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Switzerland Postal Service 2015 Issue
Designed by Tessa Gerster, Lausanne

Bicentenary of Joining the Swiss Confederation

The Switzerland Postal Service has issued three new stamps that have a postage value of 100chf named "Bicentenary of Joining the Swiss Confederation" on the 7th of May 2015. These three stamps show maps in the background that represent Geneva, Neuchatel and Valais. The symbols of a crown eagle, Cross and star also represent each region. Back in 1291 the people of Switzerland joined together and became united as brothers when they created a Confederation that included these three regions. Because of this Confederation, Switzerland has remain a strong force for freedom and for the rights of individuals.

"Bicentenary of Joining the Swiss Confederation" stamps can be purchased as a set of 3, Sheetlets of 6, Assorted blocks, Folder, and assorted FDC. The size of each stamp is 33mm x 28mm and the sheetlet size is 192mm x 95mm. They were printed by Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France using the four color offset printing process.


Bicentenary of Joining the Swiss Confederation FDC


Bicentenary of Joining the Swiss Confederation Sheet of 6


To order these stamps or to learn more go to swisspost.ch/philashop Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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