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1120
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-07-2020
01:30 PM PT (US)

7 November 1902

Basel razor canceler [2.02, one of the scarcer razor devices] to Langnau am Albis, received the next day.
5 centimes domestic postal card.
1119
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-06-2020
12:03 PM PT (US)

6 November 1869

International pre-UPU letter, 30 centimes, from Ependes to London, England, via Basel and Belgium.
1118
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-05-2020
05:13 PM PT (US)

5 November 1878

Money order for Fr415.00 Solothurn sent to Porrentruy, received 7 November.

Mandat de Poste Interne - Geldanweilung [Money Order]
30 centimes basic rate up to Fr100, plus 40 centimes for value of 415 Fr.
Total cost = 70 centimes to send between 400-500Fr.
Edited 11-05-2020 05:14 PM
1117
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-04-2020
12:10 PM PT (US)

4 November 1875

Sursee transit Ambulant, received Kriens 5 November.
Domestic registered letter [Chargé], 10 centimes postage plus 10 centimes registration.
1116
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-03-2020
08:33 AM PT (US)

3 November 1880

5 centimes postal card uprated for international use Zürich to Copenhagen, Denmark.
1115
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-02-2020
08:40 AM PT (US)

2 November 1898

Paddington, England postal card to Fluntern, Zürich.
Very early use of the first Zürich razor canceller.
1114
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
11-01-2020
12:28 PM PT (US)

1 November 1906

Postcard from Ste Croix via the Ste Croix-Yverdon Regional to Lausanne.
The view is of Baulmes a small town on the railway.
1113
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-31-2020
01:49 PM PT (US)

31 October 1871

Free government wrapper from "Altstaedten" on canceler to St Gallen.
Free postage plus 10 centimes to collect Fr2.45.
1112
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-31-2020
01:47 PM PT (US)

31 October 1879

Receipt for registered letter from Sugiez to Faisonia Plantation, Mississippi. BTW - I think this must be one of the rarest destinations ever for a Sitting Helvetia item!
Note: Récépissé is spelled wrong. The letter "c" is replaced with the letter "e".
1111
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-30-2020
11:53 AM PT (US)

30 October 1867

Registered double weight letter from Triengen to Willisau, transit Sursee, all in the same day!
Postage 20 centimes, registration 10 centimes.
The red crayon squiggle was the Luzern method of indicating a registered letter besides the boxed "Chargé".
Edited 10-30-2020 11:55 AM
1110
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-29-2020
12:10 PM PT (US)

29 October 1900

International UPU postal card from Neuchâtel to Brousse, Turkey, via Constantinople.
1109
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-28-2020
10:03 AM PT (US)

28 October 1902

Postcard from Zürich [razor cancel 11.03] to London, England.
1108
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-27-2020
10:56 AM PT (US)

27 October 1902

Luzern to Eschenz embossed postcard.
1107
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-26-2020
10:19 AM PT (US)

26 October 1925

Letter mailed on Wolhusen-Langenthal-Wolhusen railway for Reinach.
1106
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-26-2020
10:17 AM PT (US)

25 October 1900

Bern razor cancel [4.02] used on UPU postal card to Zürich, arrived 6 hours after posting.
1105
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
10-24-2020
09:28 AM PT (US)

24 October 1870

Letter originating in Barcelona, Spain, hand carried to Geneve where it entered the post. Destination Amsterdam. This routing to avoid transit through France which was at war with Prussia!
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