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Philately of Switzerland

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484
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-19-2019
05:58 PM PT (US)

19 June 1875

Luzern, Hotel Schweizerhof to Rome, Italy.
Transit Luzern-Fluelen lake steamer 20 Jun [76 error].
Over Gotthard Pass by diligence, transit Lake Maggiore on steamer "Verbano" 21 Gui 75, received Rome 22 Gui 75.
Pre-UPU rate to Italy 30 centimes. Two weeks later, 1 July 1875, rate reduced to UPU 25 centimes.

The addressee of this cover the Very Reverend S.M. Chartard, Rector of the North American College in Rome later became the Bishop of the Diocese of Vicennes in Indiana.
483
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-18-2019
12:27 PM PT (US)

18 June 1864

Geneve to Turin, Italy. Triple weight letter [red crayon 3]
482
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-17-2019
10:23 AM PT (US)

17 June 1908

Paraty, Brazil, 13 June - transit Rio de Janeiro 17 June to New York USA.
Rio transit date stamp made by Güller.
481
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-16-2019
12:50 AM PT (US)

16 June 1908

St Gallen razor cancel to Conception, Chile. International printed matter.
480
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-16-2019
12:48 AM PT (US)

15 June 1907

Sao Paulo, Brazil 27 May, received Aarau 15 June with deCoppet razor cancel.
479
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-14-2019
12:37 PM PT (US)

14 June 1899

International letter Lausanne to Luxembourg. Should have been franked 25 centimes, therefore, underfranked 15 centimes. The letter is marked with two differnt tax "T" and I see in blue crayon 15, 30, and 25, none of which were collected since it was refused and returned to Switzerland. If anyone has an explanation, I welcome it.
478
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-13-2019
10:04 AM PT (US)

13 June 1895

Angra do Heroísmo, Island of Terceira, Azores to Anvers, Belgium. International post card.
Canceler manufactured by Güller of Hüttikon, Switzerland - #9423 in proof books.
477
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-12-2019
12:57 AM PT (US)

12 June 1867

Domestic letter over 10km Sion to Loeche, ten centimes.
476
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-12-2019
12:53 AM PT (US)

11 June 1875

Uprated postal card Effretikon to Oelsnitz-Vogtland. Special pre-UPU card rate to Germany, 19 days later this became the UPU rate to all member countries.
475
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-10-2019
12:26 PM PT (US)

10 June 1926

Berlin 8 June to Zurich. Letter refused by addressee, processed at Zurich Rebuts 10 June [dead letter office], label applied and initialed by clerk handing the letter. Returned to Germany.
474
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-09-2019
07:23 PM PT (US)

9 June 1874

Zurich to Pest, Hungary, which was later combined with Buda.
25 centimes international pre-UPU rate to Austria.
473
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-08-2019
12:52 PM PT (US)

8 June 1874

Lausanne to Akron, Ohio, USA, transit New York June 27.
May 1, 1874 to June 30, 1875 the US and Switzerland agreed to exchange postal cards direct via Bremen or Hamburg for 10 centimes. Only seven countries had reciprocal agreements with Switzerland for cards which were discounted from the pre-UPU letter rates.

There are fewer than 10 known examples of a Swiss card to the USA from this time period.
472
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-07-2019
06:00 PM PT (US)

7 June 1902

Baggage tag from Brusio to Martinsbruck, [ Martina, which is right on the Swiss-Austrian border. Worth googling the location]
Zu 71D is a nice solo use, collector value, though the tag is torn.
471
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-05-2019
12:36 PM PT (US)

5 June 1871

Bern to St Jean de Losne, France, transit Dijon June 6. Noted “via Pontarlier and Dijon”.
Pre-UPU international letter.
470
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-04-2019
10:25 AM PT (US)

4 June 1864

International letter posted for Paris, France.
Posted between Neuchatel and Pontarlier, France, and processed on board the train. Red French entry mark Suisse Pontarlier.
This route through the Jura mountains was opened in 1860 and in 1862 an additonal railway opening in France completed the direct route from Switzerland to Paris.
469
retorixPerson was signed in when posted
06-03-2019
08:46 PM PT (US)

3 June 1899

Basel to Muculla, Portuguese Congo, via Lisbon, transit in Africa St Antonio do Zaire 19 July, transit Ambrizette, 24 July.
International post card. Nice destination for numeral issue.

All cancels on this card were made by Güller & Cie, Hüttikon, Switzerland.
Edited 06-03-2019 08:47 PM
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