 1.00, … Continue reading

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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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