Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Events & Anniversaries 21.2.1966

The three commemorative Swiss stamps, shown in the upper part of the image above, were issued on February 21, 1966.

The 10 C. denomination stamp was issued to publicize the International Congress for Conservation, held in Lucerne.  The design pictures a European Kingfisher.

The 20 C. denomination stamp was issued to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Swiss Trade Fair.  The fair was held in Basel from April 16 through April 26, 1966.

The 50 C. denomination stamp was issued to publicize the European Organization for Atomic Research.  The stamp shows the flags of the member nations.

The 20 C. denomination stamp, shown at the bottom of the image above, was issued on June 1, 1966 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Society for Swiss Living Abroad.

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