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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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Swiss Stamp on Stamp Day 2013

Aarau does not have more bells than any other town in Switzerland. It owes its “bell town” nickname to the bell-making industry that once flourished there. The oldest recorded bell made in Canton Aargau’s capital dates back to 1367 and … Continue reading

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