• March 3rd, 2007

    Women's football

    Block of four mint In the run-up to the 2008 European Football Championship in Switzerland and Austria, Swiss Post is issuing the third of four special stamps, this time on the theme of "Women's football". The special stamps already issued on 10 May 2005 and 7 March 2006 spotlighted football for the visually impaired and youth football. Date of issue: 06.03.2007 ...
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  • March 3rd, 2007

    Stein am Rhein millennium

    Set mint The picturesque little town of Stein am Rhein in Canton Schaffhausen, known for its exceptional architectural heritage, is celebrating its millennium in 2007. Reason enough for Swiss Post to continue its "Sights of Switzerland" series of special stamps with a panoramic view of Stein am Rhein's market square - following the 2006 "Mountain panorama". Date of issue: 06.03.2007 ...
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  • March 2nd, 2007

    Leonhard Euler

    1 sheet with 20 single stamps CHF 1.30 mint Leonhard Euler, one of Switzerland's outstanding scholars, was born in Basel on 15 April 1707 and went on to have a spectacular European career as a mathematician and scientist. Now Swiss Post is issuing a special stamp to commemorate the 300th anniversary of his birth. Date of issue: 06.03.2007 ...
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  • February 28th, 2007

    100th Anniversary of the National Bank

    1 sheet of 12 single stamps mint, self-adhesive "Security feature" A stable currency is one of the key prerequisites for economic prosperity. As custodian of the Swiss franc, the Swiss National Bank is responsible for ensuring price stability. It will be celebrating its centenary in 2007, and two special Swiss Post stamps are being issued in its honour. Date of issue: 06.03.2007 ...
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  • February 28th, 2007

    Centenary of the Swiss Club for Bernese Mountain Dogs

    1 sheet of 20 single stamps CHF 0.85 mint, self-adhesive The good-natured Bernese mountain dog, which was on the verge of extinction in the early 20th century, has found a place in the hearts of owners worldwide. The Swiss Club for Bernese Mountain Dogs which is committed to promoting this popular breed celebrates its centenary this year, and Swiss Post is spotlighting the event with a special st ...
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  • February 26th, 2007

    Legendary Switzerland

    1 sheet with 16 single stamps CHF 0.85 mint Charlemagne and the snake Past or present, oral or written: people tell each other stories all over the world and in all languages. Fairy tales, legends and comic stories are regarded as the basic forms of folk literature. And now, Swiss Post is issuing four "legendary" special stamps. Date of issue: 06.03.2007 ...
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  • February 12th, 2006

    New Swiss stamps in March

    Swiss Post release a number of new issues on 7 March 2006, with a wide range of themes set to be featured on the stamps: Centenary of PostBus Switzerland CHF 0.85 Enjoy your excursionCHF 1.00 Get to work on timeCHF 1.30 Get to school safely Youth football CHF 0.85 Youth football Centenary Reintroduction of the Ibex CHF 0.85 Ibex Modern Style CHF 1.00 FirCHF 1.80 Petal Railway Anniversaries CHF 0.8 ...
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  • June 16th, 2005

    Swiss unveil MMS stamps

    Swiss Post have decided upon the four images to be used on the world's first stamps to feature photographs taken using mobile phones. Over 3,000 people submitted images for the competition entitled "Swiss Mobile ...
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  • February 7th, 2005

    Stamps to feature camera phone snaps

    A new series of stamps featuring photographs taken with camera phones is to be launched in Switzerland. The Swiss postal service say the collection, to be issued in September, will be the first of its kind in the world. Swiss citizens are being urged to send in their pictures which will be displayed on website www.mms-stamp.ch. The public will then be asked to vote for their favourite photos by se ...
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  • March 11th, 2004

    Fiftieth birthday stamp for UEFA

    UEFA's roots in Switzerland for the majority of the past 50 years have been commemorated with the unveiling of a special Swiss postage stamp to mark the European football body's Golden Jubilee. The stamp was handed over to UEFA CEO Lars-Christer Olsson by Dominique Freymond, member of the board of directors of Swiss Post, at a ceremony at UEFA's House of European Football in Nyon, western Switzerl ...