QuickTopic logo Create New TopicNew Topic My TopicsMy Topics News
banner image Chat Board
Link to American Helvetia Philatelic Society web site
Link to AHPS Membership Application

Please post images with your message whenever possible.

Skip to Messages

TOPIC:

Philately of Switzerland

^     All messages            1086-1101 of 1101  1070-1085 >>
1101
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-20-2020
11:19 AM PT (US)

20 October 1881

Domestic official letter - excerpt from birth certificate - from Reinach to Weinfelden.
Free postage + 10 centimes to collect 50 centimes = total 60 centimes collect.
1100
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-19-2020
11:11 AM PT (US)

19 October 1902

Received Zürich [razor cancel 11.02] 19 October from Pretoria, Tranvaal, mailed 22 September 1902.
Forwarded to Sackingen, Germany, 20 October.
International uprated postal card.�
1099
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-18-2020
12:10 PM PT (US)

18 October 1902

Chicago, USA, 7 October 1902 received Luzern 18 October 1am.
Forwarded from Luzern [razor canceler 8.01] 18 October 5pm to United States Consul, Paris, received 20 October; forwarded to addressee within Paris.
International postcard. �
1098
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-17-2020
02:51 PM PT (US)

17 October 1910

Business postcard from Ermensee for transit aboard the Luzern-Wildegg-Luzern railway to Luzern.
1097
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-16-2020
09:49 AM PT (US)

16 October 1900

Free official letter from the Registery Office Chur [razor canceler] to local officials in Ruschein.
1096
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-15-2020
09:11 AM PT (US)

15 October 1900

UPU postal card Chur to Churwalden.
Type 1 Chur razor canceler used .
1095
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-14-2020
09:33 AM PT (US)

14 October 1874

Uprated postal card pre-UPU from Luzern to Frankfurt, Germany.
1094
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-13-2020
08:31 AM PT (US)

13 October 1911

Postal card mailed at Grosshöchstetten railway station and cancelled on the Thun Burgdorf railway, destination Luzern.
1093
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-12-2020
10:18 AM PT (US)

12 October 1903

International printed matter wrapper from St Gallen to Montevideo, Uruguay.
1092
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-11-2020
09:14 AM PT (US)

11 October 1898

International postal card Bern to Nurnberg, Bavaria.
Second day of use of the first Bern razor canceler.
On October 10 five post offices received razor cancellers - Basel, Bern, Genève, Lausanne, and Neuchâtel.
This Bern device was returned to DeCoppet along with all others on 16 November. Examples from 1898 are difficult to find!
1091
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-10-2020
09:06 AM PT (US)

10 October 1874


Double weight nachnahme letter from Frutigen to Bern.
20 centimes postage plus 10 centimes to collect Fr8.50.
1090
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-09-2020
11:00 AM PT (US)

9 October 1869

Double weight pre-UPU cross-border letter from Geneve to Bains de Divonne, near Gex.
Cross- border rate was 20 centimes at this time.
1089
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-09-2020
10:56 AM PT (US)

8 October 1928

Domestic picture postcard of Tobel located on the Wil-Konstanz-Wil railway, destination Bernhardzell, St Gallen.
1088
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-09-2020
10:45 AM PT (US)

7 October 1899

International printed matter up to 50gms from Ste Croix starting on the Yverdon-Ste Croix railway. Destination Schönwald bei Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg.
1087
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-07-2020
10:42 AM PT (US)

6 October 1889

Lausanne to Geneve, 5 centimes postal card.
Date stamped with DeCoppet's first flexible-head canceler. This device was patented, No 251, in February 1889 and demonstrated to the Swiss PTT for one week in October and a follow-up couple of days in December 1889. Fewer then 20 examples are known.
1086
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-05-2020
10:41 AM PT (US)

5 October 1878

International letter Zürich to New York received 20 October.
^     All messages            1086-1101 of 1101  1070-1085 >>

Print | RSS Views: 13228 (Unique: 4687 ) / Subscribers: 13 | What's this?