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New Stamps from Switzerland

Swiss Railway Stations Downtown Switzerland Zurich’s main station features in the third part of the definitive stamp series “Swiss railway Zurich main station is by far the largest and busiest station in Switzerland. It also handles the largest volume of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Swiss Cow Swiss born and bred Cows not only dominate the Swiss landscape and Swiss agriculture, they have also come to symbolize our country. This is particularly true of the Simmental breed of cows featured on countless souvenirs – and … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Landscapes

Switzerland The souvenir sheet issued on 7th September 2017 presents a panoramic view of Creux du Van, a huge natural rock amphitheater located on the border between the cantons of Neuchatel and Vaud. Iceland The sheet commemorates the 250th anniversary … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

Letter vs. E-mail The versatility of this stamp knows no bounds. Anyone who looks at it sees themselves. But that’s not the only unique feature of this extraordinary project. The selfie stamp owes its existence to a co-operative venture between Swiss Post … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

150 Years of Tübli Letters  “Tübli letters” was the name given by collectors to the first covers of the federal postal system pre-franked with a printed stamp. They came out in 1867, after the Geneva Post Of ce had begun … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Quince Scent The quince is Switzerland’s Fruit of the Year 2017. To mark this accolade. FRUCTUS has designated a fruit of the year each year since 2008. The charitable organization was established in 1985 as a nationwide association in Switzerland to … Continue reading

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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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