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Swiss Stamp Commemorates Azerbaijan`s Independence Anniversary

Postal stamps commemorating the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Azerbaijan`s state independence have been issued in Switzerland.The stamps were issued under agreement reached by the Azerbaijani Embassy and Schweizerische Post company.The postal stamps were issued in a non-commercial purpose … 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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New Stamps from Switzerland

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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New Stamps from Switzerland

Nocturnal Animals Swiss Post has issued a set of special stamps to four native nocturnal animals: the tawny owl, the garden dormouse, the European glow-worm and the hedgehog. Issue Date: 04.05.2016 Designer: Sonja Burger, Wildegg Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France Process: Offset … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

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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New Stamps from Switzerland

Lake Constance Let’s get one thing clear from the start: anyone hoping to spot a monster is going to be disappointed. Surrounded by three countries, the waters do not conceal any sea creatures in the vein of Nessie, for example. … Continue reading

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New Europa 2016 Stamps

Theme:Think Green Switzerland Issue Date: 04.05.2016 Designer: Doxia Sergidou, Cyprus (“Think Green” special stamp), Nicola Carpi and Dina Christ, Zurich (“Be Green” special stamp) Printer: Giesecke & Devrient, Leipzig, Germany Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: Stamps: 40×32.5 mm, Sheet: 190×162 mm (4 rows of 4 stamps) … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

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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New Swiss Stamps

150 Years of Swiss Red Cross Today, with 500,000 members and 73,000 volunteers the SRC is Switzerland’s chief humanitarian organization. With its 24 cantonal associations, five rescue organizations, the institutions and the main branch office, it is established and active nationwide. Issue Date: 25.02.2016 Designer: unikum … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Pro Juventute 2015 – Family Rituals Pro Juventute Switzerland series of stamps have been issued to mark these festivities too. And what could be more appropriate – after all children especially should want for nothing during this festival of charity. … Continue reading

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